The town of Sooke is just a few kilometers off km 40 of the Galloping Goose Trail on Vancouver Island (reviewed here). This trail is one of the finest cycling trails in the world, and heavily used by cycling tourists. Yet the District of Sooke’s website shows a dazzling ignorance of the very existence of […]
My post on “Cycling around the Richmond Trail … and Surviving” was pretty much an outraged indictment of a dangerous and misleadingly advertised “trail.” The post evoked an interesting response from the City of Richmond: “Thank-you for your feedback. The information on the trails brochure regarding on-street cycling routes could certainly be clearer. We will […]
Guide to Montreal bike rentals. You can choose between short-term Bixis and long term bike rentals, and then enjoy world-class cycling in Montreal. Read this post for all you need to know about How to rent bikes in Montreal, Canada.
Some Richmond cycling is safe and pleasant. But don’t cycle around the Island. Most of the route advertised in the Richmond Trails brochure is unsafe and un-signposted.
The West Dyke Trail in Richmond, BC, Canada is a flat, six-kilometer trail that’s fun for the whole family. The fun includes visiting the lovely village of Steveston. All in all, a great family outing.
OK, it’s confession time. After more decades of biking than I care to admit to, I was defeated on a recent tour on Vancouver Island by a simple flat tire. Not only that, but I caused the flat. Not only that, but I caused the flat when I ineffectually tried to pump the tire up. […]