Warning: Use of undefined constant BloggerRedirector_Use301 - assumed 'BloggerRedirector_Use301' (this will throw an Error in a future version of PHP) in /nfs/c01/h03/mnt/37062/domains/winnipegcyclechick.com/html/wp-content/plugins/blogger-redirector/blogger-redirector.php on line 19
Race Reports – Page 2 – Winnipeg CycleChick
KnackSot ne Runtreis Gravel Grinder

KnackSot ne Runtreis Gravel Grinder

Altona is a small Mennonite town in Southern Manitoba, surrounded by a million other small Mennonite towns. In Altona, there is a group of bicycle enthusiasts, appropriately called the Altona Bicycle Enthusiasts, or ABES, which I think is pretty darn…

Valley Girl 2 - The Sequel

Valley Girl 2 – The Sequel

The last time I rode the Pembina Valley was also the first time I rode the Pembina Valley. If you’ll recall, I was pretty sure I was going to die on that first harrowing descent. The fact that I didn’t…

Solvang Century: Welcome to Whine Country

Solvang Century: Welcome to Whine Country

Starting off the spring riding season with a one hundred mile ride might be considered imprudent by some. But when that one hundred miles happens to be through the beautiful Santa Ynez valley in Southern California, prudence is probably something…

Beers, Bikes, and the Big Lebowski

Beers, Bikes, and the Big Lebowski

As we all know, bike racing is serious business. Very. Serious. Business. Saturday’s 24 Hours of Cohens was the latest chapter in the ten-odd year saga of the Nordic Cross, a series of winter races put on by the FGBC that…

IceBike 2013

IceBike 2013

It was way more fun than these pictures would suggest. Photos by Stefan Isfeld, who hates the snow even more than I do.

Yeti, set, go!

Yeti, set, go!

Are you sick of riding the goddamn rollers? I know I am. So how about we get ourselves outside and ride us some winter bike races. Ice Bike First up is Ice Bike, hosted by the good people in yellow,…

BarnCross 2013

BarnCross 2013

It’s winter in Winnipeg, which, in addition to being ridiculously cold, can also be ridiculously boring. Especially if you routinely refuse to go skiing. When I think of skiing, I like to think of the handful times I’ve gone west…

The Beginning of the End

The Beginning of the End

The post-apocalypse looks pretty bleak my friends. Thankfully there is a handful of us left – enough to hold a cyclocross race anyway, which is really all you can hope for when the entire world has descended into a barren…

Nordic Cross - Inside Out

Nordic Cross – Inside Out

Winnipeg had just been slammed with the season’s first snowstorm, complete with about 25 centimetres of snowfall – which seemed as good a reason as any for the Fort Garry Bike Club to stage the first race of NordicCross –…

Mind, Body, & Bicycle

Mind, Body, & Bicycle

Lying on the grass looking up at the clear blue sky above the charming Mennonite hamlet of Altona, I am praying that I don’t vomit. People die like that, lying on their backs – happens all the time to rockstars…