Ride #2 in my "50 memorable rides in my 50th year" was last Sunday January 23, 2016 at the Guelph Lake Conservation Area on the GORBA trails (Guelph Off-Road Bicycling Assocation. http://gorba.ca/). GORBA has done a fantastic job grooming, maintaining and marking a winter trail loop through the snow, and although I've had a fat … Continue reading Ride 2/50 – Fat Biking in the snow at GORBA Trails
There are websites that will take all of your Strava data and plot it on one map (veloviewer.com, jonathanokeeffe.com). I created a map of all my 2015 rides to see what it looks like. Warmer colours (oranges, yellows) are routes that I travelled more frequently; cooler colours are darker blue/purple. I added some new destinations/routes … Continue reading Cycling Heatmaps
Ride #1 of 50 memorable rides in 2016 was at the Milton Velodrome this week.The company I work for, Matrix Solutions, had a team-building event where about 10 of us got some training on track bikes followed by an hour or so to ride on the track in Milton. This was my first time riding on an indoor … Continue reading Ride 1/50 – Track Cycling!
As we head into 2016, I thought I'd summarize my year in 2015. I'm not racing nearly as much as I used to. I'm riding more than in the past, but racing less. I enjoy group (and solo) rides on my road bike, the gravel grinders (all year!), mountain biking (particularly at the local trails: … Continue reading 2015 Ride Summary