Fun in Sudbury, ON. Hans on the Bike visits the near north Ontario mining town in search of art and coffee.
Hans on the Bike had family over. They went to check out snowshoe trail #74 starting at the Lac Philippe parking lot P19 in the northern part of Gatineau Park.
Gobyride is a new app, built by Ottawa based Rideshark, geared to college and university students.
Hans on the bike visited #Copenhagen and cycled around the areas outside of downtown too. Here are some impressions of Copenhagen infrastructure.
Hansonthebike is visiting Copenhagen. With the sun out, we decided to bike around town and take in all the sights. #ottbike
Is free transit a solution to traffic woes? Luxembourg is going to implement it this year.
Canada’s passenger VIA trains might be older than your granddad. VIA is stepping into the 21ct Century though and ordered new train cars, to be built by Siemens in California. They will meet a long standing demand to add bike storage to the trains.
It apparently took 35 years, but the Nepean Trail is more or less finished: a continuous 11-12 km stretch through old Nepean, running south and north of the CN railway track. Quote The idea, borne by a member of the Trend Arlington Community Association, was endorsed by the Knoxdale Merivale Council (KMC) and later championed by the ward councillor. UNQUOTE [Read more…]
The Trillium pathway is finally finished. The third stage was landscaped and finished in September/October 2018 (project OTT-046) and completes a wonderful and safe cycling loop along the canal, the Trillium railway tracks and the Ottawa River. A cycling tourist’s dream. No refuge The original project envisioned crossing Prince of Wales via a refuge. I like refuges very much because [Read more…]
I am looking for a pannier to use on my trips through Ottawa. I have been using the cheapies, but eventually the bottom starts to deteriorate, netting starts to fall apart and hooks start to come off. The current one’s back is sometimes touching on the spokes, when it is loaded with groceries. As a good pannier is really only [Read more…]