Last call for tickets to the AGM and Social Soiree on Thursday!

This is it, folks! If you are one of those procrastinators who waits till the last minute, the last minute has arrived! You can secure your ticket for this Thursday nights (October 19th) event by contacting Anita at nhcycling2010@gmail.com and she’ll sort out how to get it to you. It’s just $30 shrimpy little dollars for a great buffet meal and an evening of celebrating with friends. If you are thinking “Hey, I didn’t really ride much, so I better stay home” we’re here to say “Come on out! We’re a welcoming group and we’d love to see you!” Bring friends, bring family, all are welcome. Just let us know today how many are coming so we can convey the necessary intel to the Best Western staff who will ensure enough food for everyone!

Special 2018 Membership rate only at the AGM! Be sure to bring along $35 with you on the evening of the event in order to get your 2018 membership for the best price you’ll ever see!

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2017 Membership Survey (We want your feedback!)

Hey NHCC-ers! As soon as the season ends our volunteers start reviewing the past year then planning and organizing to make our Club even better for next year! If we could get a little constructive anonymous (really!) feedback from you, the wonderful participants who rode with us this past season it would help us out immensely! 5 minutes, that’s all it takes, and we really do appreciate it! By the way, your feedback is totally anonymous and absolutely nobody will know it’s you, unless you choose to identify yourself!

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Sunday, October 15th: Ride on Lang Hastings Trail

We considered a ride to Stoney Lake Market from Hastings but in case we do get some precipitation to slick up the roads it’ll be safer on the trail. There and back is 66km with a stop at Tim Hortons in Peterborough. If anyone wants to do a shorter ride there is the opportunity to turn around at any point. Temperatures should be nice for an October ride!
Date: Sunday, October 15th
Time: 10:00
Meeting Place: Richard’s house, Hastings (leave a comment if you need the address sent to you)

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The 2017 NHCC Annual Meeting & Social Soiree is just a week away

There’s just a little less than a week before the Annual Meeting & Social Soiree on Thursday October 19th at the Best Western. Tickets are by pre-sale only and won’t be available at the door since we need to confirm numbers with the fine folks providing the buffet. So please pickup your tickets as soon as possible so we can plan accordingly. Just $30 will get you a great evening out with dinner included!

How to get tickets:

Downtown Cobourg:
From: Jim Berg in Cobourg
Where: 261 George St., Cobourg
When: Monday – Thursday, 9:00–noon
Or, you can swing by Anita’s and Randy’s home but text us first to make sure someone’s here: 905-269-6815 (Anita)

Special 2018 Membership rate for attendees! Also, for those who come to the Annual Meeting there will be a special Membership rate for next year (2018) of just $35 for those who purchase memberships that night. By getting your membership now you’ll be all set to go for any off-season hiking, cross-country skiing or random mid-winter bike rides that may occur!

We are looking for photographs! One of the highlights of our evening is to view pictures of the past season. If you happen to have images of any of our 2017 events and would like them shared at the Annual Meeting, please forward them to: nhcycling2010@gmail.com

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October 9 Monday Morning Ride **NEW START TIME**

Finish off your Thanksgiving weekend by riding up to Centreton, returning via Shelter Valley into Grafton.

There will be frequent stops and no one will be dropped.

Starting Point: Furnace Street Arena

Start time:  12:00 noon (NEW START TIME)

Km: 62 km

Leader: Roberto

Route: CT Start

https://ridewithgps.com/routes/7864415

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October 7 Saturday Morning “Turkey Ride”

Runners have the turkey trot so it’s time we start a turkey ride on thanksgiving weekend.

Come out to burn some calories and have a great time.

It’s suppose to be 18c at start time but will feel like 24c.  You can’t ask for anything better than that.

Starting Point: kings Field Baseball diamond on Victoria Street Port Hope

Start Time: 8:00

Route: heading north west specifics tbd. Level 3 pace and rules

Distance: 30-50 km

Leader: Roberto

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Monday, October 2nd: Level 1 ride

Last week it seemed like folks don’t want to stop riding yet and Dennis has offered to lead another Monday ride. Dress warmly and lights are a must!
Date: Monday, October 2nd
Time: 5:15 (extra early!)
Meeting Location: parking lot behind the Dutch Oven
Ride Leader: Dennis Benson

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October 1 Sunday Afternoon Level 3 Ride

It’s October but we will ride on!

We will revisit Mike’s Beer Run route but will take it up a notch by going further north to Vimy Ridge.

Despite the shorter days we should be able to get 2:45 hours of riding before the sun sets.

The high for Sunday will be around 17C so dress warmly. Wooly leg warmers won’t look out of place.

Please bring your lights and don’t forget to have fun!

Starting Point: Parkette on Carlisle Street
Time: 4:00 pm
Km: 40-50 km

Route: Cobourg to Port Hope (via Vimy Ridge)
Leader: Roberto

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NHCC EVENING Rides for 2017 have ended, but we’ll still ride on!

It’s been a fabulous season for evening riding, even though it started off rainy and a little on the chillyish side. However, all good things come to and end and so too must the Evening Ride Program. The days are just getting too darn short. The NHCC wants to extend a wonderful, ever-grateful and sincere thank you for all the effort put forth by ride coordinators & leaders this season. Without them, nobody rides! They are the ones who literally put the rubber to the road to make it happen.

Don’t put away your bikes yet! For the balance of the season we will continue to ride on weekends or weekdays whenever weather permits and a ride leader is available. Please monitor the website for announcements of such rides. They are usually posted a couple of days in advance.

In the meantime, plan to attend the Annual Meeting & Social Soiree in just three weeks, on Thursday October 19th. That’s when we’ll be officially celebrating all that the season has brought to us, and look ahead to the next season!

For AGM Attendees only: All who attend the Annual Meeting and Social Soiree will have the opportunity to pickup a 2018 membership for just $35 shrimpy bucks. It’s the best price you’ll see for next year’s memberships and it’s offered at this price for one night only.

You can get tickets from ride leaders, or if you can’t seem to connect with one, contact Anita at nhcycling2010@gmail.com

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Thurs. Sept. 28: Mixed Levels ride, then celebrate “Cycle Transitions” at 7:00

This is the last official evening ride of the season! And to encourage as many as possible to participate, we are making it one that stronger level 2s can handle as well as Level 3 and 4s who can enjoy this final opportunity for a warm evening ride. Afterward, bring along some cash and join the wonderful people who are celebrating Cycle Transitions 5th Anniversary at the Cat “N Fiddle restaurant that starts at 7:00pm.

Route Description:
Heading up Ontario St., then Cornish Hollow to Smylie, north on Burnham, Right on Wallace Jibb, Returning via Dejong, Ferguson, Racetrack, then down Division. Route map: 32km Route map link here

Note: There will be no ride leader for this ride. Instead, participants will be encouraged to ride in smaller groups according to desired pace.

Start time: 5:30pm (Cycle Transitions Celebration at 7:00pm)
Start location: The parking lot on Covert St. in Cobourg
Distance: 32km

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