Archive for April, 2011

Whisky Short Track

Thursday was a solid travel day down here to Prescott Arizona. It is great down here. Warm temps, stunning cacti filled landscapes and some solid desert sunsets. A slight change from the cloudy drizzle on Vancouver Island. Kris and I are still squinting as our eyes aren’t yet use to the brightness of the sun […]

Arizona Bound

Getting on a ferry is like trying to get into a bar in Quebec while underage. The odds are in your favour but once in a while you get ko’d. Today was one of those days while trying to get off Vancouver Island. Logically a 3 pm ferry in the middle of the week should […]

Tour of Walla Walla

Last Thursday afternoon 4 of us islanders loaded up a poor unsuspecting little car with 5 bikes and a weekend of race gear and headed south to Washington state for the Tour of Walla Walla.  Road racing is a sweet way to get in some solid preseason training and a 3 day, 4 race SR in the middle […]

Island Cups, Bike Tours and Camping

The past 10 days on the island the weather has earned a “F” grading but the biking has been A+. 2 island cup xc races (Campbell river and Cumberland), 2 victories, 1 random 3 day bike tour/camping trip around Campbell river/ Quadra island and close to 30 hrs on the bike. All this has added […]