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Pacific Shoreline 200km brevet ~ pre-ride report

Date: Saturday September 7th, 2013 Here is a link to the data from my Garmin.  You can see a map of the route, distance, elevation profile and a bunch of other nerdy stuff. To register for the ride online, you … Continue reading

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The Denman RandonneurS ~ Nanaimo Populaire

The morning started at 4:30am ~ LATE!  Norie had to make some sushi before leaving and was behind schedule.  I was up getting bikes related things ready, and by 7:35am we were out the door.  We caught the 8am ferry … Continue reading

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http://www.randonneurs.bc.ca/routes/2012/011611_2012-06-02_nanpop.html

Now that the nice weather is here, I’m not on the computer as much.  Rest assured that I have been keeping myself busy and plenty of cycling related stuff going on.  I’m planning on doing a 2 or 3 part post outlining the cargo bike box/bike build, along with review a little later down the road.  The Raleigh Tourist has been cleaned up nicely and is having it’s rear wheel trued by Oliver, here on Denman Island.  I want to repack the front hub and hopefully wait until the winter to get into the rear hub.  I also plan on taking lots of pictures and writing about that as well.

There are a few of us from Denman Island heading down to the Nanaimo Populaire next Saturday.  I’ll also be riding the Tour de Nanaimo and Cowichan Valley on June 16th and write ride reports respectively. 

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Highway to Hell 400km brevet ~ Union Bay Control

If you remember sometime back, Norie bought a Workman Cycles cargo bike.  Last weekend we got the crazy idea of building a new box for it and having it ready for the control on Saturday morning (today).  I’ll post more … Continue reading

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I’m a card carrying Randonneur!

Yesterday when I checked the mail, there was an envelope from a Gary Baker from Cultus Lake.  The name sounded familiar but I couldn’t place it.  When I got home, I opened it and to my surprise, there was a … Continue reading

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The Hills Are Alive and my first DNF

I got down to Victoria well past midnight and quickly found an area to park the truck and tuck in for the night. After a surprisingly good sleep, the day looked promising with clear skies for the start of the … Continue reading

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The Hills Are Alive preview

I just registered for “The Hills Are Alive” 300km brevet held on this coming Saturday (April 21st) with a 6:30am start down in Victoria.  This means another sleep in “Chez Mazda” and another after the ride is finished as I … Continue reading

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