Enthusiastic race filler

Enthusiastic race filler! That’s what I am, and I am damn proud of that. After I won nationals last year, I “retired*”.  To anyone around me, we all know that this is a joke.  I’m not finished, I’m not done, I’m not going to rack the bike.  This was the beginning of my ‘Victory lap…

I AM Canadian

and I’m damn proud of it! But in Cycling it’s one of the hardest things for me to do.  You see, me being an expat in Australia has set me up for isolation.  I’m too Canadian for the Australians and too Australian for the Canadians.   This leaves me in this constant state of limbo.  Sometimes…

The comeback part 1- Race Reports

Week 16 was going to be my scan.  Week 17 was going to be team states.  Week 18 is going to be my comeback! I had my surgery, I followed instructions, I’ve been feeling great, and my only setback has been getting cleared to get back into things.  Last week after another re-schedule of my…

Today.  It begins

But first I’m making pumpkin pie. Right.  Sorry about the silence.  Iv actually written a few posts, but haven’t completed them. I’m getting back into things.  After the crash just before ITS Melbourne, I went overseas, raced the Red Hook Crit in London, and crashed again.  It hurt.  Enough that I took myself off the bike…

Just Incase- Traveling with the bike

Over the last few years I have been traveling for and racing/training. In this time I have forgotten or broken almost everything. As a result my track kit bag is fully stocked for almost any just incase moment. And the packing if my travel bag is now a fine art. Besides normal cloths and packing,…