Ottawa by Bike

when the sun shines you visit Aylmer

2023-03-24 Distance: 37.32 km Time: 2h 56m (2h 2m moving) Avg. Speed: 18.27 km/h Elevation: 257 m

downtown was chaotic, Biden is visiting.

The sun was shining and I decided to scout and see how much snow has melted. Turns out, not that much. I had to take the road to Aylmer, the ride was very fun!

I was obviously rewarded with hot dogs and poutine. Très bien!

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About Aylmer:

If you're on the hunt for an amazing 40k cycling route in Ottawa, look no further than Aylmer! I kid you not, this route is absolutely fantastic. It's perfect for cyclists of all levels, thanks to its smooth, paved roads and optional parallel gravel sections.

As you pedal along, get ready to feast your eyes on breathtaking scenery and discover numerous spots where you can take a break and simply soak it all in. And hey, if you're feeling adventurous, why not take a little detour and explore the beautiful region of Gatineau?

Once you've completed your ride, reward yourself with a visit to Patate Lou-Lou. Trust me, their deep-fried cheese curds are legendary! And if you happen to be cycling during the summer months, keep your eyes peeled for a pizza truck in the parking lot of Parc Mousette. It's the perfect way to refuel after a long and satisfying ride.

If you're lucky enough to be in the area during fireworks season, Aylmer is an excellent spot to catch the show. Just make sure you bring some powerful lights for the ride back home!

And if you're craving more firsthand accounts of cycling in Aylmer, be sure to check out GoBiking's review. It's always great to hear from fellow cycling enthusiasts who have experienced the wonders of this incredible route. So, gear up and get ready for an unforgettable cycling adventure in Aylmer!

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