As May approaches I am sharing two upcoming dates for cycling presentations: one for Jane’s Walk and one for the Ottawa Public Library. Hope to see you there.
After the renovations a few years ago, the Emerald Plaza library on Merivale Rd has become a really nice place to be where retirees, students, and parents with toddlers all hang out during the long winters. When our home internet was down for a few days, I would just go there and work from the library. The only thing missing [Read more…]
Some impressions from the Toronto international bike show last month, the “world’s largest consumer bicycle show”. Lots of road bikes, but also some other interesting nuggets. #ottbike
Last summer, at a friend’s cottage north of Kingston, my eye caught an interesting sounding book: “Vanished Kingdoms – the history of half-forgotten Europe” by Norman Davies. The writer describes a number of European kingdoms and countries that came and went. Europe’s past is littered with kingdoms, empires and republics which no longer exist but which were some of the [Read more…]
Reporting potholes is now a breeze with the new Neappoli app. Send location and photos right from the location with your cell phone.
For the first time in my life, I visited a bike show. Here is an impression of the Montreal Bicycle show with a 90 second clip at the end of the blog
This week we are visiting Kathleen Street in Sudbury, go for a skate on Ramsey Lake and a ski at Bioski and Kivi Park. #ottski #ottwalk #ottbike
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.