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
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
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
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
A Love Letter to Troy Lee Designs Dear Mr. Lee, Thank you for saving me. Seriously. I'm sure you hear this often, but 'strue. I am convinced that my new A1 (with MIPS, natch) prevented me from a catastrophic injury at the Sausage Suit ITT MTB race. I wrote a blog about the race, but I … Continue reading 82. Dear Troy Lee…
The Team Colin Big Gigantic Huge (and Very Large) Contest Giveaway Yeah, free Stuff. I love this community. So, each year for the last few years, I reach out to a few awesome people to see of they want to give stuff to the community. And they say yes. What kind of stuff? Lots and … Continue reading News: Free Stuff!
It's Team Colin Day (um, Night) @ Joyride 150! It only happens once or twice a year, and IT'S ALWAYS EPIC. Joyride 150 opens their park (and hearts) to friends of Team Colin FOR HALF PRICE. Better yet, Team Colin reaches out to some awesome sponsors FOR WICKED SWAG. And it's happening on FRIDAY, NOVEMBER … Continue reading News: Half Price @ Joyride 150
Epic Saturday, September 22, 2018. Hardwood Hills, ON. The Pulse Racing Fall Epic 8 Hour. Seven hours and 32 minutes. 10 laps. 100k. 2,200m of climbing. 4th place in the single speed cat. Awesomely epic. Gotta say, I was in my groove on Saturday. Awesomely epic...and awesomely sore. Here's the thing, I ride a lot, … Continue reading 78. 2018 Fall Epic 8 Hour
The 2018 Summer Epic 8 Hour (at Hardwood Hills) This Saturday will be my third solo kick at an Epic 8 Hour bike race, and my first kick at a summer jaunt... And my first attempt on my single speed (well, sort of). After the spectacular bonk that was the 2017 Fall Epic 8 Hour … Continue reading 71. What Have I Done?
Well that was fun. It was my second kick at the Chico Racing 24 Hours of Summer Solstice. It was my second kick at the darkness during a night lap. It was my second kick at wondering how on earth Adam Ruppel and his crew at Chico Racing manage North America's largest 24 hour bike … Continue reading 70. (Almost) 24 Hours of Summer Solstice