90. Paris to Ancaster 2019

The 2019 P2A70 is a Wrap! Well that was fun. Truthfully, it was actually kind of horrible.  But the fun kind of horrible. A giant, horrible, fun-bucket of playing bikes. You have to get it in order to get it. Honestly, there isn't much I can say about the Paris to Ancaster bike race that … Continue reading 90. Paris to Ancaster 2019

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FOTC: Bruce MacDonald, the Wind and the Rain, and the Steaming Nostril

The 2019 Steaming Nostril:  Sunday, April 14 In it's seventh year, the Steaming Nostril, presented by Cycle Waterloo, is of my early season highlights.  I've raced it for the last four years; my first three in the Runny Nose distance, and the full deal last year. The race is best described as an angry P2A, … Continue reading FOTC: Bruce MacDonald, the Wind and the Rain, and the Steaming Nostril

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

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

65. P2A 2018

Happy Race Anniversary Team Colin! Well, there's no doubt about it.  The Universe is actively conspiring against me this season.  My day-to-day personal situation is in absolute turmoil (although I'm still married and my kids are okay, so it can't be that bad) but it looks like riding/racing/anything to do with bikes is going to … Continue reading 65. P2A 2018

64. Steaming Nostril 2018

Snort! Elmira, Ontario.  April 8, 2018. Wow.  Just wow. It was probably one of my toughest races yet. It was cold.  It was muddy.  It was really really hard. It was 65k of some of the gnarliest, greasiest, and ugliest, gravel/road/trail/field around. It was also 65k of some of the awesomest, and finest, gravel/road/trail/field around. It … Continue reading 64. Steaming Nostril 2018