June 2016 Blog Posts (3)

Bike power calculations

Hi all. Given my spate of flats lately (always at the bottom of a descent...) I was interested in how much I was heating up my rims through braking. So I pulled together a quick power calculator. I know there's a number of engineers among us, so thought folks might find this interesting (sorry if this is a "been there, done that" thing - I couldn't find anything online that worked well)

The cells in orange are inputs. The coefficients of wind resistance and rolling resistance…

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Added by Brad Reddick on June 17, 2016 at 7:38pm — 4 Comments

BCC women on the podium again at the KW Classic!

This past Sunday June 5th was the Kitchener-Waterloo Classic Road Race, part of the Ontario Cup series.   Once again the BCC women represented with solid podium placings!

Big congrats to Aubrie and Ivana for fighting hard to earn more medals for the cabinet, and placing so well in a tough group…

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Added by Alex Mulholland on June 6, 2016 at 1:30pm — 10 Comments

Today's Ride

Thanks so much to Dan for sending us off this morning in a punctual and organized fashion.

I rode with one of the zoo groups and I have to say it was fantastic.

Great weather, great group (11 of us), great conversation, great coffee.

Here are a couple of pics:…

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Added by Mike McInnis on June 4, 2016 at 4:00pm — 2 Comments

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