8 Weeks: Week 1

I Want Treats! Sigh Well, it’s not an auspicious start. It’s Saturday, and I haven’t earned a sticker yet. Not once in 6 days. I rode twice this week, was pretty active, did a few minutes of core each night, and had a good start to each day with a with a smoothie, some Omega … Continue reading 8 Weeks: Week 1


62. 8 Weeks Until Showtime!

8 Weeks.  8 Weeks?  8 Weeks! Oh crap. There's only 8 weeks left in the season of "Pfft, I can totally eat that"/"I've still got time to get in shape", before the 2018 Race Season begins. That means, in 8 short weeks it'll be time to stuff my ever-largening body into a spandex kit, and … Continue reading 62. 8 Weeks Until Showtime!

61. Is a Cycling Club for Me?

A Cycling Club for You, a Cycling Club for Me... To be or not to be?  That is the question. But I'm not talking about shuffling off this mortal coil.  I'm talking about something way more important.  I'm talking about whether I should join a cycling club. Actually, should I join ANOTHER cycling club. I'm … Continue reading 61. Is a Cycling Club for Me?


News: Team Colin Day (um, Night) @ Joyride 150

It's Team Colin Day (um, Night) @ Joyride 150 Yup, you read that right.  It's Team Colin Day (um, Night) @ Joyride 150, and that means HALF PRICE admission at Canada's biggest and baddest indoor bike park, Joyride 150. No guff, no strings, no foolin'. Here's the thing:  Joyride isn't just a BMX park, and … Continue reading News: Team Colin Day (um, Night) @ Joyride 150


56. Dirty Enduro 2017

Ganaraska Forest, (Paul's) Dirty Enduro, 60k, and Me 5 years ago, at the end of my first year racing, I did my first Paul's Dirty Enduro, 30k distance. When I got to the race, a friend was standing outside of the Ganaraska Forest Centre Quonset hut.  He was doing the 60k.  I couldn't believe it--he … Continue reading 56. Dirty Enduro 2017


54. Great Albion Enduro ’17

36 Seconds September 17, 2017.  Albion Hills Conservation area. My third race of the month (or maybe my fourth--see last blog) plus two weekly series rips. The second annual Great Albion Enduro. A good time was had by all.  A good time was had by me (even though, once again, Superfly wouldn't list me as … Continue reading 54. Great Albion Enduro ’17


51. Kingston XCM

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