Winter Ride: Keeping Kids Warm

Winter Ride: Keeping Kids Warm

In winter, my 6 year old is still a fair weather cyclist and her 3 year old sister is always a passenger. We ride every (week)day, save for the odd day where we have had uncharacteristically heavy snowfalls for where we live, in Calgary, Alberta. As such, going on 7...
Winter Riding Techniques

Winter Riding Techniques

Home > Winter Biking   Ever wonder what it’s like to ride your bike in wintery conditions? Snow, ice, snirt. It’s not much different than your every day commute, just a little bit more, um, interesting. Here are some winter riding techniques that will...
Winter Ride: Calgary Winter Tires

Winter Ride: Calgary Winter Tires

[wpseo_rodiereadcrumb]   Need something that can handle the aftermath of a Chinook? In Calgary, winter tires are a necessity. You can get away with using a 3-season tire, but your performance, safety, and confidence will soar with a winter-specific tire that has...
Winter Ride: Canadian Winter

Winter Ride: Canadian Winter

Home > Winter Biking   Canadians talk about the weather. A lot. We exclaim, complain, and use it as an excuse, which is entirely ridiculous because we are a winter nation, yet the majority of our population refuses to accept — let alone embrace — a well...
Winter Ride: Biking Gear for Cold Weather

Winter Ride: Biking Gear for Cold Weather

Home > Winter Biking   There are five bits of specialized biking gear for cold weather that help keep this cargo biking mom rolling year-round. While I have several years of experience commuting daily in damp and wet Vancouver winters, this is my first season of...