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RIDE CANCELLATION NOTICE: Due to rain (in particular, thunderstorms) in the forecast we are going to postpone tonight’s ride until next Thursday when we’ll try it one more time!

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Pre-announcing the 50/100k ride in September

Every September we do a 100km ride (with a 50km option too) to Presqu’ile Park and back. It’s a great goal to work toward if you are looking to set a goal! This is about the flattest (aka easiest) 100k … Continue reading

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Thursday August 17: Level 3/4 ride, Sylvan Glen to Osaca

There’s this strange perception that the Level 4 group is insanely fast or something, but we’re here to tell you it’s not the case! A number of Level 3s have been pleasantly surprised to find they can do it, no … Continue reading

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Thursday Aug. 10: Evening Ride, Level 3/4

Everyone thinks the Level 4 ride is super crazy fast and hard, and we’re here to tell you it’s just not! This is a groovy Level 4 ride, but also one that Level 3s should also be able to manage … Continue reading

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New start time for evening rides, 6:00pm

Now that August is upon us and the days are getting shorter, we generally start the evenings rides at 6:00pm unless otherwise posted. This allows us to get a little more distance in! Also, please note that all bicycles are … Continue reading

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Thursday Aug. 3: Big Hilly Ride tonight (Level 4)

If the thunder and lightning hold off, it’s Big Hilly Ride night! That means Bickle Hill and some little Jamieson Twins thrown in for good measure. Don’t worry about all that climbing…there’s also plenty of downhill to make it fun.  … Continue reading

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Thursday July 27: Level 4 EVENING Ride to Bewdley

If you’re speedy we’ve got 59km for ya! Or, just do 44km, it’s your choice. Sunset isn’t until 8:40pm you have a little over two hours. Best to make sure you have lights on your bike and nighttime sunglasses cuz … Continue reading

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Sat. July 29: Mixed Levels, Peterborough Excursion

In another of the NHCC’s out of town excursions we are meeting in Peterborough at Beavermede Park and heading out to explore new areas. Levels 1 & 2: A super nice, scenic, flat and easy ride from Beavermede to Lakefield … Continue reading

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Thursday July 20: Level 4 EVENING Ride, 44 or 56k

It’s gonna be nice a warm-ish with sunshiny episodes. This route has those uphills, but also some really groovy downhills that you can yell yeeeeeeeehaaaaaaa going down. Two distances to choose from. We’ll be heading out to Centreton & Grafton. … Continue reading

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Thursday July 6: EVENING ride to Millbrook (again)

Last week the forecast was for thunderstorms that never materialized so we cancelled. So, it’s a great ride and we want to try again, riding up to Millbrook and back. The route is straightforward, so no route map is required. … Continue reading

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