|The Rock, Meech Lake. We used to ride down this...now its deadly.|
After a great CX race in Renfrew on Sunday, a bit of swapping was required to get bikes Double Cross ready. With the forecast calling for nothing but sun and temps in the high 20s, water bottle cages had to be mounted. With many leaves down, and plenty of rocks on the route ahead, carbon tubulars and the like were puled off, and aluminum rims shod with higher volume tires thrown on. Unless you are a honch like John Large, in which case 28c slicks would do. Pack the saddlebag with treats, and off to Gamelin to assemble.
|Rolling out on the Gatineau Parkway before it became a parking lot. Maybe tour buses instead of cars would make sense?|
|Steve was in the house, glad he made it. Jamie on the left.|
|Steelwools were in ample supply. Truffle Pigs flank Steve's Rover.|
|Aarg, the cougar was all over Buffalo Rider's back...|
|Ahhh, the valley....|
|Alex and Iain, soaking up the sun.|
Thanks go out to Greg Cosgrove for another great poster, and of course, to all the riders (not least Greg from Kingston!) for coming out to make the ride so much fun. An extra big thank you to everyone for your generous donations to Bicycles for Humanity. The $465 will be very much appreciated by the fine folks there; shipping bikes to Africa is expensive!