2017 CLUB AWARDS PRESENTATIONS
Outstanding Performance on a Brevet – Brian Brideau and Renato Alesandrini
PRESENTED BY: Joey Schwartz
Awarded to the club rider who has: Demonstrated significant fortitude, courage, or generosity on a brevet ride. Demonstrated physical or mental abilities beyond the usual in the conduct of a brevet ride.
Jock Wadley Award (Outstanding Rider) – John Cumming
PRESENTED BY: Mike Barry
Awarded to a club rider who is outstanding in one year or over several years and has: Shown interest in the club and has provided support and assistance Helped on rides or helped other riders.
Beryl Burton Award (Best Female Rider) – Erin Marchak
(Also winner of Female Distance: 763 km)
PRESENTED BY: Dede Barry
Awarded to a club rider who is outstanding in one year or over several years and has: Shown interest in the club and has provided support and assistance. Helped on rides or helped other riders.
Coronation Cup (Most Improved Rider) – David Hamilton
PRESENTED BY: Bob MacLeod
Awarded to a club rider who has at least one previous year riding with the Randonneurs Ontario, and has: Shown consistency in appearing and in cycling; Demonstrated improvement either in cumulative mileage ridden from previous season, or in brevet finishing times over the previous season.
Jim Griffin (Rookie of the Year) – Don Williams
PRESENTED BY: Peter Leiss
Awarded to a club rider who has: Joined the Randonneurs Ontario in the year of the award or who rode their first brevet in the year of the award; Shown ability in the year & shown interest in the club and in other club riders.
Half Wheel Award – Jerzy Dziadon
PRESENTED BY: Stephen Jones
Awarded to a club rider who has consistently forced the pace of the group during brevet rides.
Best Fleche Team – Hogtown Express
Andrea Ferguson Jones
PRESENTED BY: Carey Chappelle
Awarded to the members of the fleche team who record the most kilometres on the club’s fleche ride in the year of the award.
Organizer of the Year – Granite Anvil Organizing Committee
PRESENTED BY: Tim O’Callahan
Awarded to that person(s) who has: Provided support to the club’s riding events in the year of the award or over several years. Demonstrated care for the well being of the club’s riders. Consistently taken on the task of organising and supporting club rides.
Special Recognition Award – Dave Thompson
PRESENTED BY: Dick Felton
Awarded to a club rider who has: Completed a cycling event in the year of the award that merits commemoration. Made contributions to the club that merit commemoration.
Dan Herbert Memorial Award – Tim O’Callahan
PRESENTED BY: Arthur Reinstein
Awarded to a member who has in one or more years: Benefited the club by mentoring one or more members (generally but not necessarily new). Mentoring is to be defined as encouraging, educating and assisting riders to achieve their full potential as bike riders and club members.
Long Distance Award(s)
PRESENTED BY: Peter Leiss
Awarded to the rider(s) who has:
Completed the highest number of Kilometres on:
- Randonneurs Ontario Brevets – Jerzy Dziadon
- All ACP Brevets – David Thompson
- Randonneurs Ontario Permanent Rides – Dave Hamilton
Creemore Classic Bowling Champion – Carey Chappelle
PRESENTED BY: Terry Payne