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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. At our rest stop, we discussed our options and decided toContinue 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: Today,Continue 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”

233 TOO/TO/TWO?

All photos taken on August 14, 2022. On August 9, 2022, when I was getting the bikes out to ride 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”

a Sunday City Cycle

All photos taken on July 24, 2022. After our recent cycle around Beaumont, we opted top see if we could retrace our route. Turns out, my memory is not what it used to be, but we came reasonably close, despite that, plus added on a few kilometers for a total of about 19.6 km (12Continue reading “a Sunday City Cycle”

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Rolly View

All photos taken on July 19, 2022. Rolly View is a hamlet in central Alberta, Canada within Leduc County. It is located approximately 11 kilometres (6.8 mi) west of Highway 21 and 16 kilometres (9.9 mi) east of Leduc on Highway 623 (Rolly View Road) at Range Road 324. In the 2021 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Rolly View had a population of 71 living in 27 ofContinue reading “St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Rolly View”