Cycle Kingsville recently caught up to Share the Road Essex County co-founder, tri-athlete andauthor, Tom Omstead, and asked him a few questions about the genesis of Share the Roadand his exciting new app SafeCycle. Here … Read More
Sunny Sunday Riding — Community Bike Ride
The calendar says it is spring. However, the temperatures and the winds and the lack of sunshine over the last few days of March have presented conflicting opinions about that. But a glimmer of hope, … Read More
Coffee Ride, Anyone?
One of beautiful parts of the “coffee ride” is its brevity. Or length. Or somewhere in between. Pick your distance, pick your brew…..and enjoy the ride! Henry Rollins said ,”What goes best with a cup … Read More
“Winter” Riding – Kingsville Style!
Winter in the banana belt of Ontario (around the 42nd parallel) tends to be disappointing to those who enjoy cross country skiing, snowshoeing or snowmobiling out their back door. Ice skating on natural ponds or … Read More
A Bit of Island Time
Whether for a long weekend or even just a day, any amount of time cycling on Pelee Island is a wonderful way to spend some time on a bike. From the Canadian side, the ferry … Read More
Essex-Kent Grand Tour
Summer days are made for long bike rides. And ice cream. And sushi. And fireworks. But first, the biking part. If it was possible to pick a near-perfect day for a long bike ride, this … Read More
Feedback on Kingsville’s Draft Comprehensive Transportation Master Plan (“CTMP”)
Guest post from Share the Road, Essex County https://www.facebook.com/ShareTheRoadEssexCounty We preface our feedback by acknowledging that, compared to a decade ago, the general knowledge that many decision-makers have today (regarding active transportation) has progressed by … Read More
Overnight adventures – Wheatley-style!
The popularity of camping in Ontario has grown exponentially over the last two years. Camping by bike has not missed out on this growth. Some people use terms such as “bike touring” and “bike packing” … Read More
Lessons I have learned about cycling
By Charles I’ve been told I ride a bike excessively. I guess that may be true, as I have ridden on 5 continents and logged over 100,000 miles in 13 years, both racing and touring. … Read More
Zero Words Spoken
Ride of Silence: A Million Powerful Memories WE RIDE AGAIN! The Ride of Silence is an annual multi-location, international bicycle ride to commemorate cyclists killed and support those injured while riding on public roads. It … Read More
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