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OCC WEEKLY GROUP RIDE Details

All of our rides are categorized, so members know what to expect and can make appropriate decisions on which rides and groups to join. Remember average speed refers to the overall average speed of the ride and not just the downhill with a tailwind. Please choose your ride accordingly. If in doubt you can also speak to the ride leader prior to the start of the ride.
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Category A+

Average Speed: 30+ kph
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Category A

Average Speed: 27 - 30 kph
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Category B+

Average Speed: 25 - 26 kph
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Category B

Average Speed: 23 - 24 kph
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Category C

Average Speed: 19 - 22 kph
(#) is number of group rides on this day
  • Monday (1)[+]
    Monday Morning Ride
    Please note the CHANGE in start location! On Monday mornings, the club runs a B and B+ level rides out of Courtice Community Centre. Routes vary but roundtrip distances typically range from 60-80km. Each ride features a coffee stop at such destinations as the Orono Bakery, Tim Horton’s and White Feather Farms so remember to bring money. Start times vary with season so check this calendar. Both rides start out together and then will break off after a warm up.
    • Ride Level: B & B+ levels
    • Start Location: Courtice Community Centre
    • Start Time: 10:00 am (time does vary with Season please check this calendar)
    • Routes: Progressing difficulty as the season progresses. Typically 60-80 km with Coffee stop
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  • Tuesday (3)[+]
    Tuesday Morning Pickering Ride
    NEW to the Calendar this Year! Starting May 16th: THIS IS a A, A+ level ride! You must be able to average at
    least a 30+ km/h average for the distance.
    • Ride Level: A and A+ Level
    • Start Location: Allen's Independent Grocer: Corner of Dixie and Finch
    • Start Time: 8 am Sharp
    • Distances: 55-70 km
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    Tuesday Night East Rides
    OCC's Signature Club Ride! The Tuesday Night Rides has something for every cyclists of all abilities. Riders break themselves up into smaller groups and head out with designated ride leaders at a pre-established ride level or pace. There will be a ride for every fitness and experience level. Please bring a bicycle light. Start times vary by season so check this calendar. There are no coffee stops on this ride but a tailgate pizza party is held after the evening rides 1 X monthly throughout the summer months.
    • Ride Level: All Levels including Beginner
    • Start Location: Courtice Community Centre
    • Start Time: 6:00 pm ( time does vary with Season please check this calendar)
    • Routes: Distances and routes vary greatly and are influenced by the amount of daylight we have
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    Tuesday Night West Ride
    New this year! A Tuesday night B ride out of Winchester PS in Brooklin
    • Ride Level: B level
    • Start Location: Winchester PS Brooklin
    • Start Time: 6:15pm
    • Routes: Distances and routes vary greatly
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  • Wednesday (2)[+]
    Wednesday Morning Pickering Ride
    NEW to the Calendar this Year! Starting May 17th: An "A Level" ride with a slower B level middle part if we meet up with the East morning ride that is starting at the Courtice Complex. This is a long ride 100-130km. We won't always meet the east ride at the start but may try to meet them for a coffee at a predetermined location. This is an experiment and may change according to the success and failure of meeting with the East.
    • Ride Level: A (B level speeds if riding with East ride)
    • Start Location: Allen's Independent Grocer: Corner of Dixie and Finch
    • Start Time: Start time will usually be an hour earlier then the East Ride. Please check the ride calendar
    • Distances: 100 - 130 km
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    Wednesday Morning Ride
    Please note the CHANGE in start location! On Wednesday mornings, the club runs a B and B+ level rides out of Courtice Community Centre. Routes vary but roundtrip distances typically range from 60-80km. Each ride features a coffee stop at such destinations as the Orono Bakery, Tim Horton’s and White Feather Farms so remember to bring money. Start times vary with season so check this calendar. Both rides start out together and then will break off after a warm up.
    • Ride Level: B & B+ levels
    • Start Location: Courtice Community Centre
    • Start Time: 10:00 am ( time does vary with Season please check this calendar)
    • Routes: Progressing difficulty as the season progresses. Typically 60-80 km with Coffee stop
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  • Thursday (4)[+]

    4 Different Ride Options

    Thursday Morning Pickering Ride
    NEW to the Calendar this Year! Starting May 18th THIS IS a A, A+ level ride! You must be able to average at
    least a 30+ km/h average for the distance.
    • Ride Level: A and A+ Level
    • Start Location: Allen's Independent Grocer: Corner of Dixie and Finch
    • Start Time: 8 am Sharp
    • Distances: 55-70 km
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    OCC WEST: Brooklin Training Ride
    New for this year, A structure training ride lead by Ian Hill. More details to follow.
    • Ride Level: B+
    • Start Location: Winchester Public School, 70 Watford Street, Brooklin
    • Start Time: 6:00 pm (weather permitting)
    • Routes: Progressing difficulty as the season progresses.
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    OCC WEST: Brooklin Ride
    A later start for those commuting. Starting at 6:15
    • Ride Level: B
    • Start Location: Winchester Public School, 70 Watford Street, Brooklin
    • Start Time: 6:15 pm
    • Routes: Progressing difficulty as the season progresses.
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    Thursday Night Rides (St. Stephen's High School)
    Riders break themselves up into smaller groups and head out with designated ride leaders at a pre-established ride level or pace. Please bring a bicycle light. Start times vary by season so check this calendar. There are no coffee stops on this ride.
    • Ride Level: B & C
    • Start Location: St. Stephen's High School
    • Start Time: 6:00 pm ( time does vary with Season please check this calendar)
    • Routes: Distances and routes vary greatly and are influenced by the amount of daylight we have
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  • Friday (2)[+]

    2 Different Ride Options

    Option # 1
    Friday Morning Ride
    On Friday mornings, the club runs the B and B+ level ride out of Courtice Community Centre. Routes vary but roundtrip distances typically range from 60-80km. Each ride features a coffee stop at such destinations as the Orono Bakery, Tim Horton’s and White Feather Farms so remember to bring money. Start times vary with season so check this calendar.
    • Ride Level: B & B+ level
    • Start Location: Courtice Community Centre
    • Start Time: 10:00 am ( time does vary with Season please check this calendar)
    • Routes: Progressing difficulty as the season progresses. Typically 60-80 km with Coffee stop
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    Option # 2
    OCC WEST: Friday Ride and Wine
    There is a social component after the ride when we gather at a local restaurant on the last Friday of each month for refreshments; all other Fridays are hosted by members. Please provide your own beverages and be prepared to contribute towards pizza or perhaps some other healthier restorative.
    • Ride Level: All levels
    • Start Location: Winchester Public School, 70 Watford Street, Brooklin
    • Start Time: 6:00 pm (weather permitting)
    • Routes: Various ranging from 20km to 43 kms. Route previews & TCX files available to the right
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  • Saturday (1*)[+]
    Various C level Rides
    Please check the Ride Calendar for start times and start locations.

    *Please note that these rides are not scheduled every week but only on select Saturday throughout the season. These rides each have a special theme.
  • Sunday (2)[+]

    2 Different Rides Options

    Option # 1
    OCC WEST: Sunday Morning Ride
    This ride has evolved into a B level ride with varied routes that incorporate a rest stop at the midway point.
    • Ride Level: B Level
    • Start Location: Winchester Public School, 70 Watford Street, Brooklin
    • Start Time: 9 am July & August, 10 am September (weather permitting)
    • Routes: Progressing difficulty as the season progresses. Route previews & TCX files available to the right
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    Routes: (click on routes for preview and TCX files)
    Option # 2
    OCC EAST: Sunday Morning Ride
    This ride his a B / B+ ride. Its start location is Clarington Central Secondary School. Route distances range from 80 - 100kms with a coffee stop along the way. This ride is only running between April 2 - May 28th 10am Start time in April and 9am Start time in May
    • Ride Level: B/B+ Levels
    • Start Location: Clarington Central SS.
    • Start Time: 10am April; 9am May
    • Routes: Progressing difficulty as the season progresses. Route previews & TCX files available to the right
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    Clarington Central Secondary School

Upcoming Events

 
July 1st Canada Day Ride and BBQ
Celebrate Canada's 150 Birthday with us. 3 Distances to choose from! 40 to 150km More details here
 
STARTING: May 16th 3 new weekly rides.

Check the Ride calendar or Group Ride Details. For more information about these 3 Pickering rides please feel free to contact ObscureMyEmail
 
This weekend is sold out.
 
Aug 13 Non-Club Ride: Ride4UnitedWay
 
Aug 15- 17 Arrowhead Camping and Riding Trip

Thinking about joining but not sure?

Why not give us a test ride. Join us on one of our scheduled rides. All that is required is to electronically submit our one time ride waiver

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