Chemong Lake viewed from PIne Hill Rd.

Riding Dirt

Checking out the state of the unpaved.

It being a stinking, sweltering hot day today I chose to ramble about on the dirt roads to the southeast of the city and see how they’re doing.

As you can see, for the most part they’re doing good. And so, in that way that suggests I’m still 15 somewhere deep inside, a relaxed ramble became a high-cardio gravel sweatfest.

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New Eastern Route: Hastings to Brighton

Hastings to Presqu’ile Provincial Park

Ridden in its entirety from PTBO down to the Lake today. It was proclaimed a delightful route by all 4 who were riding.

See new Hastings to Brighton page for details.

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Spring 2016 Dirt

It’s spring and the various counties have re-gravelled various dirt roads.

This year, they’re apparently operating at random rather than employing last year’s Scorched Earth policy, so while some roads have gone quietly into that dark night, others have survived.

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Peterborough to Ottawa: Musings

A Tricky Challenge The Province’s short sighted decision to NOT pave full shoulders on Highway 7 has always been a huge detriment to cyclists all along its Ontario spanning route. I’m not saying that they should be added just for the benefit of cyclists, but there are established and tested engineering reasons why full shoulders have significant ... Continue Reading

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