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WpgCX 2015 - Over the Top

WpgCX 2015 – Over the Top

Be careful what you wish for. Sometimes all it takes is a small group of people with some big ideas, and the next thing you know that small group of people has become an army and you are hosting the…

Playing with Fire

Playing with Fire

At the risk of sounding like a hillbilly (or Appalachian American for the political correctiles among us), I had more fun at Dark Cross than a twister in a trailer park. If nothing else, it confirmed my unabashed love of…

DarkCross 2015 - Dark, Fast, and a Little Crispy

DarkCross 2015 – Dark, Fast, and a Little Crispy

Yes, my pretties. ‘Cross season is finally here, and kicks off tomorrow night at the Red-River Co-Op Speedway. Set up is in the works, complete with the erection of our beloved Qualico flyover, some dirt track action, and a few…

Fifty-Two Words for Snow

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…

The Idiot's Guide to the Shimano Canadian Cyclocross Championships

The Idiot’s Guide to the Shimano Canadian Cyclocross Championships

Holy smokes, people. The Shimano Canadian Cyclocross Championships are less than a month away. Are you ready for the biggest, bikey-est weekend this city has ever seen? Yes, bigger than (with all due respect) Cyclovia. Bigger than the Cobblestone Classic….

Falcon Ridge: Quick and Dirty

Falcon Ridge: Quick and Dirty

First, let me clarify that by ‘quick’ I am not implying whatsoever that at anytime during the Falcon Ridge mountain bike relay race on Saturday I was anything approaching fast. In fact, at one point, while momentarily under the delusion that…

Actif Epica 2014

Actif Epica 2014

I was not feeling confident going into Actif Epica this year. I was plagued with equipment problems, and then there was the added factor of this being the harshest winter we have experienced in these parts since the Depression. But I…

BarnCross 2014

BarnCross 2014

Roosters and barns go together like ham and eggs, so for the third year in a row, Dark Red Racing & friends spent a frigid Sunday afternoon giving old man winter the middle finger salute by racing our bikes in…

Dark Cross, the Poem

Dark Cross, the Poem

‘Twas the day before DarkCross and all ’round the track the course tape was stretched out without any slack.The banners were hung on the fencing with care, In hopes that the sponsors would make people stare. The t-shirts were nestled…

Is it getting dark, or is it just me?

Is it getting dark, or is it just me?

Yes, boys and girls, this Saturday it all gets underway with DarkCross. That’s only two sleeps away! I was almost too busy helping run the hype machine to remind you. Running the hype machine can almost be a full time…