LA County bike rent

The generosity of this past Canadian winter made my arrival in Santa Monica a blissful exercise in reductionism.   Parka, Sorels, overused wool base layers GONE at break neck speeds.  Hello cut offs, tanks and sneaks.  My skis, goggles, skates and…

David Surly’s snow bike “Moonlander” for a go

Snow bike rental in Rossland / Location de vélo de neige à Rossland

The former gold rush boomtown of Rossland, BC turned mecca for mountain bikers, and ski addicts sits tucked in the West Kootenay region, high in the Monashee Mountains.  Rossland’s downtown is speckled with great coffee shops, an art gallery, some…

Colombia’s craze…Ciclovia

“A quality city is not one that has great roads, but one where a child can safely go anywhere on a bicycle” ~ Former Mayor of Bogota, Colombia Enrique Penalosa Ciclovia (Spanish for “Bike Path”) has become a global movement…

Cycling Colombia

The natural beauty of Colombia blew me away along with any trepidations I may have had about cycling in this spectacular country.   My experiences included cycling around Armenia (part of the coffee triangle) and outlying areas of Medellin, a…

Ma Bicyclette in Lonely Planet

ET AU MILIEU COULE UNE RIVIÈRE Un séjour à Montréal ne saurait être complet sans une escapade au canal de Lachine. À l’abri des bourdonnements des moteurs, au sud-ouest de la ville, les Montréalais viennent souvent y chercher une grande…

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To helmet or not to helmet…

I can personally testify to the very good friend a helmet can be, calling on at least two brain saving references in the last year alone.  Whether you like them or not, helmet laws are continuing to be put into…

Weehoo iGo Trailer

Time Magazine: Top 10 Urban Biking Paths

Route: St. Lawrence River and Lachine Canal loop Distance: 22 miles (about 35 km) Montreal By Elizabeth BlandFriday, Aug. 07, 2009 Guillen Photography / Alamy  Route: St. Lawrence River and Lachine Canal loop Distance: 22 miles (about 35 km) Montreal…

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