2014 Provincial Road Race Championships – Race Report
This past Saturday, the town of Lincoln, Ontario was home to the 2014 Road Provincial Championships. Hosted by the St. Catharines Cycling Club and run on a brand new course, the event drew almost 350 athletes from across the province.
It was roughly seven months ago when the OCA Events Committee was faced with a major problem. No club in Ontario had put in a bid to run Road Provincial Championships. Shortly thereafter, without any coercion, Jeff Moote and Neil Armstrong, along with the support from the St. Catharines Cycling Club, stepped up to run one of the most important events of the season.
Catamount Classic, Vermont U.S. Day 1 & 2
Posted by Heidi in OCA News Friday, 25 July 2014 09:42 No Comments
Team Ontario has taken five Junior Mountain Bike athletes to compete at the Catamount Classic in Vermont this weekend. The goal of this project is to help those athletes going to the World Championships to gain some UCI points. The Catamount Classic is one of only a few races where juniors can earn points to help improve their start position at Worlds. We also hope to give those athletes not going to worlds increased experience racing at a high level outside of Ontario and on new and challenging courses. Here is the first report from a couple of our riders.
Canadian MTB Nationals Race Report
Posted by Adam in OCA News Wednesday, 23 July 2014 11:10 No Comments
Ontario MTB riders and fans got a special treat this past weekend with the 2014 Canadian Cross Country and Eliminator Championships at Hardwood Ski & Bike, July 17-20.
Hardwood has undergone massive trail upgrades and changes in preparation for the Pan Am games. Riders were able to experience many aspects of the course changes with Canadian Champs being a “Test Event” for Pan Am. Spectators benefitedwith the redesigned course being extremely spectator friendly.
Ride for Christian Coming Sunday July 27, 2014
Posted by Heidi in OCA News Monday, 21 July 2014 16:09 No Comments
The RIDE FOR CHRISTIAN is the first-ever cycling event being held as a tribute to individuals living with the genetic condition, Williams Syndrome. Williams Syndrome is a genetic condition present at birth, which affects individuals simply by chance. Despite medical hardships and intellectual challenges, people with Williams embrace life and everyone around them, with unconditional love and complete acceptance.
It is characterized by several medical problems, including cardiovascular disease, developmental delays, and learning disabilities. However, these issues often occur side by side with striking verbal abilities, highly social personalities and a strong affinity for music. Williams Syndrome affects 1 in 10,000 people worldwide – an estimated 20,000 to 30,000 people in the United States. It is known to occur in every culture, as well as equally in males and females. Children with Williams Syndrome are known for being social, friendly and endearing. Parents often say the joy and perspective a child with Williams Syndrome brings into their lives has been unimaginable.
Real Deal Youth Cup – Registration Open
Posted by Andrew in OCA News Friday, 18 July 2014 15:10 No Comments
Registration for the Real Deal Youth Cup has opened. Please surf on over to CCNBIKES before Thursday, July 24th at 11:59PM to register.