I have been training again. Training a lot. Training in the cold wet winter of Vancouver.*(read the foot note before you comment) I am training again to get back to competing and that journey to find a new level. But through the course of this I have been trying to [...]
There has been much going on and nothing happening in our household for a few months now. Things are progressing. As promised here is a blog on a few things. First my visit to the Yukon before the holidays. As part of my strategy to re enter the world of a [...]
This will be the first piece of writing I have done since the passing of Paxton. There will be two parts to this piece. First I want to address a question I have been getting a lot regarding what our plans are as a family regarding memorials for our son. Many [...]
I am writing today with a whole new out look on life. On the things that can be considered hard.
On October 13th, 2012 at around noon my wife gave birth to our first born son, Paxton Michael Bell. He was a beautiful perfect little boy. But when he was born [...]
After my last race of the season at the Pro Sprint Challenge I started some other work. Since the Olympics I have spent a lot of time trying to manage my thoughts regarding what happened to me there with my form and performance. I decided that sooner or later I had to go [...]
One more blog post before the racing starts. We are in to the village for good now and it has been a great experience. The Canadian staff really have it together which is so good. When things run smoothly and questions get answered it goes a long way towards helping you settle.
The official announcement went up this week about the track team for London. No surprises for me. Its official and the work continues. But now I can talk about it. Now I can say I am going. It will be my second games and in alot of ways it [...]
This is a special post that was requested by a young rider who has great blog that reaches out to various riders for unique posts. Read her blog HERE.
The question is what is it about the Omnium that makes in unique in cycling from other events and how do you manage those challenges.
For me [...]
Again the racing had me go through some highs and lows. the difference this time is I got pretty worked up about it. For anyone who was following the racing they would have seen that I yet again had an early exit from the Elimination. Usually I am disappointed. Usually I [...]
I crossed a threshold some where here int the last 6 months…or 3 months….or 3 weeks. I am not really sure when. As you approach the Olympics you tend to take this graceful departure from reality. Everything around you fades into the background and at a certain point you stop making decision [...]