Tag Archive: cycling

Cycling France’s Canal des Deux Mers

TRAVEL BLOG – A solo, 4-week cycle-camping adventure. The Canal des Deux Mers (Canal of Two Seas) joins the Atlantic Ocean to the Mediterranean Sea along France’s southern edge. View photos, maps, and the app.

Why I Bike: Interview with Adventure Bike Touring

PODCAST – I chat with Jim Fullerton about cycling the Canal des Deux Mers, French campgrounds, EuroVelo routes, and mindfulness (45 minutes).

Cycling to Vancouver on the Port Mann Bridge

UPDATE – A photo report on how to cross the Fraser River by bicycle using the Port Mann Bridge. The bridge connects Vancouver to the cities of Surrey and Coquitlam.

Cardbordeaux: a cat and a bicycle in France

TRAVEL BLOG – “Would you be willing to stay in our French chateau a few months and watch our cat?” Sue and Ian asked…

Solo motorbike trip a metaphor for learning

IN THE NEWS – Why RRSP stands for “Registered RECREATIONAL Savings Plan” to The Globe and Mail.

Travel, cycling, and common sense lead to Norco Bicycles

IN THE NEWS – Who wants to get paid to read, write, and talk about the fun of cycling all day? Me. I tell all to The Globe and Mail.

How to own a condo in Vancouver (it’s all about the bike)

IN THE NEWS – A cycling habit can help you save money for a home. I explain to Westcoast Homes and Design magazine.

Cycling Spain’s Mallorca and Menorca

PHOTO GALLERY – See what happens when you bring a folding bicycle to Spain’s Mediterranean islands. (Hint: fun).

Cycle to work for exercise, meditation, and transportation

IN THE NEWS – I explain to Sarah Boesveld Chatelaine Magazine why cycling to work is such a great idea.

Little 100 bike race photo gallery

100 laps, 50-year-old bikes: Vancouver’s annual vintage cruiser cycle race Bike culture in Vancouver continues to thrive and grow. I’ve been involved with the vintage cruiser scene for almost 20 years, led by… Continue reading

3 cycling adventures in BC

ADVICE – These 3 are the first routes that popped into my head when the Westender asked for local knowledge.

The cycling community in Vancouver

5 things you didn’t know about our cycling community Is there a doctrine, a standard, a secret handshake? ┬áIs there a place where all cyclists meet, or a holiday that all cyclists observe?… Continue reading