Sat. June 17, L2/3 38km. “Beer Run”

Now that I have your attention!
The weather isn’t looking good for Saturday so please check the website on Saturday morning for updates.
This ride will start from the parking lot in front  the William Street Brewery.

This ride is a Level 2/3 route. A sweep will be provided

We will head west on Highway #2 to Theater Hill, north to Dale, north on McCelland, west on Bethel Grove/Concession Rd 5, South on Barrie Rd. to Sylvan Rd./Cranberry Rd. and Highway 2 home.
We will then sojourn to William Street Brewery for re-hydration.
They will have a Orange/Rhubarb Belgium wheat beer on cask for us to try.

Please RSVP (so i can let them know how many for beer)

Start Time: 9:30
Ride Location: Parking lot in-front of William Street Brewery
Ride Leaders: Mike/Roberto
Route: Beer Run 38 km

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CANCELLED: Thursday morning ride is cancelled due to rain in the forecast.

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Thursday June 15: Big Hilly EVENING:

Yep, it’s hill time. 39k of up-up-and-up! Of course that also means that some fast downhill follows, so it all works out in the end. Bickle Hill followed by the Jamieson Twins. You’ll work hard (especially if you try to keep up with Chris Miller, your ride leader).

Ride Leader: Chris Miller
Start time: 6:30pm
Route map: 39k printable route map here or link to it on Ride with GPS
Start location: Westwood Park

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Wed. June 14 – L3 -35km

All the L3 rides so far this year have been somewhat hilly. It is time to flatten the route out for a change.
We will ride out to Wicklow Beach and return to Cobourg via Grafton.

Start Time: 6:30
Start Location: Industrial park on Willmott Street
Ride Leader: Mike Mclellan

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Thursday June 15 MORNING ride to Wilmott Creek

We’re going to give this ride another go, hopefully the rain will hold out. We’ll be heading west towards Wilmot Creek. It’s a beautiful ride with lots of views of Lake Ontario and moderate hills. We end up at Bondhead Parkette for a break and a snack before heading back. There are no shops around there so bring something with you. To keep the ride within a reasonable distance we will start in Port Hope.

Start Time: 10:00 AM
Start Location: Gilmer’s Home Hardware Parking Lot, 177 Toronto Rd Port Hope
Distance: 52Km
Ride Leader: Carmelo Amenta

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Tues June 13, Level 2 Ride, St.Mary’s Grafton

Janine is leading our level 2 ride Starting at the St.Mary’s Church Parking lot 103 Lyle St. S Grafton. Time to enjoy the fresh country air and ambiance! There will be frequent breaks and no one will be left behind. Remember your helmets and to pump up your tires so you are not wasting valuable energy.

Start Time: 6:30 pm sharp
Ride Leader: Janine Turk
Start Location: St. Mary’s Church Parking Lot, 103 Lyle St South Grafton.

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Monday, June 12th: Level 1 ride and ice cream run

We’ve waited a long time for some summer-like weather so we’ll celebrate with our first ice cream run of the year. We will do the majority of the ride before stopping at Dairy Dreams for ice cream, then it’s just a short jaunt back to the parking lot. Bring some money! ūüć¶
Date: Monday, June 12th
Time: 6:30
Meeting Location: parking lot behind Dutch Oven
Ride Leader: Maria Siemiaszko

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June 12 Monday Night Level 2/3 ride

Monday looks like it will be a beautiful day for a ride.

The Old Sapper (aka Allen Dennis) will be at it again leading the Level 2/3 group ride.

The weather forecast promises to be a scorcher- 27C high, 24C at ride start- so please hydrate up to and bring fluids for the ride

Title: L2/3 APD Ravelin Rideabout

Start Point: Arena, Furnace St, Cobourg

Time: 18:30

Route Link: http://L2-3_APD_Ravelin_Rideabout.pdf or

Distance: 29Kms – but with the option of adding in Bickle Hill depending on desires / capability of the group.

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Sunday June 11: Another Waterfront ride option, Eastbound!

It’s going to be a great day for cycling! Roberto is leading another Waterfront Trail option for those wishing to go Eastbound from Cobourg. This will be an All Levels ride. Any club member can participate, choosing your own pace. The route goes “out-and-back” which means that you turn around at any point making it a distance that you are comfortable with. The group start together and break up into smaller ones based on speed and distance. Some may even choose to do 100k by going all the way into Presqu’ile Park to the lighthouse if they are allowing bicycles in (the park is closed for camping at the moment due to water levels).

Please note that weekend rides don’t have individual ride leaders and sweeps assigned for each of the levels. It’s a multi-level group ride and participants will naturally break into smaller groups, so plan to pair up with riders of similar ability.

It’s helpful if you are planning to ride to leave a comment indicating your preference regarding Level of difficulty you want to do (Level 1, 2, 3 or 4), and your planned distance or time. It lets others also plan in advance!

Start time: 9:30am
Start location: The arena on Furnace St.
Ride Coordinator: Roberto
Route: Waterfront Trail Eastbound (Printable Map) or Link to it on Ride with GPS.

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Sunday, June 11th: Waterfront Adventure Ride!

Sunday looks like it will be a beautiful day for a ride and a few friends and I are going to ride from Whitby to Pickering and back, and if anyone wants to join us they are welcome to. It promises to be to be a bit of an adventure as the spring rains and floods have changed up the Waterfront Trail in some areas! Be prepared to make a detour or two and push your bike at times. Bring fluids. If anyone wants to stop for lunch at a restaurant, The Waterfront Restaurant is right on the trail in Pickering and there may be a few food trucks around.  The other option is to bring your lunch and enjoy it at a waterfront park (which is what I am doing).  Because the ride is along the trail and back, everyone can make what the want of it so it is suitable for all levels. For level 1 riders, be advised that there are a few smallish uphills.

Let us know you if you are coming so we can look for you in the parking lot, and whether you want to make a restaurant stop for lunch. There are no ride leaders for the different levels for this ride. By leaving a comment, you can find if someone else is interested in doing the same type of ride as you so you can group together.

Date:  Sunday, June 11th
Level of difficulty:  you can make it whatever level you want by turning around at what you want to be your halfway point.   For reference, the distance from the parking lot to The Waterfront Restaurant and back is just under 40km
Time: be ready to start riding at 10:30
Meeting Location:  the large parking lot across from the Heydenshore Pavillion (589 Water Street, Whitby)
Ride Organizer:  Maria Siemiaszko

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