Level 1: Monday, May 14th and Wednesday May 16th

This Monday we’ll ride in Port Hope on a new route developed and led by our club president Debbie Parks!

Monday, May 14th

Start Time: 6:30
Ride Leader: Deb Parks
Meeting Location: Peter Street Plaza, Port Hope. Gather at the west end of the parking lot at Hope St. S. and Peter Street

Petra is taking the group in an easterly direction this week. You can also look forward to a themed route that she has planned for later this month!

Wednesday, May 16th

Ride Leader: Petra Hartwig
Start Time: 6:30
Meeting Location: parking lot behind the Dutch Oven, Cobourg

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Level 3 – Monday May 14 & Wednesday May 16

Monday May 14

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

The is one of the “Old Sapper’s” (aka Allen Dennis) routes but Roberto will be leading it. This route is 33 km long with a few hills.

Ride Leader: Roberto
Start Point: Industrial Park on Willmott Street
Time: 6:30
Route: L2/3 Sapper’s Circle

Wednesday May 16

This route is 32 km in length. We will head north out of Cobourg and for part of the ride we will follow Monday’s route except in reverse.

Ride Leader: Mike
Start Point: Arena on Furnace Street
Time: 6:30
Route: L3 – 32km North Baltimore (2)

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Women’s Bicycle Maintenance Workshop at Cycle Transitions, June 5

For Women Only
Learn how to clean your bike, clean and lubricate your chain, and change a tire. This is a hands on workshop being conducted by Cycle Transitions. You will get an opportunity to practice some of these skills right away. Bring your bike and don’t wear your good clothes!

Date: Tuesday, June 5th
Time: 6:30-9:00 pm
Location: Cycle Transitions, 390 King St. W., Cobourg
Cost: free for Cycle Transitions members. Worskshop Special: Non-members can sign up for a CT membership at a reduced cost of $25 (single).
Leaders: Maria Siemiaszko, Sue Throop, Freda Dong

How to sign up: send an email to cycletransitions@gmail.com
There is a limit of 12 persons for the workshop. If there are more than 12 that sign up, a second evening may be scheduled for Tuesday, June 19.

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Level 2 Rides, May 8 and May 10

Tuesday May 8, Level 2

Ride leader: Geoffrey Honey
Start time:
6:30pm
Route:
After our safety chat and round of names, we will head out through New Amherst up  to Hwy 2, West along hwy 2 till Theatre Road and up to Telephone Road. Right along Telephone Rd. From there we will take the pulse of the group and either loop Telephone Rd to Danforth and back into town on University or we will go West on Telephone and then retrace our path home.
Start location: Westwood Park ( on Carlisle St.)

Thursday May 10, Level 2

We will try to get in a bit more Kilometers this time, and build up our stamina. There will be 3 small hills, think over the railway tracks (in fact we do this twice).

Ride leader: Geoffrey Honey
Start time:
6:30pm
Route:
Donegan Park, Lakeshore, Waterfront Trail (Hwy 2) To Archers’s, South on Archer’s to Hartop Conservation area and return the way we came.
Start location: Donegan Park on D’Arcy St.

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Level 4 Rides: Tuesday May 8, Thursday May 10

We got rained out last week so we’ll try again!

Tuesday May 8, Level 4 (37k)

Ride leader: Anita Macklin
Start time: 6:30pm
Sunset: 8:22pm
Route map: (37k) It’s all Downhill from Here Printable route map here, or link to it on Ride with GPS
Start location: Donegan Park on D’Arcy St.

Thursday May 10, Level 4 (38k)

Ride leader: Anita Macklin
Start time: 6:30pm
Sunset: 8:25pm
Route map: (38k) Rice Lake South Printable route map here, or link to it on Ride with GPS
Start location: Hamilton Township Municipal Office

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Sunday Ride, May 13th (Level 4)

Debbie Robertson, SecretaryMeet your Ride Coordinator: Debbie Parks
Debbie is the current president of the NHCC and she also leads a variety of rides at different levels. She’s been with the NHCC for a number of years and has previously served as Secretary. Debbie helps shape the direction of the NHCC and always makes rides fun!

This will be our first official Sunday Club Ride of the season and a Happy Mother’s Day!  We will have a later start today so that all the Moms can sleep in and all the Dads can serve breakfast in bed! We should be finished in time to keep those dinner reservations.  We will start the ride in Port Hope and tackle the Western Wanderer for 51 km.  Western Wanderer Route Map

Ride Leader: Debbie Parks
Start Time: 1:00 pm
Start Location: Gilmer’s Home Hardware parking lot, Port Hope

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Wednesday Afternoon ride, May 9th, 1pm

Last week we were rained out, so we’ll try again for a daytime ride on Wednesday afternoon this week. Meet at Donegan Park and Randy will take the group out for a casual ride, the route and pace will be determined based on participation. Please leave a comment to let Randy know you plan to ride by leaving a comment so he knows to expect you.

Date: Wednesday May 9
Start time: 1pm
Ride leader: Randy Albon
Route: To be determined 
Start location: Donegan Park on D’Arcy St.

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Level 3 Ride: Monday May 7 & Wednesday May 9

Monday, May 7 (30km) (Level 3)

This route was developed last year by Roberto for Level 2. I have added a couple of more hills to make it a Level 3 route. The ride will start at the parkette on Carlisle street (Westwood Park). A few reminders: Helmets are mandatory, and please bring your membership card with you. We’re still getting to know everyone!

Start time: 6:30 pm
Ride Leader: Mike McLellan
Route Map: (30km) Dale Road Printable route map or link to it on Ride with GPS
Start location: Westwood Park ( on Carlisle St.)

Wednesday, May 9 (26km) (Level 3)

This ride will originate out of Port Hope. As per Deb this is a 26 km route and was chosen to minimize the chance of being bombarded by bugs like we were on Wednesday night.

Start Time: 6:30 pm
Ride Leader: Deb Parks
Route Map: (26km) from Port Hope High School Printable map here or link to it on Ride with GPS
Start Location: Port Hope High School parking lot on Victoria Street

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Level 1 Rides: Monday May 7th & Wednesday May 9th

Monday, May 7th (Level 1)

Ride Leader: Maria Siemiaszko
Start Time: 6:30pm
Meeting Location: parking lot Wilmot Street

Wednesday, May 9th (Level 1)

Ride Leader: Petra Hartwig
Start Time: 6:30
Start Location: parking behind the Dutch Oven

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Sunday May 6: Special Event! Anniversary Ride & Burgers

A reminder to everyone about this fun event tomorrow – Sunday, May 6th.  It’s not too late!  If you don’t wish to ride, please join us for the BBQ and social portion.  Please bring a lawn chair.  We would love to see all your smiling faces!  We will have jerseys available for sale – long warm sleeve, long light sleeve, short sleeve, sleeveless and technical t’s.  Please let us know if you need the address.

 

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