Social saturday - a little wind, a little cool, but no rain!

It was a cool and blustery daaaay, but, any day on the bike is better than the couch!  Glad so many made it out, nice to meet you Jose (man in black on the left)

Other than the stick that jumped up into Ian's back wheel, the ride was another success.  I saw Ian later with his repaired steed, it wasn't terminal, nothing few new pcs couldn't fix.

The 'faster group' took a side trip through the new bike path Ellesmere to Thompson Park, re-enter at Brimley and Lawrence.  thru the wilds of Scarborough, over the LRT tracks, south to Kennedy LTR station. The path is in good shape, smooth and roughly follows the hydro lines.  The crossing signals on a few major roads are installed but not yet active.

Of course coffee at the end was a nice treat.

 

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Comment by Jeff N on October 3, 2011 at 12:00pm
Brian, after Thompson, we went south on Brimley to Lawrence, and turned onto the path on the south west corner.  It goes approx 200m then joins Marcos Blvd south, we followed bike route signs along Marcos to Fitzgibbons, left on Fitzgibbons, right on Tara to a bridge over the LRT at the end of Tara.  On the West side of the tracks the path we turned left on a T in the path.  This took us south to Kennedy station, a man walking said that if we had turned right, we would be back in the hydro cut and maybe able to go over to VicPark.
Comment by Joseph on October 3, 2011 at 5:10pm
It was an interesting Saturday ride... Thanks Jeff for finding this bike path, the bridge over the LRT is an interesting one.

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