Recent Rides

  • Burlington/Brantford/Burlington Oct 24, 2015; 74 miles
    • left around 7:00 for 7:50 Go train Exibition arrived at station 7:30
    • left 9 am from Aldershot arrived at UW residence at 11:30
    • left Brantford at 12:10 arrived at GO at 2:30
    • food:
      • pita with peanut butter and slice of apricot loaf for breakfast
      • cereal bar on Go Train
      • bagel with cheese sandwich at Tews Falls
      • gel in Brantford
      • gel 1/3 of the way to Burlington
      • bagel with cheese sandwich while waiting for 3:10 GO
    • Lynden Rd freshly paved
    • Field Rd/Woodhill Rd is just as nice at Lynden
  • Burlington/Guelph/Brantford/Burlington Jun 16-17, 2011; 118 miles
    • Burlington to Guelph 36 miles
      Appleby GO/Fairview/Walkers LIne/Britannia/Guelph Line/No 8 Side Rd/Panton St/Kilbride St/McNiven/Conservation Rd/Milburough Line/Leslie Rd/Watson Rd/Wellington Rd 36/Victoria Rd/Gordon St/Stone road
    • Guelph to Brantford 35 miles
      Wellington Rd 35/Cooper Rd/Regional Rd No 97/Kirkwall Rd/Woodhill Rd/Rail Trail/Colborne Rd (leave Rail Traill west of Garden Ave near Garnet Rd)
    • Brantford to Burlington 32 miles
      Glenwood Drive/Locks Rd/Colborne Rd/Jerseyville Rd/Rail Trail/Binkley Rd/Governors Rd/Old Governors Rd/Inksetter Rd/Concession 2 W/Binkley Rd/Highway 8/Crooks Hollow/Harvest Rd/Rock Chaple Rd/Valley Rd/Patterson Rd/Old Guelph Rd/York Rd/Plains Rd W/Burlington GO
      Notes:
      • Next time leave Rail Trail at Papple Rd when riding to Brantford
      • Next time bypass some of Plains Rd with Old York Rd/York Rd/Lemonville Rd/Howard Rd (when returning to Burlington GO). The south side of Plains Rd is unpleasant to ride because of the condition of the road surface.
  • Burlington/Brantford/Burlington Jun 10, 2011; 75 miles
    Fairview St (Burlington GO)/Plains Rd West/York Rd/Old Guelph Rd/Patterson Rd/Valley Rd/ Rock Chapel Rd/Harvest Rd/Brock Rd/Highway 8/Binkley Rd/Concession 2 W/Inksetter Rd/Governors Rd/Old Highway 99/Rail Trail (westward)/Locks Rd (Brantford)/Colborne St/Jerseyville Rd/Rail Trail (eastward)/Old Highway 99/Governors Rd/Inksetter Rd/Concession 2 W/Binkley Rd/Highway 8/Crooks Hollow Rd/Old Brock Rd/Harvest Rd/Rock Chapel Rd/Valley Rd/Patterson Rd/Old Guelph Rd/York Rd/Plains Rd West/Fairview St (Burlington GO)
    • Recommend:
      • Short Rd, Greensville
      • Tews Falls, Greensville
      • Brantford-Hamilton Rail Trail
    • Don't Recommend:
      • Slote Rd (loose gravel)
      • Hamilton at the end of the Brantford-Hamilton Rail Trail
      • Highway 52
  • Oakville/Guelph/Oakville Apr 8-9, 2011; 80 miles
    Toronto (Union Station)-> Go Transit -> Appleby Go/Guelph/Appleby Go-> Go Transit -> Toronto (Union Station)
  • Burlington/Guelph/Oakville Nov 28-29, 2010; 87 miles
    >Toronto (Union Station) -> Go Transit -> Appleby Go/Guelph/Bronte Go-> Go Transit -> Toronto (Union Station)
  • Oakville/Guelph/Burlington Oct 9-10, 2010; 74 miles
    Toronto (Union Station)-> Go Transit -> Appleby Go/Guelph/Burlington Go -> Go Transit -> Toronto (Union Station)
  • Oakville/Acton/Guelph/Oakville Oct 4-5, 2010; 99 miles
    Toronto (Union Station)-> Go Transit -> Bronte Go/Acton/Guelph/Bronte Go-> Go Transit -> Toronto (Union Station)
  • Oakville/Guelph/Brantford/Burlington Sep 9-10, 2010; 123 miles
    Toronto (Union Station)-> Go Transit -> Bronte Go/Guelph/Brantford/Burlington Go-> Go Transit -> Toronto (Exhibition Station)