Meet the Pros

Striving to deliver beyond expectations, the Croesus Fintour provides a unique experience where you will ride and learn from renowned Canadian cyclists. Over the 2017 season, you will participate in five events where you can leverage the expertise of true biking pros.

Here are just some of the cyclists that you will meet when you become a member.

Louis Bertrand

Louis Bertrand

Over the past 25 years, Louis Bertrand has established himself as the reference for cycling in French Canada. Presenter of the Tour de France daily updates for the TVA network during the time of Miguel Indurain, he was a member of the Tour’s team at Canal Évasion between 2003 and 2011. For Radio-Canada, Louis described the road, track and mountain bike events at the Athens 2004 and Beijing 2008 Olympic Games.

Simon Lambert-Lemay

Simon Lambert-Lemay

Former professional cyclist with the Spidertech team, winner of the 2013 and 2014 Mardis Cyclistes de Lachine and holder of the track record, Simon now owns the Powerwatts Boucherville Center on Montreal’s south shore, in addition to completing his studies in osteopathy.

Audrey Lemieux

Audrey Lemieux

A native of Alma, Audrey made her debut in 2002. She was a Canadian junior road champion, time-trial champion and Canadian junior individual track champion in 2003. She then joined the professional American Quark Cycling Team in 2004, Colavita, Specialize and the French team ESGL93-GSD. Audrey joined the para-cycling program in 2014 and has won numerous medals with her partners Shawna Ryan and Robbi Weldon.

Dominique Perras

Dominique Perras

A professional cyclist for 10 years, a member of the Canadian national team for 16 years, Dominique Perras has a long track record; Canadian Champion in 2003, participated in four World Championships and was repeatedly on the podium at international races. Now an analyst at RDS for cycling races, Dominique is a well known and respected Canadian cyclist.

Deirdre (Dede) Barry

Deirdre (Dede) Barry

Professional cyclist for 16 years and natural athlete, Deirdre (Dede) Barry grew up in Milwaukee and won her first championship in 1989. She was a silver medalist from the 2004 Athens Olympics and multiple medalist of World, National and Pan-American competitions. She now co-leads Mariposa Bicycles, with her husband Micheal Barry, a 3-​t​ime ​O​lympian and former professional cyclist. She and Micheal, along with friends, organize a youth development program in Toronto.

Ashley Barson

Ashley Barson

Ashley Barson has been racing for 12 years in three major disciplines; MTB, cyclocross and road. She started her career in MTB, competing for Canada in 2010 as a U23 at the World Championships. She is the co-founder and director of the Canadian women’s elite team, Rise Racing.

Andrew Randall

Andrew Randall

Andrew has spent his life racing bicycles and has become a fixture in the Canadian cycling community. Andrew raced as a professional cyclist for 13 years (1998-2011) for top teams in Canada and the U.S. including SpiderTech, Symmetrics, Jet Fuel, Sympatico and 7UP. During his career he raced all over the world: South America, Australia, Japan, Europe and throughout North America.

Anton Varbei

Anton Varbei

Anton Varabei has raced ​6 years on a continental level having landed stage wins in San Dimas and UCI Vuelta, a Costa Rica stage race. He has been one of the prominent racers on ​the ​Ontario circuit having won nearly​ every local Classic race event on the circuit. He’s a current 2017 leader O-Cup series after winning ​the ​first two races of the season with ​the ​Toronto Hustle race team, which he co-founde​ded​.