This summer was supposed to be all about mountain biking. My most favourite summer sport. Things were off to a decent start I was road biking a lot to try and prepare for Fondo, and getting out on the mountain bike pretty regularly. Just after the May long weekend I had a flare up of … More The Big Crash
On the heels of failure comes victory, it’s up to you how short you make the transition. On our way to starting a business we decided not to, and bought a weekend adventure van instead. Our decision happened in 1 week. This is our 3rd van, and smallest van we have converted. Our first was … More So then this happened
Excited about the one day since the time change it has not been raining after work, I hurried home put on my new gear and headed for my regular weekday training loop. I was thrilled to be back out on my bike along with a decent number of other weather hopefuls. The first little rise … More Must Be Spring, My Cardio Sucks
Absolutely and utterly fed up with this cold wet never ending winter has driven me to an unplanned action. I went shopping, focused shopping. Determined to no longer be held hostage inside woefully staring at my bike I took an action. My mission was to purchase a wind/water resistant jacket and bike pants. I headed … More Rain Rain Go Away
It really wouldn’t be a winter ski trip without horrible weather to drive through on the way there. Even as a seasoned winter driver of many different kinds of vehicles over the years, I couldn’t help but be a little nervous. We had a 4 wheel drive, and m&s rated tires, and made it through … More We Drove Through This
I’m pretty excited about our upcoming ski vacation. I’ve been engaging in all the trip planning activities such as: checking the map, checking the flights, checking the hotel, looking for entertainment and restaurants. I’m curious why I’m getting so amped up about this. As I partake in these activities with granularity that is unparalleled. I’ve … More Is The Grass Always Greener?
With the weather turning slightly warmer it was time to dust off the bike and hit the pavement. Even though I ride my commuter bike to work, I have not been on my road bike since November. Last year I decided to do the Whistler Gran Fondo because I thought it would be interesting to … More Back in the saddle again…
It was September when I updated my 10, 5, and 1 year goals. My most favourite 1 year goal, is to become a confident intermediate skier by September 2017. Thankfully the season started out with a bang on the snow front and I saw many early season days due to this remarkable snow year. Unfortunately, … More A Confident Intermediate Skier
<Sigh> It’s been a over week since someone’s plague descended on my immune system to wreak havoc. Besides the normal symptoms of a cold, the sinus pressure I experienced was just really uncalled for. I tried some over the counter decongestant meds that proceeded to make things worse. They dried my sinus’ so much it … More Under The Weather
Starting this Tuesday I will be publishing every Tuesday. I hope to share all my outdoor adventures and the inspiration I get from them with you. Hopefully you’ll come along on the voyage and find some inspiration of your own.