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North and South Galactic Poles – Coordinates on our Celestial Sphere

Au printemps, nous pouvons observer des galaxies à l’extérieur et au-delà de la Voie Lactée, car nous levons les yeux et sortons du plan du disque galactique. En fait, nous pouvons voir l’emplacement du pôle nord galactique. Au primptemps Le … Continue reading

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Les Pléiades – un amas ouvert visible à l’oeil nu

The Pléiades – un amas ouvert visible à l’oeil nu (aussi connu de l’Antiquité sous le nom de  «Les Sept Soeurs») En automne (à partir d’octobre), on peut facilement voir  se lever cet amas d’étoiles à l’est après le crépuscule … Continue reading

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Trip to Le Bic Quebec June 2017

June 12 2017 was the day to escape the Clearview Spraying program which affected Mississsppi Mills in Lanark county: Roadside Spraying program in Lanark County Ontario – information These herbicides produce physical and psychological stressors which are best to be … Continue reading

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Autumn Night Sky Instructional Charts

Here are the charts for our autumn exploration nightwatchautumn.zip

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Sept-îles and îles du Bic – Cycle Trip 2016

August 2016 – Trip Dates: July 28-August15 VIA rail train from Ottawa to Rimouski now includes a baggage car. This allowed us to do this trip on the tandem. From Rimouski August 1 – Aboard the Supply Ship: La BellaDégaignés … Continue reading

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Basic Two Day Bike Maintenance Course

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Montreal to Quebec August 2015 Route Verte 1

These maps are actual on-the-ground recording of our gpx tracks onto OpenStreetMap from Bennies Corners to Levis aller-retour The title map is a composite of 14 Open Street View Maps. Each subsequent map displays the track. Routes coloured in black … Continue reading

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VIA and Folding Bikes

The problem: VIA treats folding bicycles exactly as if they are carry-on luggage. This means they are subject to the 62″ linear dimension limit of a “large article”. Whoever drafted this regulation or decided it should apply seems never to … Continue reading

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Bagging a Folding Bike for VIA baggage

Getting there… Bagging the bike                         On 14-06-15 11:13 AM, relations_clientele wrote: Good morning, If you bring your foldable bicycle on board the train with you, this will count … Continue reading

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Understanding Bike Maintenance – Course Content

Understanding Bike Maintenance Goals: Educational and Locational Outreach Intended for people who really need to know how to maintain their bike in good worming conditon. To run this course in various locations -especially in rural/small town areas To address the … Continue reading

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