More flexible bike rides thanks to the bus

More flexible bike rides thanks to the bus

October 05, 2019

Do you think it's essential to have a car to drive in the Laurentian? Error! Thanks to the bus services with bike racks, it is possible to get there without a car. Story of this summer and fall experiences.

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An extraordinary trip to Switzerland🇨🇭

An extraordinary trip to Switzerland🇨🇭

August 08, 2019

On a three week vacation this summer in Switzerland, I discovered a country where it is easy and pleasant to practice outdoor activities (walking, cycling, mountain running, etc.). I share with you my extraordinary experience.

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The boat-bike mix ⛴🚴🏽‍♂️

The boat-bike mix ⛴🚴🏽‍♂️

July 11, 2019

In the Montreal area, the numerous river shuttles available offer several possibilities of cycling routes while enjoying a short cruise on our beautiful river. I experienced it at the end of June. Little story.

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The Montreal area's outdoors: an incomplete offering

The Montreal area's outdoors: an incomplete offering

July 01, 2019

Are you a fan of walking, running or cycling and you like the natural places to practice these activities? In the Montreal area, there is a great offering. Some good and less good examples...

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The  pluses and minuses of safe bike paths in Montreal

The pluses and minuses of safe bike paths in Montreal

April 29, 2019

Spring 2018. I was happy to ride up and down the hills by bike in the pretty Mount Royal cemetery. This quiet place, with its exceptional nature, was also a favorite spot for some cycling groups...

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Desirable improvements in the Montreal area

Desirable improvements in the Montreal area

April 04, 2019

Bike paths, trails, parks... The Montreal area has a lot to offer active transportation enthusiasts. There are obstacles, however. Review of gaps and suggestions for some improvements.

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An active transport link inaccessible in winter.

An active transport link inaccessible in winter.

March 19, 2019

Several times a winter, the Jacques-Cartier Bridge Pedestrians and Cyclists Association publishes short videos and photos on its Facebook page that illustrate how, most of the time, the sidewalk on the west side of the bridge is passable without snow or ice.

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Winter cyclists want more

Winter cyclists want more

February 27, 2019 2 Comments

Développées lors du déploiement de la Route verte (un projet de Vélo Québec) et aussi grâce aux efforts de Parcs Canada, les cyclistes se sont habitués à les utiliser et les apprécient.

Par Stéphane Gagné

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The hazards of winter cycling

The hazards of winter cycling

February 18, 2019 1 Comment

Cycling in winter can sometimes become a real obstacle course in Montreal. Ice accumulation following the black ice, heavy snow on the streets, bike lanes transformed into a snow dump... 

Par Stéphane Gagné

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How to install a visor on a bike helmet

How to install a visor on a bike helmet

February 05, 2019

I think it's always good to be able to enjoy a little more comfort when the weather is particularly nasty. It is with this in mind that I thought about the idea of testing a visor for my helmet!

Par Mathieu Cloutier

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A grand experiment!

A grand experiment!

November 28, 2018

Snow-cycloccross: the craziest thing I could do on a Saturday in November, that was slightly more crazy than the usual thing I’d been doing on autumn weekends...

By Amanda Leigh Cox

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How I save thousands of dollars by giving up my car

How I save thousands of dollars by giving up my car

November 13, 2018 1 Comment

My bike has been with me for years, always loyal. I use it all during the year, I even use it in the winter at -20 °C (-4.0 °F).
-How has my life changed since I did this change?

By Alain Guillot

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