Up Next: 2011 National Cyclocross Championships

November… time for the CX scene to get serious and at the national level it doesn’t get more serious than contesting who will get the honour of wearing a red and white jersey for the next year. This Saturday will be that day and it will mark the second time Toronto has hosted this event […]

The Big Tour, continued (and concluded)

[Warning: long entry!] Here’s the final trip report from France and le Tour… not sure why it’s taken me so long to wrap it up, blame it on “retirement”. I left off in the Pyrenees, with the Belgians heading north while Andrea and I stayed put; trip 3 was really nice with no places we […]

The Big Tour – le Tour de France (part 1)

A month ago yesterday (July 11th), I landed in Paris and started my assignment with Thomas Cook Sport… to cover their inaugural TdF travel trips. And what a couple of trips they were! I’ve written about the couple of days in Belgium getting ready, a little about getting to the Tour, and about the days […]

The Little Tour (of Elk Grove)

Yes, I will write up my trip report on “that other Tour” complete with lots of photos. I’ll finish this one first though… Let me start with the Alexian Brother, who are the title sponsor of the Alexian Brothers Tour of Elk Grove. They describe themselves as “a lay, apostolic Catholic Order whose Brothers, bound […]