November 2011 Blog Posts (6)

Another Winter Cycling Option...Read more.

So I'm sure when the weather starts to get consistently colder, most will end up indoors(except maybe for the year round BCC'ers).  One knows that getting on a trainer requires lots of discipline, and can often be boring, hence we have been going to Watts Up Cycling in the winter months, to ride with other BCC'ers on the…

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Added by DY on November 21, 2011 at 11:30pm — 1 Comment

BCC takes the Velodrome part 2

Forest City Velodrome in London is a plywood oval track with high banked turns. The track is built in an old hockey arena where the London Knights played when I was a little kid.  Bikes are included in the course cost. ($30 for 3 hrs)

Wow, that was fun!  If you don't believe me, look at the smiles on everyone.

It was a great way to spend a Saturday.  Being a…

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Added by Jeff N on November 14, 2011 at 9:04am — 4 Comments

End of Season Party - Nov 10th 2011 - Great Food, Good Time...

Thanks to Dave Shedd for hosting the venue, and for all the last minute helpers(you know who you are :-) for helping to make the evening a success.  Hope everyone had a great time! To continue the tradition.... we will have regular beer nights throughout the winter. Keep your eyes on the "Events" tab.

Thanks for a great…

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Added by DY on November 11, 2011 at 8:30am — 3 Comments

After the end - Ride 2

Same route to Goodwood as last week and it is a keeper!

Another great day, so far, this fall has provided some of the best riding weather of the year.   

A little cool for the start, sunshine, dry roads, few cars, 14C temp at the end.  It takes some thought to get the clothes right, my solution is to keep the hands and feet warm but keep the other clothes as light as possible.  You start a little cool, but stay drier and end up warmer.

13 of us braved the conditions…

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Added by Jeff N on November 7, 2011 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

First Watts Up Wednesday of the Season.

Hope you all had a good time.  Thanks to Peter and Miranda for helping out with the set up.

Comments welcome and encouraged....

There is an open spot for Next Wednesday.  Please post a reply if you are not registered and would like to give this a go.

Cheers,

Dan.

 

 

 

Added by DY on November 3, 2011 at 6:26pm — 1 Comment

Centurion Blue Mountain on TSN and TSN2

Just saw this posted on the Centurion site and thought I'd share:

 

Air dates have been announced for the 2011 Subaru Centurion Canada one-hour television show!

Here is the official word:

More cycling comes to TSN. Over 3,500 participants came to the Town of The Blue Mountains and the Niagara Escarpment to compete in the annual Subaru Centurion Canada event.

The Timex Vertical Challenge featured head to head knockout racing up the Niagara Escarpment, and…

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Added by Kerri on November 2, 2011 at 1:05pm — 2 Comments

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