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    Blue Events: Regular Club Rides
    Red Events: Special Club Rides
    Green Events: NON Club Rides
    Orange Events: Special Club Events (non riding)

    Click on the event to see a brief description. For full details see the Rides Descriptions or Upcoming Events tabs

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  • Ride Descriptions

    OCC WEEKLY GROUP RIDE Details

    (#) is number of group rides on this day
    • Monday (1)[+]

      Weekday Morning Rides have Started!

      Monday Morning Ride
      On Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings, the club runs a B level ride out of Kingsway Plaza. Parking and meet up at the far west side of the plaza. Routes vary but roundtrip distances typically range from 60-80km. Each ride features a coffee stop at such destinations as the Orono Bakery, Tim Horton’s and White Feather Farms so remember to bring money. Start times vary with season so check this calendar.
      • Ride Level: B level
      • Start Location: Kingsway Plaza (West Corner by Wine Store), 1300 King St. E. Oshawa
      • Start Time: 9:00 am (time does vary with Season please check this calendar)
      • Routes: Progressing difficulty as the season progresses. Typically 60-80 km with Coffee stop
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      Get Directions to Kingsway Plaza
        
      Routes: (click on routes for preview and TCX files)
      • Orono Bakery Ride Basic 59km route. variations of this route occurs during the season to include more distance or to include more hill climbing.
      • Newcastle Tim Horton’s Ride: 68.5km route. loops may be added to include more distance and/or hills
      • More Routes coming soon
      • More Routes coming soon

      BBM QR-code for members attending this ride. Feel free to join!

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      M-W-F BBM Group

      BBM (BlackBerry Messenger) is a messager app available for BlackBerry, Android, Window and Apple Smartphones. After testing a couple of different messenger apps. we decided that BBM best met the needs of the club members on group rides. We will create BBM Groups and easy access QR-codes for our scheduled rides as well upcoming NON-club Rides. Feel free to join the group to see who is planning on attending/organize car pooling/ meet up spots and easy most importantly communication with fellow riders on rides. Currently we are restricting participation to these groups to registered club members
    • Tuesday (1)[+]
      Tuesday Night Rides

      Evening Rides Start April 19th

      One of our feature events, the Tuesday Night Rides has something for every cyclists of all abilities. Riders break themselves up into smaller groups and head out with designated ride leaders at a pre-established ride level or pace. There will be a ride for every fitness and experience level. Please bring a bicycle light. Start times vary by season so check this calendar. There are no coffee stops on this ride but a tailgate pizza party is held after the evening rides 1 X monthly throughout the summer months.
      • Ride Level: All Levels including Beginner
      • Start Location: Courtice Community Centre
      • Start Time: 6:00 pm ( time does vary with Season please check this calendar)
      • Routes: Distances and routes vary greatly and are influenced by the amount of daylight we have
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      Get Directions to Courtice Community Cenre
        
      Routes: (click on routes for preview and TCX files)
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      BBM QR-code for members attending this ride. Feel free to join!

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      Tuesday Night BBM Group

      BBM (BlackBerry Messenger) is a messager app available for BlackBerry, Android, Window and Apple Smartphones. After testing a couple of different messenger apps. we decided that BBM best met the needs of the club members on group rides. We will create BBM Groups and easy access QR-codes for our scheduled rides as well upcoming NON-club Rides. Feel free to join the group to see who is planning on attending/organize car pooling/ meet up spots and easy most importantly communication with fellow riders on rides. Currently we are restricting participation to these groups to registered club members
    • Wednesday (1)[+]
      Wednesday Morning Ride

      Weekday Morning Rides have Started!

      On Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings, the club runs a B level ride out of Kingsway Plaza. Parking and meet up at the far west side of the plaza. Routes vary but roundtrip distances typically range from 60-80km. Each ride features a coffee stop at such destinations as the Orono Bakery, Tim Horton’s and White Feather Farms so remember to bring money. Start times vary with season so check this calendar.
      • Ride Level: B level
      • Start Location: Kingsway Plaza (West Corner by Wine Store), 1300 King St. E. Oshawa
      • Start Time: 9:00 am ( time does vary with Season please check this calendar)
      • Routes: Progressing difficulty as the season progresses. Typically 60-80 km with Coffee stop
      close
      Get Directions to Kingsway Plaza
        
      Routes: (click on routes for preview and TCX files)
      • Orono Bakery Ride Basic 59km route. variations of this route occurs during the season to include more distance or to include more hill climbing.
      • Newcastle Tim Horton’s Ride: 68.5km route. loops may be added to include more distance and/or hills
      • More Routes coming soon
      • More Routes coming soon

      BBM QR-code for members attending this ride. Feel free to join!

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      M-W-F BBM Group

      BBM (BlackBerry Messenger) is a messager app available for BlackBerry, Android, Window and Apple Smartphones. After testing a couple of different messenger apps. we decided that BBM best met the needs of the club members on group rides. We will create BBM Groups and easy access QR-codes for our scheduled rides as well upcoming NON-club Rides. Feel free to join the group to see who is planning on attending/organize car pooling/ meet up spots and easy most importantly communication with fellow riders on rides. Currently we are restricting participation to these groups to registered club members
    • Thursday (2)[+]

      2 Different Ride Options

      Option # 1
      OCC WEST: The Brooklin Bumps
      New for this year, a more vigorous alternative to the relaxed pace of the Friday evening rides. This ride is intended as a training ride to increase average speed and elevation gains as the season progresses. The Brooklin Bumps features the three sisters, los tres amigos, the corkscrew on Con 9 and crests as many of the high points and other bumps in the road that we can find along the way.
      • Ride Level: All levels
      • Start Location: Winchester Public School, 70 Watford Street, Brooklin
      • Start Time: 6:00 pm (weather permitting)
      • Routes: Progressing difficulty as the season progresses. Route previews & TCX files available to the right
      close
      Get Directions to Wincester PS.
        
      Routes: (click on routes for preview and TCX files)

      BBM QR-code for members attending this ride. Feel free to join!

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      OCC WEST BBM Group

      BBM (BlackBerry Messenger) is a messager app available for BlackBerry, Android, Window and Apple Smartphones. After testing a couple of different messenger apps. we decided that BBM best met the needs of the club members on group rides. We will create BBM Groups and easy access QR-codes for our scheduled rides as well upcoming NON-club Rides. Feel free to join the group to see who is planning on attending/organize car pooling/ meet up spots and easy most importantly communication with fellow riders on rides. Currently we are restricting participation to these groups to registered club members
      Option # 2
      Thursday Night Rides (Courtice Community Centre)

      Evening Rides Start April 19th

      Riders break themselves up into smaller groups and head out with designated ride leaders at a pre-established ride level or pace. Please bring a bicycle light. Start times vary by season so check this calendar. There are no coffee stops on this ride.
      • Ride Level: A / B / C
      • Start Location: Courtice Community Centre
      • Start Time: 6:00 pm ( time does vary with Season please check this calendar)
      • Routes: Distances and routes vary greatly and are influenced by the amount of daylight we have
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      Get Directions to Courtice Community Cenre
        
      Routes: (click on routes for preview and TCX files)
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      BBM QR-code for members attending this ride. Feel free to join!

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      Thursday Night BBM Group

      BBM (BlackBerry Messenger) is a messager app available for BlackBerry, Android, Window and Apple Smartphones. After testing a couple of different messenger apps. we decided that BBM best met the needs of the club members on group rides. We will create BBM Groups and easy access QR-codes for our scheduled rides as well upcoming NON-club Rides. Feel free to join the group to see who is planning on attending/organize car pooling/ meet up spots and easy most importantly communication with fellow riders on rides. Currently we are restricting participation to these groups to registered club members
    • Friday (2)[+]

      2 Different Ride Options

      Friday Morning Ride
      Option # 1

      Weekday Morning Rides have Started!

      On Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings, the club runs a B level ride out of Kingsway Plaza. Parking and meet up at the far west side of the plaza. Routes vary but roundtrip distances typically range from 60-80km. Each ride features a coffee stop at such destinations as the Orono Bakery, Tim Horton’s and White Feather Farms so remember to bring money. Start times vary with season so check this calendar.
      • Ride Level: B level
      • Start Location: Kingsway Plaza (West Corner by Wine Store), 1300 King St. E. Oshawa
      • Start Time: 9:00 am ( time does vary with Season please check this calendar)
      • Routes: Progressing difficulty as the season progresses. Typically 60-80 km with Coffee stop
      close
      Get Directions to Kingsway Plaza
        
      Routes: (click on routes for preview and TCX files)
      • Orono Bakery Ride Basic 59km route. variations of this route occurs during the season to include more distance or to include more hill climbing.
      • Newcastle Tim Horton’s Ride: 68.5km route. loops may be added to include more distance and/or hills
      • More Routes coming soon
      • More Routes coming soon

      BBM QR-code for members attending this ride. Feel free to join!

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      M-W-F BBM Group

      BBM (BlackBerry Messenger) is a messager app available for BlackBerry, Android, Window and Apple Smartphones. After testing a couple of different messenger apps. we decided that BBM best met the needs of the club members on group rides. We will create BBM Groups and easy access QR-codes for our scheduled rides as well upcoming NON-club Rides. Feel free to join the group to see who is planning on attending/organize car pooling/ meet up spots and easy most importantly communication with fellow riders on rides. Currently we are restricting participation to these groups to registered club members
      Option # 2
      OCC WEST: Friday Ride and Wine
      There is a social component after the ride when we gather at a local restaurant on the last Friday of each month for refreshments; all other Fridays are hosted by members. Please provide your own beverages and be prepared to contribute towards pizza or perhaps some other healthier restorative.
      • Ride Level: All levels
      • Start Location: Winchester Public School, 70 Watford Street, Brooklin
      • Start Time: 6:00 pm (weather permitting)
      • Routes: Various ranging from 20km to 43 kms. Route previews & TCX files available to the right
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      Get Directions to Wincester PS.
        
      Routes: (click on routes for preview and TCX files)

      BBM QR-code for members attending this ride. Feel free to join!

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      OCC WEST BBM Group

      BBM (BlackBerry Messenger) is a messager app available for BlackBerry, Android, Window and Apple Smartphones. After testing a couple of different messenger apps. we decided that BBM best met the needs of the club members on group rides. We will create BBM Groups and easy access QR-codes for our scheduled rides as well upcoming NON-club Rides. Feel free to join the group to see who is planning on attending/organize car pooling/ meet up spots and easy most importantly communication with fellow riders on rides. Currently we are restricting participation to these groups to registered club members
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    • Sunday (2)[+]

      2 Different Rides Options

      Option # 1
      OCC WEST: Sunday Morning Ride
      This ride has evolved into a B level ride with varied routes that incorporate a rest stop at the midway point.
      • Ride Level: B Level
      • Start Location: Winchester Public School, 70 Watford Street, Brooklin
      • Start Time: 10am (weather permitting)
      • Routes: Progressing difficulty as the season progresses. Route previews & TCX files available to the right
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      Get Directions to Wincester PS.
        
      Routes: (click on routes for preview and TCX files)

      BBM QR-code for members attending this ride. Feel free to join!

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      OCC WEST BBM Group

      BBM (BlackBerry Messenger) is a messager app available for BlackBerry, Android, Window and Apple Smartphones. After testing a couple of different messenger apps. we decided that BBM best met the needs of the club members on group rides. We will create BBM Groups and easy access QR-codes for our scheduled rides as well upcoming NON-club Rides. Feel free to join the group to see who is planning on attending/organize car pooling/ meet up spots and easy most importantly communication with fellow riders on rides. Currently we are restricting participation to these groups to registered club members
      Option # 2
      OCC EAST: Sunday Morning Ride

      Sunday Rides have Started.

      This ride his a B / B+ ride. Its start location alternates between the Legends Centre and Clarington Central Secondary School. Please join the BBM Group to find out where the starting location. Route distances range from 80 - 100kms with a coffee stop along the way.
      • Ride Level: B/B+ Levels
      • Start Locations: Legends Centre or Clarington Central SS.
      • Start Time: 9am
      • Routes: Progressing difficulty as the season progresses. Route previews & TCX files available to the right
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      Get Directions to Clarington Central SS.
        

      Clarington Central Secondary School

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      Get Directions to Legends Centre
        

      Legends Centre

      Routes: (click on routes for preview and TCX files)
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      Start Locations:
      • April 3rd Clarington High School
      • April 10th Legends Centre
      • April 17th Clarington High School
      • April 24th Legends Centre
      • May 1st Clarington High School
      • May 8th Legends Centre
      • May 15th Clarington High School
      • May 22nd Legends Centre
      • May 29th Clarington High School
      • June 5th Legends Centre
      • June 12th Clarington High School

      BBM QR-code for members attending this ride. Feel free to join!

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      SUN - East BBM Group

      BBM (BlackBerry Messenger) is a messager app available for BlackBerry, Android, Window and Apple Smartphones. After testing a couple of different messenger apps. we decided that BBM best met the needs of the club members on group rides. We will create BBM Groups and easy access QR-codes for our scheduled rides as well upcoming NON-club Rides. Feel free to join the group to see who is planning on attending/organize car pooling/ meet up spots and easy most importantly communication with fellow riders on rides. Currently we are restricting participation to these groups to registered club members
  • Upcoming Events

    Upcoming Club Events / Special Rides

    Events may not be listed in Chronological Order

    • Oshawa History Ride (May 7)

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      Date: May 7th

      Time: 10am

      Start Location: Lakeview Park (southwest parking lot)

      Distance: 40 km

      Once again the Oshawa Cycling Club will be offering its annual City of Oshawa History Ride.  We will meet at Lakeview Park at 10 am (parking lot west of Jubilee Pavilion, south side of Lakeview Park Road). Our route will take us north on the Joseph Kolodzie Trail to downtown Oshawa, where we will swing over to the Michael Starr Trail. Along the way, we will stop at several points of interest, and brochures will be available highlighting some of the historical areas of note. We will take a short coffee/refreshment break at the Costco Plaza, where Panera Bread and several eateries are available - bring a few dollars to purchase something if you wish.  We will take the Harmony Creek Trail to return to the south end of the city. The route will be just under 40 kilometres in length, and except for short sections connecting the trails, will be on paved trailways.This ride can be considered a C+ ride
      Directions to Start:
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    • Peterborough - Youngs Point (May 29)

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      Date: May 29

      Time: 10am

      Start Location: Beavermeade Park, Peterborough

      Distance: 50 km

      This ride is mostly bike paths to Lakefield then road or hardpacked gravel trail along the river to Youngs Point with a stop at a cafe and Lockside Trading Company Store.
      Directions to Start:
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      Get Directions to Beavermeade Park
        
    • Annual Lilac Ride (June 1)

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      Date: June 1st

      Time: 10am

      Start Location: Bloomfield Bicycle Company, Bloomfield Ontario

      Distances: 55, 61, 70, 85, 105km routes

      Lilac ride in Prince Edward County, all levels ride together then split off, lunch stop at the Black River Cheese Company in Black River.
      Directions to Start:
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      Get Directions to Our Location
        
    • Tour to Trent (June 18-19)

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      Dates: June 18-19

      Time: 9 am both days

      Start Location: Darlington Sports Centre in Hampton

      Distances: 1st day: 103km; 2nd day 78 km

      visit our Tour to Trent Page to register and get more information for this ride

      BBM QR-code for members attending this event. Feel free to join!

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      Directions to Start:
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    • Canada Day Ride (July 1)

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    • ONE Way to Kingston & optional Weekend(Aug 5-8)

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      Date: August 5 -8

      Time: TBD

      Start Location: Bowmanville

      Distance: various

      This is a one day ride to Kingston then with the option to stay the weekend and ride around Kingston. More Details to come
    • NEW OCC Scavenger Hunt Sept 17

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      Date: Sept 17

      Time: TBD

      Start Location: TBD
      Distance: various

      More Details to come…
    • Ride4UnitedWay (Aug 14)

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      Website: Ride4UnitedWay

      August 14, 2016

    • Bertherville Quebec (Aug 19-21)

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      Date: Aug 19-21

      Weekend Trip destination to be announced (Montreal to Quebec City being considered
      Enjoy this small French village on the shores of the St Lawrence river, we will ride north-west on the first day looping up and through the village of Joliette for a lunch stop. On the other day we will ride east along the waterfront and Route Verte .
      We will stay at a Days Inn in the town where we have easy access to restaurants and stores. A shorter optional evening ride will take place on the Friday night for those who can attend. More details to come including GPS routes pricing and more.
      Directions to Start:
    • Ride Oxford County (Sept 23-26)

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      Date: Sept 23-25
      We will stay in the town of Woodstock where we will ride the fairly flat roads, explore small Ontario towns and villages, Ingersoll and Tillsonburg. A shorter optional evening ride will take place on the Friday night for those who can attend.  More details to come including GPS routes, pricing and more
      Directions to Start:
    • Time Trials

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      Time Trial # 1

      Date: Wednesday May 4th

      Time: 6pm.

      Start Location: Meet at the small parking area on Osborne Road, which is south of Energy Drive West, east of Courtice Road

      Ride Level: ALL LEVELS
      Distance: apron 15 km (5 loops of course)

      Description: We are bringing back time trails this year and we would like to encourage everyone to come out, give it a try or just watch other club members.  Time trials are not just for A riders - they are for everyone who wants to see how their riding improves over the course of the year.  This year we will be offering time trials on the first Wednesday of May, July and September.  Meet at the small parking area on Osborne Road, which is south of Energy Drive West, east of Courtice Road, at 6 pm.  The route will consist of five loops with your total time recorded.  So whether you are an A rider, a pleasure rider or even new to the club, come out and join us, then come back every two months and since how your time improves. And if you are not quite ready to try it yourself, come and join us to watch those participating.  
      Directions to Start:
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    Upcoming Non Club Rides

    Events may not be listed in Chronological Order

  • Results

    Time Trial #1

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    Rider
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    John T
    27:59
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    Morgan D
    28:37
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    Paul C
    28:50
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    Sally C
    29:21
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    Toni M
    35:22
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    Paula S
    35:31
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    Ed S
    35:44
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    Janusz Z
    36:26
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    Al L
    36:37
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    Shelley M
    36:43
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    Suzanne L
    37:20
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    Anne L
    37:26
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    Glen M
    37:58

    Time Trial #2

    Next Time Trial is July 6 @ 6 pm.

    I apologize for missing some of the rider photos, Some were too blurry and some I just missed because of controlling on coming traffic or keeping the cheering fans happy ;)
(#) is number of group rides on this day
  • Monday (1)[+]

    Weekday Morning Rides have Started!

    Monday Morning Ride
    On Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings, the club runs a B level ride out of Kingsway Plaza. Parking and meet up at the far west side of the plaza. Routes vary but roundtrip distances typically range from 60-80km. Each ride features a coffee stop at such destinations as the Orono Bakery, Tim Horton’s and White Feather Farms so remember to bring money. Start times vary with season so check this calendar.
    • Ride Level: B level
    • Start Location: Kingsway Plaza (West Corner by Wine Store), 1300 King St. E. Oshawa
    • Start Time: 9:00 am (time does vary with Season please check this calendar)
    • Routes: Progressing difficulty as the season progresses. Typically 60-80 km with Coffee stop
    close
    Get Directions to Kingsway Plaza
      
    Routes: (click on routes for preview and TCX files)
    • Orono Bakery Ride Basic 59km route. variations of this route occurs during the season to include more distance or to include more hill climbing.
    • Newcastle Tim Horton’s Ride: 68.5km route. loops may be added to include more distance and/or hills
    • More Routes coming soon
    • More Routes coming soon

    BBM QR-code for members attending this ride. Feel free to join!

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    M-W-F BBM Group

    BBM (BlackBerry Messenger) is a messager app available for BlackBerry, Android, Window and Apple Smartphones. After testing a couple of different messenger apps. we decided that BBM best met the needs of the club members on group rides. We will create BBM Groups and easy access QR-codes for our scheduled rides as well upcoming NON-club Rides. Feel free to join the group to see who is planning on attending/organize car pooling/ meet up spots and easy most importantly communication with fellow riders on rides. Currently we are restricting participation to these groups to registered club members
  • Tuesday (1)[+]
    Tuesday Night Rides

    Evening Rides Start April 19th

    One of our feature events, the Tuesday Night Rides has something for every cyclists of all abilities. Riders break themselves up into smaller groups and head out with designated ride leaders at a pre-established ride level or pace. There will be a ride for every fitness and experience level. Please bring a bicycle light. Start times vary by season so check this calendar. There are no coffee stops on this ride but a tailgate pizza party is held after the evening rides 1 X monthly throughout the summer months.
    • Ride Level: All Levels including Beginner
    • Start Location: Courtice Community Centre
    • Start Time: 6:00 pm ( time does vary with Season please check this calendar)
    • Routes: Distances and routes vary greatly and are influenced by the amount of daylight we have
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    Get Directions to Courtice Community Cenre
      
    Routes: (click on routes for preview and TCX files)
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    BBM QR-code for members attending this ride. Feel free to join!

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    Tuesday Night BBM Group

    BBM (BlackBerry Messenger) is a messager app available for BlackBerry, Android, Window and Apple Smartphones. After testing a couple of different messenger apps. we decided that BBM best met the needs of the club members on group rides. We will create BBM Groups and easy access QR-codes for our scheduled rides as well upcoming NON-club Rides. Feel free to join the group to see who is planning on attending/organize car pooling/ meet up spots and easy most importantly communication with fellow riders on rides. Currently we are restricting participation to these groups to registered club members
  • Wednesday (1)[+]
    Wednesday Morning Ride

    Weekday Morning Rides have Started!

    On Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings, the club runs a B level ride out of Kingsway Plaza. Parking and meet up at the far west side of the plaza. Routes vary but roundtrip distances typically range from 60-80km. Each ride features a coffee stop at such destinations as the Orono Bakery, Tim Horton’s and White Feather Farms so remember to bring money. Start times vary with season so check this calendar.
    • Ride Level: B level
    • Start Location: Kingsway Plaza (West Corner by Wine Store), 1300 King St. E. Oshawa
    • Start Time: 9:00 am ( time does vary with Season please check this calendar)
    • Routes: Progressing difficulty as the season progresses. Typically 60-80 km with Coffee stop
    close
    Get Directions to Kingsway Plaza
      
    Routes: (click on routes for preview and TCX files)
    • Orono Bakery Ride Basic 59km route. variations of this route occurs during the season to include more distance or to include more hill climbing.
    • Newcastle Tim Horton’s Ride: 68.5km route. loops may be added to include more distance and/or hills
    • More Routes coming soon
    • More Routes coming soon

    BBM QR-code for members attending this ride. Feel free to join!

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    M-W-F BBM Group

    BBM (BlackBerry Messenger) is a messager app available for BlackBerry, Android, Window and Apple Smartphones. After testing a couple of different messenger apps. we decided that BBM best met the needs of the club members on group rides. We will create BBM Groups and easy access QR-codes for our scheduled rides as well upcoming NON-club Rides. Feel free to join the group to see who is planning on attending/organize car pooling/ meet up spots and easy most importantly communication with fellow riders on rides. Currently we are restricting participation to these groups to registered club members
  • Thursday (2)[+]

    2 Different Ride Options

    Option # 1
    OCC WEST: The Brooklin Bumps
    New for this year, a more vigorous alternative to the relaxed pace of the Friday evening rides. This ride is intended as a training ride to increase average speed and elevation gains as the season progresses. The Brooklin Bumps features the three sisters, los tres amigos, the corkscrew on Con 9 and crests as many of the high points and other bumps in the road that we can find along the way.
    • Ride Level: All levels
    • Start Location: Winchester Public School, 70 Watford Street, Brooklin
    • Start Time: 6:00 pm (weather permitting)
    • Routes: Progressing difficulty as the season progresses. Route previews & TCX files available to the right
    close
    Get Directions to Wincester PS.
      
    Routes: (click on routes for preview and TCX files)

    BBM QR-code for members attending this ride. Feel free to join!

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    OCC WEST BBM Group

    BBM (BlackBerry Messenger) is a messager app available for BlackBerry, Android, Window and Apple Smartphones. After testing a couple of different messenger apps. we decided that BBM best met the needs of the club members on group rides. We will create BBM Groups and easy access QR-codes for our scheduled rides as well upcoming NON-club Rides. Feel free to join the group to see who is planning on attending/organize car pooling/ meet up spots and easy most importantly communication with fellow riders on rides. Currently we are restricting participation to these groups to registered club members
    Option # 2
    Thursday Night Rides (Courtice Community Centre)

    Evening Rides Start April 19th

    Riders break themselves up into smaller groups and head out with designated ride leaders at a pre-established ride level or pace. Please bring a bicycle light. Start times vary by season so check this calendar. There are no coffee stops on this ride.
    • Ride Level: A / B / C
    • Start Location: Courtice Community Centre
    • Start Time: 6:00 pm ( time does vary with Season please check this calendar)
    • Routes: Distances and routes vary greatly and are influenced by the amount of daylight we have
    close
    Get Directions to Courtice Community Cenre
      
    Routes: (click on routes for preview and TCX files)
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    • coming soon

    BBM QR-code for members attending this ride. Feel free to join!

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    Thursday Night BBM Group

    BBM (BlackBerry Messenger) is a messager app available for BlackBerry, Android, Window and Apple Smartphones. After testing a couple of different messenger apps. we decided that BBM best met the needs of the club members on group rides. We will create BBM Groups and easy access QR-codes for our scheduled rides as well upcoming NON-club Rides. Feel free to join the group to see who is planning on attending/organize car pooling/ meet up spots and easy most importantly communication with fellow riders on rides. Currently we are restricting participation to these groups to registered club members
  • Friday (2)[+]

    2 Different Ride Options

    Option # 1
    Friday Morning Ride

    Weekday Morning Rides have Started!

    On Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings, the club runs a B level ride out of Kingsway Plaza. Parking and meet up at the far west side of the plaza. Routes vary but roundtrip distances typically range from 60-80km. Each ride features a coffee stop at such destinations as the Orono Bakery, Tim Horton’s and White Feather Farms so remember to bring money. Start times vary with season so check this calendar.
    • Ride Level: B level
    • Start Location: Kingsway Plaza (West Corner by Wine Store), 1300 King St. E. Oshawa
    • Start Time: 9:00 am ( time does vary with Season please check this calendar)
    • Routes: Progressing difficulty as the season progresses. Typically 60-80 km with Coffee stop
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    Routes: (click on routes for preview and TCX files)
    • Orono Bakery Ride Basic 59km route. variations of this route occurs during the season to include more distance or to include more hill climbing.
    • Newcastle Tim Horton’s Ride: 68.5km route. loops may be added to include more distance and/or hills
    • More Routes coming soon
    • More Routes coming soon

    BBM QR-code for members attending this ride. Feel free to join!

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    M-W-F BBM Group

    BBM (BlackBerry Messenger) is a messager app available for BlackBerry, Android, Window and Apple Smartphones. After testing a couple of different messenger apps. we decided that BBM best met the needs of the club members on group rides. We will create BBM Groups and easy access QR-codes for our scheduled rides as well upcoming NON-club Rides. Feel free to join the group to see who is planning on attending/organize car pooling/ meet up spots and easy most importantly communication with fellow riders on rides. Currently we are restricting participation to these groups to registered club members
    Option # 2
    OCC WEST: Friday Ride and Wine
    There is a social component after the ride when we gather at a local restaurant on the last Friday of each month for refreshments; all other Fridays are hosted by members. Please provide your own beverages and be prepared to contribute towards pizza or perhaps some other healthier restorative.
    • Ride Level: All levels
    • Start Location: Winchester Public School, 70 Watford Street, Brooklin
    • Start Time: 6:00 pm (weather permitting)
    • Routes: Various ranging from 20km to 43 kms. Route previews & TCX files available to the right
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    Routes: (click on routes for preview and TCX files)

    BBM QR-code for members attending this ride. Feel free to join!

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    OCC WEST BBM Group

    BBM (BlackBerry Messenger) is a messager app available for BlackBerry, Android, Window and Apple Smartphones. After testing a couple of different messenger apps. we decided that BBM best met the needs of the club members on group rides. We will create BBM Groups and easy access QR-codes for our scheduled rides as well upcoming NON-club Rides. Feel free to join the group to see who is planning on attending/organize car pooling/ meet up spots and easy most importantly communication with fellow riders on rides. Currently we are restricting participation to these groups to registered club members
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    2 Different Rides Options

    Option # 1
    OCC WEST: Sunday Morning Ride
    This ride has evolved into a B level ride with varied routes that incorporate a rest stop at the midway point.
    • Ride Level: B Level
    • Start Location: Winchester Public School, 70 Watford Street, Brooklin
    • Start Time: 10am (weather permitting)
    • Routes: Progressing difficulty as the season progresses. Route previews & TCX files available to the right
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    Routes: (click on routes for preview and TCX files)

    BBM QR-code for members attending this ride. Feel free to join!

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    OCC WEST BBM Group

    BBM (BlackBerry Messenger) is a messager app available for BlackBerry, Android, Window and Apple Smartphones. After testing a couple of different messenger apps. we decided that BBM best met the needs of the club members on group rides. We will create BBM Groups and easy access QR-codes for our scheduled rides as well upcoming NON-club Rides. Feel free to join the group to see who is planning on attending/organize car pooling/ meet up spots and easy most importantly communication with fellow riders on rides. Currently we are restricting participation to these groups to registered club members
    Option # 2
    OCC EAST: Sunday Morning Ride

    Sunday Rides have Started.

    This ride his a B / B+ ride. Its start location alternates between the Legends Centre and Clarington Central Secondary School. Please join the BBM Group to find out where the starting location. Route distances range from 80 - 100kms with a coffee stop along the way.
    • Ride Level: B/B+ Levels
    • Start Locations: Legends Centre or Clarington Central SS.
    • Start Time: 9am
    • Routes: Progressing difficulty as the season progresses. Route previews & TCX files available to the right
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    Clarington Central Secondary School

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    Legends Centre

    Routes: (click on routes for preview and TCX files)
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    Start Locations:
    • April 3rd Clarington High School
    • April 10th Legends Centre
    • April 17th Clarington High School
    • April 24th Legends Centre
    • May 1st Clarington High School
    • May 8th Legends Centre
    • May 15th Clarington High School
    • May 22nd Legends Centre
    • May 29th Clarington High School
    • June 5th Legends Centre
    • June 12th Clarington High School

    BBM QR-code for members attending this ride. Feel free to join!

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    SUN - East BBM Group

    BBM (BlackBerry Messenger) is a messager app available for BlackBerry, Android, Window and Apple Smartphones. After testing a couple of different messenger apps. we decided that BBM best met the needs of the club members on group rides. We will create BBM Groups and easy access QR-codes for our scheduled rides as well upcoming NON-club Rides. Feel free to join the group to see who is planning on attending/organize car pooling/ meet up spots and easy most importantly communication with fellow riders on rides. Currently we are restricting participation to these groups to registered club members

Upcoming Club Events / Special Rides

Events may not be listed in Chronological Order

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  • To Kingston & Beyond (Aug 5-10)

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    Date: August 5 -10

    Time: TBD

    Start Location: Bowmanville

    Distance: various

    This is a one day ride to Kingston then with the option to Montreal. Starting in Bowmanville we ride east to Kingston following most of the road portions of the waterfront trail, through Prince Edward County across the ferry and onward with hopeful tail winds to Kingston for a 215 km day. Those who find this distance more than they can handle, share your day with another ride splitting up the day with a vehicle. We will stay overnight at Queens University, some may choose to go home the following day on the train, some may choose to ride on for the next 3 days to Montreal. We will be fully supported with a vehicle to carry bags, water, snacks, etc. We will stay in small motels along the way and arrive in Montreal on Monday Aug 8. The following day, Aug 9 we will ride around Montreal taking in the highlights including a great climb and some great views from Mount Royal.
  • Ride4UnitedWay (Aug 14)

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    Website: Ride4UnitedWay

    August 14, 2016

  • Betherville Quebec (Aug 19-21)

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  • Ride Oxford County (Sept 23-25)

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    We will stay in the town of Woodstock where we will ride the fairly flat roads, explore small Ontario towns and villages, Ingersoll and Tillsonburg. A shorter optional evening ride will take place on the Friday night for those who can attend.  More details to come including GPS routes, pricing and more
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Upcoming Non Club Rides

Events may not be listed in Chronological Order

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  • Cycling all day will keep the house work away

  • You can’t buy happiness, but you can buy a bicycle and that’s pretty close.

Event Registration for Special Club Rides

Tour to Trent

June 18 - 19

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Canada Day Ride RSVP

July 1st

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Kingston One Way +

Aug 5 - 10

Coming Soon

Thinking about joining but not sure?

Why not give us a test ride. Join us on one of our scheduled rides. All that is required is to electronically submit our one time ride waiver

OCC’s Social Media Streams

March 2016 Rider of The Month

I have to give a lot of credit to these three: Morgan, John & Warren for motivating and pushing me all winter long! Can’t wait to do it again next year!

Click on the mud!

Steven navigating the Powerline Mud Slide at the 2016 Paris to Ancaster Race, Canada’s Spring Classic. Steven finished in the top third of the field in his first cycling race.

April’s Rider of The MONTH

Steven Boyd

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Morgan, Warren and Steven pushing their way through the snow on the waterfront trail. (Feb 2016)

Photo Credit: Melissa Oldfield

Our Annual Christmas Ride

OCC riders at Tour de Norfolk

OCC Riders at Le Tour de Norfolk 2015

Photo Credit: Le Tour de Norfolk

Partners

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