24-hour solo mtb race this month

24-hour solo mtb race this month

The Hay is in the Barn This is one of my favourite phrases. I first heard this phrase from Coach Jerry in North Van when I was marathon training 10 years ago. The Hay is in the Barn means your trai...
Getting new perspective on a painting
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Getting new perspective on a painting

Fresh Eyes & Different Context to Review the Work Getting new perspective on a painting, outside of the studio, is an important part of creating a good painting. I do this in numerous ways incl...
Sharing the Apps I'm using for cycling & am I recovering or detraining?

Sharing the Apps I'm using for cycling & am I recovering or detraining?

Since documenting my training, I became excited to have more focus during my workouts. As usual I start new endeavors with a lot of energy and enthusiasm. I know that I am not near the strength I h...
Baseline Ride

Baseline Ride

Small consistent improvement: This has fueled my art practice as well as my attempts to keep up my fitness. But before you can improve you have to do the something that you want to improve on to kn...
My next fitness goal
granfondo whistler

My next fitness goal

I want to do a 4-hour GranFondo Whistler in 2023. The GranFondo Whistler is a point to point supported bike ride from Vancouver to Whistler that is 122km and 2136m of climbing.  Putting this goal i...
Trail: Asian Adonis, Mount Seymour

Trail: Asian Adonis, Mount Seymour

I wanted to show you the trail Asian Adonis that has inspired numerous paintings. Below is a video of my point of view as I ride the trail. I rode this trail often as I was getting back into mounta...
Hillside Shadows - Mount Fromme
mount fromme

Hillside Shadows - Mount Fromme

The gravel road up Mount Fromme Mount Fromme is one of the three mountains in North Vancouver with mountain bike trails. Because Grouse Mountain, the popular ski hill, is next to Fromme Peak, I hav...