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.

great crit helpers 2017 Crit 2017 Global Fatbike Day was a blast! TBCC Kids' Cross is real! Cyclocross is very popular with the ladies!

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Womens' Ride #6 Whitewater 6:15pm
Jul. 5, 2017
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Gillespie Loop 13.5k 6:30pm
Jul. 6, 2017

Race Name: Gillespie loop                              Distance (Km):  13 km

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

Format:         Clockwise loop course           

Description: Out Highway 61, right onto Hwy 130, Right onto Candy Mt right on  Gillespie

Start: Junction of Hwy 61 and Gillespie Road.

FinishOn Gillespie Road just before Hwy 61 jct.

Parking: Neebing Road house parking lot  

CommentsNew course for 2014. It should be a great course with new pavement down to the first turn off. Neutral ride back to parking lot.

Map: http://ridewithgps.com/routes/12404814

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Cycle for Canada's 150th
Jul. 8, 2017

Cycle for Canada's 150th Ride

FOR CLUB MEMBERS ONLY

You can choose to ride as a single participant or in teams of 2 or 3.  One person can ride all 150km.  Two people can ride - 100km and 50km.  Three people can ride 50km each.

Start Location:  Kamview parking lot              End Location:  Kamview parking lot

We are currently determing the routes.

150 km Start Time:   8:00am 

100km Start Time:   9:00am       If you think you need more time feel free to start after the 150 km start.

50 Km Start Time:  10:00am       If you feel you need more time feel free to start after the 100 km start

Course closes at 2:00pm

Follwed by a social event - BBQ/potluck from 1:00-3:00pm...more info to come

There will be no aid stations so please bring your own water and food for your ride.  There will be several places to stop on the routes to pick up snacks etc.  

Want to look the part?  Feel free to represent Canada's Birthday by decoration your bike or wearing Canadian attire!!

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Tour of Thunder Bay- stage 1: Lakeshore 5k 6:30pm
Jul. 13, 2017

The prologue.  Don't forget to order a new TT bike and disc wheel from your favourite local shop just for this event... or at least shave your legs, because this ultra-short one-way time trial will only produce minimal time gaps.

https://ridewithgps.com/routes/12417264

 

sign up 6:00,start at 6:30.park at Barepoint rd off lakeshore. same lakeshore tt.

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Tour of Thunder Bay stage 2: Stanley Hill Climb 6:30pm $20/Series
Jul. 14, 2017

We call this one "The Gillinghammer" after its creator Josh Gillingham.

Park at Stanley, at barrie dr as per barrie dr parking.  This one-way TT heads straight up the southwest hill, plateaus at the top and continues with a second climb with a false flat at the top, ending about half way to Four-Corners. essentially at top of Cliff-Mclean Hill on 588. TT/road bike for this event. your choice.

Series Tour Cost=$20 for entire series., $10if just enter 1 event. There is no charge for prologue 5k tt thur as it is part of weekly tt series.

sign up 6:00, start 6:30pm

 

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Tour of Thunder Bay stage 3: RR. Hwy 130,10:30am $20/series
Jul. 15, 2017

Hwy130 Start/parking at valley central school parking lot. $20/series, or  $10/event

Sign up 10:00, start  10:30 am.  cat1>cat2>cat3/4

Cat 1-2, neutral ride from start at 130, right on hwy61, (culvert creek constr.) R @ 608 up moose hil (let er rip), L @ 597, R @ 595 straight thru South Gillies down Mile Hill, R @ 588, R @ Barrie Dr to Finish near end of Barrie Dr.   Distance = 74K

Cat 3-4, neutral ride from start at 130. R @hwy 61, (culvert creek constr.) R @ 608 up moose hill (let er rip) stay on 608 to south gillies, R @ 595, down Mile Hill. R @ 588, R @ Barrie dr to finish near end of Barrie Dr.  Distance = 53K

 

 

 

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Tour of Thunder Bay stage 4: Criterium. Mapleward Landfill Site 10:30am
Jul. 16, 2017

Triple Crown Crit#2. sign up 10:00, start 10:30 am.

at TB landfill site on Mapleward. great 1k closed loop course, 

course prep  at 9:30, warm up 10:00, racing to start at 10:30.

note race fees $20 for whole series, $10 for single event.

 

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Women's Ride #7 Stanley 6:15pm
Jul. 19, 2017
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"COURSE CHANGE", Lakeshore dr one way 6:30pm
Jul. 20, 2017

Race Name:  Lakeshore    Distance (Km): tbd approx 13k. this is changed route from hwy 130 due to construction on hwy 130. 

Format:         One way             

Description: one way, lakeshore dr.

Start: just down from Bare Point Rd , 

Finish: Near fire Hall at end of lakeshore. , then make safe turn and freindly return ride.

Parking: on right side of Bare Point road.

CommentsWarm up on lakeshore and trainers, be cautious of traffic at start and during warm up, lakeshore is single file riding to return, and please stay on the shoulder paved strip during TT and on return. .

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Youth Skill Development
Jul. 23, 2017

10:00 am to 11:30 am

Meet up at LU fieldhouse

Youth development focusing on group riding & racing skills. All members aged 15-25 welcome

Contact coaching director Chris Mitchell at camitche2@gmail.com for more information

 

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River Rd 10k 6:30pm
Jul. 27, 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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Long RR Devon rd/588/608
Jul. 29, 2017

Start: 9:00 am at Slate River Dairy.

this is a long one and not for faint of heart. 

Route: Down hwy 61 single file (neutral) to Devon Rd. (Highway 593). Rolling start on right on Devon Rd. all way to 588 at the Station Inn (km80), right at 588 to Hymers/South gillies intersection where we turn right on Hwy 595. Up Mile Hill to South Gillies, left on 608 past Rose Valley Inn, all way back to finish at Slate River Dairy, caution on Moose Hill downhill.  

Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/19412067

Women's Ride #8 Kamview 9:00am
Jul. 29, 2017

100 Km Challenge!

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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. Register here!

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

Racing schedule changes usually done on website, but see Facebook, "Thunder Bay Cycling Club" for any last minute changes due to weather, roads, etc..

 

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OCA MEMBERS from OTHER CLUBS in Ontario

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. Anyone not able to show this type of proof will not be able to participate until they can provide this proof.

 

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