Journal

  • Salamina EPIC – The Process and the Numbers – Part 1
    We are into April and I have 10 days of bike racing under my belt for the 2020 season. Our race seasons, as we envisioned them, have come to a grinding halt amidst the global pandemic. Now, more than ever, I feel very lucky that I was able to get that early season racing in …
  • HT or FS? That is the question.
    As our team manager sarcastically reminds us, every course is a dually course, or at least it should be, and there is some truth in that. This comes from the prevailing opinion that a “proper” XC course should have all the required elements to make a full-suspension (FS) mountain bike the best choice. Often, our …
  • 2016 Moments
    I was getting ready to ride the trainer today and my phone screen went black and no music played. My mind was free to wander. It is New Years Eve and it seemed fitting to go over the past year while I spun my legs. It was a good one, really good. While I rode …
  • Windham PRO XCT – First Podium!
    Last year the challenge at the World Cup in Windham was the dust, this year at Windham PRO XCT it was the heat and the mud! Mountain bike races are never the same, ever. That is one of the things I love about this sport. In the lead up to a race like this the …
  • Norco Factory Team at St.Felicien
    Sharing the podium with your best bros and teammates after your first Canada Cup win is moment that I will remember for quite a while. “Yo, Lespy, Shake ‘n Bake”, yelled Guthrie. I looked back and it was Guthrie and not far behind him was McNeely towards the end of lap 1. We all knew …