FOTC: Bruce MacDonald, the Wind and the Rain, and the Steaming Nostril

The 2019 Steaming Nostril:  Sunday, April 14 In it's seventh year, the Steaming Nostril, presented by Cycle Waterloo, is of my early season highlights.  I've raced it for the last four years; my first three in the Runny Nose distance, and the full deal last year. The race is best described as an angry P2A, … Continue reading FOTC: Bruce MacDonald, the Wind and the Rain, and the Steaming Nostril

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77. Howling Coyote Pre Ride

Why Dan, Why? September 16, 2018:  Mono, Ontario. Misery loves company. So when Dan Marshall of Substance Projects scouts a new race course, he sometimes invites his pals to join. I'm one of his pals. Dan:  I'm scouting tomorrow morning, wanna come? Me:  Uh, sure. Dan:  7AM, Mono Cliffs Community Centre. "Uh, sure"?  What is … Continue reading 77. Howling Coyote Pre Ride

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

News: 2018 Race Calendar

It's MY Year! I love racing. I.  LOVE.  RACING! I'm really not a good racer, but I sure love it.  The thrill...the camaraderie...the bikey stuff...the pushing myself to my absolute limit. Love it. But how the heck do I top last year?  Seriously, in 2017, I did 18 big, gnarly, very boss races (plus a … Continue reading News: 2018 Race Calendar

37. Steaming Nostril ’17

Great Gravel Grindage For the last year, I've been pretty steamed with the Steaming Nostril race--a 45k or 65k gravel romp through the horribly awesome, wickedly gravel, roads, hills, rail trail, and farmer's fields of St. Jacobs. I was angry at the race because it was so horrible last year.  I'm kidding of course, there is … Continue reading 37. Steaming Nostril ’17