Vulnerable Humans and Victim-Blaming

If you scour the internet, you'll find a quote that is attributed to Gandhi.  It goes something like this: The measure of a civilization is how it treats its weakest members. Other websites will refute that Gandhi ever made this statement, but they will quote a speech he made in 1931, where he said: The … Continue reading Vulnerable Humans and Victim-Blaming

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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

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!