73. DO the El Bandito

My Sincerest Apologies Here's the thing about my blog:  it's all for fun. I don't have bottom line with the blog.  I don't monetize it (yeah, like that would be a possibility even if I wanted to); I don't get free stuff; and there is really nothing in it for me aside from the fun … Continue reading 73. DO the El Bandito

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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

58. The South Scarborough Loop

WHATTARIDE! Ugh.  I've been AWOL from my bike seat for a few weeks. September may have been the epicest month ever on a bike, but and with report cards due, two kids, a tired body, Halloween, and a crazy schedule, it's been almost impossible get on my bike lately. Although I found time last week … Continue reading 58. The South Scarborough Loop

53. My First CX Race

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

52. Why YOU Need to Race CX

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

50. The Eager Beaver 2017

Graduation 2.0 It was not an auspicious start... I was ready, my body was ready, I had water (unlike the Long Sock Classic), I had a pump (also unlike the LSC), I was on time (unlike EVERY race), I had my kit and my helmet and my gloves, and my everything else. My legs were … Continue reading 50. The Eager Beaver 2017