Skip to main content

Racing at it's Finest

What a fantastic race season it has been so far!

The 2019 winter took its time to leave this spring so it made for a late riding season at home. Now that summer is here the riding has been great and I am putting it lots of time on the bikes!

The race seen has been lots of fun and I have already completed 7 races on my schedule. I have been feeling strong this year and am very happy with my race performances so far. During the winter I worked many hours and trained a ton. With dedication and hard work you can make big improvements which I am experiencing this year. A big thank you to my coach Andrew Watson of AWI Coaching for helping me achieve better results and my goals in cycling.

Here is my completed races and results,

Ontario XC Marathon #1 @ Turkey Point Ontario: 13th Place
Ontario XC Marathon #2 @ Mansfield Ontario: 3rd Place
Ontario Cup #1 @ Woodnewton Ontario: 7th Place
Spring Chicken Marathon @ Beachburg Ontario: 4th Place
Ontario XC Marathon #3 @ Ganaraska Forest Ontario: 2nd Place
Ontario Cup #2 @ Albion Hills Ontario: 5th Place
Ontario XC Marathon Championships @ Kingston Ontario: 5th Place
Ontario XC Marathon Series Standing: 2nd Place

Also a huge thanks to all of the sponsors that have supported me for this year. All of my sponsors help off set the cost of my race season and have helped me get to where I am today in the sport of cycling.

Frog Cycles
Lauf Forks
Sir Sam's Ski & Ride
AWI Coaching
The Highlander
Glass Eagle Studios
Baked & Battered
Ideal Supply
Todd's Independent Grocer
Integrity Home and Cottage
Sonya's Unisex Hairstyling
Nature's Creation's

The Ontario Marathon Championships

Thank you for taking the time to read my blog posts! More to come!


Popular posts from this blog

Sausage Suit Individual Time Trial

Hello Everyone!

Thank you for taking the time to come and read my latest blog post. It means a lot to see all of the post views, likes and comments about my blog.

Now on to my latest race, it was held on October 13th in Mansfield, Ontario. I have competed in this event for the last two years and had an absolute blast so I was really looking forward to this year. The event is called the Sausage Suit Individual Time Trial, I love the name and I wish more events had funky names like this one.

It was nice and warm leading up to the event and guess what, on race day the temperature had to drop and it was around 6 degrees. Not my cup of tea so I packed some extra racing gear and was on my way to the event. One of my favorite things about this race is that the start is at 1:30 in the afternoon, so I actually got to sleep in a bit :).

We arrived with about 1 hour to race time and that was perfect for me since I didn't have to be in the cold any longer then necessary. Once I signed in and g…

Lauf Forks in Review

Lauf Trail Racer vs Lauf TR Boost Fork

For this blog post I am doing a comparison on two mountain bike forks designed and manufactured by Lauf Forks. I am going be reviewing the TR Boost and Trail Racer, they are both great forks and I am going to discuss what the pros and cons are.

The first thing that I noticed when I started to ride the TR Boost is that it is one of the stiffest forks that I have ever ridden. Compared to the Trail Racer the Boost fork has better responsiveness in corners and responds to what you want to do immediately. The Trail Racer isn't as stiff laterally as the TR Boost is and you will notice that when you are cornering hard there might be a bit of flex in the Trail Racer compared to none with the TR Boost. The 60mm of travel is the same for both forks so you wont notice any difference with your suspension.

Compared to the Lauf Trail Racer which uses a standard 100mm thru axle the Lauf Boost uses a 110mm thru axle. When I received the TR Boost fork I didn&…