Friday, March 23, 2012

Cycling: The New Golf? continued...

Not only does it appear that the 23 golf courses in the Oakville-Burlington-Milton triangle might be threatened by the rise of pelotons of aggressive carbon-mounted cyclists taking over the Niagara Escarpment, but Ontario also offers the Paris-Ancaster race (no, not THAT Paris) which is our own Paris-Roubaix, kind of.  Held on gravel roads, farm lanes and dirt trails, it promises no cobblestone but the chance to get dirty in Spring.  2012 will be the 19th edition.  Info can be found here.

And nothing says good racing action like a film!  Here is the 2011 race:

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