Familiarity Breeds Complacency and Unconscious Competence

Cycling the same route, day after day, has real benefits: you know where the hazards are, you have an understanding as how the traffic will behave (most of the time), you know how long the trip will take and you will see the same friendly faces along the route. However, familiarity with all of these … More Familiarity Breeds Complacency and Unconscious Competence

Wild Bike Commute Home

OK, maybe trying to complete the #30DaysOfBiking challenge may have been taken a bit too far but however, here’s the tale of my commute home yesterday, on Thursday April 27, 2017. So, yesterday’s ride home was interesting. There were predictions of a severe storm for late afternoon or early evening but at 3:30, 45 minutes … More Wild Bike Commute Home

Cycling for My Life

When my father was 54, he was on holiday in Scotland and one day, while out walking/hiking, he had a mild heart attack (probably just pains at the time but when he returned to Canada and visited his doctor, a mild heart attack was confirmed). Given that he was not overweight, didn’t smoke or drink, … More Cycling for My Life