Melanie Chambers

Melanie Chambers is a writer and university instructor living in Toronto. Ever since cycling from Holland to Spain in 1996, Melanie has penned stories about her amateur athletic challenges such as cycling 105 uphill kilometres in Taiwan's KOM Challenge road race and hiking Northern Africa’s highest peak. As an editor and instructor, she has conducted writing workshops around the globe. Locally, she’s provided workshops at the Alice Munro’s Writers and Readers Festival and Western University’s Homecoming. When she’s not on the road, she teaches food and travel writing courses at Western University.

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Dream Ride

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Kenora Bike Adventures

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Armstrong Bike Adventures

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Atikokan Bike Adventures

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Dryden Bike Adventures

Divinely beautiful places to pedal.

Elliot Lake Bike Adventures

3 excellent places to pedal.

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Ontario's Best Ebiking Routes

You’ve got a ticket to ride on these inclusive trails.