Notes about the Founders Freewheeling’s deep connection with the Cape Breton Island and its cycling jewel – the Cabot Trail, is based on childhood explorations, many friendships, and decades of dedication. In 1987, Cathy and Philip abandoned their former roles to work together to create cycling experiences to share with small groups of like-minded adventurers and outdoor-lovers. While their families and some friends thought they were crazy to leave their established careers to do something

How Walking and Cycling Quiets the Brain Imagine walking on a meandering forest path with intermittent bird song punctuating the quiet morning air. Sunlight is streaming through gaps in the forest canopy and as you move forward through space, you pass stands of pine trees on your left, a babbling brook on your right, then a picnic bench, some standing deadwood, a red squirrel, another hiker. This movement of objects past you as you walk

Bicycling the Cabot Trail: Introduction The Cabot Trail is bucket list ride for those who like to explore by bicycle. It’s such a spectacular ride that many cyclists do it on an annual basis. Whether you’re planning your own independent ride, or you’re going to join a bike tour by Freewheeling Adventures to enjoy the vehicle support, al fresco picnic spreads, fresh ground coffee, great lodging, and local guides, it’s an epic, very memorable biking

A comprehensive guide to cycling in Nova Scotia Getting here: Flying: The Halifax Stanfield International Airport is approximately 33 km/20 miles from the core of Halifax city, on a route not suitable for biking. There is an alternative route through Musquodoboit Harbour, but it’s long, and as you approach Halifax, requires that you use the unpaved railbed to avoid busy urban roads. Car rentals are available at the airport, as are a number of taxicab

Experience the Best of Atlantic Canada with These 5 Bike Tours in 2023 Explore the charm and beauty of Atlantic Canada with the 5 best bike tours of 2023. You’ll have an active and luxurious holiday that takes you through some of Canada’s most stunning natural landscapes. NS: South Shore Bike – Experience the charming coastal towns and villages of Nova Scotia’s south shore on a leisurely bike tour. Breathe in the salty ocean air,