Grand Total Km to Date
232 logs for 2016
234 logs for 2015
2 new members in 2017
8 new members in 2016
New West Coast CKAP Director
At the request of the current CKAP Board, Ken Bonner,
a member of the BC Randonneurs who is welded to his bicycle (28,660km in 2012!),
has agreed to be the CKAP West Coast Director until 2015.
The CKAP Board thanks Ken for taking on this role in promoting CKAP out west.
Many thanks are also extending to Raymond Parker, who after 7 years as CKAP West Coast Director, decided that it was time to resign. Raymond had continued on as a CKAP director and a member of the BC Randonneurs while overcoming 2 bouts of cancer, but a run in with a car while cycling left him with a serious ankle injury. This has severely limited his cycling, and he felt that it was better to pass the CKAP West Coast directorship to Ken R. Bonner.
Ray (CKAP# 1297) will be greatly missed, since not only did he promote CKAP, but also, as a professional photographer, he kept us supplied with great photos of west coast members. You can visit his web site at: www.veloweb.ca
|Happy New Year, Logging Monthly Totals and New Award Costs
Sat 2013-Jan-05 22:00
|News from the May 9th CKAP AGM
Wed 2012-May-09 19:00
|Capital VeloFest 2012
Sat 2012-Jun-02 18:30
Note that CKAP will have a booth at this festival looking for new members.
Volunteers are needed to help James Wilson set the booth between 9:30AM & 10:45AM.
Volunteers are also needed to give James a break & rest.
|James D. Wilson
CKAP AGM 2012
Wed 2012-May-09 18:30
The CKAP AGM will; be held on Wednesday May 9th at 6:30 PM at
June & James Wilson's residence at:
1249 St. Paul Avenue
Ottawa, Ontario K1V 6V8
Any member who wishes to attend is welcome but should confirm with James D. Wilson via email.
Finger food at 6:30 for a meeting start at 7:00 PM.
The main points to discuss are:
| Celia McInnis
CKAP News 2010-Mar-04
I just wanted to let you know that I now am allowing you to "cycle" through all of the currently databased members pictures from the MEMBERS page. If you click on any member picture shown on that page, you will get further detail on that first picture, and continuing to click on the next picture shown will cycle you through all pictures stored for that person. There is a link under the picture to allow you to send me any details you'd like added to a particular picture. There is some cosmetic work for me to do on this page, and, as I mentioned, I still have 2000+ pictures to database, but I hope that there's plenty enough for you to enjoy right now!
Please let me ( firstname.lastname@example.org ) know if you notice any errors in the details shown for the member pictures.
| Celia McInnis
CKAP News 2010-Jan-20
After much work (which even had Sir James analyzing old handwritten logs from Tom Parry's days in the 1970's!), we have databased the yearly kilometers ridden by all CKAP members.
Meanwhile, I am in the process of databasing virtually everything that is on the site. This will make it much easier to manage the CKAP web site in the future and to keep your totals accurate. Until the databasing is complete, some of the older manually maintained pages may contain old information.
| James D. Wilson
back as CKAP Coordinator (until a replacement is found)
CKAP News 2009-Dec-13
|Due to family difficulties, Paul M. Dicks has had to resign as CKAP Coordinator. James D. Wilson, who has served in this position for the past 15 years, indicated that he was happy to resume this role. So, please send your cycling logs for 2009 to:
James D. Wilson, CKAP 341
| James D. Wilson
CKAP News 13th. August 2009
|After 15 years plus it’s time for “Sir” James to take a well deserved rest and allow new younger
board members to take over control of CKAP.
I do this reluctantly as it has become a habit to live in my basement office during the winter.
Paul Dicks # 1206 from Mississauga , Ontario will become the new CKAP Coordinator and starting with your 2009 logs, all logs and mail should be sent to Paul. I will be there to help Paul if needed during this first year, longer if required but hope that Paul will be on his own starting with the year 2010
Celia McInnis # 1159 from Ottawa , Ontario will become CKAP’s new webmaster. Celia McInnis will be improving the web page and taking it to the next level by adding a database which will replace the yearly list of current members by km. With a database and Celia’s skills, members will be able to add their own km directly to the CKAP web page and a yearly history of each member will become available to each member. This work is far beyond my ability but Celia has been doing this for years by keeping data on Ottawa time trials and is very qualified in this field.
“Sir” James will be responsible for ordering all awards and CKAP jerseys as required, printing all certificates, mailing awards, jerseys and hard copy of the CKAP annual report.
I’m sure that we will have a few bumps in the road with these major changes and I ask CKAP members to bear with us till we have it all sorted out. You will now have three qualified members doing the job that “Sir” James did alone and I know CKAP will improve by sharing the work and new ideas.
Please direct your 2009 cycling logs toPaul M. Dicks plus any funds payable to CKAP. Log and brochure addresses will be changed along with the list of CKAP board members on the web.
This would be a good time if you are connected to the internet to change from a hard paper copy of the annual report, to the web version, which is in colour and PDF format. Please contact James if you wish to change.
“Sir” James wishes to thank all CKAP members who have supported me during the 15 years plus that I was involved as your coordinator and
hope that you will also support our new directors in the same way. It was a great trip with no complaints along the way
and it’s not over yet,
Paul M. Dicks CKAP 1206
| James D. Wilson
CKAP News 31st. July 2009
|CKAP is a sponsor of the Ontario Randonneurs (OR) Granite Anvil 1200 brevet which is new
starting this year and the only Ontario 1200 km brevet.
We have supplied OR with 85 CKAP decals and brochures to add to the riders and volunteers start information bag.
It is hoped that this will bring CKAP a few new members and maybe bring OR a little closer to BC Randonneurs as far as CKAP membership is concerned.
Volunteers Still Needed at This Late Date!
The Granite Anvil 1200 Brevet, starts in Oshawa, Ontario Thursday the 13th to finish Sunday the 16th. August 2009.
Quote Jim Morris: Is it possible for you to post to your list that we are looking for volunteers to man checkpoints…
they even get a free T-shirt!
Please help if you can! “Sir” James
| James D. Wilson
CKAP News 07th. May 2009
|Email from Ken Bonner
Hi, Sir James!
I would like to ride a fast 1200k at the Granite Anvil this coming August. I am hoping that you might know some local folks
who are not already involved in volunteering with the organization of the Granite Anvil who might be interested in driving
my ‘stuff’ (clothes, food, drink) from one control to another.
| James D. Wilson
CKAP News 07th. May 2009
Canadian Kilometer Achiever Program (CKAP)
The Board passed a motion to split off the webmaster role from the Co-ordinator’s job and is looking for a volunteer with good web skills to maintain, update and possibly redesign the CKAP website.
CKAP has a new secretary Sheila Ashcroft CKAP 1184 – Welcome aboard Sheila! Looks like a big win, win for CKAP.
CKAP will be one of the sponsors of the Ontario Randonneurs Granite Anvil 1200 km and will supply 85 CKAP brochures and decals to go in the package of each rider and volunteer.
CKAP has 69 gold and 27 silver old style CKAP badges (dark blue with silver or gold wire stitching) but no bronze to complete a set. We would like very much to sell these badges to CKAP members who didn’t purchase them when earned or member who would just like to have them. We will sell these badges at cost, $4.00 ea including postage, $2.00 extra if a certificate is requested, as postage would then be over $1.00. These badges will be disposed of if not purchased this fiscal year, end of February 2010. Members can purchase these badges even if they have yet to earn them and then purchase the newer version when they have reached the required km distance.
CKAP has 61 100% heavy duty cotton T-shirts which are not moving and we need cash if we are to purchase an updated version. These T-shirts have 14,000,000 km and counting printed in the design as their only problem as were now close to 21,000,000. It was decided that as we were selling the T-shirts at ½ price of only $10.00 that it was a good deal and we would not change the price. However James would like to see these T-shirts moved so we can put Charlie to work designing a new non dated T-shirt design and place an order. Please check out the CKAP web site for available sizes.
James will continue to serve as your CKAP Coordinator for as long as it takes to find a suitable replacement or replacements, which the CKAP board approves of to continue CKAP’s 35 year continually improving program.
| James D. Wilson
CKAP News updated 29th. April 2009
with the task of finding CKAP a new member in 2009
2008 Winner Ken Bonner CKAP 1255, 4 New members, Ken sent an email to Randonneurs Clubs to encourage cyclist to join UMCA and CKAP to make their km count.
Name of members and number of registration forms received with their name on them.
New members name - number - Province or State
Port Colborne, ON
Port Colborne, ON
Port Colborne, ON
|A new CKAP brochure is available in PDF format on this web site, left side of each page in the blue
border which can be printed in colour or black and white. This brochure should then be folded in three and can
then be folded in half which will allow members to carry several in a cycling jersey pocket while out cycling.
CKAP brochures will also be mailed with all 2008 annual reports and awards, March 2009.
Please request that the potential new member include your name on the brochure or web page registration form where it asks where they learned about CKAP. You could add your name to brochures before hand.
The CKAP board will award the member who's name appears most on new member brochures or web page registration form with a fitting reward (March 2009) at the close of the 2008 fiscal year.
as the few
on a February day
CKAP News 12th. March 2009
Mailing of 2008 CKAP Annual Report and Awards
The CKAP web page address for the 2008 annual report was sent to members by individual email by CKAP Director Paul Dicks, it was also put on the CKAP Yahoo Groups List Page which is only availabe to subscribed members. If you did not receive the report, please contact James your CKAP Coordinator by email so we will receive your correct email address.
Members receiving the CKAP 2008 annual report by web page address had their awards mailed on Monday the 9th. of March, all plaques where mailed on Tuesday the 10th. of March and the hard copy of the annual report and awards for those members was mailed on Wednesday 11th. of March 2008.
If you have not sent your 2008 log please do so, James will add your km to your records and the CKAP web page, inlcuding the web page lists. If you find anything that requires correcting on the web page Adobe PDF version of the annual report please contact James your CKAP Coordinator and he will make the necessary corrections.
Thank you for participating in the CKAP program and may we all have the wind at our backs and keep the rubber side down in 2009, Cheers:-))) "Sir" James
| James D. Wilson
CKAP News 16th. March 2008
|James has received an order of 24 CKAP Short Sleeve Jerseys with 15" hidden zippers.
This order No. 5 should fill in the missing sizes and the style has been updated.
Sizes Ordered; - S = 3 - M = 2 - L = 4 - XL = 8 - XXL = 6 - 3XL = 1
Please forward full payment to recive one of these jerseys, cost $80.00 ea.
The CKAP Articles For Sale web site has been updated to reflect this new order in green.
Long Sleeve jerseys will be ordered next year if required.
Please forward cheque or postal order made payable to CKAP and mail to:
| Ken Bonner
CKAP No. 1255
CKAP News 26th. July 2007
|This informatiom was put on the CKAP List Page earlier this year but I thought I would add to
the "News" before deleting the original message.
1. A short while ago, someone raised the question of titanium bicycles for touring + randonneur cycling. For those folks living on Vancouver Island, please note that Fort Street Cycle (on Fort Street in Victoria) is now carrying LightSpeed titanium bicycles. I suspect they were influenced by the longevity of my 8 year old LightSpeed, which they keep in good working order; and, the number of VanIsle 1200 riders from the U.S. who were riding titanium bikes.
2. Saddle sores – I’ve been plagued by saddle sores ever since I first rode more than 160 k. I have a VERY large bag of ointments, creams, bandages, etc. to try and deal with the problem. The only thing that helped the pain, but not the saddle sore, was to use Lanacane (which includes a pain-killer). Michel Richard introduced this to me. However, it did not prevent the saddle sores from occurring.
A couple of years ago I spotted a product called Body Glide in the U.S., then discovered that it was available at Frontrunners Running store on Vancouver Street in Victoria. I’ve been using the product for the last couple of years. It comes in several sizes of containers that look like deodorant sticks. Easy to carry and no mess!! I apply it to my body and my cycling shorts prior to riding, then re-apply every 200-300 km.. Saddle sores have ceased to be a problem (now I can concentrate and truly enjoy the exquisite pain emanating from the bottom of my foot!)
Most running stores carry Body Glide (eg. Frontrunners and the Running Room- Victoria) and some bicycle stores (eg. Fort Street Cycle - Victoria).
Note: James has purchased Body Glide at the Runnung Room in the Glebe on Bank Street Ottawa, Ontario.
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May each of you achieve your cycling goals for this year – the prime goal being to enjoy your cycling!
| James D. Wilson
CKAP News 10th. March 2008
|CKAP held its annual board meeting 09 May 2007 and three items where passed that should be of interest to members.
Due to the increase in cost for postage, engraving, medals, badges, internet service and office supplies and the fact that we were selling jerseys at cost prices, which has left no funds to place orders and made the daily operations of CKAP dependent on other mean of funds, the board voted to increase the membership fee and paid awards effective July 1, 2007. This is the first increase since 1994.
Registration fee: $25.00 to $30.00 - USA members $35.00 USD - UK members $40.00 USD
CKAP recognizes that some members goals and ablities are greater than others. For this reason CKAP has created the 25,000 km plaque made available to qualifying members at the cost of $35.00 each. postage paid. This award is there for members who feel that they require this plaque and for them it was a hard earned effort to reach, and 100,000 km is just to far between awards for them.
How it works:
CKAP has ordered new Incentive Program patches (badges) from NYA Enterprises
| James D. Wilson
Dated: 14th. November 2006
|Your web page master has completed updating the CKAP web site.
which can be viewed at all monitor resolution settings and is best viewed using 800 X 600 for a very up close look.
James checked the 115 links on the CKAP web page using 800 X 600 resolutions and found 62 fit with 53 needing to scroll horizontally to view the whole page. You may prefer 1024 X 768 as the text is smaller.
To change your resolution setting in Windows;
Note: this is basic information for a person who may not be aware of resolution settings.
Updated: 03 December 2006
|The CKAP Yahoo Groups List Page is so members across the country can communicate with each other
on cycling matters. It should be a form for the experienced to help the new cyclist.
New members can't subscribe themselves as it's a closed page for "Members Only". For this reason we have a List Page Moderator, Paul Dicks CKAP # 1206 see Photo Gallery 18, who subscribes all new members. In the past any member could unsubscribe by clicking on a link at the bottom of each list page message. This is no longer the case with Yahoo.
Not all member who are subscribed may want to be on the list page . However, they have a choice,
by sending a message to Paul, you can be subscribed in three ways.
Address CKAP Yahoo Groups List Page:
To unsubscribe from the CKAP List Page send a email message to:
If you run into problems "Please send an email message to Paul
and he will be pleased to try and meet your requests.
CKAP Director USA
Dated: 31st.. December 2005
|Hello Sir, James,
Hope all is well with you and your family, including Molly. I'm doing well and Patsy is recovering at home. (knee replacement) She still has a great deal of pain, but that is to be expected for awhile.
I received this newspaper article from a friend yesterday ."Florrie" Graham Bridgman rode with us Carolina Cyclers when she was a kid, and growing up.
she married and moved to Alabama. I did not realize that she was still cycling, but looks like she is a tough lady on a bicycle.
I'm sure Woody (Frank A. "Woody" Graham III CKAP # 274) is proud of her.
|Triumphantly pedaled her bicycle into Phenix City Saturday as the first woman to complete a sanctioned ride across Alabama.|
|James mid October 2005
Shown holding the new
Olympic Goal Trophy
Larry & Judy Ducommun
CKAP # 835 & 834
Dated: 14 August 2005
Enclosed is the cheque to order Judy's CKAP short sleeve jersey in a medium.
As I said in the e-mail, Judy had a Scleroderma renal crisis on December 2nd. which almost took her, which included 3 days in the ICU in Belleville and 4 days in the Cardiac ICU in Kingston. Scleroderma is a member of the Arthritis family, there is no cure and it is a progressive disease that builds collagens under the skin. It can also attack the heart / lung and kidneys. Judy's Rheumatologist is super pleased with her results and progress.
I thought I'd share with you her charts considering that she will probably get a blood transfusion tomorrow, due to an ulcer that resists curing. This is from when she got permission to get on the trainer on Feb. 23rd. Hopefully things will get straightened around next week on her 4th. Endoscopy and Cauterization and she hopes to get on the road very soon.
Larry and I were really upset to hear about your accident. from reports it appears that you are doing much better but still have a long road to go. Remember if Lance can do it, so can you.
James is doing much better, I'm home on the weekends and I managed to weed the front lawn this weekend with a long handle weeder although I walked like a puppet, very jerky, but I managed to finish.
On December 2nd. 2004 I had a serious Scleroderma renal crisis that almost took me. Thanks to the Dr's and staff at both Belleville General Hospital I.C.U. and the C.C.U. at Kingston General I survived. there was no damage done to my heart and lungs, accredited to my excellent level of fitness that I have maintained for the last 20 years with the CKAP program and walking
Since my release from the hospital I started cycling with permission from my doctors, in the basement and since Feb. 23rd. I have cycled 1,500 km.Some of these kilometers were tougher than others as I have had Gave's Syndrome (blood vessel leakers in the duodenum) which caused my red blood cell count to drop resulting in 5 transfusions. The condition has since been corrected and I could have been getting some km's on the road, However, the extreme heat has relegated this season to be in the basement but as you can see I have surpassed 1,500 km.
I am really anxious to get back on the road and when everything is settled down I will.
We really hope that you continue to feel better, are able to get back on your bike and we will keep you in our prayers.
James hopes to be able to get a few rides on my bike this year, but I have to learn to walk before I can ride.
James and all CKAP members wish Judy continued recovery and the hope you can put it all behind you and will be able to hit the road with Larry in the near future.
CKAP # 834
Shown at the 1,500 km mark
During her recovery training
Scleroderma Renal Crisis
Updated 13 March 2008
|James has received 247 - 2007 logs to date.
James will try to accommodate all he receives but once the annual report goes to press and is converted to PDF for the web page that's it.
Any log arriving after that will go into the data base and will show on next years annul report, plus your km will not count towards the Hewes
Challenge, so please try and get your log in on time.
Noted Problem by James:
Members using Excel formatted logs then filling them out with pen? If you can open the Excel log you should be able to fill it out using your computer. Having problems? There are instructions on the page, or send an e-mail to James with your problem. Don't have Excel? Then scroll past the Excel logs and instructions and you will find below the same logs in PDF format which can be opened with an Adobe Reader which most computer have. Don't have one, or it's not working because it's out of date? Then go on line and download the Adobe Reader from the same page.
Please, Please, Please
If you haven't sent James a cycling photo of yourselves please do. One photo is like a thousand words and it's the way we get to know each other.
The CKAP domain remains with Mondenet (web page) but James has moved on and CKAP's internet server is now Primus. At the time of writing spam is no longer a problem. However James still want you to put "CKAP" first in the subject title of your email to insure you won't get deleted in error.
| Inaugural Meeting of the CKAP Incorporated Board of Directors
Riverside Pub, Riverside Drive at Uplands Drive, Ottawa, Ontario Canada
May 6th. 2004
Present: James Wilson - Les Humphreys - John Bos - Charles Hand - Jim Morris
The second CKAP Board of Directors meeting was held on the 28th. October 2004
| James Wilson
Haynesworth Van Epps
|President - CKAP Coordinator
Artistic Director - Sales & Promotion
Special Needs Director
List Page Coordinator - Sales Toronto
Sales & Promotion - East Coast Canada
Sales & Promotion - West Coast Canada
Sales & Promotion - Southern USA
Sales & Promotion - Northern USA
| Directors' Meetings:
Will be held quarterly, as needed.
Annual General Meeting (AGM):
Handcycling Incentive Program:
Special Needs Program:
Please see CKAP's Main Page for more program Information.
Updated: 13th. March 2008
|Hi CKAP Members,
James has created 2006 - 2007 and 2008 Excel formatted cycling logs. You will have to delete the "0" and type in your grand total from last year in the same cell. Address information, adding information To cells which already have information in them is best done using the formula bar at the top of the screen. all cells are left formatted so click on the left side of the cell such as "CKAP #" on the top left side of the log. this will put CKAP # in the formula bar and then place your cursor, using your mouse, beside CKAP # in the formula bar and type your number. then Ckick on "Name" and repeat the same procedure. You will see that your information will be the same style and will fit the cell. Once past the address informaton the cell are whole line cells and you must click on the row number on the left and put the whole line into the formula bar to add your cycling clubs and check marks.
These Excel files have been saved in 5.0/95 Excel version which means that most Excel users should be able to open them. These files are located above the PDF logs, click on the Cycling Logs Link at the top left of all pages, except Photo Galleries. Once saved you can update the file to your version of Excel However, James has Excel Version 2003. If you plan on sending the log by e-mail don't save in a higher version or James will not be able to open.
At the end of year 2006 you can then send me the completed log as an attachment to an e-mail. Page Two should also be included. Or you can put the information in the body of your e-mail if sending by e-mail.
If you have earned awards in the incentive part of CKAP. You can print the log and mail along with your cheque, payable to CKAP.
The cycling logs at the CKAP web site in PDF format are for members who don't have Excel.
|The Atlantic Canada Bicycle Rally
(ACBR) is the largest and most enjoyable cycling event in Atlantic Canada,
yet small enough to allow CKAP members to enjoy each others company.
The annual ACBR is organised by CKAP Director Gary Conrod CKAP 232 and happens with the help of his many volunteers.
Please use the "Link" provided and enjoy a really great weekend bicycle rally each year.
26th. Annual ASSAULT on Mt. Mitchell is 102 miles and over 11,000 cumulative feet in climbing. The 2001 Assault had LIGHTNING, torrential RAIN, and really big HAIL !!! It was SO MUCH FUN !!! We have a strange idea of fun. this year I'm trying to get a few other hand cyclist to try it out. This was my sixth Assault with my arms and I'm the only hand cyclist to ever do the Assault or attempt it to date.
"Short Stories" now contains a profile on Haynesworth Van Epps CKAP 1098 who is our Director of the CKAP - Handcycling Program. On July 2, 1990 Van and his friends were riding near Hollywild Zoo in Inman SC. A reckless driver ran a stop sign and crashed into Van and another rider. Van was dragged 656 feet and sustained multiple injuries.
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