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Trail #15 Bike Ride

All photos taken on September 2, 2022. In my first post of this series, I indicated that we had brought our folding E-bikes with us, with the hopes of doing some age appropriate riding in the mountains. The afternoon grew hotter and as it was still not quite wine o’clock, we opted to take ourContinue reading “Trail #15 Bike Ride”



All photos taken on September 17, 2022. What better activity to undertake on your 45th wedding anniversary, than a bike ride out in the country on Range Road 233. It was a stellar fall day when we left, but increasing wind speeds meant we were freezing, heading home. Happiness is shivering together over a hotContinue reading “233/45”

Relocation Transportation Transformation Exploration – Part 2

All photos taken on August 24, 2022. …now, where was I? Oh, yeah, bike riding through the Edmonton River Valley. In Part 1, we left our intrepid duo (always wanted to say that) at the James MacDonald Bridge roughly in the center of Edmonton. To continue reading, please click here. Alternatively, click here to goContinue reading “Relocation Transportation Transformation Exploration – Part 2”

Relocation Transportation Transformation Exploration – Part 1

All photos taken on August 24, 2022. Since our first attempt of transporting our folding E-bikes in the back of our Prius V for a river valley ride on July 29, 2022, we have been trying to get up the nerve to do it all again. Several things had to align to allow this: ToContinue reading “Relocation Transportation Transformation Exploration – Part 1”

Making the Rounds

All photos taken on August 21, 2022. We alternate between rural and city rides, depending on the day and time we have. This day was an in town ride and with a few zigs and zags, we managed to pedal 25 km. (15 1/2 miles) in about 90 minutes. And in the time and space,Continue reading “Making the Rounds”

Calm, Cool & Connected

All photos taken on August 18, 2022. In the middle of a hot spell, we pondered what to do to get out and about. It would be too hot and sunny in the late morning/early afternoon to walk or cycle far, but, we couldn’t just sit around all day, avoiding this spell of good weather.Continue reading “Calm, Cool & Connected”


All photos taken on August 14, 2022. On August 9, 2022, when I was getting the bikes out to take them to the bike shop, I found the back tire on my bike was flat. I quickly pumped it up and rode it to the shop as quickly as possible, where it was again flat.Continue reading “233 TOO/TO/TWO?”

Changing Rural Landscape

All photos taken on August 7, 2022 on our 33 km (20 1/2 mile) cycle to the East. Good news! We now have a bike shop complete with bike mechanic in Beaumont. Our bikes were supposed to be checked for tightness and lubrication after the first 100 km. (62 miles) of riding. Trouble is, weContinue reading “Changing Rural Landscape”

Range Road Conundrum

All photos taken on our 28 km bike ride on July 30, 2022. Looking to enjoy another country bike ride, before impending rain showers, we set off East of Beaumont on Township Road 505 as usual. At Range Road 234, we turned North instead of South, until we reached Township Road 510. At 510, weContinue reading “Range Road Conundrum”

Unfinished Business

All photos taken on July 29, 2022. The North Saskatchewan River valley parks system, also known as the Ribbon of Green or the River Valley Parks, is a continuous collection of urban parks around the North Saskatchewan River valley in the Edmonton Metropolitan Region of Alberta, Canada. The park system encompasses over 7,300 hectares (18,000 acres) of parkland, making it the largest contiguous area of urban parkland inContinue reading “Unfinished Business”