An Alien Abduction

Now I know you are reading the title and thinking to yourself WTF, but I’m not even kidding here.  I have a fifteen minute chunk of time that is missing.  Ok, maybe it’s not missing in ‘real life’ but it certainly wasn’t present when I uploaded my commuting data on my Garmin.  I’m not sure how to explain it other...

Nice Dig, Set it… Spike it!

Sunday morning and nothing was stirring, not even the Whoodle.  Everyone was taking it slow due to the very challenging ride on Saturday and a copious amount of food.  @hoodieruns, @Ed_Markwards, @Keilshammer and I dined on Prosciutto wrapped Asparagus, toasted bread with olive oil, tomato sauce and brie and of course Boursin. We followed that up with steak, potatoes, salad...

Wet Ride to a Milestone

Welcome back to Muskoka (it seems like I just left… oh with I just did) ladies and gentlemen.  I’ve returned to throw two rides together for some serious long distance training.  The original plan was to ride 50KM on Friday morning and 78KM (around Lake Jo) on Saturday morning.  Pack up and head to Kitchener to celebrate Oma’s birthday.  It...

Baby Bears & Beers

First Ride! That’s right kids, 1st go on the new wheels and they are fast.  Sadly, I was not today.  The ride started from @Keilhammer’s cottage and that means the hill… Four seconds into the ride and you are climbing a category 3 mountain (cycling term for you geeks out there). Not really a fun way to start, but there...

Zipp(ing) Right Along

Drumroll Please… I am the proud owner of a pair of Zipp 808 Clydesdale Wheels!  That’s right folks, yours’ truly will be adding some KPH to his cycling for long training rides and WASAGA! It’s very difficult to find upgraded wheels that can take the poundage and the power that a large can put down.  So with some blind luck,...