Peter Sutton's Blog – September 2009 Archive (2)

Crank the Shield 2009

This is a re-post of a previous blog I submitted Monday night. Apparently, I had screwed up the settings on my blog (DY - thanks for bringing it to my attention).





Crank the Shield is a three-stage, 250km long mountain bike race that takes place near Haliburton Forest. Check out www.cranktheshield.com for more information about the race.





Day One - Disappointment



Despite early morning rain, the first stage of race started… Continue

Added by Peter Sutton on September 23, 2009 at 11:36am — 3 Comments

Road ID - discount coupon for BCC riders

My wife has been urging me to order one of these ever since she saw an ad broadcast during Le Tour de France. Although one of the reasons I joined the BCC was to get in more group rides, I ride alone quite frequently. This is particularly true at our cottage, where it often seems that I am a cycling community of one.



I always carry identification when I ride, however, the problem has always been where to stow it. If I put it in a jersey pocket, there's always a chance it will fall… Continue

Added by Peter Sutton on September 1, 2009 at 6:30pm — 1 Comment

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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