A Tale of 4 Races: Part 3 XC Marathon race #4. The Kingston Marathon. Substance Projects. What the hell just happened? I was the series winner in the Clydesdale category of the Marathon distance, that's what happened. Annnnnd, I didn't even have to race the marathon distance at Kingston. Yeah, I had enough points from XCM1 … Continue reading 93. The 2019 Kingston Trophy
Team Colin Day @ Joyride 150 What an awesome way to kick off the 2019 cycling season. April 5, 2019 7-10PM Half price admission and rentals Joyride 150 (150 Bullock Drive, Markham) How to participate: Just say "Team Colin" when you register at Joyride. Boom. Bring your bike, rent a bike, wear a kit, wear … Continue reading News: Free Stuff
The Team Colin Big Gigantic Huge (and Very Large) Contest Giveaway Yeah, free Stuff. I love this community. So, each year for the last few years, I reach out to a few awesome people to see of they want to give stuff to the community. And they say yes. What kind of stuff? Lots and … Continue reading News: Free Stuff!
Alternate Title: Troy Lee Designs Saved My Life The last MTB race of the 2018 season, my 14th race this season, my 73rd race since starting this racing gig, and my 80th blog post. My first DNF. My first DNF! MY FIRST DNF!!! Seriously, I ALWAYS finish: I once raced on the surface of the … Continue reading 80. My first DNF
Hashtag: Cuss You Dan Marshall MTB Kingston. September 1, 2018: The Substance Projets Kingston XCM. Horribly Beautiful. And that's all I've got to say about it. But not really. I mean, it's a blog afterall. The third race in the Substance Projects XCM (presented by Cannondale, and MTB Kingston) was a horribly beautiful mess of some … Continue reading 76. The 2018 Kingston XCM
Two Dudes, Two Forks, One Bowl Team Colin at the SingleTrack Classic! I have to say it. Phew. I'm glad the 2018 SingleTrack Classic is finished. Well, sort of. I'd race it again right now if I could, but the SingleTrack Classic, presented by Pulse Racing, at Hardwood Hills, was my third weekend on a … Continue reading 68. SingleTrack Classic
The Team Colin Really Big Giant Giveaway! Once again, Team Colin is holding a super sweet, totally awesome, massively huge, REALLY BIG GIANT GIVEAWAY. It's FUNTACULAR! It's BOOMTASTIC! It's a FUNDEMIC! My son suggested the first two names. Once again, mountain biking is about to get a little bit awesomer, with the Team Colin Really … Continue reading News: The Team Colin Really Big Giant Giveaway!
Did somebody say "Sausage Suit Fest"? What can I say about the Sausage Suit ITT that I didn't say last year? It was the same awesome course; pretty much the same awesome people; and the same awesome Team Van Go..rilla. It was: Dufferin County Forest, Substance Projects, Dan Marshall and his crew, and some of … Continue reading 57. Sausage Suit 2017
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
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