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: strava.com, veloviewer.com, http://www.jonathanokeeffe.com/strava/annualSummary.php) Total distance: 5450 kilometres (most km's I've cycled in … Continue reading 2018 Cycling Summary

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2018 Year in Cycling Photos

I'll be writing a 2018 summary but I thought I'd start with some of my favourite cycling photos of the year! January - In December 2017, we had a lot of snow and cold temperatures.  That made the first two weeks of January perfect for fat biking in the snow.  It didn't last of course.  … Continue reading 2018 Year in Cycling Photos

Building Cycling Infrastructure in a Car Culture. A Look at a Roundabout.

On my bike commute from Waterloo to Guelph, I drive through a roundabout at Bridge and Lancaster streets in Kitchener, just before crossing the Grand River towards Bridgeport.  I try to ride my bike to work about once a week while the weather is "decent", but on days I drive my car, I also take … Continue reading Building Cycling Infrastructure in a Car Culture. A Look at a Roundabout.

Product Review: Arkel Rollpacker (A First Look)

When I first started to look into gearing up for bikepacking a couple of years ago, I was immediately drawn to the Canadian company Arkel for a couple of reasons.  First, they're Canadian (based in Quebec) and they manufacture their products in Canada.  Second, the reviews I read commented on the durability of their products. … Continue reading Product Review: Arkel Rollpacker (A First Look)

Cycling Book Review – A Purpose Ridden – by Ryan Correy

When I write these blog entries, I usually assume that I'm preaching to the choir.  Most readers are likely people who actively ride bicycles.  And that's great!  When I started this blog, my hope was to encourage more people to cycle but also to get cyclists to cycle more.  Whether or not that's happening, I … Continue reading Cycling Book Review – A Purpose Ridden – by Ryan Correy