Bike the Bruce attracts Sudbury cyclists
by Randy Pascal
Fresh off their own club time trials a couple of weeks ago, members of the Sudbury Cycling Club made their way down
to the Bruce Peninsula on July 22nd, hitting the shorelines of the Georgian Bay for the annual "Bike the Bruce"
Ontario Cup Time Trials.
Among the local cyclists, Michael Seppa recorded the best finish, taking first place in the Sportif Men - 30
kms distance. Seppa posted a time of 47:05, almost two and a half minutes ahead of Cameron Mason (Forest City
Derek D'Angelo secured third place in the Master 2 Men's 40 km event, about twenty seconds back of the top
tandem of Rob Nishman (Real Deal Racing) and Kevin Tearle (Team CHCH).
Also racing for Team CHCH out of the National Cycling Centre in Hamilton, Sudbury native James Orton finished
fourth in the Junior Men's 30 km race, with teammate Adam Jamieson pulling away comfortably from the field.
Donning the Vinylbilt Windows/Six S Partners Racing (Toronto) jersey, Charles Dumas placed fifth in the Elite
1 & 2 Men's division, covering 40 kilometres in 57:43.
Finally, Michel Barbeau ranked in the top half of his field, posting the sixth best time in the Master 3
Men's - 30 km grouping. Barbeau pedalled his way to a time of 46:23, 12 seconds behind Chris Raynor of