Back home. Back to cyclocross and all things bike. Sorry for the short intermission – I was in Toronto to attend my little bro’s wedding.
I did manage to get in a most excellent ‘cross ride on Friday before leaving. Hit up the trails at Woodroffe/Slack. Some cool stuff in there. Ended the ride with an awesome eno on some roots… Anyway, it was just what I needed – grooving in the trails, grass, sand, and nature. Going back this afternoon for some more.
Lots of racing on the weekend. Actually I think everyone race but me. Ah well – no biggie – it is a long season. First off – congrats to Marc for his second place in Hamilton in the M1 race. Sounds like it was a pretty cool course and had a bit of everything (stay tuned for a race report from Marc.) Next – massive shout out to Steve for his double-weekend wins in Michigan in the M35 race. Awesome racing Steve! Super happy for you. And in Magog, Quebec – congrats to Robbie O. for taking the Masters 40 race. Not to be overlooked is Natasha’s double-weekend wins in Michigan. Congats.
Pretty amazing racing for the Ottawa ‘cross racers. Signs of even more good things to come. Up this weekend are the first two races of the New England Verge Series. We’re heading down to Burlington, VT., on Friday for a couple days of racing. Should be good. Can’t wait to get out there and test the legs, lungs, and brain. Not to mention show off the new Ottawa Cross kit!
The Ride with Rendall cyclo-cross clinic wraps up this evening. Looking forward to hearing all about the immersion clinic. Don’t forget the training this Wednesday at Britannia – 5:30.
Are you racing in the OBC cyclo-cross series? Then get yourself to The Cyclery either Tuesday or Wednesday night between 5 and 8 p.m to pre-register for the series. You’ll be glad you did and can avoid the long line ups on Sunday morning.