Bike Trip to Niagara: Summer 2001

Timetable


Day 1:
06:00up
07:35on way
08:10Lachine Lighthouse
08:17Dorval line
08:35Pte. Claire line
08:58Beaconsfield Line
09:05Stop x 5 at St. James Park
09:30Baie d'Urfe line
09:42Ste. Anne de Bellevue line
09:54Ile Perrot line
10:26Midway Bridge after x 10 at Pincourt, x 5 for apple
11:10Pointe des Cascades
11:55Les Cedres crossing
12:20Coteau du Lac town line
13:07Les Coteaux town line
13:13Les Coteaux wharf
13:45On my way
14:00St. Zotique Centre
14:30Riviere Beaudette (x 5)
14:45Quebec/Ontario Border
15:00Curry Hill (x 10)
15:35Glengarry Campground
17:00Leave Campground
17:35Lancaster: market
18:00Writing
19:30Super Mario Restuarant
21:00Leave Restuarant
21:30?Storm end, ride back
22:00?Arrive at campground, retire
23:30First Thunderstorm
00:30Second Thunderstorm
 

Day 2:
05:00Alarm
05:10Out of tent
06:45Leave Campground, towards Lancaster
07:05Impala Cafe: South Lancaster
07:45Leave cafe
08:50Sommerstown line
09:25Glen Walter line
09:45Cornwall line
10:20Cornwall centre (clock)
10:40On way: St. Lawrence Trail
11:10Furthest Point 1997
11:45Lakeview again
11:55Lost Villages Museum
12:40On way
13:00Long Sault Parkway: east entrance
13:30Woodland Picnic area (x10)
14:15Long Sault Parkway: west entrance
15:10Upper Canada Village (x10)
16:00Riverside Campground
16:45Ride on, camp set up
17:15Morrisburg
18:30Restuarant
20:00Head back to camp
21:00Call Sheryl
22:00Retire
23:30Awakened by Thunderstorm
23:45Refuge at washroom from storm
00:30Return to tent final time
02:30Up in the middle of the night
 

Day 3
05:00Alarm
05:10Out
06:00Packed up
06:25On my way
07:05Morrisburg restaurant
08:10On my way
09:00Between Morrisburg and Iroquois
09:40Iroqois Centre
09:55On my way
10:35Grenville County Line
10:40Cardinal
10:45Cardinal town centre
11:05On my way
12:00Johnstown: International Bridge
12:20On my way
12:45Old Windmill Battle Site
13:10On my way
13:15Prescott
13:40On my way
14:40Maitland
15:15Elizabethtown Township line
15:30Brockville town line
~14:00Waterfront
~14:30Meet Sheryl
~17:00Misty Pines
~18:00Waterfront Restaurant
~19:30Driveabout
~21:00Coffee
~22:00Return to Misty Pines
 

Day 4:
06:00Alarm, get up
07:00bfast at B&B
08:05On way
08:45Thousand Islands Parkway entrance
09:30Nat. Park at Mallorytown Landing
10:30Rockport
10:55Darlington (near bridge)
11:30Ivy Lea
12:45Gray's Bay
13:30Ganonoque
14:30Kingston line
15:40Near Howe Island Ferry
17:00Kingston motel
18:30Sheryl comes
~19:00Restaurant at waterfront
20:30Bookstore on Princess Street
21:00Cafe au lait at Sleepless Goat
~22:00Back at motel
 

06:00Alarm
06:30Up
07:00Mcd for bfast
08:30On my way
09:15Leave Kingston Waterfront
10:00Day Rd. in Kingston
10:10Bayview Rd.
10:20Market
10:40On my way
11:05Loyalist Parkway Entrance
11:10Amherstville
12:00Millhaven
12:30Bath
13:35Hwy 21 cut off
14:00Conway
15:00Adolphustown
15:30Glenora Ferry
16:00Glenora
16:45Picton
17:00Sheryl joins me
18:00Into town
~19:00Walkabout
~20:00Alley Cats Rest.
21:30Back to B&B, bed
 

Day 6
07:00bfast at B&B
08:15On my way
08:50Bloomfield
09:45Wellington
10:10On my way
10:40Hubbs Creek Rd
11:20Hillies
12:00Consecon
12:20On my way
13:00Carrying Place
13:15Murray Canal
13:50Far end of canal
14:15Brighton town line
15:05Hwy 2, between Brighton & Salem
15:15On my way
15:40Salem
16:05Colborne
16:25On my way
17:00Wicklow Beach
17:30Even with Grafton
18:00Regain Hwy 2
18:20Cross into Cobourg
18:25Take room at Tom's Motel
19:30Sheryl arrives
~20:00Supper at Mojays
~22:00Return to Motel,crash
 

Day 7
06:00Up
07:00At Mojays for breakfast
08:35On my way from Motel
09:05At A&P, in Upper Cobourg
09:15On my way
09:50Reach Port Hope
11:00Lakeshore Road, leaving Port Hope
11:25Wesleyvile
11:50Port Grimsby
12:05Even with Newtonvile
12:40Railway Bridge Stop
13:00Bond Head
13:20On my way
13:30Newcastle
14:10Bowmanville line
14:20Liberty Street in Bowmanville
15:00Call Sheryl from 401 South Service Rd, past Port Darlington
16:00Past Darlington Nuclear Station: near Courtice Rd.
16:55Lakeview Park: Oshawa
17:30Downtown Oshawa: Bond & Simcoe
~18:00Tourist Info
~18:30Check in at B&B
~19:00The Keg
~21:00Back to B&B
 

Day 8:
06:00Wake up
07:30Down for breakfast
08:30On my way
09:10Lakeview Park: Where I had stopped day before
09:25Foot of Stevenson
09:50Town of Whitby line
10:40Town of Ajax line
11:00Stop by the beach
11:15On my way
12:00Pickering Nuclear Plant
13:00Rouge River Crossing, Scarborough
13:45Kingston Road & Lawrence
14:00Kingston Road & Eglington
14:15On my way
14:20Kingston Road & St. Clair
15:00Victoria
16:00Parliament Street
16:05Harbourfront Centre
16:15Skydome & CN Tower
16:45Ontario Place
17:00Landsdowne
17:30Lakeshore Drive at Humber Shores
17:45Islington
18:00Kipling
18:30Motel on Queensway
~19:30Keg Restaurant
21:30Chapters
22:00Back to Motel
 

Day 9
06:00Up
07:00Bfast at "The Grille"
08:20On my way
10:00Mississauga: Jack Darling Park
10:20Mississauga: Southdown Road
10:45Oakville line
11:10Oakville centre
12:00Oakville: Bronte Harbour
12:50Burlington line
13:20Burlington: Guelph Line Rd.
13:30Downtown Burlington
14:05Drawbridge
14:45On my way
15:30Community Beach
15:45On my way
16:00First motel stop
17:00King & Hwy 8
17:30Sh. picks me up
~18:00Motel
~19:30Chinese Restauant
~21:30Return to Motel
23:00Retire
 

Day 10
06:00Up
07:00Bfast at Mcd
08:10Start out
08:30Market
08:45On my way
09:45Grimsby town line
10:15Grimsby centre
10:40Lake Road, stop at park
11:00On my way
12:00Jordan Harbour, stop for lunch
12:20On my way
12:40Ste. Catherines line
13:30Port Dalhousie, 5 minute break
14:00Along the water, see Toronto
14:35Welland Canal
15:00Niagara-on-the-Lake line, 5 minute break
16:00Newark Park, N--L
16:15On my way
16:30Motel, begin rideabout
17:30End rideabout, meet Sheryl
~18:00Walk uptown
~19:00Restuarant
~20:00Dessert, walk back
~21:00Cafe au lait at Hotel terrace
~22:00Back to room
~23:00Retire
 

Day 11
06:30up
07:30breakfast
08:45On my way
09:40Queenston
10:00Overlook on Escarpment
10:40Leave Brock monument
11:15Niagara Glen
11:30On my way
12:00Rainbow Bridge
13:30Clear of the Falls
13:45Chippawa town line
14:15Battle of Chippawa site
14:35Stop to put on rain gear
14:45On my way
15:05Stop at Black Creek. Ft. Erie line
~15:30On my way
16:00International Bridge, Ft. Erie proper
16:35Under the Peace Bridge
16:45On my way
17:00Arrive at Fort Erie. Call Sheryl
17:30Rideabout
17:45Sheryl arrives
18:30We set off for Supper
~20:00Begin drive back
~22:00Arrive back at motel
 


Roger Kenner
January, 2002