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I’m taking a sabbatical from posting blog stories.ย My quest to travel by bicycle continues. My love for seeing life from two wheels shines brighter than ever. But there are projects that need my energy. So, for awhile I’ll be working on them and enjoying a sabbatical from publishing stories here on this blog. Keep your pedals turning towards your dreams…ย  Gail PS – If you’d like to contact me regarding this experiment,… Read More

Some people say it’s cheatingย but I know they’re curious. You see, I’ve bought an electric bike, a pedal-assist Gazelle. And the question I’m being asked is: why would you want an electric bike? Yes, I’m fit and a seasoned bike rider and I have a trio of bikes in the garage. However, there’s a problem that I haven’t been able to solve with them. My work commute. Riding 28 kilometres each way… Read More

Plans to ride over the creek and pick up a pizza came unstuck. Over the new bridge I rode. The late afternoon light throwing long shadows as the Brompton sped across the smooth concrete. Fridayโ€™s carefree feeling was in the air. Two young boys threw fishing lines into the creekโ€™s full tide. A retired couple walked slowly out for an early dinner. We were on our way to collect a pizza. โ€˜Itโ€™ll… Read More