3rd Annual Sugar Shack Hustle Fat Bike Scramble

January 29, 2017 marked the 3rd Annual Sugar Shack Hustle Fat Bike race at Shady Grove Maple Farm.  The event, run by King Street Cycles in Waterloo, was five loops of a 2.5 km course through a maple forest between Kitchener and Guelph. I happend to talk with Andy, one of the organizers, a few … Continue reading 3rd Annual Sugar Shack Hustle Fat Bike Scramble

Foggy Gravel Grinding

In my continued recovery from a concussion last fall, my bike rides have consisted of short, low-intensity rides of about an hour. Usually on my fat bike and usually on city paths and bike trails. As 2016 turned into 2017 I found myself yearning to get out on the fantastic gravel roads in the area. I … Continue reading Foggy Gravel Grinding

2016 Ride Summary

In the final days of 2016, I've pulled together a summary of my year in cycling.  There are countless resources available online, particularly for those of us who use Strava for our ride summaries. I subscribe to veloviewer.com, which provides a nice summary graphic of year shown below.  I rode over 3700 km (less than … Continue reading 2016 Ride Summary