Tag Archives: cycling

Going car-free

Sorry I haven’t been posting much lately — been busy with work, finishing up the last bits of apartment decorating before Carrie and family come visit, and exploring the city now that it’s Damn Hot out. On Father’s Day we drove back to Belleville to go out to dinner with my father, the first long […]

TreeHugger on Toronto

TreeHugger had a nice post about Toronto cycling and Bells on Bloor today. (In fact, TreeHugger has a remarkable number of Toronto-related posts, most thanks to Toronto resident and TreeHugger writer Lloyd Alter. Way to represent, Lloyd!)

Toronto Bike Month

I just realized that tomorrow is the first day of Toronto Bike Month! There’s a list of events online. I didn’t get up in time for Bells on Bloor today, but there’s a bunch of things coming up that i’m looking forward to. I can’t participate in the opening pancake breakfast at Nathan Phillips Square […]

CETMA Rack

CETMA Rack on Flickr Here’s the rack I was talking about yesterday. Picked it up after work today, took 15 minutes to install. I still need to cut the fender back a bit but didn’t have anything handy to do it with. Also I can’t find my bungee net from the motorcycle, which means I […]

Nice rack.

In other news, I’ve got my bike out again. Toronto’s going to be a much better city than Ottawa for bike-as-transportation, except that the elevation profile for my ride from home to work looks like this: feet elev. miles Unfortunate, especially since there are no showers at work. I might end up taking the bus […]

night rider

I bought a headlight for my bike a while ago, and lately I’ve been going out at dusk for a ride. One nice part about Ottawa on bicycle is that there is an excellent network of bike paths and bike lanes that can get you pretty much anywhere. And it’s been hot lately, with the […]