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    That is great. Hopefully I'll be able to ride it...

    That is great. Hopefully I'll be able to ride it during the test event as I signed up to be a volunteer but my application is still "under review"..
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    Thanks, I've thought about it but I don't think I...

    Thanks, I've thought about it but I don't think I have the commitment for something like this. Plus when it comes to cycling and swimming, natural talent just hasn't really shown to be true for me,...
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    That's awesome, congratulations! I don't...

    That's awesome, congratulations!

    I don't really see myself right now doing an ironman but we'll see how things go. I might do a sprint tri in a month's time with my friends, it would be optimal...
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    Thanks and hahaha, now that I've done a...

    Thanks and hahaha, now that I've done a triathlon, albeit a very small one, I only now realize just how crazy an ironman actually is... maybe in the next life :)
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    First Triathlon: Success!

    I competed in my first triathlon today for my school; I had barely trained at all for it but I have a good competitive cycling background and decent running as well, swimming OTOH is terrible.. This...
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    True, then again, I guess hockey over in Europe...

    True, then again, I guess hockey over in Europe will never really be as big as it is here. I'm not really complaining to much either though because with the few velodromes we have here, its nice to...
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    Thanks, that makes sense. You won't be able to...

    Thanks, that makes sense. You won't be able to ride the track at all then since you moved? That would kind of suck.



    Ya cycling isn't the most popular sport around here but I think it's on the...
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    Do you know if any track skills from the FCV...

    Do you know if any track skills from the FCV carry over to this velodrome? I got my track 2 there in 2013/14 winter but will likely try the track again once this is built.. I am only ~30min away :)
  9. That's what I was getting at when I said take it...

    That's what I was getting at when I said take it fwiw. I didn't realize though that everyone was so uninterested in things other than cycling :S
  10. Are athletes really getting faster, better, stronger?

    David Epstein: Are athletes really getting faster, better, stronger? | Talk Video | TED.com

    This is an interesting watch if you have not already seen it. Take it fwiw.
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    Went out for about 2 hours, amazing day for...

    Went out for about 2 hours, amazing day for riding. Me and my dad were accompanied by a lone rider from our local group which was cool, rode with him for about an hour.
    rbart4506 Speedriver had the...
  12. I agree with CDR. Check out the "Behind THE...

    I agree with CDR. Check out the "Behind THE Barriers" videos on youtube, it's about a cyclocross rider, but its like an on going vlog about his life, inside and out of racing. Leaves out most of the...
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    Thanks everyone, I'll give the back sometime. ...

    Thanks everyone, I'll give the back sometime.

    rbart - It's nice to see you met the speed river guys, they are a great group. The NC riding looked tough! And yes the roads are already bad, but I...
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    Got onto the bike for the first time since August...

    Got onto the bike for the first time since August of last year. The ride was fine, but cold!! Damn winter. It's been great not having to look/think about the bike. I really, really needed that rest....
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    It was -30 celcius without wind chill here the...

    It was -30 celcius without wind chill here the other day (still is freezing..) and while driving I saw a guy riding his bike. I don't know if he was commuting or sick of the indoor trainer but he's...
  16. That was well put, and on point :thumb:

    That was well put, and on point :thumb:
  17. That's mostly why I quit this, when it becomes a...

    That's mostly why I quit this, when it becomes a need/job/chore, I'm done.



    And I agree with what you're saying. My biology teacher a couple months ago pointed out something to my class that...
  18. Ask yourself "what's the worst possible situation...

    Ask yourself "what's the worst possible situation that can happen?" Then follow your heart.

    Edit: Are we not also part of 'generation screwed'? A college degree doesn't garuntee you anything more...
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    Time to search for a wingman :thumb:

    Time to search for a wingman :thumb:
  20. LOL, yes, this is what it's like in Ontario......

    LOL, yes, this is what it's like in Ontario... Canada. Place is literally a sheet of ice.
  21. Just shovelled a bunch of ice, there was a huge...

    Just shovelled a bunch of ice, there was a huge ice storm here in ontario. 250, 000 people in Toronto might not get power back until Christmas.
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    I like this. Might be a little late but the...

    I like this.

    Might be a little late but the worst weather I've been in has been ~0 degrees with some snow on the ground and hail. Had moments of pure quietness with just the sound of my tires on...
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    Maybe you are the local legend :rolleyes:

    Maybe you are the local legend :rolleyes:
  24. Good idea, thanks a lot I'll give it a try!

    Good idea, thanks a lot I'll give it a try!
  25. I seen a lot about taking a break from all...

    I seen a lot about taking a break from all shoulder and bench exercises to give the rotator cuffs a rest as well as strengthening the scapular adductors, so for the past 2 weeks I've done a bit of...
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