Tom Cauduro

Height: 178cm
Weight: 74kg
Age: 28
Hometown: Sault Ste. Marie, ON
Twitter: @tcauduro

Disciplines: Road, Cyclocross, Track, MTB
Strengths: Sprinting, Power

2013 Goals:

  • Win a sprint finish
  • Aid teammates in getting upgrades
  • Beat last year’s PB Wattage (1300w)
Tom joined WCC in 2009, buying his first road bike a year prior. Instantly he became hooked on cycling and has been peddling since. He continues to learn and push himself as a cyclist, hoping to contribute positively to the growth of Waterloo’s cycling community.

Aaron Hamill

Height: 185cm
Weight: 80kg
Age: 24
Hometown: Kitchener, ON
Twitter: @hamillaaron

Disciplines: MTB, Road
Strengths: Technical XC Descents, Road Sprints

2013 Goals:

  • Road – Competitive in E4 – in a position to podium – upgrade to E3.
  • MTB – Competitive in Sport and improve on avg speed- upgrade to Expert
  • Stay consistent with training in and out of race season.
Aaron grew up playing many sports, only picking up cycling within the past 5 years. He started riding the Hydrocut trails in 2007. Learning the ins and outs of racing well with WCC, Aaron now rides both Road and MTB races.

Quinn Hanam

Height: 180cm
Weight: 73kg
Age: 26
Hometown: Kitchener, ON
Twitter: @QuinnHanam

Disciplines: Road, Track, Time Trial
Strengths: The last 300m.

2013 Goals:

  • KW Classic
  • Tour de Waterloo
  • Track Provincials
Quinn grew up in Kitchener, riding around the trails at Chicopee and the Grand River Trail. He switched his focus from mountain bike racing to road and track by joining the Forest City Velodrome in 2009.

Adam Poll

Height: 190.5cm
Weight: 82.5kg
Age: 27
Hometown: New Dundee, ON
Twitter: @adamlikesbikes 

Disciplines: Road, Track, CX, MTB, Time Trial
Strengths: All around rider, Punching big holes in the air for everyone behind me

2013 Goals:

  • Finish Strong in Cat 1/2 Races
  • Podium at an O-Cup Cyclocross Race
  • Break the Club TT Record
  • Encourage more Club mates to Race/Compete
 Adam started cycling in 2006 looking to improve his well being. He joined the Forest City Velodrome in 2008 and rode his first race in 2009. Adam made the jump to WCC in 2010. His great all round ability has shown through with his strong performances across multiple cycling disciplines.

Ben Reid

Height: 177cm
Weight: 72kg
Age: 25
Hometown: Ottawa, ON
Twitter: @ebreid3

Disciplines: Road
Strengths: All-Rounder, Sprinter

2013 Goals:

  • Upgrade to Cat ½
  • Win an O – Cup
  • Be competitive at Provincials
  • Race as much as I can
Ben got into cycling as a rehab for a knee injury and to help with control of his diabetes. He quickly fell in love with the sport and it now takes up much of his free time. In his first full season of racing, Ben hopes to improve on last years success and add to the results of the team.

Philip Sheffield

Height: 186cm
Weight: 75kg
Age: 25
Hometown: White Rock, BC

Disciplines: Road
Strengths: All-Rounder

2013 Goals:

  • Upgrade to Cat 3
  • Podium finish
  • No Crashes
Philip bought his first road bike in late 2009 after a brief foray into long distance running. Following his cross Canada bike tour in 2011 he started racing, enjoying some success in 2012. Philip hopes to build upon last years success and to continue encouraging new riders to try out WCC.

Luke Vanlauwe

Height: 183cm
Weight: 71.2kg
Age: 19
Hometown: Cambridge, ON
Twitter: @lukevanlauwe

Disciplines: Road
Strengths: All-Rounder, Climbing

2013 Goals:

  • Race for the Canadian National U23 Cycling Team
  • Compete in UCI level events
  • Compete within the Elite 1-2 Field
  • Win races!
Luke’s drive to be physically competitive started when he was very young, his first competition on two wheels began as an amateur motocross racer. Struggling to continue competing in a sport that requires a surplus of financial expense, Luke turned to the closest sport where suffering was purely self-inflicted – cycling.

Aidan Webster

Height: 170cm
Weight: 56.7kg
Age: 15
Hometown: Kitchener, ON
Twitter: @Aidan__Webster

Disciplines: MTB
Strengths: Climbing, Endurance

2013 Goals:

  • Top five finish at an Ontario Cup race
Aidan was introduced to mountain biking by his parents at a very young age – ripping it up through the WCC trails when he was eight years old. He began taking part in kids races at the Ontario Cups. For 2013, Aidan decided to get serious about racing, planning to compete in the Cadet Expert 15-16 category in the Ontario Cup races.