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Hairshirt Classic Double Century 2013

A very appropriately named ride. Cycling is a religious tradition, isn't it?

BCCers Paul McKeever, Ken Beattie and I were joined by 29 other cyclists at the start of this year's Hairshirt on Sunday June 23rd. Not a recumbent, helmet mirror, pannier or wool shorts to be seen! Stereotypes be damned!!

As the ride began, two riders took off up the road, never to be seen again. They were Larry Optis (2007 RAAM solo finisher!) , and Jeremy Hatt who finished Hairshirt 2012 in 10 hours…


Added by Peter Cahill on June 28, 2013 at 7:30pm — 6 Comments

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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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