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Destination Canmore: Winter Cycling at its best

You may treasure that bike that you find good for winter cycling. Perhaps its your trusty mountain bike with 2.25” inch tires, or that trusty hybrid with mean knobby tires. Maybe you have invested a bit of green to experience the canvas of white that Alberta is famous for and bought a “Fat Bike”. What…
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Blue Heeler Electric Bike Power

So, You Wanted an Electric Bicycle But Could Not Afford It?

It was one of those days when I had everyone’s attention. Three people all stood over me eagerly wanting my story about how my desire for an electric bicycle brought us all together. So I started to tell them….

Group Riding, Touring Drumheller, Alberta

Group Riding in the Alberta Badlands

“Cycling Alberta’s Badlands is probably one of the best experiences anybody can enjoy.”

Alberta Boys Coltan Schell and Corey Ennis Touring

Alberta Boys Coltan Schell and Corey Ennis: Summer of ’16

Long distance riding is not always the privy of the experienced. Case in point, Alberta boys Coltan Schell and Corey Ennis, young men, musicians, students and good friends. They met while taking the music program at Red Deer College. With the love of music between good bros, Coltan and Corey would embark of an adventure that saw them pulling single axle trailers, loaded with gear and guitars, from the Pacific Ocean to the Atlantic.

Photographer Shipler Commercial Photographers; Shipler, Harry Copyright claimed by Utah State Historical Society. Publication status uncertain, so licensed as fair use.

Cycling History: Predictions from 1893

(CCN) Prognostication is in the eye of the beholder, or at least is how one author saw the future of cycling history in 1893. Recently I came across an issue of “Bicycle” written by W.N. Robertson on Archive.org. A curious booklet published in 1894, containing all sorts of cycling primers, tips on riding and the latest gear.…
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Winter Cycling: 10 Safe Ride Tips get you through it

(CCN) Not a great deal of people look forward to winter cycling in Canada, because for the most part the temperatures and riding conditions are not ideal. But for many, bike riding on slippery roads, and ice cold may be a necessity. It is important to alter your habits and in turn keep safe. For those…
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Spongy Wonder: Bicycle Seat Design is Key to a Healthy Ride

(CCN) So you have been riding your bike for most of your life. You are now encroaching middle age, and you love to ride, but find yourself with a sore saddle. Worse, is that after you have ridden for fifteen to twenty minutes, your buttock gets numb. You find yourself wanting to stand up on…
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