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Tour Down Under Excitement

Stage 1 of the Santos Tour Down Under is rolling along right now. Go to http://twitter.com/SantosTDU_Live to keep track of the action. I’m still trying to find a place to stream the video which is proving to be a challenge since I’m in Canada. I’ve found an audio stream here: http://www.abc.net.au/adelaide/onair/891stream.asx Wishing that I could listen to Phil Liggett and …

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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 …

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 …