My Cycling calendar for 2016

So besides riding to and from work 45km – 60km a day 4-5 days a week I’ve lined up several local cycling events for 2016. May 1st:  CN Cycle for CHEO: Help Kids with Cancer 70km The 70km route is the longest available but there are shorter and family friendly distances and besides raising money…

Great day for Canadian cycling

The 2016 edition of Paris-Nice ended on a high note as Canadian cyclist Antoine Duchesne (Direct Energie) held onto the polka dot jersey by getting himself into the break away for a second day in a row. Despite getting swallowed up by the peleton on both days, he was able to secure enough points for…

PowerPod In-Depth Review | DC Rainmaker

As a somewhat data junkie, I’ve drawn the line at using power meters just based on their exceptionally high cost, and at a point I feel with my current Garmin Edge 1000 using Heart Rate gives me more that enough data. That said I have to admit I’ve always been intrigued about seeing what my…

Spring is here

Did the rounds of my favorite LBS (local bike shop) and several of the outdoor retailers and the signs of spring were there. Seems everyone and their dog were all clamoring for bikes, bike repairs, tires, tubes and kit. I did note that disc brakes were in strong appearance on a lot of the new…