Am I a birdwatcher?

Chantal, pinch me! Am I dreaming that we’re cycling in Europe? Bike lanes and separated bike-ways everywhere. Motorists giving us lots of room, smiling and waving, instead of dirty looks and fingers. Wow, where are we? Not in Europe, in… Continue Reading →

Brockport, NY

This weekend bike trip was through the Toronto Bicycle Club, formerly High Park Bicycle Club. Nobody I’ve talked to can understand why the name was changed, when High Park really says who we are, but that’s another story. Brockport is… Continue Reading →

Sarah’s travel blog

On our recent trip from Windsor on the Lake Erie Waterfront Trail, we met Sarah, a young travel blogger at the tip of Point Pelee. Very interesting conversation and she’s planning on walking the Camino de Santiago next year. Her… Continue Reading →

Lake Erie Bike Tour, July 2014

Couple of years ago, the Waterfront Trail was extended to Lake St. Clair. We had already traveled the original part, from Port Credit to Montreal so we decided to complete the tour this summer. We took a Sunday night train… Continue Reading →

Cycling the Donauradweg, Part 2

This was a multi-part trip that started with 10 days of cycling the Danube River from the source, at Donaueshingen, Germany to Passau. We finished where we started in 2008, when we cycled from Passau to Budapest. We rented bikes… Continue Reading →

Cycling the Camino de Santiago

The Camino de Santiago, or Way of Saint James is a Christian pilgrimage that goes back over 1000 years. It can be walked or cycled, so we thought it would be an interesting cycling trip and a way to discover… Continue Reading →

Biking and Hiking on Manitoulin Island, August 2010

We’d never been to Manitoulin Island, so we thought that this would be a good time to visit. We took the Chi-Cheemaun ferry from Tobermory to South Baymouth, which was a very relaxing trip. We set up our camp at… Continue Reading →

Port Credit to Montreal, via the Waterfront Trail

This is a bike tour I’ve wanted to do for several years, and we finally did it. 670 km in 9 days – not a marathon, but there were some very difficult areas, and the last day, on the Route… Continue Reading →

Bells on Bloor, 2010

Am I now a cycling activist? Back in the 1980’s, there was a study done in Toronto which recommended that bike lanes be installed on Bloor Street. This is one of the main commuter arteries, covering a large area in… Continue Reading →

Teaching my 1st CAN-BIKE 2 Course

I just finished teaching my 1st CAN-BIKE course at Lamport Stadium on May1, 2 and 8. Of course, they threw me in head first! CAN-BIKE 2 happens to be the most advanced, and as assistant instructor, helping Herb, I certainly… Continue Reading →

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