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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 …

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Running in the rain

Forget singing in the rain. It’s about running in the rain today. I remember not too many years ago when I would look at people running in the rain and think that it was bizarre. Why bother right? It would be sunny another day which would be much better to be outside in. For me, running and cycling were methods …

Blast from the past – My first Mt. Seymour Hill Climb Race in 2006

Mount Seymour – July 29, 2006 The race day analysis: My team mate Joel and I met at the store @ 7:30 am. The ride is approx 1 hour to the base of Mt Seymour and the Cat5 start was 9:30 so we had lots of time. We decided to shorten our mileage by about 10 km by taking the …