James Durand

James Durand

How times change

In the industry of cycling, this time of year is when everyone…

James Durand
James Durand

There is no beauty in perfection

Sure, we all dream of that perfect ride where everything goes as…

James Durand
James Durand

Commitment

Can you imagine commuting by bicycle for a complete week? Ok, not…

James Durand
James Durand

Greener grass

I am sitting inside Swicked looking out at the pouring rain/snow/pouring rain,…

James Durand
James Durand

Practice makes perfect

After writing last week’s blurb and reminiscing about one of the best…

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James Durand

Shoot for the scars

There hasn’t been much riding lately due to the snow, and I…

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James Durand

Getting worse sucks

It doesn’t matter in what aspect of life; getting better at something feels good

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James Durand

Who saw this coming?

We rode through the Fall with record rain falls in multiple months.…

James Durand
James Durand

It’s the Little Things, or is it the Little People?

Ever been on that ride when you are flowing perfectly and having…

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James Durand

Better Late Than Never…

Isn’t it amazing how quickly things get behind you?

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James Durand

Efficiency goes out the window

Chenoa sometimes accuses me of trying to be too efficient.The fact that…

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James Durand

Is Less Actually More?

It’s been a tough five or six weeks for cycling.The trails have…

James Durand
What the hell happened?

Tick tock….

Time just keeps moving forward, despite the fact that I need it…

What the hell happened?
What the hell happened?

What the hell happened?

Dear Santa,I remember years of wanting a long list of “stuff” for…

What the hell happened?
I Never Imagined...

Am I really a ‘technotard’?

A couple of years ago I was called a “technotard” because I didn’t know about some great app that was going to change the world

I Never Imagined...
I Never Imagined...

An unexpected lesson

I had a great spring and summer of riding. Lots of trails,…

I Never Imagined...
James Durand

Every kid deserves a bike

'I only remember two Christmas gifts from my entire childhood, and they were both bikes'

James Durand
James Durand

Have We Hit the Limit?

My daughter Rhyley told me at the beginning of the school year…

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James Durand

I think I caught a bug…again

It was 2004 and I was racing quite a bit back then.…

James Durand

It’s raining and it’s dark out

Durand: Being a cyclist I hope and pray every year for a dry winter

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