A collection of stories, news and information that we thought you might find interesting and relevant.
- Canadian Cycling community mourns the passing of the manager of Milton Velodrome and former U.S. National Cycling Team member, Kelyn Akuna.
- ‘A New Normal’: How Coronavirus with transform transport in Britain’s cities.
- Vehicles put on the brakes as Toronto pedestrians and cyclists take over the streets.
- The United States is facing a shortage of bicycles as anxiety over public transportation and a desire to exercise has sent the demand surging. Thinking of buying a bike? Get ready for a really long wait. (Although at Mariposa Bicycles, we have great Linus City bicycles in stock and ready for curbside pick up.
- Canadian Cyclist, Ed Veal explains How to stage your own cycling challenge for charity.
- Need a bit of inspiration in these challenging times? Historically, one of the biggest international boosters of cycling was Arthur Conan Doyle, the British medical doctor best remembered as author of the Sherlock Holmes stories. In the January 18, 1896, issue of Scientific American he prescribed: “When the spirits are low, when the day appears dark, when work becomes monotonous, when hope hardly seems worth having, just mounts a bicycle and go out for a spin down the road, without though on anything but the ride you are taking.”
What to cook this week.
- Ingredients and directions:
- Preheat oven to 350F / 176C
- Prepare 3 cups peeled and cored Apples, raspberries, cherries, blueberries and/or other fruit
- Melt 1/2 cup butter
- Mix butter with:
- 1 cup White Flour
- 1 cup quick oats
- 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
- 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
- Put half of this pastry mixture into a well-greased 9″ x 9″
- Scatter the fruit mix over it
- Cover the fruit with the remaining half of the pastry mixture
- Bake for 30-35 minutes or until brown.