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Winter Cycling Congress 2017: CfSC-Bike Ottawa was there

 

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MontrĂ©al owns equipment that can brush away up to 2 cm of snow and ice, leaving surfaces completely bare. Photo by Heather Shearer.

February 8-10, 2017. Montréal was the host city for the 5th annual Winter Cycling Congress (WCC17). Did you know, this event was dreamed up in the living room of our very own Ottawa resident Hans Moor?

Riding through the winter: Profile of a Bike Ottawa member

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Winter is approaching, but many of those who bike in Ottawa won't be put off by the snow: in recent years we've seen an expanding network of winter-maintained cycling routes in our city and growing popularity of riding bikes straight through the winter. Etienne Grall is one regular winter cyclist among Bike Ottawa's members. We interviewed him about his experience biking through the winter, what motivates him, and why he encourages others to give it a try.  

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