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Archive for June, 2009

Cardiac Classic 2009

Monday, June 29th, 2009 Posted in Mountain Biking | No Comments »

The weekend after the Test of Metal is the Cardiac Classic, put on by WCR at Burnaby Mountain. This year the course was different from 2008's version. Start was up off of North Road at Function Junction, with the start lap ...

Trail Ride with the Girls

Saturday, June 27th, 2009 Posted in Mountain Biking | No Comments »

Took Megan and Ella out for a ride today, the original plan was to ride up the Coquitlam River Trail to Crystal Falls. We tried, but found the trail too tough for them, which meant I was carrying bikes over ...

Test of Metal 2009

Saturday, June 20th, 2009 Posted in Mountain Biking | No Comments »

The Test of Metal. Good time this year. The weather was just about perfect. Started off cool and cloudy, had some sun and a little rain as well. Overall great conditions for the race.

Cardiac Classic Pre-Ride

Sunday, June 14th, 2009 Posted in Mountain Biking | No Comments »

Time for another pre-Test of Metal ride. Dimitri and I chose Burnaby Mountain, and decided to do a pre-ride of sorts of the Cardiac Classic course. Interesting course this year as they have us going up Joes, then turning left and ...

WCR Power Training

Thursday, June 11th, 2009 Posted in Mountain Biking | No Comments »

The last session. Tonight was what Rod calls an Australian pursuit from the bottom of the power lines up to the top of Cardiac. An Australian pursuit being a race of sorts where the riders start at intervals with the ...