FOTC: Doris Xiaoting Liu’s Pics

Doris Xiaoting Liu, a Camera, 8 Hours of MTB, and a Photo Essay  I don't know Doris XL.  Never met her. But I can tell you this:  She's got one heck of an eye for MTB awesomeness.  Yep, I'm pretty sure it's safe to say her Boss-O-Meter is in the fully operational mode, and peaking … Continue reading FOTC: Doris Xiaoting Liu’s Pics

100. Fall Epic 8 Hour

Blog #100, Race #89, and the End of Summer The Pulse Racing Fall Epic 8 Hour, presented by Trek Bicycle Store. 10k of Hardwood Hills, over and over again... 230m of climbing per lap My 7th Epic 8 Hour race. 8 hours of hurt. 8 hours of community. 8 hours of grime and grit and … Continue reading 100. Fall Epic 8 Hour

96. Summer Epic 8 Hour

It's All About The Journey I can't put it into any other words: For me, riding is all about the journey. Seriously, I'm never going to podium, so a long time ago, I made a few decisions that guide me when I race.  I jokingly refer to it as the Team Colin Ethos, but it's … Continue reading 96. Summer Epic 8 Hour

93. The 2019 Kingston Trophy

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

91. Spring Epic 8 Hour 2019

A Tale of 4 Races:  Part 1 The alternate title for this post was "A Tale of 2 Races", because the next race was only a week after the 8 Hour, and I didn't have time to write. And the other alternate title was "A Tale of 3 Races", because there was a race the … Continue reading 91. Spring Epic 8 Hour 2019

FOTC: Molly Hurford, and Lindsay’s Joyride

Shred Girls Take Over Joyride 150! I met Molly at this year's Women's Weekend at Joyride 150.  She was there to ride and promote her upcoming book for young readers:  Shred Girls:  Lindsay's Joyride, the first in a series about girls who ride bikes. She reached out to me a few weeks ago about  FOTC post. … Continue reading FOTC: Molly Hurford, and Lindsay’s Joyride

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

News: Team Colin Day @ Joyride 150

1/2 Price at the Coolest Place in the World The trails are mush. My legs are mushier. And my belly is the mushiest. It's Spring, but not really, and it's cold outside, but it's sometimes warm, and it's wet, and maybe even a bit snowy (but it won't accumulate), and riding season is right around … Continue reading News: Team Colin Day @ Joyride 150

FOTC: Ognjen Sokolovic Reviews the Cannondale Scalpel WC Hi-Mod

The Cannondale Scalpel:  One Heck of a Boss Bike Ognjen Sokolovic is a legend. Even though we're friends on Facebook, and part of the same cycling club, and we ride in many of the same races, he literally rides in a different circle from me (and circles AROUND me).  Dude is mean and fast. He's … Continue reading FOTC: Ognjen Sokolovic Reviews the Cannondale Scalpel WC Hi-Mod