Score One for the Good Guys

I usually don’t stick my head into politics (mostly because I heard it gives you crabs), but this week it was hard not to be at least a little curious about the goings on at Winnipeg City Hall. The hot…

Sweat & Pink Streamers

I hate to interrupt the Tour like this, but I have some pretty incredible news! A journalist named Margaret Wente from the Globe and Mail has figured out why women don’t ride bikes. Her ground-breaking article (entitled “Where are all…

Tour de France: Meet the Fab Four

So it’s the start of July, and we all know what that means. Your morning productivity is going to drop to zero, and none of your ‘normal’ friends will want anything to do with you for the entire month. It’s Tour…

10 Simple Ways to Help Keep Women in Cycling

The majority of my cycling experiences have been positive, and for that I am thankful. However, there are still idiotic things that make me wonder if the UCI rulebook was written in the 1950s by the same group of old…

Stage 3: Hard Men

By now you all know what happened. A horrible, horrible crash on a fast descent took 20 riders down in a big jangly mess. That’s 10% of the riders in the race. They played the replay over and over again,…

Fat Levels Jersey

In addition to an excuse to regularly wear spandex without fear of judgement or condemnation, cycling has brought many positive things to my life. Among the most positive is the company and friendship of people who would otherwise would have nothing to…

2015 Team Time Trial

Hi. Remember me? No, I’m not dead, I’ve just been watching Netflix. That shit rules. But seriously, I still love bikes and I still love you guys, and that’s not just the vodka talking. I promise I have oodles to tell…

Fifty-Two Words for Snow

The number of words the Inuit have for ‘snow’ has been hotly debated by cunning linguists for over a century. The most often sited number is 52 – some argue more, others, less. Debating aside, one need only ride a bicycle in…

Be It (Un)Resolved

A week ago I had every intention of sitting down to write a recap of the year and share a bunch of promises I have little intention of keeping. As I sharpened my gold pencil crayon and prepared for an afternoon of self-loathing, my…

It's Payback Time

Getting your ass kicked by little kids hurts in every way imaginable. But if those kids happen to be fast enough to compete at a world level, well, maybe that smarts a little less. In fact, some of you have…

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