Ride Don’t Hide – 2018 (in the rain!)

I don't usually like to ride in the rain. Having said that, there are times when I've cycled in pretty nasty conditions (winter, mud, rain, wind). Often, these rides have occurred during races (downpours during 24-hour mountain bike relays) or charity events (2017 Ride for Heart).  But typically, when it's raining out, I'll avoid getting on … Continue reading Ride Don’t Hide – 2018 (in the rain!)

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Ride Don’t Hide – Cycling for Mental Health

This past Saturday, I rode my bike up the difficult Sydenham Road climb in Dundas, Ontario for the first time.  In 2013, this hill became known as "Clara's Climb" after Winter and Summer Olympic medallist Clara Hughes, who used to live and train in the area. Clara's accomplishments as both a cyclist and speed skater are … Continue reading Ride Don’t Hide – Cycling for Mental Health