2018 Paris to Ancaster

The 2018 edition of the Ontario Spring Classic "Paris to Ancaster" was the 25-year anniversary of the event.  I first entered this race in 2002 on my mountain bike and I haven't missed a year since (although several times, I entered the shorter 35-40km version of the race). In the 17 years I've entered this … Continue reading 2018 Paris to Ancaster

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Gravel Grinders – How to get started

We're now well into fall and winter is starting to arrive.  For many, this means setting up the trainer or signing up for a spin class and riding indoors.  For others (like me), it means getting out the warm clothing layers and getting out on the gravel roads! I've recently blogged about the pleasures of … Continue reading Gravel Grinders – How to get started

Ride 35 of 50 – Eager Beaver Gravel Race – 100km version

Ride 35 is in the books:  The soon-to-be-classic Eager Beaver 2.0.  This gravel grinder event, starting and finishing in Highlands Nordic near Collingwood, offered three distances: 50 km, 100 km (which I rode), and 100 miles. Dan from Substance Projects runs fantastic events and this was no exception. I was up way too early to … Continue reading Ride 35 of 50 – Eager Beaver Gravel Race – 100km version