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A little bit of colour on an otherwise grey day!

Cue: Random green workout ball on the trail... 

Added by DRU on February 2, 2013 at 7:17pm — 2 Comments

Don MTB Trail shenanigans...

Hey All,

Not sure if anyone recalls but a year or two back someone was sabotaging MTB bridges on the Don trails. Well, I encountered something less dangerous but a notable nuisance all the same. I figured I'd put it out there...
I was…
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Added by DRU on January 6, 2013 at 3:31pm — 6 Comments

Second Simcoe Scramble!

Well, my ride ended like this today, calling in the cavalry! How was Simcoe for everyone else?

Added by DRU on August 26, 2012 at 7:23pm — 9 Comments

Major Mac to Kleinburg + Loop

Hey, where was everybody? I waited at Major Mac and Leslie until 7:40 and figured either everybody took a different route or something! Anyway, it was probably just as well I did the loop alone, no one was there to hear my darn bike creaking! It's driving me nuts and I can't figure out where it's coming from. These darn carbon bikes (whine, whine) are like guitars, they resonate with every little noise!

Anyway, here are my stats: …

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Added by DRU on June 10, 2012 at 5:12pm — 4 Comments

Saturday Zoo / Stouffville

Hey, hope everyone had a good Saturday ride...

I rode with quite a group up to Stouffville and back. The pace seemed pretty fast! I'm used to Saturdays having the odd push here and there but there just didn't seem to be much letting up! Next time, I'll be looking to take it a bit easier!

Anyway, how did everyone else' ride go?

Added by DRU on May 27, 2012 at 1:30pm — 2 Comments

Great Sunny Sunday!

Hey All!

What a terrific day out on the road! We set out on the Goodwood, Group 3 ride with Jeff, Emile, Jodie, Andrew, geez, am I forgetting someone? Way up near Stouffville Road, we met up with Paul. Awesome route with nary a car on it. Beautiful weather! Met up with the Goodwood, Group 2 at Annina's, Christina and Dave... man, who am I missing. Anyway, a great ride home too, save for a few flats and a dude from another club who got mixed up with us... Everyone got home…

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Added by DRU on May 20, 2012 at 8:13pm — 8 Comments

Great Sunday Ride!

I hope everyone enjoyed their respective rides as much as I did today!

It was beautiful up in Goodwood! And cool to meet up with all of Group 4!

My legs had had enough by the time we got back to Kingston Rd! Thanks Jodie for sticking with me! 

How did the Stouffville group do?

Added by DRU on May 6, 2012 at 1:43pm — 6 Comments

What a beautiful weekend!

It was such nice weather, I just had to get out for a few hours in the forest. The Don was empty, with the sole exception of a few BCCers out there training in secret! I'm not giving any names but I think we all better watch out for the hardcores come springtime! :) …

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Added by DRU on February 13, 2012 at 6:17pm — 2 Comments

Fat-bikes! A heck-load of fun!

Now if we could just get some snow!

Added by DRU on January 19, 2012 at 9:46am — 5 Comments

Informal Simcoe Sunday

So, Alex and I decided to go for a little ride to lake Simcoe on Sunday... It was pretty grey weather-wise the whole way, but at least we didn't roast. Not many people out on the route we chose. And because it was just the two of us, we decided to shorten it up a… Continue

Added by DRU on June 26, 2011 at 3:30pm — 4 Comments

Hell of the North

So, no pictures to go with this report, sorry. But who (other than maybe Peter Sutton) could hold on to a camera over this terrain anyway!

It was a great day on the bike. Alex S., Jorge C. (DH) and I got up early and piled into the truck fully expecting to arrive early for the start, turns out we made it up to Cedar Beach Resort on the north shore of Musselman's Lake in record time and just hung out getting cold for an hour and a half... About 60 people finally showed up for the…

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Added by DRU on April 24, 2011 at 5:31pm — 6 Comments

Whoo Hoo! First day without booties, yesterday!

Who's as stoked as me? Discuss.

Added by DRU on April 15, 2011 at 8:25am — 7 Comments

Exploring by cyclocross...

So, this past Sunday seemed to be a busy one for all! The marathon, several Stouffville rides and all. My buddy Jorge and I decided to go for a long cyclocross ride and do some exploring at the same time. We rode the abandonned rail line that stretches from Uxbridge east towards Lindsay (and then on to Peterborough)... I thought I'd share a few pics...…

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Added by DRU on September 27, 2010 at 11:10am — 6 Comments

In Provence for 12 days.

Now that the mornings are so chilly, I find myself daydreaming of the fun I had cycling over the summer. I thought I'd share a few pics I took in France. I met up with my brother in August for 12 days of cycling, beer and wine. Good times, good times! Hope you like 'em! Dru.…

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Added by DRU on September 20, 2010 at 10:28am — 5 Comments

Sunday Long Espresso to Domestique

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Hey everyone!



Great ride today! Sunny, safe, good company, and sore legs...



I hope you all had fun. I'm supposed to pass on thanks from the DH guys, they were happy to be able to come out and ride with such a good bunch of people. Thi, I'm glad Sean made you work for your hills, he's pretty… Continue

Added by DRU on August 1, 2010 at 5:29pm — 13 Comments

Paris to Ancaster: Mud and Cowbells (Edited and reposted. I'm a doofus, my bad!)

Who knows what weather we’ll see in the next five days... I figured someone might be bored one day this week and find this report interesting so here goes.…

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Added by DRU on April 20, 2010 at 9:30am — 2 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

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