Yearly Archives: 2016

Message from the Board

As Board Chair I felt it important to update you with regards to our most recent AGM held on November 19th 2016 in London Ontario. We had a successful meeting and an open dialog about future development with those in attendance.  The board would like to thank all who participated either in person or by […]

Joseph Veloce to Coach OCA Sprint Program

The OCA is excited to announce that Joseph Veloce will be leading the OCA Track Sprint Program for 2016-17.  Joseph is a former Team Canada member, which includes representing Canada at 2012 Olympics and capturing gold at the 2016 Pan Am Games.  He is a multiple Canadian champion and someone that will bring a wealth […]

Two Abreast Bylaw Removed from the Region of Waterloo

It is a historic week for cycling in Waterloo, Ontario, where Waterloo Regional Council removed the two abreast bylaw from its books and voted to align local cycling policy with the HTA. The Waterloo Cycling Club has worked tirelessly to have the two-abreast bylaw removed ever since its riders were struck and charged 4 years ago, engaging […]

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 […]

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 […]