Archive for the 'Mountain Biking' Category

24 Hours of Summer Solstice

Its been a week since Juliette and I raced the 24 Hours of Summer Solstice solo and we are still recovering. We have been sleeping and eating constantly, and the feeling still hasn’t come back in several of our fingers and one of my toes. It was a hard race this year, but thankfully we […]

Preparing for the Big Race

In five days, Juliette and I will be racing the 24 Hours of Summer Solstice, North America’s largest 24 hour mountain bike event. For people unfamiliar with the concept, we will get on our bikes at noon on Saturday and start riding laps around a 17.5km technical mountain biking course at Albion Hills, near Bolton, […]

Opus Spring Epic 8 Hour

Juliette and I are both feeling a bit stiff and sore after racing the Opus Spring Epic, part of the Dukes Epic 8 Hour series race on Saturday. The premise of these races is that you ride for 8 hours straight and try to complete as many laps as possible. Whoever completes the most laps […]

Photos from the O-Cup at Albion Hills

I have uploaded several pictures that Dave Unrau took at the O-Cup in Albion Hills last weekend. With his permission, I uploaded a few of his photos of us and friends to the Spring 2008 Photo Album. There are great shots of me, Juliette, Tecla, Mari, Dave, Jennie and Eva. Check them out. If you […]

Ontario Cup #2 – Albion Hills

Juliette and I raced the 2nd race in the O’Cup series yesterday at Albion Hills. I didn’t enjoy the first O’Cup race, but I decided to give it a second chance. This race had even more of what I don’t like and my heart wasn’t in it. There is way too much double track and […]