May 2009 Blog Posts (25)

Nice Morning, then WINNNNDY!

Welcome to John, Melanie, Jane, Olga and Cheryl! Great Work down Trafalgar! Special thanks to all that started at 5:45 am to meet us for 7AM at MC Park and waited at Trafalgar and Burnie. My group maintained an echelon out to Burlington. Awesome! Congrats to Steve and Kerri for doing the Burlington Route Back to Back! Hope you all were able to get a danish and a good coffee. Enjoy the Pics and Video...

Next Sunday is Ride for Heart and Rideau Lake Tour. BCC… Continue

Added by DY on May 31, 2009 at 12:00pm — 4 Comments

Awesome Morning! Mercuryfic! Magic #28 Comments Welcome.

Thanks to all the people that showed up. Hope you had a great ride! Please comment so I can make the ride better.

Enjoy the… Continue

Added by DY on May 30, 2009 at 9:30am — No Comments

Toronto Criterium May 29th 2009 - BCC Represents! Great Work Boys!

So Lana and I got there at 4pm. And I just got home - 10pm. Long Day for a non-cyclist:)

Thanks to all that showed up! The pictures tell the story, and so does the post race video!

Glad you're alright DK! Marc, QB, great job in the race. Gord, awesome for hanging on to the crazy pace! Thanks to everyone else that worked with me to Pull through Pints!

Guys did awesome! Enjoy the pics! More to come! 2 other Cameras to download from. Stay Tuned! People who rode,… Continue

Added by DY on May 29, 2009 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Authenitcated Riders

Hey all,

If you have submitted your waiver and membership, join the "2009 BCC Registed Members" Group.



Added by DY on May 25, 2009 at 8:30am — No Comments

Rain + Sun = FUN!!!! Hope you all had a Blast!

So, what happened to the people going with me to Burlington? Emile, DK, Marc? Such a nice ride into Burlington.... Nice Coffee shop too. Warm welcome to Maureen and Joanne!

Great Group: SS, 2K, KFC, ME, Paul, and Nick.... Ripped Down Trafalgar at 50km/h+. Dst: 90kms Avg. 29km/h How are your legs SS? 170kms is a lot considering you too all my challenges! 2K, set me up with some of the EPO you're using!

Till Next week. Enjoy the pics! ... and Video(Shot @… Continue

Added by DY on May 24, 2009 at 12:00pm — 5 Comments

What a Great Day for a Ride!

Warm Welcome to Lynn, Colin, and Patrick(1st time I rode with you).

Thanks to Mercury and James for Kick Starting our Day!

Hope you all had a good ride! See you… Continue

Added by DY on May 23, 2009 at 9:00am — No Comments

Giant DEMO/Hillicious Workout!

Thanks to all that showed! Can't ask for a better day. Thanks to Mike and Luke for helping us try out some really sweet bikes! Enjoy the… Continue

Added by DY on May 21, 2009 at 8:30pm — No Comments

DEMETRE in the Mid-Week CRIT - 3rd Place!

DK - 3rd Place Finish! Congrats for not crashing!

Details Here:

The "FINISH"!........

Added by DY on May 20, 2009 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Five Star Crew: QB, Thi, Gordo L, "Powerhouse" Jeff, and Me

So we each had our excuses for not being strong tonight:

QB - Raced Sunday(See Post Below)

Gord - Did a Tri

Jeff - Raced Thi on Sunday

Thi - Road 3 Days Straight(Hard)

Me - Sick End of Last Week, Missed my Mon Spin Class & had 3 Servings of Ice Cream on Victoria Day!

We still managed to hold a pace avg of 31km/h. Good Ride Boys! We missed you Mr. Fantastic! Hope you're feeling better!

Here are the Pics and A… Continue

Added by DY on May 19, 2009 at 11:43pm — 1 Comment

O'Cup #2 @$%#%$#hamhill in Niagara

Well, it was quite a week for me. Following my marathon last Sunday I could hardly walk for two days. I have never felt so wiped by a race and frankly my legs have never been so beat upon since my hardcore kettlebells workouts with Charlene at Main st cardio.

So this week was supposed to be my recovery and then a get back at it - the only problem was that I was scheduled to race Niagara today (i have a whole slew of pictures if I can figure out how dan… Continue

Added by qb on May 17, 2009 at 8:30pm — 3 Comments

WINDY!!!! Great turnout!

Warm welcome to Paul, Olga, Corbin, Brad and whoever else I miss in the Main Group. Thanks Will and Jay and Dave O. for helping me with the skills. Much Appreciated.

Here are the Pics, Stay tuned for next weeks ride......Anyone got the numbers from the Timmies? I had 15 with… Continue

Added by DY on May 17, 2009 at 12:16pm — 3 Comments

Good Luck to All Racers of the BCC!

Pace yourself on the Effingham hill! Try not to get dropped on the hill:)

Best of Luck: Marc, QB, Jamie, Emile, Peter and anyone else I missed!


Added by DY on May 16, 2009 at 9:42pm — No Comments

Saturday Ride Cancelled

Sorry, Have to Cancel the Ride: Thunder and Lightning, Rain = Dangerous!

Added by DY on May 16, 2009 at 6:04am — No Comments

Successful Beer Night

Hey all,

Thanks for coming out.… Continue

Added by DY on May 15, 2009 at 8:18am — No Comments

Furious Five - Wicked Night, for a Safe and Brisk 70kms!

We missed you QB. Would have been nice to be able to draft you:)

Avg was 32km/h again. Have to give props to Steve F, Thi, Jeff, and Lauri. You boys rock! Way to keep the pace; every one shared the work.



***NOTE: For those that would like to ride Tuesday and feel that the pace is fast, I will be organizing a second group with the same Start Time. Please comment on this post if you would like to ride Tuesday but… Continue

Added by DY on May 12, 2009 at 11:00pm — 2 Comments

Windddddy! Ride.... But We stuck it out and did the Rollers(Hills) as Promised!

Windy Welcome to Steven, Chris and David. Nice to see you Paige! Hope you didn't get blown over! So it is one thing to be working hard on a nice day with a gentle breeze, but it is "real" work when you have to work hard not to get blown over! Great work to all that did the rollers with me and to all that did them without me:)

One more weekend of the Stouffville and I'll switch it up..... Fast guys/Gals - Be ready - I'm extending the 20km roller option for you(more… Continue

Added by DY on May 10, 2009 at 12:30pm — 3 Comments

Happy Mothers Day to all Mums from BCC! Good Luck Racers!

Ride Safe and Win something!

Added by DY on May 10, 2009 at 6:20am — No Comments

Have Saturdays Turned into Sundays? Great Turnout, 20+ Storm Troopers!

Hey all,

Thanks for the amazing Turnout! Mercury will be "READY to SERVE" at 7AM Next Saturday! Since they are a sponsor, they have opted to Help the club by giving back a percentage of the sales on a regular basis. Please help support Mercury and the BCC.

THE DEAL: Mention that you're a BCC'er when you go(MAIN ST. Location), outside ride days, so their staff can keep track of BCC Patrons. Cool? Thanks, D.

Warm welcome to… Continue

Added by DY on May 9, 2009 at 8:30am — 3 Comments

Little FYI on FRAMES etc....

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Added by DY on May 7, 2009 at 11:55am — No Comments

Appreciation for Greg "The godfather" Michener. You will be missed.

Hey all,

Just wanted to inform you that Greg will be taking a leave from riding with the BCC due to personal reasons.

I wanted to write this post to show/tell him how much he has helped the BCC and new members learn skills, gain confidence, ride safe and most importantly: HAVE FUN!

On a personal note I have know Greg for a few years now and he is a stand up guy! Always willing to help me out(BCC Rider Notes), and there to share a fine glass of wine and play a… Continue

Added by DY on May 5, 2009 at 7:30am — 9 Comments

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