A high end trail bike — eMountain bike — with pedal-assisted power on the climbs. A motor.
Starts at U.S. $4500.
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If all goes well I’ll be headed for Patagonia via Chile in January. I was last there February 2015.
Goal will be hiking, cycling and kayaking during the South American summer.
Lonely Planet named Chile their #1 travel destination for 2018.
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Chile is far from perfect. Here are all the things I don’t like about the nation.
I may be spending more time on the Argentinian side this time.
I was in and out of Whistler all week in the lead up to the Ironman race.
For about an hour I watched finishers and those in transition. Inspiring for sure.
… 3,000 endurance athletes to the corridor — about 60 per cent of whom come from outside the country — which is up from last year. …
Whistler agrees to continue hosting duties despite lack of support from Pemberton
Tourist information gave me a map. One of the trailheads is nearby off Mozart road.
The trail’s history dates back to the early 1900s when it was originally constructed as a railway line to service the Bainbridge Mill, which operated from 1917 to 1927. …
Some of the timbers were close to 90 feet long and four feet square, requiring three rail cars for transport. …
When the mill closed the railway was abandoned, only to be re-opened and extended in 1937 when timber rights to the Ash River area, further out the Alberni valley, were purchased by logging giant H.R. MacMillan. …
The railroad was abandoned a final time in 1953 when logging trucks became the preferred mode of transporting the area’s bountiful timber harvests.
… Walkers and hikers, cyclists, equestrians, joggers and mountain bike enthusiasts all make good use of the trail.