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Riding the Galloping Goose on a two-wheeled steed


Among the terrific non-motorized trails we bicycled and/or hiked in Canada was the awesome Galloping Goose Trail in Greater Victoria, British Columbia. The 60 kilometer long Galloping Goose Trail extends north and west from the heart of Victoria into the … Continue reading

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Sounding the alarm about poor trail maintenance


I have been reading a number of postings on Facebook and other social media from fellow bike commuters and others who are noticing that non-motorized trails and sidepaths are not getting the necessary and routine maintenance they should be lately. Examples … Continue reading

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Happy Trails! – RTC’s Trail Hall of Fame


Between 2007 and 2012, the Rails to Trails Conservancy (RTC) inducted 26 trails (see below) into its Hall of Fame. Below is a list of those trails, the state where they are located, and the month/year they were given this … Continue reading

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Zombie pedestrian dodge-em


Trying to be a courteous bicyclist, I always attempt to warn pedestrians and other cyclists of my presence, especially when approaching them from behind. I do this by ringing my bike’s bell or calling out that I am on their … Continue reading

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A cool cycling ‘cartogeeks’ phone app


As a total cartography geek (a.k.a. cartogeek) about maps, which I have been collecting since I was a kid, I am always fascinated by new applications for cartography. Just yesterday, I was introduced to a fun and cool bicycling app … Continue reading

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