Yves Grenier

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My Favorite Place In PEI

Campbell's Cove Campground

Confederation Trail

When Prince Edward Island's railway was abandoned in 1989 Islanders were quick to notice a unique opportunity. The idea of a tip-to-tip shared use …

Hiking

La Côte Gilmore à Québec

How to Change a Bike Tire

Cycling

You, Transformed

Figure out where you excel on the bike. Then take charge of your weaknesses.<p><b>Climbing</b><p><b>Are You A Natural?</b><br>Good climbers often have a light frame and strong muscles that aren't bulky. They also have robust aerobic capacities, efficient form, and high power-to-weight ratios.<p><b>Self-Test</b><br>See how you stack up …

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Should I Use Panniers Or A Trailer On My Bike Tour?

The classic bicycle touring debate – trailer or panniers – has been running for almost as long as people have been going on bike trips.<p>There’s a …

Bicycle Touring

10 Questions: Cycling In Corsica

<b>The mountainous island of Corsica is both a beautiful and challenging place to go bicycle touring, as Mark & Maria Williams found out in September</b> …

European Travel

Nutrition for Bicycle Touring

What to eat and drink on the road -<p>Cycling long distances burns calories. To keep your body fueled eat lightly but steadily and hydrate with water or …

Cycling Nova Scotia's Cabot Trail

<b>It’s an absurdly beautiful</b> <b>scene of sinuous roads carved into verdant mountains, cerulean bays, Celtic music revival and bucolic fishing villages</b> …

How to Repair a Front Derailleur

The Future of Travel: Bicycles

Travelers--the future is on bicycles! Don't believe it? Consider the following trends, all of which show a dramatic increase in vacationers traveling by bike.<p>This list comes courtesy of Adventure Cycling, the largest (and as they are quick to note, growing) cycling membership group in North …

Travel News, Tips, and Guides - USATODAY.com

travel<p>Today in the Sky<p>Read StoryJeremy Dwyer-Lindgren, special for USA TODAY<p>50 States<p>Read StoryTeresa RonquilloSpecial to USA TODAY<p>Advice<p>Read StoryChristopher ElliottSpecial to USA TODAY<p>Destinations<p>The cheapest vacation rental destination in every…<p>Lufthansa shows off new Airbus A350 in Vancouver<p>5 …

How to Buy a Bike for $1,000 or Less

What to look for when you're shopping for a great bargain<p>Though cycling elitists consider $1,000 to be bargain-basement territory for road and mountain bikes, many ­models at that price will provide you with years of happy riding. If you’re in the market for a city bike, you can land even more …

Welcome to Corsica Cyclist

<i>Here you will find everything you need to know about road cycling and touring in Corsica: how to get here, where to stay, routes</i> <i>to follow, places to</i> …

Cycling

Rooted

The more you ride, the more life’s meaningful events become inseparable from whatever road you’re on<p>I was still carrying some speed from the hill when I saw that the plum tree was dying. I had my hands off the bar. The gear I’d spun through the heart of the descent had been a little too big now for …

Eat These Foods for Faster Recovery from Injury

To mend muscles and fix fractures more quickly, look no further than your local market<p>When an injury sidelines a cyclist, the natural reaction is to cut back on calories until it's time to ride—and burn energy—again. But the healing process demands fuel, too. "It's like fixing a house," says sports …

Find Your Fighting Weight

Eliminate excess baggage and watch your fitness soar<p>You probably know at least one person who spent hundreds of dollars to shave a few grams off his bike—and would have been better served shedding pounds from his own frame. That’s because one of the keys to cycling performance is power-to-weight …

Walking on sunshine: short but rewarding walks in Corsica

There's a protest in Ajaccio and things could get ugly. Not because of rioters objecting to frozen pay and pensions, or students demanding an end to …

Buyer’s Guide: Women’s Road Bikes

Find the perfect women's-specific road bike, whether you’re looking tackle new challenges, explore, or ride with friends