Here are some key players in Montreal’s cycling community to know if you’re on two wheels this winter (or anytime, really).
It may at times be difficult, but you can definitely ride your bike in the city during the colder months. Here’s how it’s done.
When it comes to locking up and keeping your ride out of the hands of bike thieves, the scum of the earth, you really need to step up your game.
So you just got cut off by a driver who turned left into the bike path, and you’re lying on the ground with adrenaline pumping, head spinning and bike totaled. Thoughts are racing through your mind, and you say to yourself, “Shit — that sucked! What do I do now?” Believe it or not, though, getting some street justice is not as difficult and confusing as it may seem — you just have to stay sharp. Here are some steps to take after you’ve been hit.
Montreal’s a place of constant movement and activity. People here are hellbent on getting where they need to go, and traffic is never as simple as “cars go here, pedestrians go there and bikes go here.”