DY's Blog – May 2013 Archive (8)

Niagara Classic R.R. O-Cup #5 - Sunday May 19th 2013 - Recap

So I met the group @ 7am this morning before heading off to see some of our guys race in the Niagara Classic R.R. O-Cup #5.  How was everyone's Ride???

We decided to go right to the Effingham hill climb, otherwise known as the "F-ingham" hill climb.  The race is quite difficult and by 10am, it started to really get hot.  Anyways, not much of a writer, so here is the…

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Added by DY on May 20, 2013 at 9:00am — 9 Comments

Social Saturday - Sixty Riders!!!

Please send me your pics if you have any.  Thanks to all for helping keep the groups safe by checking intersections, marshaling and helping new riders along with etiquette.  So many of you, I'm bound to miss someone - You know who you are!:-)  The Club's success stems from it's membership and camaraderie.  Thank You!  DY. Comments welcome.…

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Added by DY on May 18, 2013 at 5:30pm — 1 Comment

Motorpacing Turbo Tuesday - A cold one.

Good Group, welcome to John.  Comments welcome.

 

Excerpt from Cyclingtips.com:

 

"Don’t just go out and motorpace without some proper strength and power blocks of training.  If you do this you’ll gain some form for a while, but you won’t have the underlying fitness to keep it going and build upon it.  Make sure that you motorpace…

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Added by DY on May 15, 2013 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

Another Cold and Windy Sunday Ride... In May?!

So a bunch of us decided against the forecast and showed up for the 7AM Start.  With this sunrise, how can you say no?

We all gathered for 7AM and decided that we should try to make it back by 11am.

We all left as a group heading up Don Mills -…

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Added by DY on May 12, 2013 at 7:45pm — 6 Comments

Chilly Saturday Social - Completed.

Welcome to all the new faces, Zoraida, Bronwyn, Simon.  Great to have you on the skills ride with me.  I hope you all had a good ride today.  Sorry no pictures today...:-(   If anyone has, E-mail me them and I'll put them up.

Hope the rest of the groups had a good ride.

Comments welcome.

Dan.

Added by DY on May 11, 2013 at 11:52am — 1 Comment

Turbo Tuesday #3 - 14 Riders...Review from the guy @ the Back of the Pack. - VIDEO - Scroll Down.

Start of Ride:

Two Words Describe this past tuesday's Ride: Very Fast.  I think I had a Final avg of 33kph.

Thanks to All for keeping it safe.  Welcome to Mark, you're welcome back anytime if you want to pull the group up Midland @ 40kph+.  Thanks to J-Rod for Moto Pacing Jeff, Jason and I back to the group and Pacing me back from over a minute deficit…

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Added by DY on May 8, 2013 at 9:30pm — 5 Comments

A Sunday Ride to Remember...This is why I ride.

I arrived late to the start of the ride and the Fast group was already on their way.  The Stoufville group was getting organized and so was the Unionville group.  I joined up with the Unionville group as I am gradually increasing my mileage as I continue to work on my base miles.  Eleven of us made our way up Don Mills as a tight pro-peleton would - Keeping minimal distance apart and maintaining manageable climbing speeds.  Maureen and Trish were pulling…

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Added by DY on May 5, 2013 at 9:22pm — 11 Comments

Another Super Sunny Saturday Ride... Mother nature, Keep the nice days Coming!

Our group consisted of a few new riders... Welcome to Raisa and Marcella.  We had a tight group to the zoo.  Till next…

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Added by DY on May 5, 2013 at 9:00pm — No Comments

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