Words From The Road

Tour de Via Italia 2018

Tour de Via Italia 2018
Mark wraps up the season with our experience for Via Italia and a shout out to all the love and support we have gotten this season. We couldn't have done it alone.

Chest infections, graduation, and a late addition to the EI Bike team

Firstly, I’d like to explain my recent recruit to the EI bike team. My dad used to joke about his buddies being on the Employment Insurance Ski Tea...

Ascent Cycling – Team Camp 2018: Greenville, SC – “He ain’t never bit nobody before”

Ascent Cycling – Team Camp 2018: Greenville, SC – “He ain’t never bit nobody before”
Some the Ascent Team headed down to South Carolina for a week of riding and fun. Mike recaps his experience of Dales, dogs and digging deep.

So That’s A Wrap

So That’s A Wrap
Ascent Cycling’s Final Words From The Road provided by our very own Mike Little   Well, after a bucket full of race days, countless dropped energy gels (actually, probably about eleven), and more sugar water than we’d like to consider, the 2017 road racing season has come to an end.  This season was an important…

I guess we are going to call ourselves a crit squad (July 2017)

I guess we are going to call ourselves a crit squad (July 2017)
Prior to Ontario’s “Speed Weekend”  I think it’s fair to say that as a group we have failed to race in a way that represented our potential. After this past weekend I think (praying) we have finally turned the corner. Recap by Eric Johnston In early June, I crashed and got my first ever concussion……

An “easy” group ride never stays easy.

An “easy” group ride never stays easy.
Today we finally got the whole team together with our sponsors and supporters fir a long overdue ride. The ride started at Neworld Cycle in Burlington, which is one of Ontario’s Elite bicycle boutiques and a key supporter of Ascent Cycling, The group was a mix of the Ascent riders, Neworld shop riders, and our…

You haven't gotten rid of us yet

Crit season is coming, and we are excited.

A Lot Can Change In A Week

A Lot Can Change In A Week
Between efforts on my training ride today (I couldn’t make it to the race)  I refreshed racetiming.ca constantly until the results of the elite race came up, hoping my teammates did something special. Two things special happened, Keith (new to the team) had won the cat 3 race, and now surely will be granted an upgrade…

Alot Can Change in a Week

Between efforts on my training ride today (I couldn’t make it to the race)  I refreshed racetiming.ca constantly until the results of the elite rac...

Timbits Win Bike Races

Timbits Win Bike Races
This blog post has a touch of irony. Eric had sent a draft of a blog, written about his experience at the Steve Bauer Classic. As you will find out...

Easter Weekend

Easter Weekend
Mike Little puts his two cents about Easter weekend including the first Ocup of the year and the Heck of the North.

California Dreaming - Part 2

California Dreaming - Part 2
Simon and Eric travel to California for some preseason training and adventures.