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More Photos from the Sweet Ride: Pie Edition

We posted some of Hyedie’s great photos from the Pie Ride yesterday (and Dandyhorse did a post about it too!), and I thought I’d share some photos I took too.

I was leading the ride through a unique route through industrial, residential, rich and poor neighbourhoods, through pedestrianized streets and car-free bridges… and didn’t get any photos of the ride (thankfully Hyedie did), but snapped a lot at each pie place!

We started out at Madeleine’s Cherry Pie and Ice Cream Shop.  It looks small from the front, but the back opens up in a large dining area and what I’m told is the very nicest patio anywhere in the neighbourhood:

Sweet Ride: Pie Edition - Aug. 13, 2011

Sweet Ride: Pie Edition - Aug. 13, 2011

Here we are relaxing on the patio… it was so nice, it took a while for us to get on our bikes.

Sweet Ride: Pie Edition - Aug. 13, 2011

Sweet Ride: Pie Edition - Aug. 13, 2011

Here is Hyedie, Rachel and Kyla, owner of Madeleine’s!

Sweet Ride: Pie Edition - Aug. 13, 2011

We finally got going on an interesting ride (again, check Hyedie’s great photos for some ride pics) and ended up at the Canadian Pie Company near Queen & Broadview. They have sweet AND savoury pies here, and if you’re gonna go… go HUNGRY. They PACK those pies with filling.

Sweet Ride: Pie Edition - Aug. 13, 2011

Sweet Ride: Pie Edition - Aug. 13, 2011

Sweet Ride: Pie Edition - Aug. 13, 2011

Sweet Ride: Pie Edition - Aug. 13, 2011

Sweet Ride: Pie Edition - Aug. 13, 2011

This was our 3rd Sweet Ride of 2011… and we’re starting to talk about a *warmer* themed one for early November. Stay tuned!





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