Ride: Thursday July 7: “Bewdley and Back”

NEW START TIME: 9:00am

This Thursday we start from The Mill restaurant at a new time, 9:00am. We’ll go up to Bewdley, stop at the store there to load up on popsicles or other cold refreshments and then head back. There will be both a long route (54.5 km) and an optional shorter route. Thanks to Paul for developing this route!

Start time: 9:00am
Start location: The Mill Restaurant, Cobourg
Route map and directions: “Bewdley and Back” route map

Long Ride Leader (51km): Paul Mills
Short Ride Leader (31km): TBD (Need a volunteer still)

Please comment below if you are coming. Also, if you would like to lead a shorter route, please indicate so.

Ride: Sunday July 10: “Bewdley and Back”

NEW START TIME: 9:00am

This Sunday’s ride will be the same as Thursday’s, starting from The Mill restaurant and going up to Bewdley where we can stop to re-load drinks and get a popsicle or something of the sort. There will be both a long route (54.5 km) and an optional shorter route. Thanks to Paul for developing this route!

Start time: 9:00am
Start location: The Mill Restaurant, Cobourg
Route map and directions: “Bewdley and Back” route map

Long Ride Leader (51km): Paul Mills
Short Ride Leader (31km): TBD (Need a volunteer still)

Please comment below if you are coming. Also, if you would like to lead a shorter route, please indicate so.

Wednesday, July 6th: Evening Advanced Ride (6:00pm)

This is a NEW ride on a NEW night and it’s especially for you advanced folks who are looking for speed and/or hills. Depending on interest it could become a regular event. We’ll be heading straight out to the country and all hills are fair game! Bickle Hill here we come!

Start time: 6:00pm
Start location: Corner of Theatre Rd. and Highway 2 (Abandoned parking lot)
Route map and directions: **New Map** Route map of “Bickle Hill and More” (36.8 km)
Ride Leader: Jen Poole

Please indicate by commenting if you will come out for the ride so that the lovely Jennifer can plan accordingly.


Ride: Sunday July 3: “Grafton East”

This Sunday’s ride will be the same as Thursday’s. This route, borrowed from the Freewheelers, has three different distance options. (31, 36, and 51km)

Start time: 10:00am
Start location: The Grafton Sports Complex
Route map and directions: Grafton East” route map and directions

Long Ride Leader (51km): Randy Albon
Short Ride Leader (31km): TBD

Please comment below if you are coming. Also, if you think you could lead either the shorter or the longer route, please indicate so.

Ride: Thursday June 30: “Grafton East”

We’re heading out of town for this ride, but not too far. This route, borrowed from the Freewheelers, has three different distance options. (31, 36, and 51km)

Start time: 10:00am
Start location: The Grafton Sports Complex
Route map and directions: Grafton East” route map and directions

Long Ride Leader (51km): Randy Albon
Short Ride Leader (31km): TBD

Please comment below if you are coming. Also, if you think you could lead the shorter route, please indicate so.

Can-Bike Instructor Course looking for candidates

The Northumberland Safety Committee has approved funding for certifying Can-Bike Instructors and will be delivered in two phases.

Download details about the requirements here.

These courses will be conducted in Cobourg starting with phase one this summer. Dates July 20,21,22. This course has openings for eight candidates who can commit to phase 1 and 2 and eventually to offering Can Bike courses in Northumberland county to promote safe and enjoyable riding to others.

There are currently two spaces open. Please contact Paul Mills if you are interested.

(This is a project of Sustainable Cobourg’s Bicycle Action Committee)