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
Oktoberfest Ride 2022….
Thank-you to everyone who came out for a ride…and/or a great time afterwards at the Banded Goose Taproom. Cyclists, The Banded Goose Brewery, the Oktoberfest Guys (wow, they were good!) and The Banded Goose Cycling … Read More
Oktoberfest and Bikes!
OANS, ZWOA, DREI, G’SUFFA! Fall brings cooler but nice weather, leaves turning colour, long shadows and lots of nice cycling days here in Essex County. Thanksgiving Day will be over but Oktoberfest will still be … 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
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
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
Will Ride for Pizza
With warmer weather comes wood fired pizza season at Muscedere Vineyards. Located north of Harrow, just off the ERCA Greenway, this family-run winery serves their made-to-order wood-fired pizza al fresco. This bike route is about … Read More
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