As I’m off to Fernie this weekend to race in the TR3 and currently busy with packing, bike tweaking, and home renos, etc…, this week I just wanted to post up something, well, easy. One of the hardest things I always find about bloging, is deciding on the topic. This week, as usual I had a few post ideas rolling around in my head, so to save myself the anxiety-ridden trouble of decision making, I’ve decided to just write a little on all three. In this post, I’ve got Matt Hoffman, BMX big-air guru, the average age of the Transrockies, and the curtain call of my cycling hero and cancer fighter extraordinaire, Lance. – Read More –
If you live in Alberta and you’re a cyclist, you’re likely aware of the two big rides happening to raise money for the fight against cancer. The more established one, the one we likely all know at least one participant of, is of course, The Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer. The other is new. It’s the Ride with Lance Armstrong. Both are going to be vying for your cycling and fundraising efforts this summer, so just how then is a rider to make the call. Which ride will you choose? – Read More –
As one of my b-day gifts this year, my wife gave me Lance’s newest book, ‘Comeback 2.0 Up Close and Personal‘. Instead of another traditional text heavy autobiography format, Lance opted to allow professional sports photographer, Elizabeth Kreutz, VIP access to his life as he mounted his ’09 tour comeback. – Read More –
7:15am. My alarmclock radio goes off, and as I come to, what do I hear? Lance Armstrong is coming to Edmonton! For two days, Aug 25-26, he’ll be in our fair Capital City to raise awareness and funds in support of the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. It’s not every morning you wake up to the – Read More –
With many of the biggest names in cycling gracing their roster, who doesn’t want to ride with “The Shack”!?
Well prominent cyclist/blogger the Fat Cyclist, being the go getter that he is, decided to take things to the next level by drafting an open letter to Johan Bruyneel pleading his case for a spot as a ‘Professional Cyclist’ on team Radio Shacks.
Given Fatty’s almost endless list of qualifications (including his adeptness with PowerPoint and the fact that he is a ‘fast learner’) Johan of course could do little to dispute his qualifications and promptly forwarded an invitation to their training camp in Tucson Arizona. This invitation, however, came with a few strings… A few strings that could result in you getting a new bike, or going to France to soak in the finish of the Tour de France!