Tuesday Morning Hike: Oct. 22, 9:30am

This Tuesday Rick will lead the way through the Black Oak loop at the Woodland Northumberland Forest trails. Bring sturdy walking shoes, water. There are a few steep and rugged sections. Coffee time after the hike for those interested will be at Scenery Dr restaurant – corner of Hwy 45 and Centreton Rd.

If you’d like to carpool, please leave a comment here and we’ll talk!

Hike Leader: Rick Nonnekes
Start time: 9:30am
Start location: Parking lot at Woodland Rd and Hwy 45.
Distance: 7.5km

2019 NHCC Annual Meeting

Let’s get together on Thursday, October 24th  when we will be having our year-end Annual Meeting. We will be celebrating a very successful cycling season and conduct a little official business. We are trying something new this year and holding the meeting at the HTM Insurance building in Cobourg. We will be serving appetizers and beverages and there will be no charge to attend. Here are just a few great reasons to come out – renew your membership for 2020 at a special rate for one night only at $35, purchase a short sleeve jersey from our limited stock at a discounted price, get a sneak peak of the new NHCC jersey design for our 10-year Anniversary next year, support your cycling club and socialize with friends. A few presentations will be made and we are incorporating new bylaws (available here) for our club.

There is one director vacancy on the Board. This position is currently filled by a Board endorsed appointee who has accepted nomination for the 3-year term position. If any member would like to submit an application to the Board Nomination Committee for consideration, please email secretary@northumberlandhillscyclingclub.com for an application package. No nominations will be accepted after October 20, 2019. Nominations will be not be accepted from the floor.

Place – HTM Insurance Meeting Room, 1185 Elgin St W, Cobourg, ON
Date & Time – Thursday, October 24, 2019, 6:30pm

AGM Business
Welcome address (President)
Approval of Agenda and Minutes from 2018 AGM
Treasurer’s Report, Special Resolution: To waive a Review Engagement of the NHCC 2019 Fiscal Year (Financial Report Here)
Membership Report
Motion: To adopt new Bylaws

Informal Presentations
Off-Season activities

Tuesday Morning Hike: Tuesday, October 15th

This week’s hike will head north to do a loop around Sky Valley and include a bit of elevation and scenery.
Date: Tuesday, October 15th
Start Time: 9:30
Meeting Location: parking lot at Hwy 401 and Division Street (NW corner)
Hike Leader: Roy Martin
Distance: approx. 9km
Social afterwards for those who wish at the Dutch Oven

Friday Floater Ride! Friday, October 11th

If the forecast for this week holds, we’ll head out for a ride in the countryside between Campbellford and Stirling and check out the fall foliage.  Snack stops possible in Stirling and a market along the way!

Start Time: 10:00
Ride leader: Anita Macklin
Route Map: 66km “Campbellford Sterling Loop” route map on Ride with GPS
Start Location: The parking lot on Saskatoon Avenue, which is at the north entrance to Ferris Provincial Park

Morning Hike: Tuesday, October 8th

This week’s hike will head westward along the board walk, into residential areas and to Tim Hortons on William Street. We’ll cross over to the green belt and through the YMCA property to Ontario Street. We will walk back to downtown and socialize over coffee at Craft Food House.
Date: Tuesday, October 8th
Start Time: 9:30
Meeting Location: parking lot behind the Dutch Oven
Hike Leader:. Roy Martin
Distance: approximately 7km

Off Season Weekend Ride – Saturday, October 5th

The “official” NHCC season may be over but the fun still continues….This will be a joint ride with the Ganaraska Freewheelers Club and it is out of town. Explore new roads and meet some new cycling friends!
DATE: October 5th 2019 (with a rain date of October 6th 2019)
TIME: 10:30 AM
ROUTE: Minden to Haliburton (rain option starting at Cobourg Community Centre)
START LOCATION:  Minden Rotary Park on Rotary Park Road just opposite Kawartha Dairy (see map)
RIDE LEADER: Sue Pott (Freewheelers Club)
ROUTE DESCRIPTION: Minden to Haliburton 63 Km with out and back options to suit. Bring some cash for lunch. This ride is dependent on participation. We require a minimum of 6 riders to proceed  so please leave a comment for this ride to proceed before October 3rd 2019 if you plan to come.

Morning Walk: Tuesday, October 1st

Off season activities are beginning! Our first activity will be an in town walk this week. We will walk northbound through the centre of town, veer to the east into newer residential subdivisions, then head through the commercial areas back to where we started.
Date: Tuesday, October 1st
Start Time: 9:30 am
Meeting Location: north end of parking lot at Home Hardware, Division Street
Hike Leader: Roy Martin
Distance:. approx. 7km

Coffee and social at the Dutch Oven afterwards.
Please comment below to let Roy know to expect you!

L3 Ride: Monday

L3 Ride: Monday 30 September

Sad day! This will be our last scheduled L3 ride of the 2019 Cycling Season. There may be opportunities to get together for Ad Hoc rides; time and weather dependent – so watch for posts or calls on social media. Unfortunately I (The Old Sapper) will not be able to make this ride as I have to present myself in Scarborough at 08:15am the next morning for my Canadian Citizenship Test! Mike is leading this Finale so do get out and support this final effort. Simple route up and down Shelter Valley. Remember the lights and to fully charge them. Enjoy!

Ride Leader: Mike Collins

Start Time: 5:30pm (Prompt Please!)

Sunset: 6:54pm

Route Map: L3 APD – L3 2019 Finale. (Link to RWGPS.)

Distance and Elevation: 34km and 2oom

Start Point: Haldimand Memorial Arena, Route 2, Grafton.