A Tale of 4 Races: Part 3 XC Marathon race #4. The Kingston Marathon. Substance Projects. What the hell just happened? I was the series winner in the Clydesdale category of the Marathon distance, that's what happened. Annnnnd, I didn't even have to race the marathon distance at Kingston. Yeah, I had enough points from XCM1 … Continue reading 93. The 2019 Kingston Trophy
The 2019 Sausage Suit ITT... Wohoo, what a great race! Which is what I'd be saying if I had a great race. I did not, in fact, have a great race. I mean, IT was a great race (because um, Substance Projects), but it just wasn't a great race for ME (because um, me). Actually, … Continue reading 89. The XCM SSIT…WTF
The 2019 Race Season is a GO! The MTB race season rips into full gear in two days and I AM READY!!! Which is what I would be saying if I wasn't so grossly NOT ready. Seriously, I am not even remotely close to being marginally in the same universe as prepared. I don't mean … Continue reading 87. Gobble Gobble Gobble
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!
Hashtag: Cuss You Dan Marshall MTB Kingston. September 1, 2018: The Substance Projets Kingston XCM. Horribly Beautiful. And that's all I've got to say about it. But not really. I mean, it's a blog afterall. The third race in the Substance Projects XCM (presented by Cannondale, and MTB Kingston) was a horribly beautiful mess of some … Continue reading 76. The 2018 Kingston XCM
NOT a Love Letter to Ganaraska Forest It was a week ago, and I'm still not even close to recovered. It was a week ago, and I can still feel the phantom burn in my left thigh as I recall that bloody hill on top of a hill, and the other hill, and the other … Continue reading 67. 2018 LSC
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
The Team Colin Really Big Giant Giveaway! Once again, Team Colin is holding a super sweet, totally awesome, massively huge, REALLY BIG GIANT GIVEAWAY. It's FUNTACULAR! It's BOOMTASTIC! It's a FUNDEMIC! My son suggested the first two names. Once again, mountain biking is about to get a little bit awesomer, with the Team Colin Really … Continue reading News: The Team Colin Really Big Giant Giveaway!
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