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!

June 2017
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Mapleward 7k 6:30pm
Jun. 1, 2017

Race Name: Mapleward Uphill                                       Distance (Km):  7 km

Time: Registration 6:00 pm        Race : 6:30 pm

Format: One way TT: generally uphill                                 

DescriptionStart at Junction of Kivikoski Rd and Mapleward. Neutral ride from Lepannen’s store to start line. Course is mostly uphill and may be better suited to a standard bike vs a TT bike.

Parking: Park to the east side of Lepannen’s store..

CommentsDon’t park right beside the store.

Map:   http://ridewithgps.com/routes/12314867

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Group Riding Skills 6:30 pm
Jun. 5, 2017

Start Location: Parking lot at Rosslyn Rd & Neebing Ave

Ride will proceed out Rosslyn Rd 

Pack and Group Riding:  holding a steady speed, pace lines (single and rotating), handling contact, plugging gaps and echelons

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Women's Ride #3 Centennial Park 6:15pm
Jun. 7, 2017
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Moose Hill 4k 6:30pm
Jun. 8, 2017

Race Name:  Moose Hill Climb           Distance (Km): 4  km

Time: Registration 6:00 pm        Race : 6:30 pm

Format:         One way uphill                       

Description:

Start: 300 yards of Hwy 61 on Hwy 608

FinishTop of Moose Hill

Parking: Park at either Neebing Hotel or Boy Scout Road and neutral ride to the start. Do not park on Hwy 608

CommentsWatch for traffic near the top of the hill. Do not park on race course.

Map:   http://ridewithgps.com/routes/6881955

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Hymers Classic 10:30am
Jun. 10, 2017
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Tire Changing Clinic - Everyone Welcome - 6:15
Jun. 14, 2017

Location - Oliver Road Community Centre - 563 Oliver Road

Bring your bike and necessary tools to change your tire - this is a hands-on clinic!! 

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Lakeshore Dr. 32k 6:30pm
Jun. 15, 2017

Race Name:  Lakeshore Drive            Distance (Km):  32 km

Time: Registration 6:00 pm        Race : 6:30 pm

Format:         Out and Back; solo or two up team               

Description: Out and back on Lakeshore Drive

Start: Just past Bear Point water plant road beside the Township of Shuniah sign

Finish: Same as above

Parking: Rolling flat course with good paved shoulder. Turnpoint is 300 m before the Shuniah Firehall.

Comments:

Map: http://ridewithgps.com/routes/6882034

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Women's Ride #4 Murillo 9:30am
Jun. 17, 2017
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Crit#1. Mapleward Landfill Site 11:00am
Jun. 18, 2017
Cornering/Criterium Clinic 10:00 am
Jun. 18, 2017

Before the criterium a clinic will be held on cornering and how to ride a criterium. Take advantage of this closed course with no traffic in order to practice your cornering skills and group riding without the interference and danger of cars.

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Women's Ride #5 Neebing 6:15pm
Jun. 21, 2017
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River Rd 10k 6:30pm
Jun. 22, 2017

Race Name: River Road                     Distance (Km): 10 km

Format:         Out and back              

Start: River Road at Stanley Bridge on Hwy 588

FinishRiver Road

Parking: Parking lot beside Stanley bridge

CommentsEast on River road to Barrie Drive and return

Map:  http://ridewithgps.com/routes/6880924

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Oliver Rd 15k 6:30pm
Jun. 29, 2017

Race Name:  Oliver Road 15 km             Distance (Km):  15 km

Format:         Out and back              

Description: Traditonal 15 km out and back on Oliver road. Good pavement but traffic can be heavy sometimes. Be careful with turn around on Oliver

Start: West edge of villiage of Murillo on Oliver Road

Parking: Murillo Muncipal Office parking lot

Map:   http://ridewithgps.com/routes/6881951

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UPCOMING EVENTS FOR THE 2017 SEASON

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:  vacant

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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