Biking in Welland and a Post Run Pool Party

After weeks of punishing weather during the winter season Benders are making sure to take advantage of the fantastic summer weather (that’s the fantastic summer weather that occurs between all the rain). There was the AGM Pool Party and then The Bender Golf Classic.  July had another two fantastic outings. Donovan and Andrea welcomed a peloton of 15 bikers (peloton…that’s what you call a group of bikers right? I don’t know, I just run) to take in the trails at their new home in Welland. Out cruising the canal for? Read more

This Week – June 19th

 Have a look at this week’s practice runs (same as usual), and also the Events we are planning for July. Mark your calendars! This week: Tuesday – 6 km from Tim’s in Shoppers World – 6:45 Wed – Bramalea RR 10 km – 6:30 Thursday – Chris Gibson Rec Centre – 6:45 – 6 or 8 k Sunday – TBD – but probably 13 – 16 k July! Lots of Summer Events: July 7 (Friday evening) Bender RR night at Spot One with Al’s Band July 9 – The Bender? Read more

Tour de Grand and Ride to Conquer Cancer

Whether its recovering from an injury, training for a triathlon or just for fun, one thing is for sure, the Brampton Benders like to bike. This past weekend saw a large group of Benders covering the various distances offered at Cambridge’s Tour de Grand. This event in the past few years has been met with some less than ideal weather conditions.  But this year’s event was all sunshine and strong winds. Benders are hearty characters running or otherwise, as seen from the photos it was nothing but smiles for miles.? Read more