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Up North – A Ride for Kids

Up North – A Ride for Kids 1200 851 CommonEmpire

Ottawa - Timmins When a few friends came up with a wild idea of riding…

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Raising money for Cycling Canada’s HopOn Program

Raising money for Cycling Canada’s HopOn Program 1600 1150 CommonEmpire

Ottawa – Timmins 6 Days • 1273km • 5400M Elevation Up NorthA Ride For The…

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2021 Group Rides are Back!

2021 Group Rides are Back! 1500 1000 CommonEmpire

We are very excited to announce that the Common Empire group rides are back! Join us for weekday and weekend rides to meet new cyclists, have fun and ride more!

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Why is Protein Important for Recovery?

Why is Protein Important for Recovery? 492 558 Allison Fontaine

In this article we discuss why is protein important for recovery and how it can help regenerate the tissues and cells for muscle repair and growth.

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Homemade Electrolyte Drink

Homemade Electrolyte Drink 1863 1862 Allison Fontaine

Check out my simple electrolyte drink! Whether you’re looking for something to get you through a long ride, or to get you ready for the next one, this drink will help get you there!

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Cycling and Hydration

Cycling and Hydration 1000 664 Allison Fontaine

Hey guys, welcome back for today’s topic, hydration! It may seem simple on the outside…

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Understanding Carbohydrates for Cycling

Understanding Carbohydrates for Cycling 1000 714 Allison Fontaine

Let’s talk about CARBOHYDRATES – the macronutrient that makes up the largest portion of our diet. Carbs are especially important…

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The Importance/Benefits of Gut Health to Optimize Performance & Recovery

The Importance/Benefits of Gut Health to Optimize Performance & Recovery 1280 853 Allison Fontaine

As an athlete, why is gut health important to me? Do you feel like you’re doing everything right but it’s taking you forever to recover? In this article, we talk about the importance of gut health.

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Group cycling for women in Ottawa

Women’s Group Rides

Women’s Group Rides 1440 839 CommonEmpire

Extraordinary things happen when women come together to empower and challenge each other through their passion for cycling. Learn more about our women’s cycling group rides in Ottawa.

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Group of cyclists on a group cycling ride in Ottawa

Rise and Ride – Sept 18th, 2020

Rise and Ride – Sept 18th, 2020 1600 1067 CommonEmpire

As summer draws to a near and the fall approaches, the Friday morning Rise and Ride continues with a morning reward like no other.

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