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Cycling and the Ontario Highway Traffic Act

I am a cyclist. It’s a simple statement, but you have to understand what it means. I fully support the cycling¬†community by being a law abiding cyclist. That’s probably an oxymoron based on what I see on an almost daily basis. Why underline cycling? The true cycling community is one that supports cycle commuting, recreational cycling, trail usage, amateur and …

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The Ironman Spirit

A couple of stunning examples of spirit and strength that illustrate the incredible will of an Ironman triathlete. I would love to be able to be there someday. To be humbled by it all and to put my body, mind and soul to the ultimate personal test. Sian Welch and Wendy Ingraham fighting for 4th and 5th place at the …

Tour Down Under summary

How else do I express that this was a great start to 2010. This was another great hype filled race with the re-introduction of Lance Armstrong in his new Team Radio Shack team and uniform. The 2009 transfer season was dizzying to say the least. It was a complete overhaul of nearly every team. What this gives to us is …

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So what’s the deal with cyclists and shaved legs?

Quite often I’ve been asked about why cyclists shave their legs. What is funny to me is that the first thing that people will say is: “Does it really make you that much faster?” So here’s my quick explanation of what it’s all about. There are 3 main reasons that a cyclist will shave their legs. Road Rash – There …