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Tag Archives: cycling
Why, hi there, you. I’m just checking in. It’s a nice morning. My coffee cup is full. I thought, “Why don’t I go say hello to my minions?” Yoo-hoo, minions! Hallo-o-o-o-o, minions. Your friendly neighbourhood blogger is doing just fine, thankyouverymuch. My year of Being Better is underway. I promised myself I wouldn’t make New [...]
Britain’s greatest Olympian ever retired yesterday. Chris Hoy took another gold medal in Cycling, and then called it a day. Tearfully, he said his career and these racing competitions weren’t just about winning gold, they were about seeing more people get on bikes. More cyclists, more roads with bikes, more, more, more. Cycling isn’t just about [...]
Just a moment ago, I was stretching my stiff ass on my balance ball, watching the Women’s Omnium’s final race in the Olympics. (If you’re not familiar, it’s a serious of cycling track races that get tallied up for an overall score for the winner, kinda like track’s Heptathalon.) Canada’s Tara Whitten finished fourth overall [...]
Good morning. It’s grey, dreary, quiet. I’m down to the last mug of the French press, contemplating a fleece jacket. I’ve not yet acclimatised to living on the ocean, despite growing up near it. I’ve lived on the river for the last 12 years, on the Mainland, with the ocean a few kilometres off, but this [...]
Every vacation comes with that one day when Nothing Really Goes As Planned. For me, that day was Thursday. I got up early, psyched and ready for a great day. The plan? Throw my bike on a bus and do an extensive cycling tour of Kelowna for my last day in town. I’d pick up [...]
It’s before 7 on a Saturday morning. The naive plan was, I’d get up and go swimming. I’m up. My body tells me I’m a fucking fool. Sleep, it says. So, I’m going to. I’ll go back to bed in a few. And I’m all right with that. The reality is, though, that I’m starting to realize [...]