Month of January , 2009

Touring Events for 2009

Spring to Virginia: April 10 to 19 (Full details on the Spring to Virginia Page)

Northumberland:  May 16 to 18

Vermont Weekend:  July 31 to August 3

Vermont Inn-to-Inn: August 3 to 9

Adirondack Quickie:  August 21 to 23

Summer's End Century Tour: September 12-13 (tentative dates)

Calling all Group Leaders and Group Riding Clinic Instructors

The 2009 Cycling Season is just around the corner with preparation time fast approaching us.  For the Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday rides we expect to have an ever-growing requirement for Group Leaders.  As new members continue to come on board, we will also have a continuing need for Clinic Instructors for our Group Riding Clinics.

2009 Rideau Lakes Cycle Tour

2009 Rideau Lakes Cycle Tour

On the road again... for the 38th Rideau Lakes Cycle Tour. Bicycle along one of four picturesque tours to Kingston and back.  Come and join us for the two day tour enjoyed by so many cyclists. The 2009 edition of the Rideau Lakes Cycle tour will be held on June 6th and 7th. The 2009 Application Form is now available on the Rideau Lakes Cycle Tour webpage. 

2009 OBC Membership Applications

2009 OBC Membership Applications

2009 OBC Membership Application forms are now available on the Becoming a Member page. They will also be included in the next issue of the Spokesperson.

Upcoming Social - January 21st

Upcoming Social - January 21st

CERVELO 2009 A Presentation by Greg Christie's Ski and Cycle. What have the Engineers been up to. Come out and see what is new and improved .

Doors open at the Naval Officers' Mess at 7:00pm. Cost is $3 per person for use of the facility. Inexpensive cash bar. All are welcome including non-OBC guests.

Upcoming Bicycle Maintenance Course

Upcoming Bicycle Maintenance Course

Presta?  Schrader?  Gear ratio?  Crank Arm?  Chain Stay?  What?

The Ottawa Bike Club is offering an introductory bike maintenance course this winter.  Instructor Dan Montag will share his extensive knowledge of bikes in an interactive, ask lots of questions environment.   Instructor Dan will bring his bike and share helpful information on maintaining your bike.

You can choose from one of three sessions: