Toronto Cyclocross Race Report

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Race Report from Toronto Cyclocross My race at Toronto Cyclocross did not get off to a good start.  Despite somehow managing to get a second row start I found myself on the ground before we even got off the pavement.  After making it through a whole season racing on the road without crashing, I go down in the first cyclocross

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TrainerRoad Cyclocross Plan

trainerroad cyclocross

How I plan to Use the TrainerRoad Cyclocross Plan This Fall Week #3 of the Hardwood Wednesday Night Cyclocross Series is in the book.  As always, I was trying to improve on my previous week which meant my goal was to finish on the lead lap.  A couple changes to the course kept things fresh and threw in a couple

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That’s Better


Hardwood Ski and Bike’s Wednesday Night Cross #2 Wednesday is officially the best day of the week.  Its one of my days off work and its Wednesday Night Worlds!  Or the Hardwood Hills Ski and Bike’s Wednesday Night Cyclocross Series as its actually known. Yesterday started off by helping Davide Frattini build the Baseball Cross course.  A morning of course

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ontario cyclocross schedule

The Cyclocross Season is Officially Here My cyclocross season officially kicked off this past Wednesday with the first race in Hardwood Hills Ski and Bike’s weekly cyclocross series.  The local edition of the ever popular Wednesday Night Worlds.  With blind ambition I dove in expecting many improvements over last year. But I got a quick dose of reality.  Now that

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Cyclocross is Coming

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There’s a Rumor Going Around that Cyclocross is Coming Its September now and for the northern hemisphere the road season is winding down, or already over for some of us.  That also means its time for a new season.  Cyclocross season.  And I am really excited for the ridiculous that is cross. I decided to give cyclocross as go last

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TrainerRoad vs. Zwift

Trainer Road vs. Zwift

TrainerRoad vs. Zwift: What’s Best for Your Indoor Training With summer rapidly drawing to a close for those of us in the northern hemisphere, its time to start thinking about how you will spend the long winter months training for next season.  While some people might brave the short days and cold temperatures and ride outside year round, the more

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1x for Racing

Is a 1x Drivetrain Viable for Racing? In recent years, Sram has done their best to do away with the front derailleur.  They even made a video obituary to say goodbye to the front derailleur in the mountain bike world.  Last year, Sram released 1x for the road bringing the very popular Force CX1 to a larger audience. Road 1x

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London Criterium O-Cup #7

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Finishing the Season on a High at the London Criterium Like all good literature, my race reports follow a well established pattern: I arrive at the race over confident I have a poor start (miss pedal, line up too far back) I sit at the back of the pack I get dropped from pack due to poor positioning (caught behind

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Tour de Terra Cotta 2016

Tour de Terra Cotta

Back to Racing with Le Tour de Terra Cotta In Ontario, the Civic Holiday signifies the midway point of summer and the winding down of summer holidays for all the children.  But more importantly for cyclists, its time for Le Tour de Terra Cotta road race, one of Ontario’s premier events.  With races for all categories, Le Tour de Terra

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