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Super Stellar Sunny Saturday Ride - May 24th 2014 - How was your Ride?

Thank you all for breaking into smaller groups at the start of the ride.  Please tell us how your ride was...

Honorable mention to David Raponi-Monk for helping out the new riders and leading by example and keeping his group together.  Thanks David.

Also thanks to Andre and J-Rod for helping out with a group and keeping a steady pace up to Stouffville.  I know…

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Added by DY on May 27, 2014 at 4:50pm — 5 Comments

Saturday May 10th 2014 - How was your Ride? Please Comment.

Hey all,

This was a great weekend.  Hope you all had great rides with respective groups.  How was your ride?  

D.

Added by DY on May 12, 2014 at 9:39am — 2 Comments

Sunny Sunday May 11th 2014 - Happy Mother's Day!

Another great day for riding.  How was your ride?

Nils, Jeff and Bob chasing us down after they fixed a flat. Sage when…

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Added by DY on May 12, 2014 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Sunday May 4th 2014 - How was your Ride? Please Comment.

Sunday Ride Pic.  Quite a large turnout.  How did everyone fair up?  Please share.

Thanks,

Dan.

Added by DY on May 6, 2014 at 9:12am — No Comments

Saturday May 3rd Ride: - How was your ride? Please comment.

Saturday Ride Pic.  Warned of Rain...Barely any...Heard it was fast!…

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Added by DY on May 6, 2014 at 9:08am — 3 Comments

Sunny Sunday Ride!

Here is the pic from the Start:

How was your ride?  Please comment. 

Thanks,

Dan.

Added by DY on April 27, 2014 at 8:34pm — 4 Comments

Sunny Saturday Ride ... Is Spring Finally Here?

Even though there was frost on the ground and it was still cold, we had quite a great turn out.

Thanks to the peeps in my group for helping with the ride.  How was everyone elses ride?

D.…

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Added by DY on April 19, 2014 at 6:00pm — 1 Comment

Sunday April 13th 2014 - Completed!

Hope everyone have a safe and enjoyable ride.  Tried to keep my group together - hope I wasn't too loud:-)

Thanks,

Dan.…

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Added by DY on April 13, 2014 at 10:52am — 3 Comments

Chilly Start But Well attended Sunday Season Opener! Please Comment.

Well the season is officially underway with the first Sunday Ride completed.  Welcome to all the new members.  Hope you had a great ride.  Please comment on the ride today.  I would love to hear the stories!

Cheers,

Dan.…

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Added by DY on April 6, 2014 at 12:00pm — 7 Comments

Safety Etiquette Reminder - PLEASE Read/Review/Comment

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





Rider Safety

 

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 motorists and could lead to endangering other cyclists. Know and use…

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Added by DY on April 4, 2014 at 12:34pm — 1 Comment

U of T Cycling Power Study Through the Department of Exercise Sciences

Just thought I would re-post on the main site on behalf of Paul as I didn't want this to get lost in the clinic/workshop forum section.  Thanks for reading,…

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Added by DY on December 25, 2013 at 9:46am — 3 Comments

2013 EOS Party - Thanks for a Great Year!

Hey All,

 

Just wanted to say thanks for a great year.  Thanks to those that made it out, and for those that couldn't, we missed you.  But don't worry, We will have regular beer nights at Salty Dog.

 

Happy…

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Added by DY on December 25, 2013 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

2013 Provincials CX Race @ Albion Hills - Results and Pics

Hey all,

I went to support our riders on Sunday Nov 3rd 2013 this past weekend.  Great day to race as you can see by the pics.  This was a two day back to back event.  Saturday was the crappier of the two days... I'll let JRod, Mike, Jeff & Paul explain the details.

Saturday Results - Paul M Podiums! in Elite 4,  Jason places…

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Added by DY on November 4, 2013 at 10:00pm — 4 Comments

2013 BCC EOS Ride - Little Wet, But Lots of Smiles All Around!

Special thanks to all that worked with me to make this possible:

 

Coventry North Jaguar Land Rover

Mike & Jamie/Blacksmith

Paul - Catering

Juan - Bike Pro Service

James - …

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Added by DY on October 7, 2013 at 3:30pm — 10 Comments

Rattlesnake Rumble...Ride Pics

We could not have asked for a better day!  Hope everyone had a great ride.  For those club members participating in other events, I hope your day was equally as…

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Added by DY on September 29, 2013 at 10:26pm — 2 Comments

Sunday Simcoe Recap #2 - Super Sunny Day...with a little wind.

Sorry for the delayed post.  Been a busy week.

It was a great day to be on the bike.  3 Groups on the way up with a few riders joining from the beach.  We all managed to meet at Elaine's Black River Coffee.  The way back was nice... but a little windy...like the previous week.

Please post your comments.  I'd like to hear how everyone…

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Added by DY on September 7, 2013 at 2:13pm — 2 Comments

2013 Simcoe Report #1

So we had a few riders(30ish) decide to head up to Simcoe... most from Elgin and a few from the beach!

 

We had a nice 10km warm up then let the faster pace group go ahead.  So what I have to report is that there was a wide range of riders(skill and fitness) in my group of about 20.  I proceeded to do what I always do... and it worked once again!  We(as a group) managed a 32kph Average(rounded up like the penny) up to lake simcoe.... At the lake, I called a…

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Added by DY on August 26, 2013 at 9:00am — 4 Comments

2013 Louis Garneau GrandFondo Report c/o Jason Charette

 

c/o Jason:

 

Hey Dan,

 

Amazing race course yesterday.

 

I exceeded my expectations finishing with the lead pack. 44.5km average over 110k according to my Garmin.

 

I avoided several crashes taking place in and around me throughout the day.  Overall the race was very manageable (avg. heart rate 135) except for about 5 breaks…

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Added by DY on August 12, 2013 at 7:30am — No Comments

Sunday's Port Perry Post Ride Pics and Synopsis

Here are the pics:

 

Great first time doing this route as a group.  We will tweak for next week.  Sorry about your gears Tara.  All in all a very hot day, but we all made it back safe and sound... Till next…

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Added by DY on July 15, 2013 at 11:00am — 3 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.

 

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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.

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Sunrise Sundays
Rides will start around sunrise. Rotating routes will focus on distances from 55-160km.  Remote start rides outside the GTA.

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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+.

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Hillicious Thursdays
Starts at 5:40am. This ride includes Bayview, pottery rd, redway other local hills.

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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.

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A place where those interested in, or already addicted to, riding the boards can share info.

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An initiative to have weekly skills sessions and rides for young riders.

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