A Cycling Week in Review – Bicycalligraphy, Eager Beaver

It's been an odd summer.  We haven't had the normal heat wave, and it seems like we get a good rain storm every few days.  I'm not one to complain a lot about the weather, but as a cyclist, I'm always paying attention to it. I'm finally at the point in my concussion recover that … Continue reading A Cycling Week in Review – Bicycalligraphy, Eager Beaver

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Mid-summer mountain biking at the Hydrocut

In my hometown of Kitchener-Waterloo, we've been extremely lucky to have one of the best mountain bike trail systems in Ontario.  The Hydrocut has been a favourite mountain-biking destination for many years, with as many as 40,000 riders visiting each year.  I first rode these trails more than 20 years ago (around 1992) when I … Continue reading Mid-summer mountain biking at the Hydrocut

Rides 21 and 22: The Hydrocut and Ride for Heart plus contest winners!

This past weekend I was fortunate enough to have two memorable rides for my 50-memorable-rides-in-my-50th-year goal.  For Ride #21, on Saturday morning, I met up with friends Ana-Maria, Bob A., Ken R., Kevin S., Stephen B. and others at the Hydrocut mountain bike trails.  These wonderful trails of about 25 km of flowing singletrack are … Continue reading Rides 21 and 22: The Hydrocut and Ride for Heart plus contest winners!