The Run Up: We Need More Cowbell

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We Need More Cowbell Race Report Cross is here!  But cross weather definitely isn’t.  Boy that was a scorcher.  Even at the 9:30 start the temperature was hot at Bissell’s Hideaway making for some tough racing at We Need More Cowbell, the first Ontario Cup cyclocross race of the season. Since we are taking about the weather, let’s talk about

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A Tale of 2 Seconds

A Tale of 2 Seconds: Dundalk Time Trial Report 2 seconds. There are a lot of ways to make up or lose 2 seconds. I could go out and buy 2 seconds right now.  Maybe if I wore a different skinsuit.  Or a different helmet.  What if I used shoe covers?  Or some fancy aero socks.  I could get some

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KW Classic 2017 Race Report

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KW Classic 2017 Race Report There is no excuses for that. That was just plain and simply an ass kicking and I didn’t have what it took to stick with it. Yet another DNF at an O Cup. At my previous races, there was something else I could blame on my poor performance.  Something I could pick out and know

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Good Friday Road Race 2017

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Kicking off the Season at the Good Friday Road Race After months of winter training, it was finally time to pin a number on again and kick off the racing season at the Good Friday Road Race.  The traditional kick off to the season, racers were thankfully greeted by perfect weather for spring racing on the flat, fast course around

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Dam Cross 2016

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Dam Cross Race Report That’s a wrap on the Ontario cyclocross season.  Dam Cross was the final event of a big season for Ontario cyclocross.  Attendance records were broken and broken again as registration numbers soared.  The racing was also pretty good with new events and returning classics and courses offering up a variety of challenges. Dam Cross was no

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Vaughan Cyclocross Classic 2016

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Vaughan Cyclocross Classic Race Report One of these weeks, I’m going to have a race that goes my way and finally manage the result I think I deserve.  Just like a couple weeks ago at Toronto Cross, it wasn’t something I did that messed up my race at the Vaughan Cyclocross Classic but someone else. It was great to finally

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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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