Ian Evans moved from England to Canada in 1985 and has lived in Elora since 2000. Ian has climbed and cycled extensively around the globe: climbing 5 of the "7 summits"; cycling from the Pacific to the Arctic Ocean; cycling around Iceland; and in 2012 completing a solo and unsupported ride of 5,000 KMS across Australia. On the Australia ride, Ian raised over $6,000 for Centre Wellington Habitat for Humanity. In 2017, Ian again crossed Australia, but this time with 2 friends from south to north following the track of the first explorer - John McDouall Stuart.
In January 2015, as part of a 4-man international expedition, Ian briefly became the oldest Canadian to ski 1,000 KMS from the coast of Antarctica to the South Pole, an expedition that has been called "The hardest on earth".
Ian is a Chartered Accountant and since 1997 Ian Evans & Associates Inc. has specialized in restructuring and refinancing of businesses in the transportation industry.
In 2012 Ian formed the Adventure and Motivational Speaking business - Lunatic Excursions.
Rick Goodfellow has been a resident of Elora for over 25 years. Rick established Salem Cyclery in 1991 and has led numerous cycle tours in North America and Europe, including student tours as part of his long career as a teacher. Rick cycled around Iceland with Ian in 2009, and as part of Tour D’Afrique, he cycled from Cairo to Cape Town in Africa and through India.
Rick has played many key roles in the local community including President of the Elora Lions Club, Fundraising Manager for Habitat for Humanity and as organizer for the annual Food Cycle Ride in support of C.W. Food Bank. Rick instructs at Winterborne Bicycle Institute - an accredited teaching facility in bicycle mechanics located in Guelph.
To contact Rick, email at: email@example.com