August 2014 Blog Posts (4)

2014 Lake of Bays Road Race - O-Cup #8

Photo courtesy: Mark Chapel

The Lake of Bays Road Race (LOBRR) takes place in the Muskoka region just outside of Huntsville. The course leaves the Deerhurst resort via an 8.7km stretch along country roads, does a 76km clockwise loop around Lake of Bays, and then returns to the resort from whence it came. Being on the Canadian Shield, the race is jam-packed with rolling…

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Added by Paul McKeever on August 27, 2014 at 8:30am — 14 Comments

Tour de Terra Cotta: Fantastic Event!

I am not the man to do lengthy posts and rarely comment on the site, but I thought I'd share my first  experience ever in a bike race. I quite enjoy reading race or ride reports, such as Christian Dognon conquering the Pyrénnées or Paul, Mouck or Jason sharing their race experiences. I'm always impressed at the level of detail of their recollection and now understand why.

What a wonderful event organized by a bunch of nice and welcoming people from the town of Terra Cotta in Caledon.…

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Added by Marc Des Rosiers on August 5, 2014 at 4:03pm — 4 Comments

Climbing a mountain in France

Hi everybody.

Just back from France, and a beautiful trip.

Some of you know I was going to attempt to climb the Tourmalet---one of the toughest climbs of the Tour de France.  Something really crazy as those of you who ride with me know hills are not my friends.

 

 

This is something my cousin François, an avid cyclist, had…

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Added by Christian Dognon on August 3, 2014 at 10:41am — 5 Comments

Friendly Reminder... Need I say more?

Hey all,
Not to be a downer to a great season, but it seems like some of us are forgetting the fundamentals of safety.  I understand when the heat is on and people are jamming, however, we should be always mindful as we are ambassadors of cycling, not just the…
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Added by DY on August 2, 2014 at 6:00pm — 3 Comments

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