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The Unknown Amsterdam by Bike - part 1

Mention Amsterdam, and people get all excited. Yet, the Amsterdam most tourists get to see is not at all what the city is about. Yes, it is great to walk along the canals, go to the Anne Frank house (finally), see the Van Gogh and Rembrandt paintings or rent a bike and go around the downtown if you dare. 1,017 more words

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A Closer Look at the Bronson Improvements

The city got a lot of flak for the Booth Bridge Boondoggle and rightly so, as the design goes against all the modern road design principles. 1,039 more words


Beautiful Last Nokia (née NCC) Bikeday for 2016 in Pictures

The Nokia bikedays in Ottawa went out with a bang. Great weather conditions created a picture postcard Sunday for cycling in Ottawa. For 46 years now, the popular road closures allow people to go out for a ride along the canal and the Ottawa river. 998 more words


A visit to Haarlem's Bio Dynamic Farm

This season, my sister bought two ‘harvest shares’ in a growing coop in Haarlem. Coop is probably not the exact definition, but basically you buy the rights for a season (May-October) of vegetables. 623 more words

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PedalEasy Opens Storefront in Ottawa’s Bell’s Corners

Last week, I finally dropped in at PedalEasy, our own homegrown pedal assist e-bike manufacturer. PedalEasy started five years ago when co-founder Ron Wensel wanted to do more cycling after he survived a heart attack. 1,291 more words


The New Halifax Central Library

Two weeks ago I visited Halifax, Nova Scotia for a conference at Pier 21 on Biorefinery. Yes, such conferences exist.  Between the conference and the reception in the evening, I had an hour and a half to kill. 601 more words

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Working towards Ottawa's Cycling Ecosystem

When advocating for cycling, I have always envisioned more than just safe bike infrastructure. I think Ottawa has the potential to grow into a leading North American city for cycling. 724 more words