Tag Archives: Halton

Taking a Ride on the Niagara Escarpment

On Sunday I participated in the Epic Tour Halton, or the GTA Gran Fondo. Despite the name confusion for me, it was the same event I took part in last year.  If you recall, last year’s event took place during … Continue reading

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This Year’s Jersey

After a mediocre and rather long teaching day, I headed to Gears Bike Shop to pick up to pick up my package for the 2016 Epic Tour. If you recall, last year’s Epic Tour was a cold and rainy affair … Continue reading

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Epic Tour, Epic Rain, Epic Wind

The Epic Tour is over and I just thought I would try to sum up my thoughts on the whole endeavour. The Weather The Epic Tour had epic rain and epic wind. It also had a wet parking lot and … Continue reading

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Suddenly, It Has Become So Very Real

Earlier this year, probably in the middle of March, I signed up to ride 125 km.   There were longer alternatives (165 and 140 to be exact) and there were shorter alternatives. How I settled on 125 is not overly clear … Continue reading

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Going All In

Poker has made this phrase pretty popular, but I think it is more powerful when put to other uses.  For me, going all in means two important things wrapped up in my commitment to cycling this year. The first is … Continue reading

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