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My first Turbo Tuesday - believe me it's the best thing ever!

  This morning I woke up a bit tired but I decided to go for my Beechwood Dr hill repeats. It's been a while since I haven't done it, so I wasn't sure how it was going to go, anyway... I go to the Don Valley trail heading to Beachwood and I started doing my hill repeats…

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Added by Marco Martinez on April 28, 2015 at 10:30pm — 11 Comments

What is your excuse?

Yes, I know it's cold outside, but what about the trainer or rollers? If he could do it with only one arm and one leg, what's your excuse?

http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-30295759…

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Added by Marco Martinez on December 3, 2014 at 11:41am — 2 Comments

Halloween Spirit

Here are my pumpkins for this year

This one is Mafalda, my daughter's nickname. A very famous comic character from Argentina…

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Added by Marco Martinez on October 30, 2014 at 9:54pm — No Comments

Geeky stats

Here are the geeky stats for Saturday Apr 12th, 2014 Zoo Loop (group 3/4?)

Today it was kind of funny, we were supposed to be the 3/4 group but we end up catching up the fast guys after they went to the Guild. The ladies were leading most of the time in the way up.  Go girls! :-D

Ah, and Laura killed everybody on the Cementery segment at Kingston Rd. I just saw her going like a gazillion kph and nobody could catch up with her.

I didn't have the energy to…

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Added by Marco Martinez on April 12, 2014 at 11:55am — 32 Comments

Geeky Stats 2015

Great season opener ride. A lot of people showed up. Nice to see a lot of old and new riders.



Here are the stats for Apr 11, 2015

Entire workout        (124 watts):

    Duration:         2:11:30 (3:30:58)…

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Added by Marco Martinez on April 11, 2014 at 11:30am — 15 Comments

$40 option for an indoor power meter

I'm haven't tried it but for $40 is not a bad idea.

This is what they claim

http://www.powercurvesensor.com

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Added by Marco Martinez on January 27, 2014 at 3:03pm — No Comments

Virtual racing

I don't know if you are familiar with this, but I just joined the Tour De Giro and so far it looks really cool. While you're on your trainer you can virtually race on the internet with other people. You can either join a previously scheduled race or you can schedule your own.

I think it will be really cool if we have BCC races during the winter, you only need

  1. Your bike on any stationary trainer or rollers
  2. A computer
  3. A USB ANT+…
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Added by Marco Martinez on December 11, 2013 at 1:41pm — 2 Comments

Froome, Contador and Sagan coming to Canada

Contador, Froome and Sagan are coming to the Montreal and Quebec Grand Prix in September.
This is great great Canada because it will increase the recognition and quality of the events
:-)

Added by Marco Martinez on August 28, 2013 at 7:08pm — 4 Comments

Great phone app for the three major Tours

I hope you like it

http://thetourtracker.com

Added by Marco Martinez on June 30, 2013 at 10:56am — No 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.

Events

BCC on Strava

Members

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