Bike shorts, Dec 3, 2018

28 Nov 2018 11:07 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Bike Shorts will now be published every 2 weeks over the winter. Next issue will be Dec. 17.

This week in Bike Shorts:

1. KNBC Holiday Meet & Greet Wednesday Dec.  5, 2018, 6 pm start

Royal Oak, 117 Centrepoint Drive

Please RSVP Today to Janet Clark

Final reminder, it is still not too late. You are invited to come out and share some holiday cheer and get together with the KNBC cycle crowd. 

2. Diversions

Calling all Snowshoers!

We are once again hoping to have a great winter season. So if you are interested in getting out please get on the list and we will send out a message every week as to where and when to meet.

Email Eileen or Mary at or

Article: Why we need to talk about car aggression

Article: Train your core for better cycling

Article: Cyclists spend 40% more In London's shops than motorists

TVO show called Life-Sized Cities

Available on line at Episodes on Cape Town, Mexico City, Copenhagen, Milan so far. The host is a cycling advocate from Copenhagen and author of a book in the Ottawa Public Library called Copenhagenize: The Definitive Guide to Global Bicycle Urbanism .

It is an interesting show about social change activities from the ground up. Plus a nice show for checking out cities you might have thought of visiting.

Multi-day tours in 2019

If you are planning a multi-day tour in 2019, please let me know ( so we can start to put tentative dates of events in the calendar and in Bike Shorts.  I will not be organizing a trip to Niagara, but most of the work has already been done so someone (moderately brave) could take it on.

The club has done trips to Ottawa Valley (Barry’s Bay, Pembroke), Kingston, Mt. Tremblant, Niagara, Hudson to Montreal, Le P'tit Train du Nord, Lake Placid and other locations. Peterborough is close by.  Just look at a map ;)


Geoffrey Gurd, President, KNBC