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Mardis Cyclistes Saputo de Lachine

Posted on 28. Jul, 2010 by .

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Thirty-three years ago, using a rock to draw the start/finish line, seven friends got together on a Tuesday evening in Lachine, Québec, Canada to race their bikes. One of those riders was Joseph “Tino” Rossi, an immigrant from Supino, Italy. Friends still get together to race on Tuesday evenings in the balmy summer) but it’s [...]

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Photos from Mardis Cyclistes de Lachine

Posted on 17. Jun, 2009 by .

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After spending last week in Beauce, I am now in Montreal for a little R&R, and decided to check out a local cycling tradition, les Mardis Cyclistes Saputo de Lachine. Since 1978 for ten weeks from June to August, on every Tuesday evening, cyclists congregate in Lachine for a crit on a closed 1-mile course with four corners in Lachine.

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