Long Cold Winter

If my hands could talk, they would say “it’s been a long cold winter”.┬áIt’s hard to believe that two years ago I was riding my bike into work, and enjoying more temperate weather. This year, I’ll be enjoying a 33% longer bike ride....

Gatineau Park – First Ride

Tomorrow morning, I’ll be joining a colleague of mine for my first ride in Gatineau Park this year. We’re planning an early morning ride, so there shouldn’t be too many issues with the heat. It can be a challenging ride, as I don’t get much...

Commuting in Full Swing!

Winter has finally shed its blustery white blanket, and blessed us with a beautiful Spring (relatively). I started commuting on March 12, and haven’t looked back yet! There’s been a bunch of wet discouraging days mixed into the bunch, but not discouraging...

A Long Winter

The mornings are cold, the evenings are dark, the roads are icy – it’s going to be a long Winter! Since the roads have iced over, I’ve been able to catch up with some good reading during my daily commute (via OCTranspo)! I’ve also started a...

Still Riding

It’s December 1, and I’m still riding! We’ve been enjoying a snow-free Fall (late) here in Ottawa, and I’m not sure anyone is more thankful than me! Don’t get me wrong, I enjoy the Winter, and snow… but I’m glad to be getting...

Fall (Autumn) Cycling Tips

Have you been enjoying those beautiful fall rides? It’s one of my favourite times – both for riding and just overall. Now that we’re in the thick of it, I thought I’d pass on 5 tips to make those rides a little safer and more enjoyable. Check...