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Added by DY on February 24, 2015 at 8:30pm — No Comments

2015 Race Team Meeting - ALL WELCOME!

Hello everyone - welcome to 2015!

The 2015 Race Team group was setup to provide a rallying point for BCC club members who race, or who are interested in racing, with a primary objective to be a means of networking and mutual support.  The group is open to all club members interested in racing, regardless of whether you are new to racing or experienced, whether you race under BCC colours, as part of our affiliated TO Wheels Epic Sports Performance BCC race team, or for…

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Added by Peter Sutton on January 2, 2015 at 9:12pm — No Comments

Rider Responsibilities - Please Read and Comment

I realize that I have asked you all in the profile questions if you have read the rider's notes, however, I thought it would be best for me to help clarify by defining the responsibilities of riders in a group.  Basically taking all the riders notes and applying it to Club Rides.  

I think this will really help our club be safe and ultimately result in the enjoyment for all riders. Let me know what you think.

Rider's Responsibilities - Group size 8-12…

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Added by DY on June 8, 2014 at 10:18pm — 13 Comments

To Wheels Epic Sports Performance BCC hits up O-Cup#3 - Springbank Crit!



JRod, Mouckie and I spent the night in London so that we could be relaxed and ready well ahead of the early race start times. Unfortunately, we arrived too late to check anything out which was a shame because it was my first time in London. Hopefully I'll have another chance to check it out in the future! Strangely, the downtown area seemed very quiet when we…

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Added by Paul McKeever on May 7, 2014 at 1:00pm — 6 Comments

O-Cup #4 - Lake of Bays - Results and Post Race Synopsis

(Photo Courtesy of Jason Shuker)

Hope I'm not stealing anyone's thunder, although there seems to be much rumbling today. I was just thinking about today's Lake of Bays Road Race, wondering how the troops faired. The BCC kicked some serious butt today, and Paul M won his particular race!

Congrats to everyone for going all the way up there to race in what…

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Added by Paul van Dongen on May 12, 2013 at 7:30pm — 12 Comments

BCC makes its presence felt at Sebring

12 Hour Bike Race at Sebring - Feb 16, 2013

Well, the morning after the night before and everything feels relatively good all things considered. There was no crying like a baby yesterday despite an unrelenting wind that seem to buffet us in most directions and despite the unflorida like temperatures, there were no rains and enough sun to give our pale winter white skin a sunburn. So all good. In terms of the results, they can be found below. BCC put up a good showing, with 3 top 10… Continue

Added by qb on February 17, 2013 at 5:16pm — 6 Comments

2013 Season Membership/Insurance Details.

Hey all,

Spring is around the corner:-)

Starting this year(2013), and moving forward, the Ontario Cycling Association(OCA) has decided that they will manage all the Insurance Fees, Citizen Permits, Racing Licenses. through their own site platform.  The Site Membership Fee($60)* is Strictly for the Website hosting, maintenance and route planning etc.

OCA…

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Added by DY on February 16, 2013 at 8:46am — No Comments

End of Season Party - Saturday November 10th 2012 - 7PM - Please R.S.V.P.

Hey all,

CLICK HERE TO R.S.V.P.

 

Here are the pics from Last Years Event:

 

CLICK HERE TO R.S.V.P.

 

Pics of the…

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Added by DY on November 7, 2012 at 10:39pm — 1 Comment

Watts Up Cycling - Partnership with BCC - Winter Training Options

 

Two riding options for BCCer's:

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Added by DY on October 11, 2012 at 9:00pm — 2 Comments

ATOC Day 1 - Santa Rosa to Santa Rosa - And So it Begins

Sunday, May 13 

Stage 1 

Well the day i have been waiting for has arrived and things couldn't be better. I arrived at the hotel after about 8 hours of total travel time and was met by the mechanics at the front of the hotel. The pulled the bike out of the bag and got to work putting it together - ahhh so nice. As I made my way back to the lobby, I passed the staging area for Spidertech, Bissell and Bontrager/Livestrong teams who are all staying…

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Added by qb on May 13, 2012 at 9:00am — 4 Comments

One week to go till rubber hits the road

Well following about 6 months of training the tour of California is looming large in my week ahead. Within the week i will be in the saddle trying to grind through the most epic physical experience i have faced. I keep reflecting on whether i have created enough resources to deal with the incessant climbing day after day. I can only hope that a watt is a watt is a watt and that whether i am climbing or riding a flat my increased watt output will carry me to the finish line. 

This past…

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Added by qb on May 6, 2012 at 11:02pm — 6 Comments

Season is Upon Us... Safety First!

Please comment if you have anything to add.

Join the Ride Groups you'd like to receive notifications…

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Added by DY on March 19, 2012 at 9:08pm — 2 Comments

Wine & Cheese - 7-9pm Thursday February 9th 2012 - Cycle Solutions Beaches

Hey all,

Nelson @ Cycle Solutions(Sponsor) has invited the BCC Members to a Wine and Cheese event at the New Road Shop located next to the main store.  This will be a chance for us to take part of complementary wine & cheese.

The low-down:

LOCATION: 615 Kingston Rd.

TIME: 7-9pm

PICTURES BELOW:

SPECIAL PROMOTION OFFERS ON Night of Event!

Be sure not to Miss…

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Added by DY on February 5, 2012 at 1:15pm — No Comments

Open House @ WATTS UP Cycling Studio...Comment if you plan on making it and Pick a Date that works for you.

Watts Up would like to do a short 'open house' for the BCC at WattsUp in October.  Where they will explain their services over and above the regular BCC ride, and take sign ups for the November BCC session.

BCC Club Night is once a Week on Wednesdays...BCC exclusive time slot(7:30-9:30). Fee for athlete is $90(Includes HST) Per MONTH, starting November thru March, April? No Make Up classes, however, someone else can take your spot. This year, spots are limited to 16 Riders per…

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Added by DY on October 16, 2011 at 7:01pm — 6 Comments

HELP! Volunteers STILL Needed for Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon - Sunday OCT 16th 2011 - 9:30-3pm

Its that time of Year. This year, the marathon is being held a month later as not to coincide with the other marathon.

Here are some links for more information:

1.…

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Added by DY on October 14, 2011 at 5:05pm — 3 Comments

Planning the 2011 End of Season Party - Nov 10th or 24th? Please comment.

Hey all,

 

It's that time... the outside riding season is nearing to an end.  That's not to say I'm suggesting anyone stop riding - Cross season is just starting and we will have Winter training at Watts Up like last year(link to last years group).  Just the formal rides will come to an end.   Informal rides will always exist as the size of the membership is ever…

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Added by DY on September 15, 2011 at 10:21am — 20 Comments

Mr. Fantastic makes a splash at the 2011 Canadian Road National Championship race!

One hundred and thirty four Master B (40 - 49 year old) racers lined up on Sunday afternoon to vie for the 2011 National Master road race championship on an incredibly hot and sunny Burlington course. 

 

BCC was represented by three riders - myself, Peter Skalenda, and Steve Fantaske.  The race would prove to be incredibly gruelling, at a distance of 113 km with over 1100 m of climbing.  Add in temperatures well over 30 degrees (with a humidex pushing close to…

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Added by Peter Sutton on July 4, 2011 at 10:01am — 2 Comments

Spring Tune Up, Awareness, Abreviated Rider Notes

Hey All,

Paul found this article: CLICK HERE

On That Note: Abreviated Rider NOTES, see Below.



Cycling is a sport that you can enjoy alone or in a group. Riding safely in a group requires adherence to certain rules and skills.…

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Added by DY on April 1, 2011 at 9:00am — 3 Comments

WANTED: Marshals/Group Ride Leaders

Hey All,

 

I'm looking for members are interested in helping out in the group rides.  Here are the requirements.

 

1. Know the Route for the given day.

2. Willing to be the "Go to" person when I'm not present or in a different group.

3. Looking out for the safety of the group as a whole.  ie.  If you see something that is not safe, be prepared to let address it.

4. Keep a pace, be able to help re-group at the top of hills…

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Added by DY on March 23, 2011 at 10:00pm — 1 Comment

End Of Season Party: TODAY - Thursday Nov 18th 2010

Tradition has it that there is an end of season party. Spouses are invited. Below are 2 things I need to know from the membership:



1. THURSDAY Nov 18th 2010

2. Also post the number in of attendees eg: Me + 1



The Venue for this years event Will be Salty Dog and need to know numbers etc. Cost will be $10 per person. This will include nibbles(finger foods). Here's a link to an… Continue

Added by DY on November 14, 2010 at 10:00pm — 31 Comments

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

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.

Sunday

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

Weekly Rides:

 

Tuesday

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+.

Thursday

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

Tues/Thurs

CX/MTB Ride

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.

BCC on Strava

Members

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