101. Reggie Ramble

Introducing the Reggie Ramble "Leaves are falling all around" Well that was fun. The Superfly Racing Reggie Ramble was a seriously fun, wickedly cool, smiling-from-ear-to-ear, good-time, deliriously awesome, gravel rip. I just have one question:  What the hell is a Reggie? Is it a type of race?  A Norwegian sports car?  An menu item at … Continue reading 101. Reggie Ramble

99. Scrappy Badger

I Was WRONG? Well this is new. I was wrong. Hmm, so that's what it feels like... I'm kidding, I've made a life and a career out of making mistakes.  Sometimes, they're big mistakes, and sometimes they're small.  You know, like buying gas station coffee. But I gotta say this:  Scrappy Badger?  Pfft.  More like … Continue reading 99. Scrappy Badger

98. El Bandito ’19

Take THAT El Bandito Well, another El Bandito is in the books, and it was a blast.  The Bandit STARTS and FINISHES at the bottom of Brimacombe ski hill.  It's not easy to start at the bottom of a ski hill, but it sure was fun, and with three distances to choose from, a course … Continue reading 98. El Bandito ’19

97. Scrappy Badger Pre-Ride

Introducing....the Scrappy Badger Wohoo! A few weeks ago I pre-rode the Scrappy Badger course with my pal Dan Marshall, Substance Projects head honcho, and I gotta say this: I. Am. Buzzing. Because it's almost here! IT'SALMOSTHERE!!! The inaugural Scrappy Badger, presented by Substance Projects is going to be one hell of a rip.  There are … Continue reading 97. Scrappy Badger Pre-Ride

News: Free Stuff

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

81. Howling Coyote

Awooooooooooooooo! It was the inaugural Howling Coyote gravel grinder, presented by Substance Projects, and it was Epic.  How epic was it?  The race was so gigantically boss, it was staged in collaboration with basically EVERYBODY WHO LIVES IN MONO.  As Riot on Racing's blog says, it felt like the entire community was there in some … Continue reading 81. Howling Coyote

77. Howling Coyote Pre Ride

Why Dan, Why? September 16, 2018:  Mono, Ontario. Misery loves company. So when Dan Marshall of Substance Projects scouts a new race course, he sometimes invites his pals to join. I'm one of his pals. Dan:  I'm scouting tomorrow morning, wanna come? Me:  Uh, sure. Dan:  7AM, Mono Cliffs Community Centre. "Uh, sure"?  What is … Continue reading 77. Howling Coyote Pre Ride

News: Call for Submissions

Write On Hey Friends of Team Colin! Yeah, you. Yes, if you're reading this, you're a Friend of Team Colin (and if my visitor numbers are correct, there is actually a 33.3% chance that you are my mother--hi mom). Really though, everyone is a Friend of Team Colin. It's not because Team Colin has no … Continue reading News: Call for Submissions

74. El Bandito 2018

Brimacombe Ski Hill.  July 21, 2018 When the CN railway cut a ribbon of track across the Canada, they connected the web of low lying areas with a path that had the lowest grade. Substance Projects did NOT cut the El Bandito course by connecting low lying areas with a path that had the lowest grade. … Continue reading 74. El Bandito 2018