55. The Epic 8 Hour

What. The hell. Was that? The Epic 8 Hour, presented by Pulse Racing, at Hardwood Hills was an absolute killer. I thought I was registering for a bike race. I thought I was going to ride a little 10k lap, on a few sweet trails at Hardwood Hills. I thought it would be challenging, and … Continue reading 55. The Epic 8 Hour


54. Great Albion Enduro ’17

36 Seconds September 17, 2017.  Albion Hills Conservation area. My third race of the month (or maybe my fourth--see last blog) plus two weekly series rips. The second annual Great Albion Enduro. A good time was had by all.  A good time was had by me (even though, once again, Superfly wouldn't list me as … Continue reading 54. Great Albion Enduro ’17

53. My First CX Race

Wohoo, I didn't get lapped! Sunday, September 10, 2017.  Millbrook, Ontario.  My first Cyclocross race. Trail Tours Cross, presented by Substance Projects and Bateman's Bicycle Co.  It was the first race in the SubstanX CycloCross Series. And, as the title says, it was MY first CX race, ever. And, as the first line says, I … Continue reading 53. My First CX Race


52. Why YOU Need to Race CX

Gotta be honest, I really don't know why YOU need to race CX this year.  I don't even know why I need to race CX this year. Truthfully, I don't know the first thing about CX.  Wait, that's wrong.  I know that it's a CROSS between road and MTB.  Well. sort of.  I think Oh … Continue reading 52. Why YOU Need to Race CX


51. Kingston XCM

I was HOPING for vindication. I WANTED revenge. I NEEDED to master the MTB Kingston course once and for all. The results: Vindication: 1 Revenge: 1 MTB Kingston: 1 Team Colin: 0 Race #4 in the Substance Projects XC Marathon (A Little Story of Not-So-Boom) The Kingston Marathon and I have a long back story. … Continue reading 51. Kingston XCM