KWCX – My first (and last?) cyclocross race

When I was re-introduced into cycling as an adult in the early 1990s, I bought a mountain bike and began to explore trails.  In these early days, there weren't a lot of trails that were built exclusively for mountain bike, so my brothers and I would explore hiking trails around Dundas Valley, Oakville and anywhere … Continue reading KWCX – My first (and last?) cyclocross race

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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

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