A 32 km cycling loop from Almonte in rural Ontario

June 3, 2021 Hansonthebike 7

Reading Time: 8 minutes If you are looking for a shortish 32 km bike ride outside Ottawa that involves coffee, countryside and culture, this route might be exactly what you are looking for. We are visiting two historic places just west of Ottawa: Almonte and Carleton Place.

Long Sault Parkway - Photo St Lawrence Seaway

Cycling Part of the Waterfront Trail in Ontario

November 17, 2020 Hansonthebike 1

Reading Time: 6 minutes New Hans blog post:as our trip to Europe was cancelled, we searched for other things to do closer to home this summer. We ventured out to #ottbike part of the Waterfront Trail in Ontario. @SDGCounties @TourismCornwall

Using a bike during the #Transitchallenge2020

February 20, 2020 Hansonthebike 0

Reading Time: 6 minutes O what a gorgeous day it was on Wednesday. Clear skies and a temperature of only -5C. The windchill made it feel more like -15C according to Robyn Bresnahan though. Should I go downtown by bus? I had to do some errands downtown and I was heavily leaning towards public transit. Bus 88 to Hurdman and then backtrack to downtown on Line 1 would do the trick within about 25 minutes. But when I saw the sun light flowing into the house, I realised that I really should cycle at least part of the way, because a real, let alone [Read more…]

collection of bird houses

Cycling in Haliburton, ON

September 17, 2019 Hansonthebike 0

Reading Time: 5 minutes The Haliburton Highlands are a special place in Ontario. It is a perfect destination for some cycling and sightseeing. W spent a day around Haliburton.