Olympic Stadium

Olympic Stadium – Montreal’s East End

Olympic Stadium – Montreal’s East End Cycling from Ma Bicyclette east along the Lachine Canal bicycle path, you’ll take in Old Montreal, Concorde Bridge with magnificent views of the St. Lawrence River.  Take a spin around Jean-Drapeau park before crossing…

Sir Georges Etienne Cartier

Mount-Royal Park & the Plateau

Mount-Royal Park and the Plateau Cycling up to the top of Mount-Royal park is a great defeat.  Tam tams, Camilien-Houde, the Grand Prix de Cyclisme… The Plateau – dedicated bike paths run along Rachel street, making it easy to stop…

The Lachine Canal

The Lachine Canal Ranked among the world’s most beautiful urban routes by Time magazine in 2009, the Lachine Canal offers a 14.5-kilometre flat, paved path from the Old Port and Lake Saint-Louis.  The Lachine Canal linear greenway runs alongside the…

Old Montreal

Old Montreal & Jean-Drapeau

Old Montreal & Jean-Drapeau Cycle the Lachine Canal from Ma Bicyclette to Old Montreal along a recreational path and take in Montreal’s history dating back to 17th century.  Some of the sites to take in include:  Place Jacques Cartier, Pointe-a-Calliere museum,…

Trans Am Bike Race

We at Ma Bicyclette would like to tip our hats to all the crazies that have ever participated in this truly heroic bicycle race. The Trans Am Bike Race (TABR) is a self-supported event for road bike racers that covers…

Cannondale CAADX 105

Cyclocross & Gravel Bikes

One of the emerging trends in cycling these days is towards gravel bikes, also known as, adventure bikes and gravel grinders. But what exactly is a Gravel Bike? And how is a Gravel bike different from a Cyclocross bike? For…

A spring tune-up

Whether you realize it or not, a spring tune-up is beneficial for your bike for a number of reasons and can actually save you money and wait times. After a winter season in storage your bike may have collected dust…

Winter Biking…what to wear

We’ve covered the bike…now for our bodies. For winter biking (and most outdoor activities) a layer system is ideal. The first layer, closest to the body, should be made of synthetic materials to evacuate sweat and moisture as efficiently as…

Locking my bike

In some instances, it is unfortunate that “where there is a will, there is a way”.  A example of this unfortunate slant on the saying is when it is applied to a bicycle thief stealing your bicycle.   Unfortunate as…

About Bike Lights

Lights are one of the KEY components that keep you safe during dusk or night time riding. Bike lights can essentially be split into two categories, depending on where you will be cycling.  1) Off Roading requires lights that illuminate…

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