Sunday July 8th Century Ride- Cobourg to Presquille Return

This Sunday, we’ll head out from town and go east along Lakeshore making the Lighthouse at Presquille our turnaround point.

We’re expecting the pace to be a level 3/4 but if you’re interested in making this a shorter ride or slower pace ride, please comment below. Dont’t be shy! Others might jump if you comment.

This is not a supported ride, so please come prepared for the distance with snacks, lots of water and some bucks for refueling along the way.

Ride leader: Raff Melito
Start time: 8:30 am
Start location: Cobourg Memorial Arena and Rec Centre, 206 Furnace Street

Special Note: If this is a distance you’re interested in completing but haven’t tried yet, come out and join us. This is the most flat route in the area and a great way to meet that goal of your first 100k.

Every year we see club members compete their first century ride and this achievement is celebrated at the Fall AGM. This Sunday, Carson Jones, a new club member, and new rider is aiming to complete his first century ride.

There may be others who have progressed through the ride levels like Carson who may be ready to try this memorable cycling milestone. We hope to see you.

 

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16 Responses to Sunday July 8th Century Ride- Cobourg to Presquille Return

  1. James A Keill says:

    I plan on joining in n Carson’s first century

  2. Tara Wilson says:

    I will be there! How exciting!

  3. Doug Smith says:

    Hi Everyone: We have always wanted to do a century ride and this Sunday sounds like a good time to try. The weather is supposed to be OK. We will start with the group at 8:30 am but will be riding at a level 2 pace and do not want any of the faster riders to stay back. Perhaps there will be other riders at our level that will join in. If not, we will enjoy the ride anyway. We will likely end up having lunch some where as we expect that our ride will cover lunch time.

    Thanks
    Doug Smith and Mary Guerard

    • Raff Melito says:

      Great to hear you two are giving the 100k a go ! Hopefully your post will encourage other Level 2 riders to give this route a try . Looking forward to seeing you both on Sunday !

    • Tara Wilson says:

      Congratulations Doug!!!!!

  4. Josie says:

    I will be there!

  5. richard Thompson says:

    I will be there don’t know what level I will be doing mabe level 2+

  6. Mark C. says:

    Planning to join the ride

  7. Deanna says:

    I will ride but only have time to complete 50K.

  8. Allan Dennis says:

    I also plan to ride but only have time for the 50k – so turn round probably in Colborne

  9. Raff Melito says:

    Looks like we’ll have a great bunch out for tomorrow’s ride ! For anyone interested, Carson and I will host a post ride celebratory Burger BBQ at our place in Cobourg. BYOB, we’ll supply burgers (veg and non veg), buns, condiments and salad . A camping chair or lawn chair may come in handy .

  10. Adrian Greenwood says:

    Raff I will be coming would you print a guest pass for me please my printer went kaput.

    Can’t make the bbq sorry

    Adrian

  11. Jen says:

    I will be there for ride and bbq! Thx Carson and Raff!

  12. Jeremy Lane says:

    I am in for the ride, suppose to be a beauty day

  13. Paul says:

    I plan to ride Colbourne loop

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