Good Friday Road Race 2017

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Kicking off the Season at the Good Friday Road Race After months of winter training, it was finally time to pin a number on again and kick off the racing season at the Good Friday Road Race.  The traditional kick off to the season, racers were thankfully greeted by perfect weather for spring racing on the flat, fast course around

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Toronto Cyclocross Race Report

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Race Report from Toronto Cyclocross My race at Toronto Cyclocross did not get off to a good start.  Despite somehow managing to get a second row start I found myself on the ground before we even got off the pavement.  After making it through a whole season racing on the road without crashing, I go down in the first cyclocross

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Springbank Road Race Report

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Springbank Road Race Ontario Cup #3 Report This morning I made my way to London, Ontario to participate in the Springbank Road Race.  It was an absolutely beautiful morning for a race in a beautiful location, except for the narrow bike paths they had us racing down. Unlike the Good Friday Road Race, the Springbank Road Race got off to

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Springbank Road Race Preview

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First Race: The Re-due   @crowaan That one doesn’t count. I call that a non-race. Hit the reset button — Jamie Smith (@MobilePA) April 3, 2015 After the fiasco that was my first race, I was anxious to get back on the metaphorical horse and give it another go.  Unfortunately, O-Cup #2, the Calabogie Classic, was out of the question

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Good Friday Road Race Report

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Lessons Learned from the Good Friday Road Race This past Friday (April 3), I headed down to Ancaster, Ontario to participate in what would be my first road race and the first Ontario Cup of the season, the Good Friday Road Race.  Full of nerves and excitement I was looking forward to this event as an opportunity to learn and

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O-Cup Racing Schedule Update

New Information Concerning O-Cup Race Dates Yesterday I reported that the schedule for the Ontario Cup Road Series had been finalized.  While that remains true, with the dates for the 8 race series confirmed, my reporting of the date conflict between the Ontario Provincial Time Trial Championships and the Barrie Criterium on May 30 does not. The Barrie Cycling Club

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O-Cup Schedule Finalized

Date for Barrie Crit Confirmed The date for the Ontario Cup criterium hosted by the Barrie Cycling Club has been confirmed in a post on the club’s website.  The race will take place on Saturday, May 30 in the evening and runs in conjunction with the club’s annual Youth Cup Race.  The planned course is the circuit regularly used by

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Ontario Cycling Schedule 2015

Exciting New Events and Returning Favorites Last week, the Ontario Cycling Association released its preliminary schedules for the 2015 O-Cups across all disciplines.  O-Cup road schedule is full of returning favorites and exciting new events. The season kicks off with the traditional Good Friday Road Race on April 3.  An early start to the Ontario road racing season which could

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