David Raponi-Monk
  • 65, Male
  • Scarborough
  • Canada
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  • Andre Wasniewski
  • Vladimir V
  • Courtney Goldman
  • Jennifer Schengili
  • Rita Masson
  • Gordon Walker
  • Scott Moore
  • Phallon Hyckie
  • Jon Tamblyn
  • Suzanne Kelley
  • Harris Silver
  • Ivana
  • Paul Rayment
  • Marco Martinez

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Red Ribbon From Danielle Franz

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Latest Activity

David Raponi-Monk commented on Bernadette Crowe's event BCC BEER NIGHT
"Sorry, attending a film premiere. Enjoy"
Sep 9
David Raponi-Monk commented on Chris Mount's event BCC Beer Night Thursday Aug 8, 2019
"Sorry, prior commitment. Happy Birthday Mounty!"
Aug 6

Profile Information

How Did You Hear About the BCC? Who referred you?
Cycle Solutions and seeing the club while riding on Kingston Road
Reasons for Joining the BCC...
get stronger and learn group riding skills, camaraderie
Are you a member of another Club, if so, which one(s)
What's your Bike(s)?
2013 Trek Domane
What Style of Riding Do You Love?
2019 Season Goals
Riding a century

Increase power and get stronger (and faster)

David Raponi-Monk's Blog

Blue Mountain Adventure 2017

Posted on June 13, 2017 at 8:44pm 9 Comments


It was a dark and stormy Thursday morning when a van pulled up in front of my house, two guys jumped out, grabbed my bike and luggage and suddenly I was seated in the back seat of the van, my bike on the roof and I was taken to a local coffee shop, the Birchcliff, where we met up with some others with bike mounted on the roof or in the back seat of vehicles. This looked ominous, until I realized it was fellow members of the Beaches Cycling Club and my imagination was…


H2H - Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City Charity Ride

Posted on April 1, 2015 at 11:30am 0 Comments

My stepson Isaac is teaching English in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam and is taking part in an exciting adventure that started this past Friday.

H2H - Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City - is a charity bicycle ride that first took place in 2009. It is organized by volunteers and the funds raised go towards Vietnamese organizations that work with poor and disadvantaged children. 

He'll be part of a team of 20 expat riders who are going to be flying up to Hanoi (Vietnam's capital) and…


Retro Bike or Modern Bike! How Have Bikes Changed? Great video

Posted on December 19, 2014 at 9:47am 0 Comments

This video is quite interesting, as are all of the GNC cycling videos on YouTube.

See how Daniel Lloyd manages on a classic steel bike from the 80's.

Retro Bike Or Modern Bike? How Have Bikes Changed?: http://youtu.be/ZZbVsrYPOGE

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At 1:17pm on April 17, 2017, Jennifer Schengili said…
Can you please tell me again the name and address of the glasses place. Thanks
At 11:45pm on April 16, 2017, Jennifer Schengili said…
Great to meet and ride with you today. I look forward to next time and thanks for dragging me along. It's a lot tougher to ride in a group at a different pace (faster pace!)
At 3:01pm on April 27, 2014, DRU said…

Hey David, I'll try to take some pics of my wife's current bike this afternoon and get back to you. Cheers, Dru.

At 5:53pm on July 8, 2013, John Reynolds said…

For sure! Maybe we can connect on my return, late August.


At 6:32am on June 17, 2013, Leigh Berndsen said…
Thank you, David! See you in a few weeks.
At 8:39am on May 31, 2013, Marco Martinez said…
I registered for the 75k on the Becel ride. it starts at 6 (yikes), against my beliefs but it's for charity ;-)

What's your group?
At 9:46pm on May 13, 2013, Simon Kelley said…
Thanks. I think you might be right!
At 7:48pm on May 12, 2013, DY said…

You did great.  Thank you for listening and adhering to my advice.  As mentioned, I am trying to condense a decade of riding experience into weeks:-)



At 6:24pm on May 11, 2013, Simon Kelley said…
Hi David
Great to ride with you too. Maybe see you tomorrow.

BCC Rides

Cycling in the summer can be about casual riding, sprinting, spinning, big-ring hammerfests or what ever your chosen type of riding is. The BCC was founded for the sole purpose to network cyclists. It has grown into a successful club which accommodates Riders at almost all skill/fitness levels. Everyone should be able to participate and have fun at their respective levels.


Weekend Rides: 


Saturday Morning
Start time is 8:00am early season, 7:00am as days get longer. Route distances vary from 55-120km and several pace groups are available. Saturday morning rides focus on a social vibe.


Sunrise Sundays
Rides will start around sunrise. Rotating routes will focus on distances from 55-160km.  Remote start rides outside the GTA.

Weekly Rides:



Advanced Turbo Tuesdays
For this ride, advanced group riding and bike handling skills are required. You must also be aware of your limitations. Riding speed is 35kph+.


Hillicious Thursdays
Starts at 5:40am. This ride includes Bayview, pottery rd, redway other local hills.



Starts at 5:30AM. Bring your CX or MTB out for a great Don trail ride. Some weeks, we'll head to a local park to practice CX skills.

Informal Rides Click Here

Other Rides:

Race Team

BCC Race Team
Please join if you will be racing in 2018 as part of the BCC Race Team!

Track Cycling

BCC Track Cycling Group

A place where those interested in, or already addicted to, riding the boards can share info.

BCC Youth

BCC Youth Group

An initiative to have weekly skills sessions and rides for young riders.

Interested in finding a new route or refreshing your memory on an old faithful? Check out the Routes page.


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