The Anti-Bike-Lane crowd reminds me of the Anti-Vaccination crowd. Both feel like there’s some kind of vague conspiracy out there, forcing some kind of agenda on them, that they need to fight against otherwise we’re all lost.
I have a friend whose name is Kevin. He is a very smart guy. In fact, he has a lot of talents. One day, he had an idea that changed the way I saw things.
Today the Glebe BIA made a blog post about how great it is to bike in the Glebe. Given the lackluster efforts made promote cycling in the Glebe from the BIA, as well as the city, such as fighting a cycle track on Bank Street, refusing to make bike lanes on the Bank St. bridge, […]
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Little Miss One Wheel Drive is now 5 years old and in her second year of riding a bike on her own. Being the most special person in my life, I wanted to pass on my love of riding to her so that she could also enjoy it early on, and in teaching her I […]
Ottawa bike to work month just finished. I think that I met my goal of 250km and beat it by some, but not really sure by how much because I do a horrible job of tracking my distance.
Hello everyone, There are many people in Ottawa concerned with making cycling safer, including, to my surprise, someone that I had only known as the Twitter user Ottawa Driver. Unbeknownst to anyone, in his capacity as President of the local group Citizens for Cycling Safety Without Removing Parking, he has been working with city transportation officials to […]
I love biking. It’s the best way to get around town. And a lot of bike-loving, tree hugging, latte drinking people look down in disgust at people who still get around by car. Not me! I love cars.
Well that was fun! Last March 8, me and a couple of bike buddies got together to go for a bike ride and clear out the snow around some of the bike parking for Wellington West Winter Bike Day. It was a great time.
This winter is just not letting up. Day after day of freezing cold, so cold that the screen is turning cold just as I type this. It’s been a slog. Everywhere the snow is piling up, without any of the warmer days that normally melt some of the snow away, making it even harder to […]