Chemong Lake viewed from PIne Hill Rd.

The Millbrook 62k Challenge

One of the best local rides so far for those looking for a mixed surface adventure with plenty of climbing.

Northumberland continues to amaze.

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Chandos Lake Loop

Fall colour ride to check out the roads around Apsley with a tourist’s eye.

Well, that was a pleasant surprise.

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Stoney Lake Circle

A new world opens for Peterborough and the Kawarthas Cyclists

Currently, MTO is busy paving new full shoulders on Highway 28 from Lakefield to Bancroft and the sections of 118 east from Haliburton to the intersection of 118 and 28 where shoulders are missing are being filled in.

To date, they’ve completed the job up to Apsley with a .5 km section missing in Haultain for some strange reason, even though the existing pavement has been scraped for repaving.

Boom. Just like that, the north side of the big Kawartha Lakes is open to cyclists without long detours and touring cyclist have a great new cottage country loop open up. Not only that, we’ll now have bike access to Kawartha Highlands and Silent Lake Provincial Parks not to mention Algonquin.

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Ganaraska Underbiking

In which our protagonist’s eyes are bigger than his tires

Abandoned by my spouse for the day (apparently my charms pale in comparison to a canoe, any canoe), I figured I’d check out Morton and Dranoel for a bit of climbing and to see how the dirt and gravel surfaces are holding up.

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