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Four centuries of Bermuda to Explore

Four centuries of Bermuda to Explore

Take a slow roll of St. George's rich history and scenery on a route curated by Bermuda's cultural icon, Kristin White.

Cape Cod Weekend Getaway by Bike, Ferry and Train

Cape Cod Weekend Getaway by Bike, Ferry and Train

Use a ferry and a bike-friendly train to take in Cape Cod's scenic coastlines and rail trail at a casual speed of less than 25 miles a day.

Stay Chocolatey, San Diego

Stay Chocolatey, San Diego

The beaches are beautiful, the weather perfect and the chocolate divine. Taste San Diego’s extraordinary chocolates.

Montreal's Mount Royal

Montreal's Mount Royal

Montrealers call it “the mountain.” Really it’s a big hill, and no trip to Montreal would be complete without making it up the city’s famous icon through one of its loveliest parks. Our favorite way of getting up there is of course by bike, along the wide gravel path through the park designed by Frederick Law Olmsted (the same Olmsted who designed New York City’s Central Park).

Lakefront Cruise in Chicago

Lakefront Cruise in Chicago

This ride will take you through Chicago's North-side and place you right out on the shoreline of Lake Michigan. Heading South you will have views the city's looming skyline, rest in it's shadows at Oak Street Beach and cruise back North through Lincoln Park where there are plenty of worthy detours along the way. 

This is a route I take regularly in the summer with my son in tow. We get quality father-son time, with the wind in our hair, we see the city and draw inspiration and ideas.

Vistas, Parks & Neighborhoods of North Portland

Vistas, Parks & Neighborhoods of North Portland

This route is designed to give you a taste of Inner North Portland; one of three quadrants on Portland's east side. Along this route, you pass many vibrant commercial districts (Williams Ave, Mississippi Ave) city parks (Overlook Park, Peninsula Park) vistas (the Skidmore Bluffs) and historic residential neighborhoods (Overlook, King, Sabin).

Seawall & City, Art & Eatables in Vancouver

Seawall & City, Art & Eatables in Vancouver

The gem of Vancouver’s public space, and our best recreational bike route by far, is the seawall. Construction around the Stanley Park portion began in 1917 and now at 22km provides a continuous public space separated from vehicle traffic along almost all of central Vancouver’s waterfront. It’s pretty impressive — so good one wonders if it’s the reason Vancouver doesn’t have a central plaza or any pedestrian streets, but that’s another matter. In recent years Vancouver has also made great strides in building 8 to 80 (safe for 8 to 80 year olds) accessible separated bicycle infrastructure throughout city streets. This tour aims to give a taste of the seawall and recent separate bike paths, along with a healthy dose of some of my favourite pieces of public art, cafés and watering holes. Oh, and there’s a first rate gelato shop and amazing Chinese garden.

Pie on the Beach, weekend getaway from Boston

Pie on the Beach, weekend getaway from Boston

Whether you go for a day trip or a weekend getaway, this Ipswich excursion features all the things you'd want in a New England vacation: a beautiful beach, great seafood, lovely rides on country roads, history everywhere you look, and of course pie.