Gravel Cycling near Kitchener-Waterloo

First: a brief history of my cycling life.  Like many kids back in the day, I had a banana-seat 3-speed (I wish there were some photos of that bike).  In high school, I got into road cycling and bought a nice Bianchi in about 1984 (I still have that bike, but I'm looking for a … Continue reading Gravel Cycling near Kitchener-Waterloo

Product Review: 2019 Cannondale CAADX 105 SE

Cannondale's CAADX line of cyclocross bikes have been around for years. While their SuperX line is designed for pro-level racers, the CAADX line offers more value for weekend riders.  Cannondale advertises the CAADX line as "Cross Trainer" bikes, and although CAADX is in their cyclocross line of bikes, they are also very capable as all-road … Continue reading Product Review: 2019 Cannondale CAADX 105 SE

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