Gravel Cycling near Kitchener-Waterloo

First: a brief history of my cycling life.  Like many kids back in the day, I had a banana-seat 3-speed (I wish there were some photos of that bike).  In high school, I got into road cycling and bought a nice Bianchi in about 1984 (I still have that bike, but I'm looking for a … Continue reading Gravel Cycling near Kitchener-Waterloo

Cycling in a Pandemic and a May Update

It's been 8 weeks since I started working from my home and while I don't mind it, I'm finding that the isolation is affecting me more than I expected. The state of the world, with Covid, an unsettled economy and incapable politicians swarming the headlines plus the continued need for social distancing, it's a lot … Continue reading Cycling in a Pandemic and a May Update

2018 Cycling Summary

So.... here we are.  Another year over, and a new one's just begun. And you know what that means?  Numbers and maps - two of my favourite things when it comes to cycling and motivation. So here's my Cycling year 2018 in numbers (sources:,, Total distance: 5450 kilometres (most km's I've cycled in … Continue reading 2018 Cycling Summary