It is difficult to explain how iconic the Cabot Trail is to Nova Scotians and even Canadians. With six significant climbs (some of which are 13-17% for long stretches) it is notorious and glorious at the same time. The scenery is unparalleled and there is a mystique about the Highlands which captures everyone’s imagination. The trail has been labeled “one of the greatest bike routes on earth” by Bicycling Magazine.
In October I wrote about our plans to take participants from my classes to the 183 mile Cabot Trail for the ride of their lives. Link to Map My Ride Profile. In the new year that adventure was dubbed Take the Trail and we began serious planning. My riding partner is by profession a Pilates instructor and personal trainer who is fascinated by balance and stabilization. Between us we developed a plan