Month of March , 2010

Good Friday TT - April 2nd

Good Friday TT - April 2nd

That's right! Time to dust off the speedy bike. Or any bike! The time trial season start is right around the corner, with the annual Good Friday TT on April 2nd. As always, only the most extreme weather will stop this event - it runs in rain, wind, cold and snow. Lets hope for a calm, warm start to the 2010 season!

April 3rd group riding clinic cancelled

April 3rd group riding clinic cancelled

In view of the Easter holiday weekend, the group riding clinic scheduled for Saturday, April 3 will not take place. The clinic series will continue weekly from Saturday, April 10 at 9:30 a.m. in front of the museum in the Experimental Farm. A safe and enjoyable long weekend to everyone.

Northumberland Tour - May 21st to 24th

Northumberland Tour - May 21st to 24th

The Northumberland Tour in May is once again returning to Breakers on the Lake in Cobourg. Application forms are available for OBC members with a valid Bulletin Board account in the OBC members zone . Registration deadline is April 17th, 2010. Full OBC membership is required. More information is available on the Northumberland page.

OBC Race Team Meeting - March 20th

OBC Race Team Meeting - March 20th

It is almost that time of year again!!! 

The snow is melting, the weather is getting warmer and racing season is almost upon us.  I am sure many of us have already been out on the roads testing our legs and seeing how well that winter training paid off.  So before the racing starts, let's have a quick get together. 

When: Saturday March 20, 2010 at 9:00am

Where: OBC Club Office

Group Riding Clinic - March 27th

Group Riding Clinic - March 27th

The inaugural group riding clinic for new members is March 27th 10am in front of the museum (barn) at the Experimental Farm. The group riding clinics are required for all new members, regardless of cycling skills; they are also a great opportunity for instructors to share their cycling knowledge and enthusiasm with new members. Regular clincs will be Saturday mornings starting at 9:30 am from April 3 until June 26, except June 5 which is the weekend of the Rideau Lakes Cycle Tour. There may also be a few alternate Sunday clinics in April and May, depending on demand. More information is on the Group Riding Clinics page.

Group Leaders Meeting March 11th

Group Leaders Meeting March 11th

Don't forget the meeting for group leaders and group riding clinic instructors on Thursday, March 11 at 7 p.m. in the downstairs meeting room at the Club office on Booth Street. Newbies and vets are welcome.

Reduced Office Hours

Reduced Office Hours

Please note that for the remainder of the month, the club office will be operating on reduced office hours:

Wednesday 3-8 and Saturday 9-12 noon

Upcoming Social - Touring Primer March 10th

Upcoming Social - Touring Primer March 10th

A Touring Primer as presented by Andre Marier. Please note that this is the 2nd Wednesday in March; one week earlier than usual.  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.

2010 Rideau Lakes Cycle Tour Full

2010 Rideau Lakes Cycle Tour Full

The 2010 Rideau Lakes Cycle Tour is full and registration is now closed. No waiting list is maintained.

Confirmation packages will be sent by mid April. After May 1 Rosmarie in the club office will try and assist with people wanting to sell their registrations and people looking for last minutes spots.

Feedback Requested - Partnerships/Marketing Director Position

Feedback Requested - Partnerships/Marketing Director Position

As discussed at the Annual General Meeting, the OBC has been considering establishing a Partnerships/Marketing position on the Board. As a member of the Board, this individual would coordinate the OBC's relationships with other organizations, carry out strategic marketing, and generally provide a focal point for external communications. The Board is interested in comments from OBC members, and a draft description of the role is available for review . Please provide input before the end of March 2010 to Scott McDougall , Director at large.

UPDATE - Fixed link to document