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More condo builders are coming up to speed in catering to this growing demand.
In my life, I have cycled nearly 30,000 km throughout the world and have always worked along the way.
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Have you ever noticed that you feel happier after a workout? Well, there is a reason for that: research suggests that regular physical activity may boost your happiness - and your health. It may also...
Because summer bodies are made in the winter.
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Crankworx is considered "the Superbowl of mountain biking"; it appeals to adrenaline addicts and it "brings the mountain biking world together in a town where shredding snaked trails through silver fe...
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Cycling provides an unmatched sense of freedom. I love the feeling of wind in my hair. I love the challenges and rewards cycling offers. I love to climb and I adore the descent. I love the sense of comradery and community linked with cycling. I love cycling's ability to clear my mind. For me, cycling is a form of meditation.
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By the time Mark Quattrochi had biked through China, he had raised enough to build a school room. Rather than stopping at the border, he plotted a new route that allowed him to visit all of the other communities in India, Kenya, Ecuador and Nicaragua where he wanted to build school rooms.
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Balancing on a self-propelled, two-wheeled mechanism is not everyone's cup of tea. Those who do it, though, agree that it's one of the most exciting experiences. Cycling is an activity that has significant social, economical and health benefits. And with all the new technologies available, it's only getting better.
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As someone who runs or works out six days a week, I was unnaturally concerned by what California had to offer me. How on earth was I going to get my gym fitness fix in a setting like this? I needn't have worried. I got active, in the most natural way.
And don't forget a helmet!
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Looking for an awe-inspiring bike trip this summer? Visit Saguenay--Lac-Saint-Jean in Quebec, Canada
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8. Add greens to every meal.
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As we all know, Vancouver is in one hell of a drought right now, let's all save water by drinking more beer! In the past few years Vancouver's craft beer scene has exploded into a myriad of fabulous places to imbibe fresh, local beer, and we're here to give you the heads up on some of the best.
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Summer is in full swing here in Toronto and fabulous events like Pride and the Pan Am games will be bringing lots of visitors to the city. That also means lots of traffic, which means it's time for me to get back on my bicycle.
I like being selfish. I'm not sure when it came to be a bad word, but to me, it's always spoken of the power of self-confidence. Of knowing what you want, what makes you happy, and making that happen for yourself.
Most know the history behind the iconic Route 66 highway that runs across the USA. Now Adventure Cycling's 2,493-mile bicycle route will revitalize the "Main Street of America" -- this time with travelling cyclists.
This would be the first time anyone attempted such a vast distance on a cargo bike. But Lamar saw it as the perfect way to show people across the country what a cargo bike is, and what it is capable of. The mission was a simple one: "I wanted to inspire individuals, families, and businesses to consider the endless possibilities of a cargo bike."
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A Toronto woman who thought her bike was stolen only to discover security guards from a nearby building had confiscated it has launched a social media campaign to warn other cyclists with missing bike...
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If you're getting tired of your usual workout, try a spin class instead. The instructors play high-intensity songs with dedicated rest periods to deliver an amazing and energetic work out. You sweat. A lot. At least, if you're doing it right.
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(Relaxnews) - Experts predict that 2014 will be the year of the bike, as cycling continues to gain fans worldwide. Following the trend, a number of countries are touting their merits as cyclotourism d...
Urban cycling, while good for the environment, may pose a risk your health, a new Dublin study has found. Cycling in congested cities could do more harm than good to your heart and lungs, due to the...
Being a Toronto native I have been to Niagara Falls many times, but never actually spent quality time in Niagara-on-the-Lake. What a completely different experience! There are many ways to experience the region, but here is a list of tips and tricks that we discovered on our getaway:
Our crack team at City Hall wasn't all that caught my attention this week. Funny parenting videos, more viral ads from Kmart, technology in sports and a great bike for families, all the way from Denmark, made the list. Sorry Rob, you've had too much air time already.
There is nothing like your first set of wheels -- and learning to ride them is a very big deal. Here's our list of not-to-be-missed bikes, trikes and great gear for all ages.
Generation Y isn't necessarily a car culture. The emergence of a bicycle culture coincides with a move toward sustainable living. Millennials face insecure employment, often working contract or short-...
Ever since the 1950s the car has been the accidental architect of our cities. Billions of dollars have been dedicated to roads, overpasses, tunnels and other car infrastructure. Enter the bicycle. It is the most efficient form of transportation on the planet.
If you work at ESPN, CBS, The Huffington Post, TSN, Sportsnet, FOX Sports, CBC, BCC, Some French Television Station Whose Sole Goal in Life is to Tarnish American Superstars, Al-Jazeera, or any other credible mainstream news organization, your goal is not to speculate over whether Lance Armstrong is guilty or not. It's to report the facts.
The many benefits of cycling have been expounded for years -- the cardiovascular exercise, the strengthening of muscles, the reduction in stress. But what if your bike is also doing its part to ruin y...
After a long weekend and a short week, there was a lot in my inbox to review. Here are the five things that caught my attention this week.
If you love riding around on two wheels, there are certain cities in Canada that are better suited for you than others -- and some you want to avoid altogether. Walk Score, the site that rates how 'wa...
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Canadian motorists may growl at traffic congestion and other commuting woes, but a new survey suggests that at least two cities rank among the lowest in the world in terms of driving-related stress an...
THE CANADIAN PRESS -- VANCOUVER -- University of British Columbia researchers are pedaling past the old adage "You are what you eat" to propose that bike-friendly city design can have a revolutionary...