Use the calendar below to find specific information about each event.  Click the arrows in the upper corner to change the month.  Click on each event date to open up a page which provides details such as start time, location etc.  More details are also provided under the TAB Programs.

Global Fatbike Day was a blast! TBCC Kids' Cross is real! Category 1 road racers Cyclocross is very popular with the ladies!

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Women's Ride #1 Neebing 6:15pm
May. 3, 2017

Our first ride starts at the Neebing Roadhouse on Hwy 61 at the 20th Sideroad.

Please be ready to ride by 6:15pm.

We will offer 3 distances - 23km, 33km or 38 km.

We will have a lead and sweep for each group, as well as a sag vehicle.

A bike mechanic from Fresh Air will be at the start of the ride for those that need a quick adjustment to their bike or air in their tires. Please arrive early should you require their service

Remember you must be a member of the Thunder Bay Cycling Club before you come out to any of our rides!

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Oliver Rd. 15k 6:30pm
May. 4, 2017
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Riding & Training Tips (Indoors) 6:30 pm
May. 8, 2017

Location: Rollin' Thunder (New location 485 Memorial Ave)

Are you looking to improve your time trial times? Maybe you're looking to be able to finish a 100 km ride or just improve your fitness.

This is the clinic for you! Coaching director Chris Mitchell and greatly experienced trainer and athlete Josh Gillingham will guide you through how to reach your goals and have fun while doing it!

note: This is an indoor clinic. No need to bring your bike

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Gillespie Loop 13.5k 6:30pm
May. 11, 2017
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Australian Pursuit 130 Barrie Dr. 10:30am
May. 13, 2017
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Women's ride #2 Whitewater 6:15pm
May. 17, 2017
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Hwy130 20k 6:30pm
May. 18, 2017
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River Rd 10k 6:30pm
May. 25, 2017
Pre-Time Trial Clinic 6:00 pm
May. 25, 2017

Location: Parking area at the corner of Hwy 588 & River Rd, Stanley

 

This clinic is for those looking to compete in your first time trial or go faster than ever before. We will cover safety such as the turn-around and passing as well as the more competitve aspects of pacing and aerodynamics.

Clininc starts at 6 and time-trial proper starts at 6:30.

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Hymers Hwy 595 out & back 10:30am
May. 27, 2017
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Riding Skills 6:30 pm
May. 30, 2017

Location: Thunder Bay Community Auditorium Parking lot

Basic Bike Handling clinic - Clipping in, riding one handed or no hands, eating and drinking while riding, looking around and backwards, avoiding obstacles, braking & shifting correctly and efficiently

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UPCOMING EVENTS FOR THE 2017 SEASON

Spring Bike Expo:  Wednesday, April 12 at Superior Collegiate and Vocational Institute from 6:30 - 8:30

Here's your chance to find our about our different programs, meet our program Directors, pick up our season schedule, and meet other community groups connected to cycling and other sports in Thunder Bay.  

Cycle for Canada's 150th:  Saturday, July 8 starting and ending at Kamview.  Followed by a social event.  More info to come.

An individual member can ride 150 km, OR two members can ride 100km and 50 km OR three members can ride 50m each!  The social will be a BBQ/potluck.  Cyclists are encouraged to wear red or maple leafs or other Canada Day items.  

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We are LIVE!!! Registration is up and running!

Membership is the same price as last year.  All registrations must be done on-line.  In order to register as a member for the 2017 season simply click on the Membership tab at the top of the TBCC Home Page and then Register with TBCC. Follow the instructions and the links to the CCN site.  

Your executive is busy planning events for 2017 and once the schedule is finalized the events will be posted on the calendar.  Our Fat Bike schedule is already on the February and March calendars!

If you experience any problems during the registration process please call our provider CCN support team at 1-866-534-2453 or email at info@ccnbikes.com.  They are extremely helpful.  (Please note that their office is out west and there is a 3 hour time difference.)  

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Your 2017 Season Executive - Congratulations to these volunteers!

President:   Josh Gillingham         

Past President:  Linda Browning Morrow

Treasurer:  Thomas Quinn              

Secretary: Karen Davies

Cyclocross:  Keith Ailey

Touring:  VACANT

Women's Only Rides:  Kate Tinkler

Fat Bike Rides:  Fred Bauer

Coaching:  Chris Mitchell

Promotions:  Gloria McNeill

Racing: Darrell Hay

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A BIG THANK YOU to KBM! 

KBM is a local independently-owned natural resources consulting firm and retail store.  The retail store provides supplies for foresters, geologists, surveyors, tree planters, and outdoor professionals. ***They are also great source of Garmin GPS equipment for for athletes***

For the past two years, KBM has provided prizes for our racing program.  The TBCC appreciates the interest this company has shown in our racing progam and hopes the relationship continues!

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GREAT RIDING AND GREAT FUN AT THE CAN-AM POLICE-FIRE GAMES 2016 CYCLING EVENTS!

Many of our members enjoyed the three day series either as participants, volunteers or spectators.  We appreciate that we were provided this opportunity by the Can-Am Police-Fire Games committee.  It was a great opportunity for everyone who enjoys bike racing! Thank you ot the committee and to all those who made the events such a wonderful success!  (hope to post some pics soon)

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Reminder  to use our Hotline to check out any cancellations or changes

With the prediction of rain and lightning for Saturday please be sure to check the club HOTLINE before heading out.

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CAA BIKE ASSIST PROGRAM AVAILABLE:  CAA offers a great Bike Assist Program for cyclists who already  have CAA membership.  If you break down on your bike they can offer assistance.  Give them a call - if you don't have your membership number with you they can look it up over the phone.  Might be a good idea to input the local phone number 345-1261 or Toll Free 1-800-CAA-HELP  (1-800-222-4357 ) into your contact list.   We cannot attest to quality or response time but you may want to check it out.

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OCA MEMBERS from OTHER CLUBS and GUEST RIDERS

I) TBCC can allow OCA members, who are not a member of our club, to participate in our activities, provided it is on an occasional basis and the rider agrees to participate under the our club rules.  

A visiting OCA member from out of town may be permitted to participate in our club’s events at our discretion.   They must show proof of their membership and insurance with the OCA by showing an Affiliate Club membership card, UCI Licence or Citizen Permit. Anyone not able to show this type of proof will not be able to participate until they can provide this proof.


II) TBCC can allow a GUEST RIDER to participate in our activities, provided it is on an occasional basis and the rider agrees to participate under the our club rules.   

A guest rider is someone who lives more that 100km outside of Thunder Bay and wishes to ride in a club event.   A guest rider must provide proof of OCA insurance.  If the guest does not have OCA insurance he/she will be required to purchase the OCA insurance ($40 fee) plus submit a waiver to OCA PRIOR to participating in any TBCC event.  This must be done on-line through the OCA website. 

How to Obtain a $40 OCA membership:  Go to the OCA website;  (do NOT use the TBCC website to sign up);  click on the TAB Membership to drop down a list;  click on Types of Memberships.  At the top of this page is a box that says 2016 Licences and Memberships are Now Available.  Click on this.  Scroll down the page to the blue box that says Buy Your OCA License.  Click on this box.  Proceed to fill in information.  You will be asked to affiliate with a club even though you will NOT be paying a club fee.  We suggest you affiliate with TBCC. 

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