Training for bike camping and riding to Montreal

Last Sunday, I spent the better part of the day on my bike (well.. bikes) "training" for my upcoming ride to Montreal and our family bike-camping trip.   I registered the family for the CHEO 35km bike ride in the morning and in the afternoon, I booked off some "mom time" and rode to the Chelsea Pub with a good friend. There were lots of cyclists out for the 35km CHEO ride.  We arrived early before the 70km group left and there was a lot of spandex on display. There were many fancy road bikes. …