“Yesterday was quiet and I only did two calls. The previous shift, I did seven.”
“Contrary to most people in North America, I have been riding my bike since I was 15.” Continue reading
“Drivers are terrible here. They cut you off all the time. They have signs for cars and pedestrians, but often I do not know what I am supposed to do, where I can go. A motorcycle cop gave me a ticket for speeding once.”
But are you proud of that?
“Yup.” Continue reading
“To be honest, we are new to cycling. We came from Sudbury to Ottawa and there is no infrastrucure like Ottawa’s. We never thought about moving to this area, but when we came out to see the house, the parkway was filled with cyclists and runners and inline skaters. We knew we wanted to be part of that. It was a big selling feature.” Continue reading
“I am here for work on a three month assignment with the government, so… After, I might go back to Newfoundland, I might stay, if I can get more work.
“I am fixing bikes every day.” Continue reading
“I use the panniers when on holiday. In a few weeks, I leave for Costa Rica for a 1,500 km tour. A small tour. Costa Rica is a small country. When I was younger, I used to ride longer. I did tours of 7,000 kms in a month, riding 200 kms a day.”
“Riding all around the world is something more in my mind than in my heart.”
“I usually do lot longer tours. We were in Morocco doing 100 kilometres a day. You carry everything in the panniers. The foldable works very well. I have over 50,000 kms on this one. Big tours in the USA, like that.” Continue reading
“I have been riding 30 years. Now I do about 13 kms a day and you get reimbursed by the employer.”