I had the pleasure of talking (and listening) about cycling and cycle-tourism in Southwestern Ontario. The take -home message: Cycling is alive, well and GROWING across the southerlymost portion of our lovely province! Did you know that in Norfolk County, they had the bright idea to pave a one-meter shoulder on some main throughways – an
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You may have heard of Ai Wei Wei – Chinese political activist, dissident and artist. He seems like a pretty cool dude. He has a beard to reckon with. He’s worth a google. You may or may not know he is the designer of Beijing’s incredible Bird’s Nest Olympic stadium – though he refused to
We’re moving! Don’t worry – it’s not far - just down the road. We couldn’t leave. It’s funny, people I run into every day still ask me if we planning on staying in the area. Moving from across the country, buying 30 bikes and starting a business is the kind of stuff commitment is made of,
Tri-dork is a term of endearment. If you asked, I might tell you that I swim, I run and I ride my bike. Further and for more hours per week than most people. But I would never consider myself a triathlete. A swimmer, biker and runner does not a triathlete make. This is probably the
The trials of miles… Hey kids, put yourselves to the test! The FDC TT series kicks off this week. We’re going to aim for 5 dates this year: the last Tuesday of each month. Aplogies for the late notice, it’s been a three day bender around here. I’ve never been so thankful for a Monday!
June has brought us our first tours & rentals. Yipee! Everyday seems filled with more possibility than we can really handle – opportunities present themselves with ABUNDANCE these days. I have all but abandoned my poor blog, but I re-vow to get back at ‘er. Here’s a peek of what’s been on lately to hold
Happy May, everyone! Spring-time happenings are in full swing on the farm – and the Farm Dogs have been getting dirty planting and playing in the mud and even doing some cycling when the sun decides to cooperate. It’s cool and wet today, but the sun has been shining, and the bees having been busy
This weekend, 2 rusty Farm Dogs picked up their bikes, found the muddiest trails they could, a few friends, a proceeded to bash themselves back into racing shape. The Paris 2 Ancaster is Ontario’s amateur answer to Europe’s Pro Spring Classics. 60 km of grueling dirt, muck, sand, puddles, rail trail, potholes, washboarded country roads,
30 days of Biking might be the best thing in the whole wide web. Joining is easy. Go to www.30daysofbiking.com and sign up. In doing that, you pledge to ride your bike every day in April. Ride to the grocery store on Monday. On Tuesday, meet up with a friend for coffee. Wednesday? Take your
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