Contour Cycle Club - Journal

Wolfe Island

Wolfe Island

Take a free 20 minute ferry ride from Kingston to Wolfe Island and cycle the quiet county roads, make your way down to Big Sandy Bay or bring your passport and venture over to Cape Vincent, New York via the Van Horne Ferry ($3 CND or USD doesn’t matter to board your bike). Wolfe Island is the largest and westernmost of the Thousand Islands and offers some great routes that spread across the island beginning and ending in Marysville (a majority of the island is unpaved). We planned our route for road cycling and it takes advantage of the paved...

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Whiteface Mountain - Hors catégorie

Whiteface Mountain - Hors catégorie

Whiteface Mountain is the fifth-highest mountain in the state of New York, and one of the High Peaks of the Adirondack Mountains. Set apart from most of the other High Peaks, the summit offers a 360-degree view of the Adirondacks and clear-day glimpses of Vermont and even Canada, where the skyscrapers of Montreal–80 miles (130 km) away–can be seen on a very clear day. Located in the town of Wilmington, about 13 miles (21 km) from Lake Placid, the mountain's east slope is home to a major ski area which hosted the alpine skiing competitions of the 1980 Winter Olympics.   We did a warm-up ride on the quiet...

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Cat5Gear - Cyclist Case

Cat5Gear - Cyclist Case

  Whether your a roadie, trailer rider, professional racer or weekend warrior this bag is designed to hold just about anything you need to put in. The Cat 5 Gear Case is specifically designed for your gear and keeps all your belongings neat and sorted whether it's in your car or closet at home, grab and go without the worry of leaving something behind. The case measures 20” W x 15” L x 7.75” H, there are 4 main compartments, 2 internal mesh pockets, 2 external water bottle storage pockets with adjustable openings to keep your bidons secure, a zippered...

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Mount Baker

Mount Baker

Mount Baker, also known as Koma Kulshan or simply Kulshan, is located in the North Cascades of Washington. It is situated in Washington. Starting from Glacier, the Mount Baker ascent is 38.12 km long. Over this distance, you climb 4,180 ft. The average percentage is 3.3 %.     The final 20km of the ride is where you do most of the climb. As you get closer to the top, the road cuts through large snow banks and a fantastic view of the largest glaciers in Washington is revealed. Throughout the week the road is fairly quiet and free of traffic, that being said,...

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