Monday, March 05, 2007

Yes, I am alive...

I'm not exciting at the moment, but I'm alive.

It's been almost a year since we returned from Australia - and almost 3 months since I've written anything in here. I'm not convinced that anyone checks to see if I write anymore, but I thought I would start giving it a go - I mean come on - it's race season! I got home from work this evening and was inspired by reading everyone else's blogs - something that I used to do every single day...then I had to start making a living (oh boo hoo, I know!)

So what have I been up to? Well a whole lot of working, sleeping and training. All the stuff I like to do (oh yeah and the occasional time wasting on Facebook!) I suppose if I'm going to get nit picky, the race season actually started just after Christmas at the 6 day (where I won the women's ominium - little plug for me!), but the first official roadrace was out in Langley yesterday. The folks at Cycling BC put a little excerpt up at so check it out. You can see me struggling to stay with the boys in the break just before 2:00 (I think) and then my feeble attempt at a sprint shortly thereafter - which in the grand scheme of things worked out a-okay for me as I ended up 3rd in the B field (I was 4th, but one guy got relegated for a yellow line violation) - yay for me! I spent probably half of the race off the front in at least 3 different break aways and low and behold one finally stuck (thanks in great part to the efforts of Cody Campbell and Jonathan Page - who also were awesome at keeping me going in the break). It was a whole lot of fun and I think the first time that I've ever finished in the break - hoping that this is a sign of things to come!

Also we got our team kits this weekend and they are HOT! To go along with our HOT bicycles that ride like a dream. I'm a big GIANT fan at the moment - in fact to overdo a not funny joke I'm a giant GIANT fan :P. That's Alena, Kath and Leah modelling the kits at our Learn to Race on the I said HOT!

Here's to hoping I put a post up here or there before the end of tax season - keep your fingers crossed!!!

1 comment:

Petrina said...

I can't believe you are racing already! We still have a foot of snow in our front yard! Hopefully I'll see you at some races this year; and look forward to reading your blog - I do check in regularly! Petrina