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24hr Mosport Velo


Im enrolling strong riders for the 24HR Mosport Velo

This event is for Special Olympics Ontario.  This extremely credible charitable organization has a brand new and very unique event being introduced in Canada:  24 Hour Mosport Velo.  This event is unique to Canada and hope that you will consider participating. I will be entering a team of 10 people.  You can read further to have a better understanding of what is being asked.…


Added by Carl Miller on August 18, 2019 at 11:59am — 1 Comment

Tour de France fantasy league - IN SUPPORT OF RIDE FOR KAREN

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Hello all,

The 2019 Tour de France is fast approaching and Team TechyKids Cycling (race team for a number of BCC club members) is pleased to present a fantasy cycling league. No better way to…


Added by Peter Sutton on June 24, 2019 at 1:23pm — No Comments

Great first group ride!: )

Hey everyone! I posted this elsewhere but not sure where it went. Just wanted to thank the Saturday AM group for being so welcoming and encouraging! I look forward to see you all next time: ) Until then, I'll be practicing changing gears so I can keep up easier! Bon weekend!

Added by KRISTINE TURNBULL on June 1, 2019 at 12:52pm — No Comments

Sea Otter, Blue Mountains July 4-7 - 15% DISCOUNT

Hello fellow BCC'ers,

You might have heard the World's biggest bike festival comes to Blue Mountain July 4-7th - they are btw taking their beer VERY serious and have a massive Expo with food-trucks and craft-beers :) 

As we are a OCA bike-club, the organizers offer 15% discount on all registrations for the many events (Road, MTB and Gravel) - use the code: 'OCA' at

Have FUN!!! (unfortunately I'll be in…


Added by Keld Juulsgaard on May 7, 2019 at 12:12pm — No Comments

BCC & Toronto Cycling Collective

Since the beginning, the mandate for the BCC has been to provide safe & predictable group ride environment for members to enjoy and progress in their cycling journey.   

For the last 12 years, the club through its members has been building its reputation as a safe riding club in the cycling community.  See the two links:



Added by DY on March 20, 2019 at 8:30am — No Comments

600km March to the Nuke 21-22 July 2018

Dear fellow BCCers,

I have had some requests for stories about some of my longer rides this summer.

Here is my account of the 600km ride I did in late July with the Randonneurs Ontario. It is called The March to the Nuke. Please follow the link to Wordpress where my blog is hosted. Enjoy.



Added by Timothy Ormond on September 27, 2018 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

Gran Fondo to Buffalo, nxt Wed 26th Sep - Fully supported, dinner and transport home


Next week I'm among 12 riders who will embark on an epic 5 day, 800km ride journey from Toronto to New York City on Sept. 26th in support of Camp Ooch.

With the R2//NYC SEND-OFF FONDO we have created an opportunity for those of you who could not join us on the entire 5-day journey, to still take part, joining us on the first leg of the ride; 162km from Toronto to Buffalo, NY.

Registration for the R2//NYC…


Added by Keld Juulsgaard on September 17, 2018 at 1:27pm — 4 Comments

BCC Beginners Class at the Veldrome

Want to try riding a fixie but don't have the prerequisite hipster beard?

Tired of shifting gears as you grind up hills?

Want an excuse to get on a bike even when it's -20 degrees outside but don't have polar bear…


Added by Alex Mulholland on September 8, 2018 at 10:30am — 16 Comments

Donate to kids with cancer - Keld riding TO to NYC supporting Camp Ooch

Dear BCC friends,

As most of you know, my road back from a potentially fatal cycling accident 3 years ago has been a long one. I know all too well how life can change in an instant and how important it is to try and live a ‘normal’ life as you stare down medical challenges.

To help push my progress along and make a difference for other’s along the way, I’m committing myself to a 5 day (avg. 157km/day) inaugural cycling fundraiser from Toronto to…


Added by Keld Juulsgaard on August 14, 2018 at 6:00pm — 5 Comments

Étape du Tour 2018, Annecy - Le Grand Bornand

Hey everybody.  I did it!  I made it to the end of this crazy race and covered the 169 km and nearly 4000 meters of vertical gain.  It wasn't pretty, I was slow, it took me over 10 hours, but I made it!  What an event.  The organization is very impressive.  The start was not as tight as I expected.  Close to 1000 riders per wave,  fifteen waves.  It has to be well run if you…


Added by Christian Dognon on July 25, 2018 at 7:08pm — 12 Comments

How hard can you push yourself? One day licenses possible for Aug. 18th Individual Time Trials

Not a racer - doesn't matter.  Don't own a TT bike, the newest aero helmet, nor crazy expensive ZIPP disc wheels - doesn't matter.  You already a racer - then you've probably already signed up so I'm not likely talking to you (what, you haven't - get on that!).

The organizer of the Individual Time Trial provincials made this event as open as possible.  There are all the typical racer categories (Masters age based, or Elite) as well as a non-UCI TT categories (30 or 40km) and an…


Added by James Eaton on July 11, 2018 at 11:51am — No Comments

Turbo Tuesday Vid...

Added by DY on July 9, 2018 at 10:28am — No Comments

York Region Cycling Coalition - Q&A with York Region Police - Monday April 23rd 2018 - 7PM

Hey all,

York Region Cycling Coalition has set up a private event for the clubs in York Region called CYCLING AND THE LAW. Know your Rights! Get Informed!

The York Regional Police and York Region will be on hand to explain the rules of the road, providing a detailed review of the cycling laws and their application in York Region. The Region will also…


Added by DY on April 26, 2018 at 10:02pm — 1 Comment

P2A - BCC'ers Going...

Hey all, 

P2A is coming up this weekend.

In an effort to help with car pooling etc.  Please comment on this blog post.



Added by DY on April 23, 2018 at 11:11pm — 1 Comment

BCC Youth Group starting soon - get your child registered for the first ride!!

Hi everyone. 
BCC youth group will be starting soon.  Friday, April 27 is the planned first day (weather permitting).
Here is the link to the BCC Youth GROUP
We are planning to run a basic grass tracks program and a few more advanced rides for the…

Added by Mike McInnis on April 19, 2018 at 8:30pm — 1 Comment

2019 BCC Membership Details

Hey All,

The Club Membership Fee is $65USD/$80CAD*  - Cost helps cover the Website hosting, maintenance and route planning etc.  This membership lasts a Full 12 Months from your original Sign-Up date.  Also included is Liability Insurance(GAME DAY INSURANCE) and Participants Coverage.  *Note: Insurance cost is 50% less than 2017, and overall membership is less…


Added by DY on April 18, 2018 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Jason Shuker's 24-hour RAAM indoor training ride - Starting March 23 at noon

Come out to mindset CYCLING any time between noon on Friday, March 23 and noon on Saturday, March 24.  Jason will be doing a 24-hour indoor training ride as part of his preparations for Race Across America. 

You read that correctly: 24 hours on either one of mindset's CompuTrainers or totally awesome E-Motion rollers.  To re-create some of the RAAM experience, he'll ride a computer simulation of the race route…


Added by Jon Spira on March 22, 2018 at 6:50pm — No Comments

Can't wait for the Season to start! Welcome to the New BCC Members!

Hello All,

A warm welcome to all the new BCC Members and welcome back to all the returning BCC'ers. 

Hope everyone is well and looking forward to the 2018 Season to get started I know I am!.

For those returning BCC'ers if you could take a moment to share some of your memorable experiences as a member off the BCC, just so some of the new members and potential members can get a flavour of what to expect in the Spring.  

Once again…


Added by DY on January 22, 2018 at 12:30pm — 9 Comments

Which Road O-Cup’s should people do next year? (My rookie* season in review)

I wanted to do a quick summary of my first road season now, as it is clear that I won’t be able to attend either of the Kitchener crits or Bike the Bruce.  Too bad as I was really hoping I could swing both of the criteriums, but such is life.

My main goal of this write-up is to encourage anyone who’s considered racing in the past to seriously consider coming out to a race or two (or four, or five…) next year to give it a go, and which races you might want to consider to start off…


Added by James Eaton on June 30, 2017 at 11:41am — 2 Comments

Blue Mountain Adventure 2017


It was a dark and stormy Thursday morning when a van pulled up in front of my house, two guys jumped out, grabbed my bike and luggage and suddenly I was seated in the back seat of the van, my bike on the roof and I was taken to a local coffee shop, the Birchcliff, where we met up with some others with bike mounted on the roof or in the back seat of vehicles. This looked ominous, until I realized it was fellow members of the Beaches Cycling Club and my imagination was…


Added by David Raponi-Monk on June 13, 2017 at 8:44pm — 9 Comments

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BCC Rides

Cycling in the summer can be about casual riding, sprinting, spinning, big-ring hammerfests or what ever your chosen type of riding is. The BCC was founded for the sole purpose to network cyclists. It has grown into a successful club which accommodates Riders at almost all skill/fitness levels. Everyone should be able to participate and have fun at their respective levels.


Weekend Rides: 


Saturday Morning
Start time is 8:00am early season, 7:00am as days get longer. Route distances vary from 55-120km and several pace groups are available. Saturday morning rides focus on a social vibe.


Sunrise Sundays
Rides will start around sunrise. Rotating routes will focus on distances from 55-160km.  Remote start rides outside the GTA.

Weekly Rides:



Advanced Turbo Tuesdays
For this ride, advanced group riding and bike handling skills are required. You must also be aware of your limitations. Riding speed is 35kph+.


Hillicious Thursdays
Starts at 5:40am. This ride includes Bayview, pottery rd, redway other local hills.



Starts at 5:30AM. Bring your CX or MTB out for a great Don trail ride. Some weeks, we'll head to a local park to practice CX skills.

Informal Rides Click Here

Other Rides:

Race Team

BCC Race Team
Please join if you will be racing in 2018 as part of the BCC Race Team!

Track Cycling

BCC Track Cycling Group

A place where those interested in, or already addicted to, riding the boards can share info.

BCC Youth

BCC Youth Group

An initiative to have weekly skills sessions and rides for young riders.

Interested in finding a new route or refreshing your memory on an old faithful? Check out the Routes page.


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