Archive for September, 2014

 Wandering Albania
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  Posted September 26th, 2014 by Zdenko  in Cycling, Travel | No comments yet.

Leisure Cycling

Sastavila: Snežana Radojičić

First Kilometers in Albania
We were excited about crossing into Albania as if we were crossing into another world. The first sights greeting us along the Bojana river coast were an absolute contrast to the bling and opulence of the Montenegrin coast that we had left behind. Driving towards Skadar through Albanian villages and small towns we were struck by poverty – ugly, dirty, smelly poverty, the kind you would expect to see in Africa or Asian countries, but not in Europe.

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 Soggy Gold Coast
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  Posted September 22nd, 2014 by Zdenko  in Travel | 10 comments

Australia travel

By: Zdenko Kahlina

SHOCK, HORROR!!! It rained on the Gold Coast!
Imagine this, we just traveled across half of the world, from Canada to Australia, expecting to enjoy Australian summer and hot days. I have packed sun protection in my suitcase, only to arrive at Gold Coast in January for five days and it rained ALL the time.

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 Sydney, a sunken city
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  Posted September 14th, 2014 by Zdenko  in Travel | 5 comments

Australia travel

By: Zdenko Kahlina

Not so sunny Sydney
When we decided to visit our friends who live in Sydney, Australia, we were getting ourselves ready for the hot and sunny summer in Australia. Little did we know… This blog is a brief summary of our trip to Sydney.

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 Tour of Alberta instalments
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  Posted September 10th, 2014 by Zdenko  in Cycling | No comments yet.

Alberta cycling

Source: Calgary Herald

Aftermath of the 2014 Tour of Alberta
I’m puzzled. They DID do most of the things on the list. Drumheller Badlands was featured in the very first year. This year they did add the gravel to make things tougher. They vastly improved the TV feed. Local fans were not only watching, they were involved IN THE RACE from driving team cars to distributing race programs and information to the crowds. The only thing on the list missing it’s the mountains. This article did a great job to outline very well the reason they couldn’t.

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 The Gibson block
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  Posted September 6th, 2014 by Zdenko  in Edmonton | One comment

Edmonton heritage

By: Zdenko Kahlina

Edmonton’s downtown tourist attraction
The Gibson block was built in 1913, by A.W. Cowley Architect. It is currently home to the Women’s Emergency Accommodation Centre (WEAC)…

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 Group Ride Etiquette
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  Posted September 2nd, 2014 by Zdenko  in TOOLBOX | 3 comments

Safe Group Rides

By: Zdenko Kahlina

Paceline and Group Ride Etiquette
Most cyclists have ridden in some type of group ride or paceline formation. Usually, each person in a paceline takes a turn riding in front, breaking the wind. Many cyclists, however, overlook the most important principles of riding in a paceline. Many of those principles also apply to a less formal group ride situation.

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