66. Spring Epic 8 Hour

8 Hours, 30 Minutes, and 2 Bikes I have the hurts. Saturday's Epic 8 Hour, presented by Chico Racing, at Mansfield Outdoor Education Centre was a killer, and that's all there is to say about it. Except that's not all I have to say.  There's much more to say about the Race-That-Shouldn't-Have-Been-But-Was-And-Then-Almost-Wasn't (But-Still-Shouldn't-Have-Been ) And-Then-Was-But-Was-Still-So-Very-Hard. … Continue reading 66. Spring Epic 8 Hour

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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