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Chippawa and Hay Bales

As I work up to a 100 km ride, I’ve been having to go further afield on my trips. On Friday the 12th there was a networking event in Chippawa that I was going to ride to. That didn’t work out, but the route I created to get there and back was what I rode...
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...