The weather forecast called for temperatures as high as 7C so I planned my day around a ride in the afternoon. I was a little unsure if the gravel roads around here would be icy or muddy, but I decided to take my gravel grinder bike (my morphed hardtail mountain bike) out for a ride. Continue reading
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.
My interest in winter cycling started a number of years ago when I decided that indoor training was extremely boring for me. While I realize the benefits of this indoor activity, I realized that I needed another winter activity to keep me busy. Plus I felt that I wasn’t racing so I didn’t need any specific training; I just wanted to ride my bike(s). So…why not ride in winter?