Take THAT El Bandito Well, another El Bandito is in the books, and it was a blast. The Bandit STARTS and FINISHES at the bottom of Brimacombe ski hill. It's not easy to start at the bottom of a ski hill, but it sure was fun, and with three distances to choose from, a course … Continue reading 98. El Bandito ’19
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
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!
Awooooooooooooooo! It was the inaugural Howling Coyote gravel grinder, presented by Substance Projects, and it was Epic. How epic was it? The race was so gigantically boss, it was staged in collaboration with basically EVERYBODY WHO LIVES IN MONO. As Riot on Racing's blog says, it felt like the entire community was there in some … Continue reading 81. Howling Coyote
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
Brimacombe Ski Hill. July 21, 2018 When the CN railway cut a ribbon of track across the Canada, they connected the web of low lying areas with a path that had the lowest grade. Substance Projects did NOT cut the El Bandito course by connecting low lying areas with a path that had the lowest grade. … Continue reading 74. El Bandito 2018
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