Monthly Archive: October 2014

Oct 21 2014

The Weekend in Video

I mentioned that I used 2 different camera on the weekend in yesterday’s post. I did in fact use another one… the GoPro Hero3 that I’ve started carrying around. So I have 2 videos which line up with the two galleries. The first one from the Hardwood Singletrack Challenge is set to the music of …

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Oct 20 2014

MTB and CX all in the same weekend

Two days, two different races. And I used two different cameras to test all my gear out ahead of the upcoming Canadian Cyclocross National Championships in Winnipeg. For the first race, a mountain bike event called the Singletrack Challenge held at Hardwood Hills north of Toronto, I only used my 7D and primarily with the …

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Oct 14 2014

Magnolia Fruit

I had no idea that magnolia trees bore fruit as I’d never seen one before. But sure enough they do! Here’s a description from the U.S. National Arboretum: Although it may look like a cone, it is actually an aggregate fruit that is woody. This flowering structure has changed little over millions of years. Magnolias …

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Oct 13 2014

Camping, Riding and Autumn Colours (Vermont Part 2)

I’ll start by saying this trip was one of the wetter editions of our Autumn In Vermont expeditions. We’ve had cold before. We’ve had some rain too. Never this much of both though. The initial rain we had at Millstone cleared up and delivered some delightful sun and colours for our two days of riding …

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Oct 05 2014

October In Vermont. Again!

I’m told we’re creatures of habit and I’m ok with that. Going to Vermont to enjoy the Autumn colours and some mountain biking for Canadian Thanksgiving is a habit I like and will happily be that creature for years to come. Andrea and I have been doing this longer than I’ve been keeping this blog. …

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