May
27
Fri
2016
The Canadian Tandem Rally @ Ramada Hotel Cornwall
May 27 – May 30 all-day Register Today

Two or Three day tandem tour this year in Cornwall.  This is an all inclusive weekend that begins Friday with registration and an optional Ice Cream ride followed by Wine & Cheese get together in the evening.  Saturday begins with breakfast and a ride along the Waterfront Trail and lunch in Lancaster with a country ride back to the hotel for a banquet  dinner.  Sunday begins with breakfast and a ride in the opposite direction along the WFT and the Long Sault Parkway for a picnic lunch near Ingleside. Monday starts with breakfast and a country ride to a restaurant for lunch.

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Para-Cycling Pre-Nationals Camp @ Ottawa
May 27 @ 9:00 am – May 29 @ 4:00 pm

Camp focused on Para-Road Nationals preparations.

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May
28
Sat
2016
11th Annual Spin the Lakes Cycle Tour
May 28 all-day Register Today

Take a tour around Ontario’s beautiful Muskoka region. The tour takes you around several of the Muskoka lakes along routes with breath taking views and spectacular rock cuts. The fabulous tour will have you traveling through several small towns and over terrain that consists of moderate rolling hills. This event is not a race and is geared for everyone to participate from the race enthusiast to the first time rider there is a course for you. The event is fully supported with vehicles, food and water stations.

20km,58km,100km,170km routes available.

 

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2016 Hardwood SingleTrack Challenge Classic @ Hardwood Ski & Bike
May 28 all-day Register Today

Friday. May 13th is your last chance on this “lucky” day to save on entry to the SingleTrack Classic.

Imagine 25 or 50 km of riding or racing on fast flowy dedicated Mountain Bike Trails!  Enjoy Ontario’s favorite MTB trails in a whole new way!

The Hardwood SingleTrack Classic is a new and “secret” 25km loop using the famously popular trails in and around Hardwood Ski and Bike. The “secret” will be that we completely mix up all the trails, changing direction, order, features and anything else to make sure this is a unique riding and racing experience. For those very familiar with the trails, or those new to Hardwood, the 25 km loop promises to be something completely different as well as fast, flowy and super FUN.

The SingleTrack Classic is personal challenge to ride or race 25km (1 loop), or 50km (2 loops) of the new course.

The 12km Poker Ride is a non-competitive fun ride utilizing the easier sections of the course for those not so keen on the longer distance.

The SingleTrack Classic will be hosted in conjunction with the MEC BikeFest, offering lots of other activities, JoyRide play area, bike demo’s, beer tent, expo etc for all participants and friends and family.

Online Registration is open until 5pm Friday, May 27th.  There is NO day of entry.

 

 

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NCCP Introduction to Competition- Road Skills and Tactics @ Collingwood
May 28 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm Register Today

Instructor: Fred Zotl

Participants should have completed NCCP Introduction to Competition Training Basics prior to taking Skills and Tactics Courses [exceptions should be approved by OCA Office]

This course involves in-class and on-road training.  Participants must come prepared with a functioning bike and helmet.

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Description: Ready to Race! Introduction to Competition (R2R) is the context for coaches who will primarily work with new competitive cyclists at the community and club level. These athletes will likely be in the Learn to Train to Train to Train stages of LTAD, although the context could apply to any new racer of any age. These athletes have basic but developed cycling skills and the desire to begin competing within a structured training and competition program. They should have passed through an entry-level Community Initiation program (CCI) to help them develop the basic skills.

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May
29
Sun
2016
Camp Fire Ride – In Support of Camp Oochigeas @ Hockley Valley Resort
May 29 all-day Register Today

The event will take place in the scenic Hockey Valley. Two routes of 60km and 100 km with a few challenging climbs will be suitable to an intermediate level cyclist. The ride is hosted by Racer Sportif and Camp Oochigeas. The event will start and finish at the Hockey Valley Resort and will include a luncheon. All the proceeds from this event will go to Camp Oochigeas.

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Grey County Road Race @ Grand Central Lodge, Blue Mountain Village
May 29 all-day Register Today

UPDATE FOR GREY COUNTY ROAD RACE SUNDAY MAY 29TH

The Grey County Road Race (May 29th, 2016) will be the sole Canadian qualifier events for the 2016 UCI Gran Fondo World Series. The time trial event will also count towards the Ontario Cup Series for participants who are Ontario residents and hold UCI licenses.

In 2011 the UCI created the UWCT (rebranded in 2016 as the UCI GFWS) as a series of UCI-sanctioned races held all over the world. In 2016 there are 14 qualifier events where the top 25% in each age group qualified for the Amateur World Championships and the champions are awarded with the coveted rainbow jersey.

Online registration closes at midnight on May 27th, 2016.

The Registration Office will open on Saturday May 28th from 3:00pm to 6:00pm in the Grand Central Lodge in Blue Mountain Village and the on Sunday May 29th starting at 6am (please see start area map). Registration closes 30 minutes before start times

License Requirements

You do not need a cycling license to participate in this event. If you do not have a cycling license you can purchase an event permit when you register. You will be required to sign a release waiver prior to participating

Junior O-Cup participants require a UCI license.

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Ride of the Damned @ Euro-sports
May 29 all-day Register Today

Non-competitive team randonnee from Ottawa to Quebec, and back to Ottawa. Rural roads, paved and dirt, will be used. The route is unmarked; teams need to navigate on their own. The ride is self-supported, though we will run a sag wagon. Two routes are run, one approximately 155km, the other 100km.

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May
30
Mon
2016
Bike Day on the Hill @ Front Lawn of Parliament Hill
May 30 @ 4:30 pm

Canada’s Fifth Annual Bike Day on the Hill is Monday, May 30, 4:30-5:30pm. Federal politicians, cyclists and cycling advocates will join together for a few words on cycling, a photo and short interprovincial ride. More conversation will occur in a nearby room TBA at 5:45pm.

Join Senators and MPs, as well as cyclists of all ages, in this unique event to celebrate cycling as a national policy agenda item.

Midweek Learn-to-Race p/b MEC
May 30 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Learn-to-Race clinics cover (but are not limited to): cornering, sprinting, pack handling skills, echelons, race tactics, bumping wheels, energy conservation, and more. Even if you’re not road racing, but just want to improve your bike handling skills for triathlons, Grand Fondos, or charity rides, LTR is for you.

Sign in at 6:30pm; sessions get rolling at 7:00pm.

$20 for adults, $10 for Under 23 (cash only) or free with Midweek Membership. Helmets mandatory. Participants must have a valid OCA Citizen Permit or UCI Road License.