2017 Steaming Nostril – More Hints

A few people have been asking me for more details about the 2017 Steaming Nostril course. My previous blog gave some teasers, but they wanted more details! I still can't reveal the course itself, but I can provide a few more hints.  For 2017, the start/finish has moved to the Waterloo Rod & Gun Club … Continue reading 2017 Steaming Nostril – More Hints


2017 Steaming Nostril Teaser

In one month from today, the 5th annual Steaming Nostril gravel grinder cycling race will take place.  Organized by my friends at Cycle Waterloo, this event has become one of Ontario's spring classics. In a previous blog post, I've written about some of the highlights of past Nostril events, so rather than re-hash here, I'm … Continue reading 2017 Steaming Nostril Teaser

Steaming Nostril 2017 – Early Bird Deadline

2017 marks the 5th annual Steaming Nostril race in Waterloo Region. This event, organized by Cycle Waterloo, has become a Spring Classic in Ontario. Each of the previous four years has brought a different challenge. In the first year, 2013, the Kissing Bridge rail trail was soft and slushy. The course included a portion of … Continue reading Steaming Nostril 2017 – Early Bird Deadline

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