Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Dec 31, 2019 new hwy

Today I cycled the new highway from the North River traffic circle to the New Haven traffic circle and back to North River. I then cycled Main street into Cornwall turning at Kellow drive and cycling home. I was out for 90 minutes. Temperature at -1 with a SW wind gusting to 35 km/h.
On checking my cycling totals for the year, I put 1,400 on the winter / rain bike and about 4,800 km on the summer bike, a Giant Cypress LX.

Sunday, December 29, 2019

Allen Street

I was cycling for a couple hours today, cycled the trail from the mall to Grafton street, then to the bypass highway. Then I cycled the roads to Winsloe and then home.
Temp -3 but windy NW at 25 gusting to 40, guessing wind chill was around -10  -12

Friday, December 27, 2019

Cycling in snow

I was cycling for a hour today, mostly on the road but did checkout about 100 meters in the Winsloe area. If I stayed on the side where there is fresh snow it was okay to cycle on. If the is snow on the trail between December 1 and March 31 the snowmobiles have use of the trail.
Today the temperature was -3 with a light west wind.

Monday, December 23, 2019

December 17 - 19

Video from cycling on the trail on December 17 and again on December 19
Temperature around -5

Sunday, December 8, 2019

UPEI market

Today I was cycling east on the trail near UPEL and past the Farmers market.
Temperature was -6 and the wind chill around -10

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Cycling near Clyde River

  Today I was cycling for a hour, I cycled the new highway to Clyde river. The first pic is the Clyde river taken from the bridge and second pic is the highway looking west from the bridge, Temp was around zero with a light west wind.

Sunday, December 1, 2019

First day snowshoeing

After clearing the driveway again, I went out on the snowshoes for a hour. I logged 4500 steps. Lots of snow for snowshoeing.
Sunny breaks at -1 , just a light breeze.

Friday, November 29, 2019

Victoria park

On November 27 I was cycling for a couple hours. Video taken at Victoria park.

Monday, November 25, 2019

More fire center

Video taken yesterday (Nov 24) I was cycling the trail near where the Firefighters training center is located. Temperature was around +3 with a light SW wind.

Sunday, November 17, 2019

Fire school

I was cycling for 90 minutes this afternoon. I cycled to the Mall, then cycled the trail to the Fire school west of of Winsloe.
A mostly sunny day with a light west wind.

Sunday, November 10, 2019

Nov 9 ride

On Monday November 9 I rode the trail from the Charlottetown mall to Belvedere Ave. and the west to the Lower Malpeque road in Winsloe. A bit of snow near Royalty Junction but not enough to be a problem on the gravel trail.

Just riding

November 4 afternoon ride. We cycled from Sherwood road to Hampshire and return.
Only four cyclists today. Sunny at +6

Monday, November 4, 2019

Trail bridge

Only four of us in today's ride. We cycled from Sherwood road to Hampshire and back to Sherwood road. We are on the  North River trail bridge
Mostly sunny with a temp of 8 and a light west wind.

Saturday, November 2, 2019

North Wiltshire Nov 2

Today I cycled the trail from Milton to Hunter River and return to Milton. A big maple across the trail in North Wiltshire, it took me 30 minutes with the campsaw to clear it enough to walk though.
Video is taken as I walked the bike though and then as I was coming into Milton.

Sunday, October 20, 2019

Hunter River - Emerald

Today I Cycled from Hunter River to Emerald and back to Hunter River. A nice day for cycling, temp around +10 with a light west wind. I only saw one other cyclist in the two hours I was cycling. But I did see a least two dozen walkers.

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Oct fall colours

Today I cycled from  Milton to Hunter River and return, with the sunshine it made for good viewing of the fall colours. Temperature was around 13 with a light west breeze.

Wednesday, October 9, 2019


Video taken on Oct 8, late afternoon near the fire school in Milton.


Robert, the oldest cyclists in the group cycled 20+ km on Saturday

Sunday, October 6, 2019

Weekend of cycling

 Friday Oct 4 we cycled from Mt Herbert to Lake Verde in the rain
 Saturday Oct5 still wet, we started in Lake Verde and cycled to Iona.
 Saturday group pic at Iona hall.

 Sunday Oct 6 at Iona getting ready to cycle to Wood Islands.

 All  cyclist made it to Wood Islands, we had a break before cycling back to Iona.

The fall colours are coming out, taken near Melville

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Fox on trail

Video taken on Sunday, September 29 in the Milton area.
The fall colours are starting to appear.

Friday, September 27, 2019

Elmira ride

Video taken on my ride to Elmira from Souris and back to Souris.

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Souris Elmira

 Today I cycled from Souris to Elmira, about 25 km one way and cycled back to Souris.
The fall colours taken Baltic and Alburn.

 The Lies-de-la-Madeleine car ferry unloading vehicles at Souris.  I now have cycled the complete trail and the the four spur lines twice this summer.

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Potato field

 Late afternoon I took a walk to the Business park woods, there is a couple places that need the power saw. Potato field not ready to harvest yet, it is the other side of the local woods
Temp around 20 and so far today 60+ mm on rain. There was flooding on some Charlottetown streets.

Monday, September 23, 2019


This evening our cycling group cycled from the Sherwood road to the Suffolk road and back to Sherwood road. Field of pumpkins are located near the Suffolk road, almost too dark for taking photo. We had one little shower but it was warm, about 20.

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Clyde road

Today I cycled from Milton to the Clyde road and return. It was cloudy with sunny breaks, Temp 12 with a cool north wind.

Saturday, September 14, 2019


I was blocking fire wood today, so no cycling

Friday, September 13, 2019

More trees

Today after lunch Jim & I spend 3 hours clearing trees off the trail. We were in the Hampshire area.
 We checked and cleared 9 km of trail.

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Down trees

 I was cycling for a hour this evening, trees down everywhere on the trail. In many places the trail is completely blocked.


 The Memorial Service took place at the memorial wall which as all the names of the fallen
 I was in Ottawa for the Firefighters' National Memorial Day Service.
I was about in the middle of the parade, About 250 firefighters were in the parade.

Sunday, September 1, 2019


 Today I cycled from Hunter River to Emerald and return to Hunter River. West of Breadalbane is where I saw these combines, there was a third one in the field. The men were just attaching the 35 foot header to the combine

Saturday, August 31, 2019

August 31

 A new gas bar / store going up at Maypoint. I cycled to Joe Ghiz park and the to Milton and took the road home

Five houses

 On Wednesday August 28 I cycled From Five Houses to Harmony Junction and return.
Photos taken at Harmony Junction. Five Houses is near St Peters, about 3KM.

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

New street Cornwall

This evening I was cycling around Cornwall and decided to check out the new street by the West River church. It does away with two intersections that had stop signs.

Sunday, August 25, 2019


This morning I cycled from Milton to Hunter River and return to Milton. It was a nice morning for cycling, sunny at +20 with a light west breeze. I saw 40 other cyclists i the two hours I was on the trail.

Saturday, August 24, 2019

Hillsborough river event

 Today I was with the Hillsborough River association cycling event. There was two rides, a 11 km and a 30 km ride. I rode in the 30km ride. There was a total of 30 cyclists for the two events

Friday, August 23, 2019


Today I cycled from Elmsdale to Tignish and return.  I had two volunteers with me today.

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Tuesday August 20

I was cycling the trail coming into Hunter River, as I came though the gates I saw the unit for keeping the grass cut parked on the side.


A few Monday evening cyclists on the return ride near the Loyalist road.

Sunday, August 18, 2019

Mt Stewart

 On Saturday, August 17 I cycled from home to Mount  Stewart, then had a sandwich at the bakery before cycling back home. I left at 9:15 and got back home at 2:30

A field of pumpkins in Dunstaffage.