Would you be surprised if I’d say one of my favorite places to ride is virtually? Of course, I enjoy riding outside and exploring, but indoor has its advantage.
In case you haven’t heard of this route, I’m here to help you understand the reality of the trip. Do not be fooled by the ‘butter tart’ name and think it’s all about sweet treats and easy riding. The BT 700 is a serious adventure and not for the faint of heart.
There are multiple options of bike frame materials to choose from: steel, chromoly, alloy, carbon, aluminum or titanium. What should you look for when buying used?
For some, winter biking is unthinkable, completely insane and far too much of a hassle - but for others, it’s a lifestyle and a means of transportation. Of course, this is not a decision to be taken lightly. This type of commute in the winter requires a certain amount of preparation, as much mental as material.
Originally from Montreal and riding for over 10 years, Fred proudly wears the colors of the Messorem Cycling Club @messoremclubcycliste. You'll definitely see him at the 3 rides his club organizes weekly. With an average of over 20,000 km of road and gravel cycling under his belt each year, Fred is what we call a true enthusiast.
Personal trainer by profession, Guillaume is ready to take on all types of challenges. Formerly a Downhill rider, he now focuses on triathlons as a personal goal. He has truly dabbled in every type of cycling possible. A videographer and vanlife builder in his spare time, Guillaume is the ultimate role model for improving your physical and cycling performance.
He's the type of person you follow on Instagram and think, “WOW, how does he do it?” Day or night riding is no problem for him, as long as he finds ice cream pitstops along the way to refuel. Henri will complete one of the biggest challenges of his life this year; cycling across Canada in less than 30 days. We're telling you right now, not following Henri and his adventures is clearly missing out on a source of motivation for your 2022 season.
Former BMX champion turned endurance gravel bike rider, road racer, and mountain bike enthusiast, Steven likes to try everything! You may have even seen him in a Cirque du Soleil show performing amazing tricks on his BMX! One thing is for sure, Steven is not afraid of anything. In the winter, you'll probably run into him at Taz or on Zwift, but as soon as the sun is warm enough, he's already outside!
Krystel works as a development and partnership advisor for Opération Enfant Soleil and is the founder of Les limettes.cc, a cycling collective supporting female victims of domestic violence. She is also a partner at Le Braquet, so Krystel is definitely what we would call a natural philanthropist. In her free time, she loves to road cycle and partake in bikepacking adventures.
In addition to possibly being your child's next PE teacher, Kelsey is a former British Columbia Downhill Champion and a mountain bike coach for Les chèvres de montagne. She is the baker of the best chocolate muffins, and one of the biggest jokesters around! Kelsey is also one of the most positive people you will ever meet!
Selling your bike online isn't always as quick and easy as you might think. That's why we're sharing our 7 tips on best practices and do's & don'ts when trying to sell your bike online.
Why do some bikes cost so much and how their prices are justified can spark a seemingly endless debate, especially since bikes continue to evolve annually. The price of a bike is the sum of the price of the individual parts. Simply put, bicycles are expensive because of the materials, manufacturing costs, and research and development that go into them.