Share the Road is a cycling advocacy group that is working to make Ontario more cycling-friendly. As an avid cyclist, this is an organization that is near and dear to my heart. Last year, with my three siblings, I rode 100 km in Halton Region to help raise money for this great cause. This year, we were at it again, this time, with more family members participating!
In the absence of new, memorable rides to blog about, I thought I’d write about my experience of open-water swimming. I’m also inspired by my co-worker Chris, who recently completed a sprint triathlon along with friends of his who did the same tri as a relay (his friend Jordana blogged about her swim leg here).
For ride #38, my plan was to enjoy a nice late summer road ride with Tim K. and his friend Dave D. (Both of whom were on my 200km ride earlier this summer).
Now that September is upon us, I thought I’d summarize my ride year so far. There are some good utilities available for Strava users (I’ve been using Strava since the end of 2011). I use Jonathan O’Keeffe’s utilities (which are free), veloviewer.com (limited free usage or a small annual fee for full access)and Strava Labs. I also discovered a cool video-maker for Strava called Relive.