Saddling up in Mallorca: Cycling away from stereotypes on a holiday

Saddling up in Mallorca: Cycling away from stereotypes on a holiday

Discover the beautiful city of Palma de Mallorca by bicycle and drink in the cultural delights like a visit to the stunning La Seu Cathedral Cycling in Peguera, Majorca. P is for Paradise, and Palma: With its port, the Castillo Bellver, its bustling streets and the cathedral, above, it’s as classy a city as Barcelona […]

Discovering the camaraderie of cycling

Discovering the camaraderie of cycling

New Horizons coordinator Wendy Studman with participants and former coordinator Sue Lake. Lots of people who ride bikes, including me, don’t necessarily see themselves as “cyclists”. We don’t wear lycra or have those fancy shoes that clip into the pedals. We don’t ride high-tech bikes that are so light you can lift them onto the roof […]

Ask Oli: Why do you ride in normal clothes?

Ask Oli: Why do you ride in normal clothes?

My cool roommate, Nick. He also likes to ride in a tee. Generally, if it isn’t too cold, I’ll ride in a t-shirt and bib-shorts, often with casual sunglasses. My sole purpose for doing this is to keep things casual. It’s also cheaper. A while ago, I got into a bad pattern of taking all […]

Mike Woods achieves rare Canadian cycling feat at road race worlds

Mike Woods achieves rare Canadian cycling feat at road race worlds

Mike Woods, the second Canadian to win a Spanish Vuelta stage earlier this month, became the country’s first male cyclist to reach the podium at the road race world championships in 34 years with a third-place finish on Sunday in Innsbruck, Austria. In 1984, Canada’s Steve Bauer won a bronze medal in Spain, just a […]

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