I’m not superstitious. I’m not even moderately-stitous, but the irony of this blog isn’t lost on me. Blog #13, and it was my worst race ever. Worst. Race. Ever. The Single Track Classic (formerly the Single Track Challenge), presented by Pulse Racing, at Hardwood Hills is a sweet patchwork Hardwood Hill's bestest and awesomest trails, … Continue reading 13. Single Track Classic
For my Facebook status on the morning of the Long Sock Classic (race #2 in Dan Marshall’s XC Marathon series) I posted this: Ganaraska Forest. Long Sock Classic. Single speed. Rigid fork. Not sure if I'm setting myself up for disappointment, or just a grueling grind of a day, but 20 years from now, I … Continue reading 12. SS at the LSC
It's Tuesday, and that means one thing. King Weekly Series race. I know I already wrote about the King Weekly Series a few weeks ago, but I want to write about it again because something really awesome happened in the last week. Ted Anderton (King of Photography, and the man who is responsible for most of … Continue reading 11. It’s Tuesday Night!
Something awesome happened after I started riding that doesn’t even have to do with pedalling a bike. I found a community. MY community. I call them Team Colin, but they are far from mine. They are Team Colin because I NEED THEM. I need their advice, and inspiration, I need their encouragement and support, and … Continue reading 10. Connection
When I got home from work this evening, my feet were sore from a savage day. In fact, I was so spent from the day, I left work earlier than usual and got home before my kids so that I could have a ten minute dirt nap. The all-too-brief nap did nothing to soothe my … Continue reading 9. King Weekly Series