20210915 ONXL day 13

My friends Ricky and Margret fed me a great breakfast and provided homemade peanut butter and marmalade wraps for the ride. It had rained in the night but had cleared and I even had a tail wind. I mostly rode the trails out of Ottawa (along with all the kids going to school). I took: … Continue reading 20210915 ONXL day 13

2021-04-23 A Toronto north loop ride

April 23rd I enjoyed a 127km ride on a Toronto north loop I created with RideWithGPS using off-road paths and trails where possible. To stay safe during Covid I took four bottles of water with me so that I wouldn't have to stop at any store along the way. Wish I had taken more water … Continue reading 2021-04-23 A Toronto north loop ride

Join me Bikepacking Trans-Uganda Aug-Sep 2021

https://bikepacking.com/routes/trans-uganda/. I will be bikepacking the Trans-Uganda 2,111km route starting mid August 2021. Interested in joining me? The Trans-Uganda route was created by Logan Watts (creator of bikepacking.com) and his wife Virginia to take in as much of the incredible parks and landscapes within Uganda as possible. The route delivers an unforgettable experience via a … Continue reading Join me Bikepacking Trans-Uganda Aug-Sep 2021

When you can watch the film…”The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind” … based on the true story of… William Kamkwamba, a Malawian innovator and author. He gained fame in his country in 2002 when he built a wind turbine to power multiple electrical appliances (including a welk water pump that saved them from starvation) using blue gum trees, bicycle parts (including a bike light rim dynamo), and materials collected in a local scrapyard. #wp #bicycle #bicyclepoweredmachines

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Trans Uganda bikepacking 2021?

Anyone interested in joining me in 2021 doing this 2111 km (1,312 mile) bikepacking loop of Uganda? https://bikepacking.com/routes/trans-uganda/The Trans-Uganda is a 1,312-mile bikepacking route purposefully created to take in the incredible parks and landscapes within Uganda. The route promises to deliver an unforgettable experience via a mix of singletrack trails, jeep tracks, and the most … Continue reading Trans Uganda bikepacking 2021?

Peru bikepacking loop in 2021?

Anyone care to join me on a southern Peru bikepacking loop in probably September 2021? It will start with a couple of days of acclimatization in Cusco and finish in Cusco and will be the combination of the following three routes described on bikepacking.com: https://bikepacking.com/routes/cones-canyons-peru-divide/ 835k. Abancay south to Arequipa.https://bikepacking.com/routes/el-camino-de-la-puma/ 571k. Arequipa north section of … Continue reading Peru bikepacking loop in 2021?