When and if spring ever arrives, with summer not far behind, think about touring Canada by bicycle! What a great way to see the country! Check out these great books from Calgary Public Library!!
Ride across Canada with the Metal Cowboy, his wife and three young sons.
Crossing Canada by bicycle means 7,000 km of pedalling over a constantly changing terrain, from the high peaks of the Rocky Mountains to the flat farming fields of the prairies and through isolated fishing villages in the Maritime provinces. Canada by Bicycle traces the bike tour that Steve did from west to east across Canada in the summer of 2009 and includes lots of good solid tips.
For a shorter trip why not try the Kettle Valley Railroad route in British Columbia?
Closer to home, check out the fantastic bicycle trails in Calgary!
In Calgary's Best Bike Rides and Trails, Lori offers Calgarians the opportunity to explore the city on their bikes, on brand new routes that include smooth pathway pedalling with dips and climbs on hilly side streets, and more adventuresome rides on bumpy dirt paths through wilderness parks. (Syndetics)