Congrats to Toguri Training riders who managed to scrap their way onto the podium at the GP Vaudreuil Soulanges–St Lazare on August 8, 2010. Oh, wait…there was no podium but medals will do just fine!

Michelle Paiement (3rd, Women’s Cat 1)

Michelle Paiement (Stevens) upping the tempo to create the gap which started the winning break with Veronique Fortin (Rocky Mtn) and Lex Albrecht (Cascades). ©2010 Robert Wilson

"First, I make them notice my pink nail polish...and then I kick their a&&!" ©2010 Robert Wilson

L-R: Veronique Fortin (Rocky Mtn); Lex Albrecht (Cascades); Michelle Paiement (Stevens) ©2010 Nick Van Haeften

Judith Hayes (3rd, Maitre F)

L-R: Judith Hayes (3rd, Ind); Gaetane Perreault (1st, Max Power); Carol Deavy (2nd, Les Rouleurs de l'Outaouais) ©2010 Nick Van Haeften

William Blackburn (5th, Men’s Cat1)

"It's cold. It's wet. Belgian, Bel-gian, Belles jambes!" ©2010 Robert Wilson

Congrats also to Max Joly Smith for coming 10th in the Cat 1 race.

"I feel good!" ©2010 Robert Wilson

"I don't feel good... not for the reason you think. I mean, yes the pace was high but I'm really just pissed at being caught drafting off Goodfellow (Bike Reg) on film...again!!" ©2010 Robert Wilson

And finally, congrats to JF Houpert for stretching the Maitre A peloton like peanut butter on toast:

"Hey, this attack is creating a solid gap! I'm smiling...on the inside." ©2010 Robert Wilson

"It's just work. It's just work. It's just work." ©2010 Antoine Becotte

Now about that finish JF….?!

About Scott Toguri McFarlane

Scott Toguri McFarlane is a former Elite racer, and the founder of Toguri Training Services. For more than a decade, his approach to training has helped aspiring professional racers, provincial team members, and recreational cyclists of all ages and ability achieve their goals, including gold medals at National and Provincial Championships.

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