Bikepacking

Ride Review | BT 700

Butter Tart 700 As with any good cycling route, the Butter Tart 700 (BT700) has evolved into a glorious route that is 768km long, taking the rider throughout Southwestern Ontario. The designer of the route, Matthew Kadey, has taken his international experience working in bicycle route development in Costa Rica and Colombia and created a…

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Quebec Connect

Quebec Connect By the numbers Total Distance: Total Ascent: Unpaved/Trail/Paved: Difficulty: 621km 6421m TBD 4/5 All the details The beautiful thing about the Quebec Connect is that there are so many places where one could start riding the loop. Originally created as a means of connecting the Grande-O (Outaouais Loop) to the Trouble in Tremblant…

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Grand-O

Grand-O By the numbers Total Distance: 418kmTotal Ascent: 5350mUnpaved/Trail/Paved: 60%/29%/11% All the details Starting at the Chelsea Pub in Old Chelsea, you begin your journey by warming-up the legs on the rail trail towards Wakefield. When you reach Farm Point you will leave the rail trail and make your way into the Gatineau Parc for…

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Trouble in Tremblant

Trouble in Tremblant This ride is called Trouble in Tremblant for a reason. Not only is it going to kick your ass with massive climbs as you weave your way through the Mont Tremblant Park, there is also very limited chance to re-supply once you leave the comforts of the Mont Tremblant ski resort. Not…

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Bikepack the Gats

Bikepack the Gats By the numbers Total Distance: 153kmTotal Ascent: 2629mUnpaved/Paved: 87%/13% Recommended bike For this route, I highly recommend you to use a mountain bike with front suspension as some of the sections are quite rough, including small rock gardens, steep descents, loose gravel, etc. Although you may be able to ride large portions…

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