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Muddy Onion

I had thought about doing the Muddy Onion over the winter, but I got scared off by the 3,324 feet of elevation gain over 35 miles.   1,236 more words


40. P2A 2017

Well, That’s That

P2A: Canada’s Spring Cycling Classic.

P2A:  The fifth anniversary of my first bike race ever.

P2A:  The cycling equivalent to root canal. 2,799 more words

Mountain Bike Racing

Ride 45 - Paris to Ancaster - 2017 Summary

I’ve blogged several times about the Paris to Ancaster (P2A) cycling event.  I’ve blogged about my thoughts during the ride, how I prepare and even tips for newbies. 1,206 more words

General Cycling

Paris to Ancaster 2017 - days away...

2017 marks the 17th consecutive year that I’ll be entering the Ontario Spring Classic – Paris to Ancaster.  It’s become a regular part of my schedule, and this year, for the first time, I’ll be riding my fat bike!   561 more words

General Cycling

Bernard Carré Confessions

My expectations were that this might turn out to be a fun and interesting curiosity. I mean after all, I was done – finished – with French frames. 807 more words

Vintage Bicycles

First Ride: Niner RLT 9 RDO - ABQ Century

With the plethora of gravel roads and doubletrack in the Eastern Sierra (hundreds and hundreds of miles), and the rise in popularity of “gravel grinder” rides and races all over the place, I’ve been thinking about a gravel bike for a while.   1,394 more words

Favorite Rides

37. Steaming Nostril '17

Great Gravel Grindage

For the last year, I’ve been pretty steamed with the Steaming Nostril race–a 45k or 65k gravel romp through the horribly awesome, wickedly gravel, roads, hills, rail trail, and farmer’s fields of St. 2,027 more words

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