Category Archives: Cycling

Rust in the bush

Someone, sometime dragged this car into the Jefferson Forest.  How much effort did that take?  Thanks to Christine for showing my a cool loop through these trails!  

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Berthoud shakedown

I’ve been using this gorgeous handlebar bag for a few weeks now.  So far it’s been working great on all types of terrain including gravel paths, pavement, easy trails and gravel roads.  It holds just about everything I need for … Continue reading

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The bike fairy strikes again!

Ring a ding ding! The bicycle fairy was back at the office bike rack today with another bell and another ballot! Dear bicycle fairy, next time please leave beer! Sincerely, A.

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Look what the bicycle fairy left for me today

I found this hanging on my handlebars today!  It’s a small thing but it made me smile.

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I’m a bike commuter again, and wheel bender racks suck

Wow, two posts in one week! I’m pleased to say I’m a bike commuter again. I’ve been hesitant to ride as the route to the new office is problematic. The Good: as part of the Viva transit project, bike lanes … Continue reading

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Oh my gawd, a blogpost! Really??

I originally started this weblog as a way to keep in touch with my family and to share some of my outdoor pursuits, which at the time was mostly cycling.   Now I use facebook for that.  I used to bicycle to work … Continue reading

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More Geocaching

I’ve been using my bike to get to and from geocaches over the last few weeks. It’s been a blast! On road, off road, gravel roads and hike-a-bike excursions have all added a new dimension to riding for me. I’ve … Continue reading

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Fun with maps

I like messing around with maps.  I’m one of the few in my family that “gets” them. Recently, I’ve been putting the MapMyRide app on the iPhone through it’s paces.  It works pretty well most of the time and it’s … Continue reading

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Not a bad way to spend a lunch hour

Lunchtime Oak Ridges Corridor Trail loop.

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Wrapped, twined & shellacked

I used the Fizik microtex bar wrap.  I’m certainly no handlebar wrapping wiz, but I had a heckuva time getting this stuff on the bars.  I think the larger size of the brifters also gave me trouble. I’m used to … Continue reading

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