My interest in winter cycling started a number of years ago when I decided that indoor training was extremely boring for me. While I realize the benefits of this indoor activity, I realized that I needed another winter activity to keep me busy. Plus I felt that I wasn't racing so I didn't need any specific … Continue reading Winter is Coming
Month: October 2016
A look back – Riding and hiking in Arizona – 2015
It seems harder to come up with things to write about when I'm not riding, but one of my highlights from 2015 was our family trip to Arizona. This included four nights in Sedona, (which is an amazing destination for mountain biking and hiking), three nights at the South Rim of the Grand Canyon, and … Continue reading A look back – Riding and hiking in Arizona – 2015
Toronto Fall Bike Show and N+1?
I went to the Fall Bike Blowout Sale this weekend in Toronto. Amidst the thousands of people, there were deals to be had if you were willing to elbow your way through the crowds and line up to pay for your purchases. I wasn't looking specifically at bikes, but still managed to spend some money … Continue reading Toronto Fall Bike Show and N+1?
Reasons to be thankful
I've hardly been cycling in the 5-6 weeks since my crash on Labour Day weekend. The scrapes have mostly healed and my concussion symptoms seem to be improving. But I still need to be careful about returning to the bike too quickly. Now that Thanksgiving has come and gone, I thought I'd list some things … Continue reading Reasons to be thankful
Pondering time away from cycling and a first look at the Arkel Seatpacker 15
With my cycling accident back on Labour Day weekend and the concussion recovery that has followed, I've had plenty of time to think about riding and the rides I've completed this year and what's to come in 2017. I still hope to get back on the bike soon, but it's looking more and more like … Continue reading Pondering time away from cycling and a first look at the Arkel Seatpacker 15