57. Sausage Suit 2017

Did somebody say "Sausage Suit Fest"? What can I say about the Sausage Suit ITT that I didn't say last year?  It was the same awesome course; pretty much the same awesome people; and the same awesome Team Van Go..rilla. It was:  Dufferin County Forest, Substance Projects, Dan Marshall and his crew, and some of … Continue reading 57. Sausage Suit 2017


55. The Epic 8 Hour

What. The hell. Was that? The Epic 8 Hour, presented by Pulse Racing, at Hardwood Hills was an absolute killer. I thought I was registering for a bike race. I thought I was going to ride a little 10k lap, on a few sweet trails at Hardwood Hills. I thought it would be challenging, and … Continue reading 55. The Epic 8 Hour

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


46. 24 Hours of Summer Solstice

Chico Racing's 24 Hour of Summer Solstice (20th Anniversary edition). Chico who there? Chico Racing. 24 Hours of what now? 24 Hours of Summer Solstice. sol·stice noun (/ˈsōlstəs,ˈsälstəs/) summer solstice, when the sun reaches its highest point in the sky at noon, marked by the longest day Yup, the longest day of the year.  24 … Continue reading 46. 24 Hours of Summer Solstice


41. O-Cup # 2

Did I Ever Tell You About The Worst MTB Race Ever? O Cup #2 @ MTB Kingston.  What.  A.  Race. What was it?  Was it a MTB race, or a Tough Mudder? Wait, it was a Mountain HIKE race (see what I did there)? For my fourth race in five weekends, I thought I'd take it … Continue reading 41. O-Cup # 2


36. A Spring Ride

Nothing Like a Spring Ride Spring started two weeks ago. Except I think Mother Nature didn't get the memo. But I don't care. I don't care because it's not warm, but it's warm enough to get outside.  I don't care because the trails are too fragile to ride, but the roads, urban paths, and gravel … Continue reading 36. A Spring Ride