Tuesday Morning Hike: October 29th

Northumberland County is closing the Beagle Club hiking/ski trails during the week starting in November. We will take advantage of the last Tuesday they are open. Let’s meet in the Beagle Club Road parking lot at 9:30. We will aim to go 6 km but can go longer if conditions are good and there is agreement. After the hike we will stop at the Scenery Drive Restaurant for coffee.

Date: Tuesday, October 29th
Start Time: 9:30
Meeting Location:. Beagle Club Road parking lot
Hike Leader: Bruce Bellaire
Distance: approx. 6km (or more)
Please leave a comment to say if you are joining us. If you need a ride or wish to carpool, please include that information in your comment.

(Maria’s note: the County has pushed back the date Beagle Club trails will be closed weekdays to December. )

REMINDER Annual General Meeting October 24th

Don’t forget to attend the NHCC Annual General Members meeting at the HTM Insurance Building in Cobourg tomorrow evening – Thursday, October 24th at 6:30 p.m.  It’s free and we promise it won’t take long! So come on out and support your cycling club.  Get a sneak peak at a new jersey design in the works for 2020 and get your membership for next year at the lowest price available. Only $35.00!

We will also have a limited supply of in-stock jerseys available for purchase (old design only).  If you have been wanting a long-sleeved jersey for the colder weather this is time to get one!  There will also be nibbles and it’s FREE to attend – did I mention that already? – FREE!

See you there!

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!