DY's Blog – August 2012 Archive (9)

Safety Tips, Riding in a Group - Good for the BCC, Good for ALL!

Please comment, thoughts? Thanks Alex H. for the links.

Safety Riding Tips:

 

Riding in a Group:

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Added by DY on August 30, 2012 at 10:22pm — No Comments

Tuesday Night Madness! Wiinnndy~! But still FAST!

Sorry, the pics aren't that great.  But those that were there know...:-)  Avg was still 32kph for the ride.

Thoughts on the Morningside(401-Kingston) Stretch...  I'm kinda concerned that it's not the safest intersection to be going through given the amount of traffic....

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Added by DY on August 28, 2012 at 9:55pm — 2 Comments

Thursday Hillicious Ride - Before the Beer Night:-)

Lots of Familiar faces... tackling Brimley in order to justify the extra…

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Added by DY on August 23, 2012 at 8:21pm — 2 Comments

Turrrbo Tuesday Ride... Usual Suspects = Predictable Outcome

I had an final of:



Dst: 51kms, Avg: 32kph, Max: 56kph.  Take into consideration I was dropped 3 Times on Kingston on the way back.  Our average speed to the crit was 34kph... Most times we were riding 40-45kph and my heart rate was 186bpm for 45mins straight!

Even the new guy Jason hung on:-)  Oh well.  Thanks to all you considerate souls for…

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Added by DY on August 21, 2012 at 10:00pm — 4 Comments

Simcoe Scramble Completed! - Great Turn Out!

We had about 8 riders leave from Grinder @ 6AM, and 12 meeting at Elgin and Leslie.  The 6am Group made it to us by 7AM.  They booked it! 

2-3 groups split heading north to Simcoe.  Some route alterations later, and we all convened at the variety store on the lake. We all had a quick recharge and nature break and our group started to head back.

We ended up heading out in our respective groups. After some road resurfacing on McCowan, we managed to…

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Added by DY on August 19, 2012 at 8:30pm — 7 Comments

Super Sunny Social Saturday - Big group, Well attended.

Hope everyone had a good ride. For those heading to E-ville tomorrow, hope you saved your legs for the hills:-)



I'd like to get pics if you have any, and also please comment/feedback on your ride and the routes. The Route Committee want to make improvements where we can.



Thanks again for the support and hope to see you next week!…



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Added by DY on August 18, 2012 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

Have a Great Weekend to those Participating in Tour for Kids, Centurion Ellicottville, and Mt. Tremblant Ironman

Here are the links to the websites:

Tour for Kids: http://www.tourforkids.com/ontario/

Centurion Ellicottville: http://centurioncycling.com/ellicottville/

Mt. Tremblant Ironman: http://ironmanmonttremblant.com/home/


For those who are racing, good luck and may the force be with you!

Added by DY on August 15, 2012 at 3:10pm — 4 Comments

Informal Goodwood Ride - Civic Holiday Monday



Great Bunch of people on this ride today... Tight group able to keep an Avg of 28.5kph for the 110km with highs of over 60kmph with the tail wind down tenth line made for an enjoyable Holiday Monday Bike ride.  Hope you all enjoyed yourselves.  Till the next one...

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Added by DY on August 6, 2012 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

Great Season So Far... Thank You!

Great season so far, however as we keep adding new members to the club, I felt it was important to put out a Few quick reminders, as SAFETY is still the #1 priority on the rides:

 

- Please make sure to check before going into another lane.  Don't rely on…

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Added by DY on August 3, 2012 at 8:50am — 2 Comments

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