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How Much Rice Was That Again?

How Much Rice Was That Again?

You’ve perhaps heard the story of the winner of a game of chess who when asked by the king what he wanted as a reward, said that he would like 1 grain of rice on the first square, 2 grains of rice on the second, 4 grains of rice on the third, and double the...
The Evolution of Chamois Tech

The Evolution of Chamois Tech

Along with the new seat, I bought some new cycling shorts. I figured bike short technology has evolved along with bike seat technology, so a new pair would be in order. I was right. Chamois technology has evolved. The pattern of padding was definitely different from...

Headwinds and Haist

You know the “rule” about heading out into a headwind so you’ll have a tailwind on your return? Yeah – broke that today. Headed south towards Welland down Merritville with the wind at my back. Geez, I should have known better, but I pushed it a...
Riding a Classic

Riding a Classic

After thinking about my last ride, I thought a new seat might be in order. I stopped in to see Kurt at Liberty Bicycles in St. Catharines. Awesome guy. Been around since as long as I can remember, with a great passion for cycling and boosting cycling in Niagara. Kurt...

Death by Decew

I have a Canada Day weekend tradition: go for a bike ride that is significantly longer than what I’ve done in the current season. Usually that means I’m not in appropriate shape for the ride. This year was no exception. All in all, it was a good ride. The...