Hooray for Tuesday Nights! Tuesday, May 29. 4PM: I have to get home, change, see my kids, jam some dinner in my belly, prep by bike and gear, and then make the harrowing 1 hour trek across the city, and then north of it, to King City, for the King Race Series, at Centennial Park. … Continue reading 69. King Race Series
It's MY Year! I love racing. I. LOVE. RACING! I'm really not a good racer, but I sure love it. The thrill...the camaraderie...the bikey stuff...the pushing myself to my absolute limit. Love it. But how the heck do I top last year? Seriously, in 2017, I did 18 big, gnarly, very boss races (plus a … Continue reading News: 2018 Race Calendar
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!
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
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
Wohoo. It's The Middle of the Week! Wait, what? I know what you're thinking: Ugh, it's the middle of the week. Last weekend was so long ago, and next weekend is sooooo far away. Hump Day...the day before Hump Day...the day after Hump Day... Ugh. That's not what I'm thinking. I'm thinking: Wohoo, it's the MIDDLE … Continue reading 42. Why YOU Need to Race a Weekly Series.
What are you doing when you get home from work on Tuesday night? If you're a rider, you have four choices: Go for a ride. Relax and watch tv. Here's Tuesday's television schedule. If you just clicked that link, you suck. Cut the lawn, do the laundry, or otherwise occupy yourself with household non-bike drudgery. Race! … Continue reading 39. King Race Series ’17
UPDATE: April 10, 2017 CONGRATULATIONS TO CASS K., WINNER OF THE GRAND PRIZE (XCM RACE REGISTRATION, JOYRIDE 150 PASS, RYDERS SUNGLASSES--COURTESY OF CYCLE SOLUTIONS--FREE REGISTRATION TO A KING WEEKLY SERIES RACE, 2 PASSES TO THE DMBA DEMO FESTIVAL--ON MAY 6th--AND A TEAM COLIN HAT. BOOM. CONGRATULATIONS ALSO TO JEFF S., WINNER OF A KING SERIES … Continue reading News: It’s A Fundemic!
Riding With My Pal Drew Bezanson. Yup, THAT Drew Bezanson. THE Drew Bezanson. I went riding with my pal Drew Bezanson, and my pal Mark Summers, and my pal Noah Summers, and my pal John (and his pal from work), and my pal Ty, and my pal Erin, and all my pals from Joyride 150. … Continue reading 22. Drew Bezanson
My Revolver has been pretty angry with me these days. After a lousy performance at the Single Track Classic a few weeks ago due to a worn cassette (yeah, that was the ONLY problem), I needed a repair. So, I replaced the rear cassette and chain. Unfortunately, I also needed the chain rings replaced, which … Continue reading 14. Angry Face Bike