First TourdeBC Champion

First TourdeBC Champion

Aug 13, 2014

News Release August 13th, 2014 (Vancouver, BC) Perry Stone, President, Ride Canada, Race Director Tour of British Columbia announces the completion of the first inaugural 5,200 kilometers Canadian ultra-endurance bicycle race the Tour of British Columbia held August 3rd to August 13th, 2014. Presented as the roughest, toughest , longest and most beautiful...

Colò: The Run to Lillooet

Colò: The Run to Lillooet Late last night we were cruising south following AC on his ride towards Cache Creek and Lillooet. I drove first but knew my time would be short and after about 40 kilometers I handed over the wheel to Daniela who was ready for her shift. First thing that happened was AC was tired and needed a ‘micro-sleep” of about 10 minutes but...

A Roadside Ramble

We are in South Quesnel waiting for you know who. It is 33, 32.5 in the shade at 7 pm. I asked Laura if she knew when her father as due to arrive. She was almost comatose in the shade waiting to sleep when she answered; “ Yes, I don’t know, he will be hear soon or maybe not I don’t know, my brother is with him he will be here too when my father gets her. I am...

The fan uh, um, she is a clogged “thicka” Day  8 Tour de BC

  Typical ultra-riding stuff now. An almost complete meltdown with crew and organization, not that the crew is at fault no one is, it’s just that sometimes poop hits the fan. First up they don’t know if they have enough money for gas, food is definitely out of the question. Alessandro had decided to abandon his crew and ride to finish line unsupported like...

Sunday Afternoon on the Stewart Cassiar.

Well Alessandro rolled in finally (to the rip off bell something or other lodge and heliski joint where $100 worth of fuel and about $30 at their café isn’t enough to use their Wi-Fi) and I was quite surprised there were no issues, no complaints. It was still wet and grey and puck ugly, but after a quick rebuild off we went in search of the secrets of bike....