Oakville Cyclepath Race Team

1 March 2017

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The 2017 Oakville Cyclepath Race Team

Race Team 2017

We are a competitive road and mountain biking team, with each member committed to personal best performances, providing supportive teamwork, advocating for the sport that we love, and promoting sponsors.  

Rider Profiles

Mark Stuart Waterdown, ON

Racing Category: Master 40+
Strength: Power to weight ratio
Favourite Race: Rochester Cyclocross
Warm up music: Big Sugar
Grew up: Grand Bend, ON
Favourite local rider: Soren Meeuwisse
First race: Club race with the Oakville Cycling Club
Proudest moment: When my son (under 2) was able to ride around the block with me on his push bike

Natalie Thompson Oakville, ON

Racing Category: Master Women
Strength: Adding a smile when the pain kicks in!
Favourite Race: Paris-Ancaster “I love racing in the mud!”
Warm up music: Harry Belefonte – Jump in the Line
Grew up: Clarkson, ON
Favourite local rider: Emily Batty
First race: Kelso Triathlon 2010
What do you most love about racing bikes?: “I love the ‘WEEEEEEE’ factor of the downhill! You’ll catch me yelling it out often!”

Hank Verhoeven Oakville, ON

Racing Category: Master 40+
Super domestique with a strong finishing kick.
Strength: Like Lady Gaga, you can’t read his poker face…
Favourite Race: Coupes des Ameriques
Warm up music: Garth Brooks
Grew up: Forest, ON
Favourite local rider: Ryan Roth
First race: Midweek Tuesday Night Criterium
What do you most love about racing bikes?: The adrenaline and pushing myself to the limits!

More Profiles Coming Soon!