Mariposa Cycling Team News October 30, 2019

We are well into the cyclocross season and the Mariposa youth racers have been racking up podium finishes in the Ontario Provincial Championships and the Ontario Cup race series. The Masters, [...]

Vintage Bicycle Feature: André Bertin “Type Special” French Racer Vintage Bicycle

This circa late 1940s André Bertin “Type Special” French Racer was built by André Bertin, a former professional cyclist. At Bicyclesport and Bicycle Specialties, we sold Bertin over [...]

On the bike, slogging through mud, suffering from the effort, and smiling.

A look back at cyclocross over the years with a selection of photos from the World Championships at Crystal Palace, in 1973. By Michael Barry. Photos by Clare Barry, Mike Barry Sr and Gil Smith. [...]

Growling Beaver Brevet 2019

The 5th Annual Growling Beaver Brevet, a tough gravel event that supports people with Parkinson’s by raising money for Brain Canada and The Davis Phinney Foundation was September 28th. As always, [...]

Vintage Bicycle Feature: 1982 Mariposa Child’s Road Bicycle

By Michael Barry A good steel frame can be used repeatedly, for decades. It can be ridden, crashed, fixed and adapted. In the shop, old bikes come in constantly that need a tube replaced, a dent [...]

Team Mariposa News: Canadian National Mountain Bike Championships

Hardwood Hills hosted the Canadian National Mountain Bike Championships July 20-21, 2019.  Team Mariposa had several riders competing: Cameron Jette in the elite race, Jack Ciotlos in the U-19 [...]


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