A tale of two mountains aka smashed on the anvil of geography (part 1 Grand Prix Le Nordet 2018)

“For you have not come to a mountain that can be touched and to a blazing fire, and to darkness and gloom and whirlwind, and to the blast of a trumpet and the sound of words which sound was such that those who heard begged that no further word be spoken to them. For they could not bear the command, [...]

By | June 11th, 2018|Club Ride, Race, Road Riding, Roadtrip, UCI|0 Comments

Mountain Bike World Cup, Mont-Ste-Anne 2016

Julien Absalon is a French cross-country mountain biker, widely regarded as the greatest of all time in this discipline. I had the pleasure of watching him race and win the Men’s UCI World Cup in Mont Ste-Anne on Aug 7th. It’s really a great experience to see the pros and the very best pros at that work their craft. To see how hard they focus and work and how little they leave to chance. It’s an intense experience.The folks organizing this event have done a great job to keep the feel low-key and

By | August 17th, 2016|Mountain Biking, Race, UCI|0 Comments