Archive for the 'Races' Category

Paris to Ancaster 2012

Juliette and I rode the Paris to Ancaster race today. It is a 60km cyclocross race through muddy trails, dirt roads and rail trails. It poured rain just before the start of the race, then drizzled through the first half of the race, so the trails were extremely muddy making it the hardest year I […]

Off to Crank the Shield

The packing is done, the race course is loaded into my GPS and the car is packed. In a couple of hours, Juliette and I will be off to race the Crank the Shield, a 3 day, 250km mountain bike race from Gravenhurst to Haliburton Forest. Juliette and I are racing together as a team, […]

24 Hours of Summer Solstice Pre-Ride

A few weeks before the 24 Hours of Summer Solstice, Juliette and I (Team Wanderlust) joined True North (Mari, Dave, Jennie, Anana, Adam and others) at Albion Hills to pre-ride the race course. This is the video of our ride. The music is Pedal Pusher by the Toronto rapper Abdominal from the album Escape From […]

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, […]