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Race Report

Tour of Bronte win…the trend is set!

Posted  April 30, 2012  by  WCC Administrator

On Sunday, Adam picked me up at 10 am for the drive down to Oakville for the Tour of Bronte. Due to low turnout, the race format had been divied up into 3 divisions, beginner (45 km), sport (64 km) and an open, 80 km race. I had aspirations of riding the open race, but […]

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Race Report

Calabogie – A sprinters dream!

Posted  April 30, 2012  by  WCC Administrator

Team work pays off both on and off the saddle! Quinn Hanam reports on his experience: At 6:00 on Sunday morning I (literally) kicked my friend off the couch he had been sleeping on in the Ottawa apartment we stayed at. He had stayed up late with friends… I had slept. It was an hour […]

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MTB

Trail Blockage/Re-routing

Posted  April 18, 2012  by  WCC Administrator

More than a year ago The Region had closed a passage through an eroding gully that was used for shortcutting between sections of the Multi-Use (double-track) Trail. They’ve blocked the passage with big trees and have clearly posted their authority and the  reasons for the closure (the signs are visible on the pictures). However, people  have started making new shortcuts […]

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Race Report

WCC’s Adam Poll “cleans up” at Paris to Ancaster!

Posted  April 17, 2012  by  WCC Administrator

WCC Race Team member Adam Poll finished 45th out of over 1200 riders and 11th in his age catergory! Congratulations Adam! Here’s the inside scoop into Adam’s Race Day experience: The day started off nice and early with a lot of moisture in the air. I had hopes that it would stay there and not […]

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MTB

Huge Success on the First Trail Day!

Posted  April 15, 2012  by  WCC Administrator

Our first Trail Day of 2012 was kicked off with looming clouds and a chance for rain.  We successfully re-routed the washed out and rutted downhill run to the “big rock” on  Adam’s Run.  Our main goal was to create a more direct line up with the aforementioned rock to give riders of all abilities […]

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Sponsor's Corner

Demo Bikes Have Arrived

Posted  April 13, 2012  by  WCC Administrator

Our Specialized 2012 Demo bikes are here and ready to take out for a ride, come in and take out the Epic, StumpJumper and the Camber to the trails and feel the different rides.  We also have a hardtail Kona. For the road riders we have the Tarmac, Roubaix and the Ruby for the ladies. […]

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Flat Tire Repair Clinic

Posted  April 13, 2012  by  WCC Administrator

  Do you want to learn more about fixing a flat tire on your bike? We are offering FREE flat repair clinics. Clinics will run on the following Saturday mornings starting at 9:30 am: April 28th May 12th May 26th June 9th June 23rd July 7th July 21st April 28th May 12th May 26th June […]

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Training

Volume 2: In-Season Strength Training – Necessary or Not?

Posted  April 11, 2012  by  Kelly Ellis

The debate to strength train or not during the competition phase of training is one that is very controversial. In fact, one of your favourite WCC Race Team members and yours truly enjoyed a friendly debate over it just the other day. There does not seem to be a simple black and white answer but […]

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Sponsor's Corner

King Street Cycles

Posted  April 11, 2012  by  WCC Administrator

Our 2012 Demo Days are fast approaching! Come check out new 2012 Norco and Rocky Mountain bikes, and actually put them through their paces on your favorite trails. This is your chance to actually see how the latest offerings from Rocky Mountain and Norco ride on real trails, not just pedaled around a parking lot. […]

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Race Report

WCC Wins S4 Good Friday Road Race

Posted  April 8, 2012  by  WCC Administrator

Westover-Strabane April 6, 2012 By Gaelen Merrit Alarm went off at 6 am sharp. I jumped into my race kit, made a fruit smoothie, and Tom arrived right on time at 6:15. Short drive and one Tim’s stop later and we were at the Flamborough race track. We met Adam, Blake, Kelly, Alain, and a […]

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