Bikepacking in the Kitchener-Waterloo area

A lot of the online resources for bikepacking describe routes that take many long days to complete.  Locally, July 14, 2019 marked the inaugural Grand Depart for the BT700 - a 700 km loop around south-western Ontario!  Not all bikepacking trips, however, have to been multi-day epic adventures.  Last weekend, I did an overnight trip … Continue reading Bikepacking in the Kitchener-Waterloo area

Mountain Biking at Turkey Point

In the 1990s, I started cycling semi-seriously as a mountain biker.  I got my first "real" mountain bike in 1992 (an Iron Horse).  In 2002 I got my first full-suspension bike (a Kona) and started to enter races.  So my cycling roots are in mountain biking.  In recent years however, I've found myself cycling more … Continue reading Mountain Biking at Turkey Point

My Introduction into Bikepacking – Packs and Gear

Now that I've completed my "50 memorable rides for my 50th year", I've been thinking about what to write about as I continue this blog.  One topic that people have asked me about is bikepacking.  In my previous post, my 50th ride involved my first attempt at bikepacking. I'm still learning about bikepacking and there … Continue reading My Introduction into Bikepacking – Packs and Gear