Category Archives: biking

A Bike Commute

In the summer I like to ride my bike to work. It isn’t far for me, and it’s a great way to build some exercise into the day, plus it saves me a bundle in bus fare too, which helps support … Continue reading

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Tony’s Birthday Present. NaBloPoMo Day 21

Tony’s birthday was last weekend, and the girls and I bought him a set of bike rollers as a gift. He said that riding his bike on these is like riding on sheer ice, and it took him quite a … Continue reading

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Cycling Dude

I rode my bike to work today for the first time in a few weeks. Vacation time, and then way too humid weather scuttled my few months of fairly dedicated cycling. As I was making a left turn into centretown … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday Bikeday on the Parkway

A number of weeks ago, our little family of four took advantage of the first weekend of bike days on The Parkway, in which the West-bound Ottawa River Parkway (plus other parkways in Ottawa) is closed on Sunday mornings from … Continue reading

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Hey, Did You Notice? Last Week Was Bike to Work Week

Last week I participated in Bike to Work Week Ottawa. I went to their website, and pledged that I would ride my bike to work five days last week. It was difficult to decide how many days I would actually … Continue reading

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Commuter Challenge

Last week I participated in the Commuter Challenge which is a friendly competition that is organized to encourage people to use alternate modes of transportation other than driving to work alone. Workplaces, cities and participants register for the week, and … Continue reading

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