Commuter Hall of Fame #7 – Daniela, City of Vaughan’s Most Unlikely Cyclist
Daniela was named City of Vaughan’s Most Unlikely Cyclist for 2016. Here she tells us why she loves her new commute. During Bike to Work Day you pledged to promote a cycling group at work, how is it going so far? I have been promoting cycling at work throughout Vaughan Public Libraries (VPL). As the winner […]Read More
The Most Unlikely Cyclist… Breaks Her Bike on the First Day of Autumn!
A beautiful morning for the first day of fall! A touch of cool, a bit of fog, but the promise of sun. I was all ready to close out summer and usher in autumn with my regular Wednesday bike commute to work. All was well for the first 300m or so, but when I tried […]Read More
The Most Unlikely Cyclist Finished a Triathlon… And Didn’t Die!
One hour, eight minutes, nine and eight-tenths seconds. That is how long it took this unlikely cyclist to swim 400m in the 17-degree waters of Lake Ontario just off Hanlan’s Point (I am the one in all blue swim gear, sort of near the centre of the picture above), bicycle 10km along and back the […]Read More
The Most Unlikely Cyclist Weeks 3, 4, 5
Week 3 was very rainy. So rainy I did not manage to commute to work once. Or at least I think it was rainy. Maybe it was actually just really busy at work with fancy meetings where I couldn’t afford to start my day dodging traffic and getting sweaty.Anyway, I did ride my bike once […]Read More
The Most Unlikely Cyclist… Week 2
So, I rode my new bike on Friday, May 29 for National Bike to Work Week. No problems. I didn’t die, and no one honked at me. One guy might have yelled at me from his truck window, but he also might have been on the phone or shouting at the radio – I am […]Read More
Vaughan’s unlikely cyclist takes on a triathlon on August 22!
I am doing my best to make sure I ride to and from work at least twice a week, as well as a few other additions to my biking repertoire. More on that later! Week 6 was that first week after school was out (June 29 through July 5). We had some family in town from […]Read More
The Most Unlikely Cyclist … Cycles!
The City of Vaughan, in collaboration with Smart Commute NTV held its 2nd annual Most Unlikely Cyclist contest in June. Contestants were invited to tell us why they were indeed the Most Unlikely Cyclist, and why we should buy them a bike. Meet our winner, Ruthanne Price. Yesterday I met Kailyn, Khushpal, and Tyler at […]Read More