Level 4 ride: Tuesday Sept. 18 (Final Level 4 ride)

Tuesday Sept. 19: Level 4 ride (90min)

Another hot sunny day for us! And we’re going for some speed on the flats. Meet at Donegan Park and we’ll head out Waterfront Trail Eastbound for 45 minutes then return. Easy stuff, no hills, but that means you can ride crazy fast! Please note that this will be the last official Level 4 Tuesday evening ride of the season. Days are getting just too darn short! There’s still the All Levels Ride on Wednesday though folks, so it ain’t over yet! Watch for rides on weekends and the occasional weekdays as weather permits.
Ride Leader: Anita Macklin
Start time:
Sunset: 7:16pm
Route: no map required, take Waterfront Trail East
Start location: Donegan Park (D’Arcy St.)

NOTICE: No Level 4 ride on Thursday

Note: Due to the All Levels Ride the previous night, there will not be a Level 4 ride on Thursday.

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100km (with All Level possibility) Ride: Sunday, September 23rd

We’re going to have a 100km ride this Sunday afternoon, but there’s no reason that you can’t make this ride what you want of it! We start at the Keeler Centre and head east to along Rednersville Road in The County to make it a 100km ride, but if anyone wants a slower and shorter ride, you can do it at your pace and turn around when you want. It helps if you leave a comment as to your intentions so any like minded riders can link together.

Date: Sunday, September 23rd
Start Time: 1:00
Meeting Location: Keeler Centre, Colborne
Ride Leader: none! But leave a comment so we can buddy up

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Postponed to Sunday, September 23rd:Level 1 Ride: Saturday, September 22nd

Shaun will lead an in town (Cobourg) ride starting behind the Dutch Oven on Sunday afternoon, touring around the west end. If you plan to join, please comment to let him know.

Date: Sunday, September 23rd
Time: 4:00
Meeting Location: parking lot behind the Dutch Oven
Ride Leader: Shaun O’Reilly

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Level 2 Rides: Tues Sept 18 & Thurs Sept 20

Tues Sept 18, Level 2 Ride:

I am celebrating the fact that the Cobourg Cycling Club is finished their Time Trial season with a ride out east from Cobourg on the Waterfront Trail  and back because we can without bothering anyone. Please chime in with the comment section so others can anticipate your participate:) Let us know too if you can sweep. Even though we are starting earlier we need as many lights as possible for safety.

Start Time: 5:30 pm
Ride Leader: Geoffrey Honey
Start Location: Parking Lot 210 Willmott St Cobourg (parking lot of Sleep Country, Dr. Katherine Wood, Dr. Paul Davison, etc.)

Thurs Sept 20, Level 2 Ride:

I am subbing in for Janine Turk so why don’t we do one of her (and our) favourite rides from St.Mary’s Church Parking Lot in Grafton, up  Shelter Valley to Vernonville. Down Vernonville Rd. to Hwy 2, South On Wicklow beach Rd to Orchard, up Station, Canning Factory and back to the St. Mary’s Parking Lot. Chime in using the comment section if you can come so others know you are riding and we can expect you. Please let us know if you can sweep for this ride.

Start Time: 5:30 pm
Ride Leader: Geoffrey Honey
Start Location: St. Mary’s Church Parking Lot. Lyle St. South Grafton

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ALL LEVELS RIDE & Social – Wednesday, September 19th

It’s the third Wednesday of the month already and that means it’s an All Levels ride! This will be the final All Levels ride of our official 2018 cycling season.  However, stay tuned because there will be plenty of other rides to look forward to. As usual, we have one route, one start time.  Sunset will be at 7:14 pm so we will just do a simple 60 minute ride. 30 minutes out, turn around and ride 30 minutes back at whatever pace you feel like doing! By the way, friends and family are more than welcome to join us at The Mill after the ride for the social!

Start time: 6:00pm (Ride), and 7:15pm (pub social)
Start location: Parking lot at The Mill
RSVP: We need to make sure they reserve enough space for us, so please leave a comment to let us know you’ll be around for the social portion. Thank you!

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Level 3 Monday September 17

This 35km. ride will be out of Port Hope and will be led by Allan.

Start Time: 5:30
Ride Leader: Allan
Route Map: L3APD – Bulwark Bewegung
Start Location: King’s Field Port Hope

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2018 NHCC AGM & Social – Thursday, October 25th, 2018

Mark your calendars! On Thursday, October 25th, 2018 we’ll be having our year-end AGM (Annual General Meeting) & Social.  All are welcome – both members and non(potential)-members.  We’ll be celebrating a very successful cycling season and of course conduct a little official club business. There will be a great buffet dinner at The Best Western in Cobourg, a few presentations will be made, there will be cycling jerseys for sale, and you’ll have the opportunity to renew memberships for 2019 at a special rate for one night only, $40.

Tickets by pre-sale only, from our ride leaders (not available at the door):

Tickets: $30
Date: Thursday, October 25, 2018
Location: Best Western Hotel, Ballroom B
Time: 6:00pm (Dinner served 7:00pm)

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Sunday, September 16th: Level 1+ ride

Shaun and Cheryl have created a nice ride for this Sunday afternoon. It’s a level 1 distance but there is a bit of a hill on Hamilton Road so we are calling it a level 1+ . If you want to give it a try but aren’t sure about the hill, use your gears and take your time, and walking is always an option! Please comment and let them know you are participating.
Date: Sunday, September 16th
Start Time: 4:00 p.m.
Meeting Location: linear park in West Park Village (corner of Charles Wilson Parkway and London Street) Cobourg
Ride Leaders: Shaun O’Reilly and Cheryl Kydd
Distance: approx.15km
Link to ride with GPS

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Friday Floater Ride: Sept. 14th Starting in Centreton

This week the Friday Floater ride is going to take place starting in Centreton. Distance should be somewhere between 50 and 60km, likely a few hills (cuz there are always those!) The route map will be posted soon! Let us know if you plan to ride….leave a comment!

Ride Leaders: Maria, Randy, and Anita
Start time: 10am
Route map: “Centeton Loops” route map on Ride With GPS here
Start location: The main intersection in Centreton (near the library, at the intersection of County Rds 22 and 23)

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Level 3 Ride – Wednesday, September 12

Allan Dennis, aka The Old Sapper, will lead a ride up Cornish Hollow, Racetrack Road and Community Centre Road.  So a bit of this and that.  The route can be altered as we feel fits the group and time available.  Please leave a comment so that Allan knows who is coming.

Start Point: Cobourg Arena, Furnace Street
Time: 5:30 pm
Leader: The Old Sapper
Route: Shellscrape Serenade Link to ride with GPS

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CHANGE OF PLANS FOR Level 4 TONIGHT: So here’s the deal. Apparently the CCC’s time trials are being held on the originally planned route, so we’ll switch the ride over to Port Hope, starting at King’s Field tonight. Same as the original plan, except we are going to follow the Waterfront Trail out and back for 45 minutes each way WESTBOUND.

Start time: 5:30
Start location: King’s Field in Port Hope (Victoria St.)

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