Monthly Archives: April 2013

Woodnewton XC Ocup #1…a race of perseverance!

“What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger,” is how the saying goes and it’s what I tell myself most days.  My life has been a series of stacked hurdles since cancer and chemotherapy.  As a result, it makes my days … Continue reading

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Homage to Ice….snow, wind, freezing temps and pristine trails!

Another late post…but it’s a story to tell.  Hopefully it’s the last race in the white stuff for a while!  Homage to Ice is a mountain bike race held by Substance Projects, in Mansfield, Ontario.  Mansfield is a great place … Continue reading

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Bike for Mike…makes all things right!

It’s truly inspiring to see the power of a family to take a tragic situation and make something truly positive happen for many others.  This is the Chamberlain family and their heartfelt creation…Bike for Mike.  I’ll tell you a bit … Continue reading

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Tour of Bronte – Tour of gravel!

The Tour of Bronte is a road race…yes, I said it…a road race.  And yes, I did it!  You would think that after my Good Friday Race experience, one was enough.  If you know me, you know I like to … Continue reading

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Paris to Ancaster! Mud, Mayhem and Magic!

Ah, the long-awaited Paris to Ancaster race.  An event full of mud, mayhem and magic.  Celebrating its 20th anniversary, the goal is to race 60 km from Paris, Ontario to Ancaster, Ontario.  Known for its epic nature, there is a … Continue reading

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Goof Friday…I meant to say Good Friday…Road Race!

‘Terrified’ by definition is “cause to feel extreme fear.” ‘Bucket List’ by definition is “a list of things to accomplish before one’s death.”  How do these two things come into play for one race?  Take a seat and I’ll tell … Continue reading

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