Monthly Archives: April 2016

Use of Disc Brakes in Ontario

There has been significant discussion about the use of disc brakes in Ontario and we have received many calls to our office regarding this subject. The fact is disc brakes have not been permitted under the UCI rules for use on road bikes outside of a very narrow test program with Pro riders in the […]

Season Off to a Great Start!

The next few weekends mark the unofficial start of the cycling season in Ontario as both the Youth Cup Series and the Ontario Cup Mountain Bike Series will kick off with race number one respectively. The MTB O-Cup Series is shaping up to be as great as ever with six more O-Cups to follow throughout […]

OCA Announces Participation at 2016 Ontario Summer Games

The Ontario Cycling Association is proud to announce the 2016 Ontario Summer Games will be taking place August 11-14 in Mississauga, Ontario. Once again, both Mountain Bike and Road events will be held at the 2016 edition of the Ontario Summer Games. The OCA is excited to continue offering this multi-sport experience to athletes in the […]

Use of Disc Brakes in Sanctioned Road Racing Competition

Given the latest UCI Press Release regarding the suspension of disc brake testing, and the beginning of the 2016 race season, Cycling Canada want to ensure all Provinces/ Territories and officials have a clear understanding of the regulation concerning the use of Disc Brakes in sanctioned Road Racing competition. Unless specifically approved by the UCI, Disc […]