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Monna’s Weekly Bike Safety Tip – New Road Markings: Sharrows and Bike Boxes

In case you haven't seen them - there are new markings on the roads - Sharrows painted in white paint and Bike Boxes painted in green paint. Sharrows are meant to indicate that the lane is to be shared. Bicycle position will depend on the width of the lane; either one meter from the curb… Continue reading Monna’s Weekly Bike Safety Tip – New Road Markings: Sharrows and Bike Boxes

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Monna's Weekly Bike Safety Tip

Monna’s Weekly Bike Safety Tip – Sharing the Road with Trucks

Trucks have huge blind spots, and are not able to see cyclists trying to pass them, or when entering intersections, making right-hand turns. These images have been taken from inside a large truck.   TAKE SPECIAL CARE with garbage trucks as they can be operated from both right and left sides - which further increases… Continue reading Monna’s Weekly Bike Safety Tip – Sharing the Road with Trucks

Pedal Play - Kanata North 2016

Finalizing the route

The initial vision was for the route to involve places that people would visit on a regular basis i.e. schools and parks in the area. I noted this down and did a test run of the route. It seemed doable, however depending on the age of the participants it could be long. There would be… Continue reading Finalizing the route