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


Crossing the Conestoga River… what really happened!

First a bit of "History of Gravel Grinders with the WCC".  Back in about 2012, I started riding on Saturday mornings in the fall with some friends.  The mountain bike trails were too wet and the paved roads were cold and windy, so we decided to explore rail trails and gravel roads where speeds would … Continue reading Crossing the Conestoga River… what really happened!

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:,, Total distance: 5450 kilometres (most km's I've cycled in … Continue reading 2018 Cycling Summary