Category Archives: Things Bicycle

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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5 Mindful Steps to express bike-gratitude

Distracted driving is reported to be a serious problem even in rural Ontario. Using hand-held devices, phones, and GPS units, also tempt cyclists to allow their road attention to stray. If we practice intentional preparation before a ride and maintain … Continue reading

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The Winterborne Bicycle Experience

Winterborne in July – The Parks Tool Course The experience of Getting there using the ViaRail Non-Baggage route Smiths Falls to Toronto …  see the Sojourn – Getting to the Royal City of Guelph

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Mississippi Mills Bike Space – in the parish of St Paul’s Almonte

The support we have thus far involves free space underneath the stone building of the rectory overlooking the Mississippi River as well as material gifts in kind from parishioners who wish to live out this vision by contributing time, expertise … Continue reading

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