More collective wisdom as you complete the sentence, "The older I get, the more I realize..." / Phone-in: favourite cycling routes in the Maritimes and advice on improving infrastructure
Can You Crowdsource Wisdom ? Well, we've been doing it for years on the phone-in, but we tackled it more directly Tuesday when we asked you to complete the following sentence : "The older I get, the more I realize..." Our guests were Lisa Hrabluk & Don Munro and they shared some of the life conclusions they've reached in their mid-40s.
We tapped into a gold mine of nuggets of wisdom - and even mined the lyrics of a Delbert McClinton tune that's comprised entirely of hard-won truths. Don Munro suggested that we play it today. We thought we'd go one better : we found a cover version recorded by the great Etta James when she was 65 and paired it with more life advice we received after the show from wise Maritimers of all ages.
Where The Rubber Hits The Shoulder : Maybe you're a Sunday cyclist with a picnic in the saddle bag and the kids in tow. Perhaps you're an incredibly fit mountain biker who likes to power up hills for the sheer fun of it. Maybe you're involved in a charity bike ride. Or, just maybe, you just want to get where you're going under your own pedal power without getting side swiped and ending up in the ditch.
We asked you to tell us about your favourite bicycle ruides in the Maritimes - urban or rural - and to suggest improvements that would promote cycling in this part of the world.
Our guests were Cynthia Dunsford (a cycling activist who commutes to and from work - which happens to be the Prince Edward Island Legislature, where she represents the riding of Stratford-Kinlock), Mike LeBlanc (who's involved in the Halifax-to-Vancouver charity tandem bike ride called Cyclebetes to raise funds for research into Type One diabetes), and Keith MacCormick, who plies his trade as an emergency room doctor.
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