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Below is our Tentative Ride Calendar for 2021. Rides / Events may need to be postponed, modified or even cancelled due COVID-19 restrictions. Changes will be posted here and on our Members Only FaceBook Group.

Weekly Ride Schedule

Monday Ride

Monday Morning
Weekday Rides start Friday April 2, 2021

Courtice Community Centre
B / B+ level ride. Routes vary but roundtrip distances typically range from 60-80km. Each ride features a coffee stop at such destinations as Tim Hortons and White Feather Farms so remember to bring money. Start times vary with season so check this calendar.

April 10am start
May & June 9am start
July & August 8am start
September 9am start
October 10am start

Tuesday Night Rides

Tuesday Night Rides start April 20th, 2021

East Ride Courtice

OCC's Signature Club Ride! It 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 are no coffee stops on this ride.

Start Time 6 pm sharp
Time adjusts in Mid september to 5:30pm.

West Ride Brooklin

Tuesday night B level ride out of Winchester PS in Brooklin

Start Time 6 pm sharp

Wednesday Rides

Wednesday Morning
Weekday Rides start Friday April 2, 2021
Courtice Community Centre
B / B+ level ride. Routes vary but roundtrip distances typically range from 60-80km. Each ride features a coffee stop at such destinations as Tim Hortons and White Feather Farms so remember to bring money.
April 10am start
May & June 9am start
July & August 8am start
September 9am start
October 10am start

Thursday Night Rides

Thursday Night Rides start April 22th, 2021

East Ride St Stephens High School

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. There are no coffee stops on this ride..

** Start Time 6 pm sharp**
Time adjusts in Mid september to 5:30pm.

West Ride Brooklin

Thursday night B ride out of Winchester PS in Brooklin

Start Time 6 pm sharp

Friday Rides

Friday Morning
Weekday Rides start Friday April 2, 2021

Courtice Community Centre
B / B+ level ride. Routes vary but roundtrip distances typically range from 60-80km. Each ride features a coffee stop at such destinations as Tim Hortons and White Feather Farms so remember to bring money. Start times vary with season so check this calendar.

April 10am start
May & June 9am start
July & August 8am start
September 9am start
October 10am start

Richard Saturday Rides

Richard's Saturday Theme rides, including times and locations will be posted on our FaceBook page the Monday before the ride date. See below for a sample of the rides that Richard offers on Saturday mornings

Sunday Rides

Sunday Morning Rides start April 25th, 2021

Brookling Morning Ride
Winchester PS. Brooklin

This ride has both C and B level rides with varied routes that incorporate a rest stop at the midway point.

**Start Times **
April to June 10 am
July and August 9 am
September 10 am

Thinking of joining but not sure?

Why not give us a test ride? Join us for one of our scheduled rides. All that is required is to electronically sumbit our One Ride Waiver

Special Events / Rides

Spring Workshop

Date: Postponed

Time:

Location:

Need to know: Due to the Covid-19 pandemic the spring workshop is postponed or possibly cancelled.

Adopt Road

Date: : Select Dates
The club has adopted part of Nash Rd in Courtice. On select days we host a cleaning event were we meet and clean debris and garbage alone Nash Rd. Dates will be posted on our FaceBook Page.

Canada Day Ride/BBQ

Date: July 1st

Time: Various start times, check our FaceBook page for more info

Location: Orono Park, 61 Princess St. Orono

Need to know: more information

Pizza Nights

Date: Select Tuesdays
Time: Immediately following the Ride

Location: Courtice Community Centre

**Need to know: ** Pizza nights will be announced on our FaceBook group

Remote / Weekend Getaways

Remote and Weekend Getaways are currently ON HOLD

Liliac Ride

Date: May 26th
Time: 10am
Location: Bloomfield Bicycle Company, Bloomfield Ont.

Need to know: Our Annual Lilac Ride around Prince Edward County. The ride begins at the Bloomfield Bicycle Company. All levels are welcome distances range from 55 to 100 km. With many different cut off points.

Peterborough Liliac Ride

Date: May 30th
Time:10am
Location: Beavermead Park 2011 Ashburnham Dr. Peterborough ON K9L 1P8

Need to know:
B Level
Rail trail from Beavermead Park in Peterborough to Lakefield, then country roads to Young's Point and return. 70 kilometres
C Level, Peterborough to Lakefield, 40 kilometres. There will be an optional lunch stop in Lakefield on return.

Butter Tart Ride

Date: TBA
Time:
Location:
Need to know:

Orilla Weekend

Date: TBA

Time: Location: Need to know:

Lake Simcoe Shoreline

Date: :TBA
Time: 10am
Location: Pefferlaw Sports Complex

Need to know: Relatively flat with some low grade climbs, but can be strong headwind,
B Level =100km
C Level =60km

Richard's Saturday Morning Rides

**Below is a sample of the types of rides, Richard will be offering with his Saturday Morning Theme Rides. **
Dates and times will be posted on our Members Only FaceBook page the Monday prior to the ride.

Explore the Waterfront

Location: Lakeview Park, Oshawa

Need to know: This ride will see us exploring the wonderful Waterfront Trail from Oshawa to Ajax. Meet at Lakeview Park Oshawa in the parking lot immediately west of the Jubilee Pavilion . We will ride the trail to Ajax with a coffee stop at Timmy’s there. On the return we will ride some of the new section of trail along Bayly/Victoria. The full route will be about 45 km, over 95% on paved trails, 5% on side roads, and is suitable for C Riders. Those who wish to do a shorter distance can turn around earlier on the trail. .

Arts & Culture Ride

Location: Iroquois Park Whitby

Need to know: Park close to the Whitby Art Gallery but not in their parking lot. It will be a 40 km ride visiting several locations with interesting art displays including the Oshawa Art Gallery and Parkwood Estates, where we will take a short lunch break - food and drink available for purchase at their tea house and gift shop. The ride will be well over 80 per cent on paved bike trails and suitable for C riders.

Port Hope/Cobourg Town Ride

Location: Port Hope Town Hall, 56 Queen St

Need to know: The ride starts at Port Hope Town Hall, 56 Queen Street downtown Port Hope (take 401 exit at Highway 28/Ontario Street and go south). Note there is a farmers market going on behind the Town Hall, but there will be free parking available there or on the street out front. The ride will be about 45 km, with a few small hills on the way back, but still suitable for C+ plus riders. We will stop for lunch at the downtown Cobourg Farmer’s Market and pay a visit to the very unique Primitive Design location on our way back to Port Hope

Ajax Trail Ride

Location: Ajax Sportsplex 2001 Audrey Rd Ajax

**Need to know: ** The ride will take us through some of the extensive network of trails that cover the bike friendly town of Ajax. We will meet at the Ajax Sportsplex, 2001 Audrey Road North in Ajax at 9:00 am. There will be a short Timmy’s stop halfway through the ride. The ride will be just over 40 km, over 80 per cent on paved trails with the rest on the road, and will include a visit with Monty the British Royal Guardsman. The ride is suitable for C riders

History of Oshawa

Location: Lakeview Park, Oshawa

Need to know: Join us as we explore the trails of Oshawa and learn about the history of this once giant automotive city. Meet in the parking lot on the west side of the Jubilee Pavilion in Lakeview Park. The ride will be approximately 45 km, 75 per cent on paved bike trails and is suitable for C Riders. We will take a lunch break at Panera Bread at the Costco Plaza - other eateries located there too.

Guild Inn / Highland Creek Ride

Location: Pickering West Shore Community Centre 1015 Bayley Street West.

Need to know: A beautiful ride along the Waterfront Trail over the Rouge River as we ride to the connecting Highland Creek Trail. Meet at the West Shore Community Centre, 1015 Bayly Street Pickering (west of Liverpool Road). The ride will will a stop at the sculpture gardens at the Guildwood Inn and will be about 40 km in length, over 75 per cent on paved bike trails, and is suitable for C riders. Our lunch break will be at Guildwood Plaza which has a Timmy’s and Subway

Whitby Town Tour

Location: TBA

Need to know:

Country Ramble

Location: TBA

Need to know:

Ride Levels

Check out our ride levels. To ensure that everyone enjoys their rides, please pick the appropriate group ride for your ability.

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Category A+

Average Speed: 30+ kph
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Category A

Average Speed: 28 - 30 kph
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Category B+

Average Speed: 26 - 27 kph
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Category B

Average Speed: 23 - 25 kph
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Category C+

Average Speed: 21 - 22 kph
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Category C

Average Speed: 18 - 20 kph

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Last Updated March 6 2021, 9:00 am