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Philippe LeBlond

Bicycle Parts Reborn as Art

Philippe’s Bicycle Repair occupies a modest little house on Wood Street.The front yard is filled with many bike parts, but they are not strewn about as one might expect; rather, they are arranged – designed to catch the...

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Re-imagining the value system

I was watching one of the Sunday-morning news shows and heard something that crystallized, in my mind, what is wrong with the financial sector.A Republican (you need to pronounce it like I do by first drawing out the...

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Passing the Plasma Torch

“You gotta check this out,” says Philippe LeBlond, pointing to a steel barrel on wheels attached to his bike at the back of the garage.The barrel has a sticker on it: Yukon Brewing.”You can tell who our team...

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“I Miss Riding in Traffic”

So what’s Dean Eyre doing here?He’s taking the job of finding the right bikes for people really seriously – and having fun doing it.Eyre is the owner of Cadence Cycle at 508 Wood Street, in the centre of downtown...

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