Without getting into too much detail, in June of 2019, I joined a work colleague Kelly and headed to Barrie to meet a larger group of cyclists from the GTA to ride the Simcoe County Loop Trail (SCLT). This 160 km loop includes rail trail, city trails and some paved roads and has been growing … Continue reading Bikepacking the Simcoe County Loop Trail and More!
In addition to cycling, one of my favourite outdoor activities is camping. Since I was a kid, travelling to different provincial parks in Ontario has been a big part of each summer. This past weekend, I spent a couple of days at Awenda Provincial Park, near Midland-Penetanguishene, on the shore of Georgian Bay. As usual, … Continue reading Cycling at Awenda Provincial Park
I'm getting closer to completing my "50 memorable rides in my 50th year". If you've been following, you'll recall that my original goal was to complete all 50 rides in the calendar year when I turned 50. After my crash on Labour Day weekend, however, it became clear that I wouldn't be able to complete … Continue reading Ride 46: Social destination ride on fat bike
Sometimes it's not about the ride; it's about the destination. Camping has been a big part of my summer vacations for as long as I can remember. I've been lucky enough to have had the opportunity to visit many of Ontario's fine Provincial Parks, and in recent years, I've explored the parks by bicycle. This … Continue reading Ride 33 of 50 – Grundy Lake Provincial Park