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Ottawa's Urban Green from the Bike

Often, when I cycle through Ottawa, I wonder how people from elsewhere figure out where to cycle. A paper map is one source, Google maps another one, but that is about it. 1,216 more words

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Dream start of 45th NCC Sunday Bike Day Season

It seemed like everyone was out cycling yesterday. Sunday May 17 was the first day of the Alcatel Lucent NCC Sunday Bike Days. The weather couldn’t have been better. 664 more words

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Sefen mistaeks in signs

I am the last one who claims my English is great. It is not my mother tongue. Spell checkers help a lot, but I tend to mix in Dutch grammar sometimes. 272 more words

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Central Experimental Farm Under Threat Once Again

So another part of the Central Experimental Farm is lopped off. I thought that heritage status would have protected the Farm from further deterioration, but no, it appears that heritage status means nothing. 1,266 more words

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12 Ads with Bikes: How Bikes Sneak Into Main Stream Advertising

Remember the time that cycling was associated with either racing or  enviro-types who cycled out of principle? Those bearded types in home knit sweaters and goat wool socks, with safety vests, mirrors, reflective straps, and a milk crate duct-taped to the bike? 538 more words

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From Terry Fox to the Experimental Farm

Last week, I had to drop off our four year old Kia Rondo at the dealership in Kanata  to have the heating fixed. Last winter, our feet were freezing in the car. 1,360 more words

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Nepean's Parks: a 19 km Bike Ride for Everyone

I had to bring a book back to the library and we decided to make a little outing out of it. Usually I take it back to the Main branch down town during lunch hour, but today (Victoria Day) we decided to cycle to the Centrepointe branch in Nepean, even though the Emerald Plaza branch is closer. 775 more words

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