108: Sigh, a Look Back…

And a Look Forward... Well, it's the Time of COVID... Stay-at-Home orders, self isolation, parks and trails closed with metal gates and yellow streamers... Sigh. The race season is literally disappearing by the minute, and I've updated my 2020 Race Calendar with cancellations almost daily.  By this time of year, every year for the past … Continue reading 108: Sigh, a Look Back…

2019: 2K19/16

2019 Holy cow!  16 big kid...big boss...awesome races in one season. I started the season a sick as a dog, and it didn't get better for a loooooong time.  Some fat, some gravel, and lots and lots of MTB.  I even busted out a few new races (Georgian Nordic, Turkey Point XCM, Sea Otter, Scrappy … Continue reading 2019: 2K19/16

News: 20/20 Race and Ride Calendar

UPDATE:  May 4th, 2020 Happy Star Wars Day! Well, the OCA has cancelled or postponed all events until July 6th, 2020, so here is an updated calendar.  It ain't getting prettier. UPDATE:  MARCH 21, 2020 Talk about bad timing.  I posted this calendar a few days before the wheels fell off the global bike, and … Continue reading News: 20/20 Race and Ride Calendar

104. Albion Hills Fatbike!

Rainmageddon It was not a good start to the day. The forecast called for 50 to 75mm of rain, starting in the morning, followed by a deep freeze.  Rain does not melt the snow on trails, it makes ice. Also, for my American friends, 50 to 75mm is 2 to 3 inches.  Yes, of rain.  … Continue reading 104. Albion Hills Fatbike!

News: Team Colin Day @ Joyride 150

1/2 Price at Joyride 150 Indoor Bike Park Yep, 1/2 price at Joyride 150. 1/2 price admission. 1/2 price rentals. That's, 1/2 price admission, and 1/2 price rentals. So....let's see...the already reduced price after 7PM is $16.80...and half of that is $8.40... Get the abacus... Add some tax... Do a little dance... Get down tonight... … Continue reading News: Team Colin Day @ Joyride 150

101. Reggie Ramble

Introducing the Reggie Ramble "Leaves are falling all around" Well that was fun. The Superfly Racing Reggie Ramble was a seriously fun, wickedly cool, smiling-from-ear-to-ear, good-time, deliriously awesome, gravel rip. I just have one question:  What the hell is a Reggie? Is it a type of race?  A Norwegian sports car?  An menu item at … Continue reading 101. Reggie Ramble

100. Fall Epic 8 Hour

Blog #100, Race #89, and the End of Summer The Pulse Racing Fall Epic 8 Hour, presented by Trek Bicycle Store. 10k of Hardwood Hills, over and over again... 230m of climbing per lap My 7th Epic 8 Hour race. 8 hours of hurt. 8 hours of community. 8 hours of grime and grit and … Continue reading 100. Fall Epic 8 Hour

98. El Bandito ’19

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

96. Summer Epic 8 Hour

It's All About The Journey I can't put it into any other words: For me, riding is all about the journey. Seriously, I'm never going to podium, so a long time ago, I made a few decisions that guide me when I race.  I jokingly refer to it as the Team Colin Ethos, but it's … Continue reading 96. Summer Epic 8 Hour