Chemong Lake viewed from PIne Hill Rd.

Going to See the Wind Gennys : Ride Report

84km of lovely hills, gravel and country roads

This ride was Instagrammed back in late spring 2017 when it was first ridden, but I thought I’d document it properly for anyone looking for inspiration for a really, really nice mixed surface ride with a bucketload of climbing as well.

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PTBO-Oshawa/Bowmanville June 2017

Mostly all good, but the gravel alternate routes currently suck.

Having a thing to attend in Hamilton this past weekend, we packed light (for us, still 2 panniers each), rode down to the Oshawa GO Station and took a train to the other end of the line. It was a good opportunity to check the state of the route to the west and note anything new.

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Airport Rd. Reconnection

It’s Rideable!

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Winning at Road Surface Roulette!

Late summer 2016 paving news...

You never know what you’ll get when road crews venture out to do some “improvements” in the region. Usually things end up worse, sometimes better, but truly, it seems to be a random crap shoot. Which county or township is responsible for any given section of that road? What’s the current management fad for road maintenance? What crew have they sent out to do the work? Some obviously give less than a fuck about the quality of their work, while others give not even the tiniest amount of fuck.

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