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BCC & Toronto Cycling Collective

Since the beginning, the mandate for the BCC has been to provide safe & predictable group ride environment for members to enjoy and progress in their cycling journey.   

For the last 12 years, the club through its members has been building its reputation as a safe riding club in the cycling community.  See the two links:

BLOG TO -…

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Added by DY on March 20, 2019 at 8:30am — No Comments

Turbo Tuesday Vid...

Added by DY on July 9, 2018 at 10:28am — No Comments

York Region Cycling Coalition - Q&A with York Region Police - Monday April 23rd 2018 - 7PM

Hey all,

York Region Cycling Coalition has set up a private event for the clubs in York Region called CYCLING AND THE LAW. Know your Rights! Get Informed!

The York Regional Police and York Region will be on hand to explain the rules of the road, providing a detailed review of the cycling laws and their application in York Region. The Region will also…

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Added by DY on April 26, 2018 at 10:02pm — 1 Comment

P2A - BCC'ers Going...

Hey all, 

P2A is coming up this weekend. 

http://www.parisancaster.com/

In an effort to help with car pooling etc.  Please comment on this blog post.

Cheers,

Dan.

Added by DY on April 23, 2018 at 11:11pm — 1 Comment

2019 BCC Membership Details

Hey All,

The Club Membership Fee is $65USD/$80CAD*  - Cost helps cover the Website hosting, maintenance and route planning etc.  This membership lasts a Full 12 Months from your original Sign-Up date.  Also included is Liability Insurance(GAME DAY INSURANCE) and Participants Coverage.  *Note: Insurance cost is 50% less than 2017, and overall membership is less…

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Added by DY on April 18, 2018 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Can't wait for the Season to start! Welcome to the New BCC Members!

Hello All,

A warm welcome to all the new BCC Members and welcome back to all the returning BCC'ers. 

Hope everyone is well and looking forward to the 2018 Season to get started I know I am!.

For those returning BCC'ers if you could take a moment to share some of your memorable experiences as a member off the BCC, just so some of the new members and potential members can get a flavour of what to expect in the Spring.  

Once again…

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Added by DY on January 22, 2018 at 12:30pm — 9 Comments

Helping a fellow BCC'er - Jason Shuker



WINE SURVIVOR



WHAT CAN I WIN?

A lot of wine.

JOINING THE GAME

  • Each entry costs $20 plus one bottle of wine priced between $15-20, or pay an entry fee of $40 and we’ll buy the wine for you.
  • You can buy as many entries as you like.
  • Cash or EFT to bike@shukercycles.com (password:…
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Added by DY on April 12, 2017 at 8:07am — 5 Comments

TURBO TUESDAYS... Thanks Dave O. for the Capture!

Added by DY on July 29, 2016 at 7:19pm — 3 Comments

Stop @ Musselman's? Charlinda

Here is their Facebook Link: https://www.facebook.com/CharlindaBelgianChocolatesCafe/?fref=ts

I recently got an email from the owner:

My name is Linda Pullen and I would like to invite you to choose Charlinda Belgian Chocolates as one of your stops on our tour.  We are located on Musselmans Lake, just north of Bloomington Road.  We have been here since 1991.  I import the raw Belgian…

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Added by DY on July 13, 2016 at 7:53am — 1 Comment

Weekend in Review... Let's Talk



Hey all,

Great turnout this weekend!  Please comment on you ride(s) this weekend.  Did you enjoy your time on the bike?  What was great?  What could be improved?

Lets have an open discussion and keep safety front and centre so we can continue to have amazing rides as a…

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Added by DY on April 18, 2016 at 9:27am — 8 Comments

BCC - The Safest Riding Club Around! - How we do it...Please Read & Comment.

Rider Safety

Cycling Safety and Etiquette - ALL OF US: from seasoned racers to novice recreational riders, benefit from brushing up on our basics.



Helmets are MANDATORY.



Obey the rules of the road. Conduct yourself with the same consideration as you would expect from any other road user, particularly motorists. Aggressive behaviour and gestures by cyclists will alienate…

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Added by DY on April 14, 2016 at 10:56pm — 12 Comments

Spring is Almost Here...

Hey everyone,

I have been asked about Club kit, I've also opened a new discussion for 2016 Club Kit…

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Added by DY on February 6, 2016 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Hey all... OCA affiliation update...

Hi Danny,



Still working on it with Jim. Will provide an update as soon as I have one.



I noticed some riders are applying for UCI’s and putting the club name in so I am bookmarking those so that once I can get the club up they are good to process.



Christopher Baskys

Membership Manager



Shop for the Holiday Season and help raise funds for Youth Cycling CLICK HERE



Ontario Cycling Association

2-2015 Pan Am Boulevard

Milton, ON…

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Added by DY on January 12, 2016 at 12:52pm — 1 Comment

BCC End of Season Party - Thursday Oct 29th 2015 - 7:30PM - Louis Cifer on the Danforth



Hey All,

It's that time... Thanks for a great season!

Please R.S.V.P.(Click Here) by the end of…

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Added by DY on October 24, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

2015 BCC SOCIAL SATURDAY EOS RIDE - SATURDAY OCTOBER 3RD 2015 - BOOK THE DATE!

Hey all,

This year we'll be changing it up due to time/schedule constrains with the crew at Blacksmith.  

Please R.S.V.P. HERE.

So this is the plan:

Where: Merchant Ale House Pub - We will start and end…

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Added by DY on October 2, 2015 at 9:23am — No Comments

Get well soon Alex!

Hey all,

Unfortunately, Alex had a little crash and broke his clavicle at Terra Cotta on Monday.  From what I was told, he was taken out by another rider not holding their line in the corner.  We wish him a speedy recovery!

Added by DY on August 4, 2015 at 12:45pm — 11 Comments

BCC Mid Season Social Ride - Ride for Christian Sick Kids Foundation - Sunday July 26th 2015

Thanks to all that were able to make it to the BCC Mid Season Social Ride/Ride for Christian.  

Despite the heat, it was a great to day to on the bike and ride with other cyclists in the community for good cause.  We were able to meet and ride with members from B1 EvO and TCRBC.  Also had some Elite riders come out to…

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Added by DY on July 27, 2015 at 8:15am — 1 Comment

GIVE FEEDBACK ON PROPOSED BIKE ROUTES IN TORONTO!

Hey All,

Been brought to my attention by a couple club members.

I know many of you will have seen this, but I have just done the survey and it is quite comprehensive. Wouldn't it be lovely for us to have a safe route out east on Kingston for instance?!

Fill in the survey…

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Added by DY on July 20, 2015 at 8:49am — No Comments

ANOTHER GREAT DAY ON THE BIKE! HOT AS H@#L!

It was no surprise that it was going to be a really hot and humid day, however, many showed up for the ride.  Some riders coming from the beach which would add another 60kms to their ride as the remote start was at Elgin and Leslie.  Many bottle of water and steady speeds allowed us to all finish the ride safely and log the mileage we all wanted out of the day.  Lots…

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Added by DY on July 20, 2015 at 7:49am — 1 Comment

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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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