Month of August , 2015

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Prince Edward County (PEC) wine and ride tour cancelled

The Prince Edward County (PEC) wine and ride tour has been official cancelled for this year as I am unable to lead the tour, however, I would recommend any one who is interested in a great weekend of riding contact the Inn and book with Lee, you will not be disappointed in the riding or the accommodation. 

More information on the PEC  page.

Larry Sargent

Group Riding Clinic - Saturday, August 22nd 9:15am

We are hosting one further Group Riding Clinic this year which will take place this Saturday, August 22nd at 9:15am at the Experimental Farm.  Full Details on the Clinic are available here: 

Please ensure you bring your bike and helmet.  The clinic lasts about 2 hours and is open to all OBC Members free of charge.

Please RSVP.

OBC Admin

Tonight's ride cancelled

This week's Tuesday Night Ride is cancelled due the heat and more important, due to the chance of thunderstorms.

Andre Gauthier

The OBC Golf Social, August 28th - Amberwood Village Golf & Country Club

The OBC Golf Social, August 28th, 2015
Amberwood Village Golf & Country Club
The OBC Golf Social will be at the Amberwood Village Golf & Country Club on Friday, August 28th.  We will book a 'Nine-and-Dine', playing 9 holes first (starting at about 4:00 p.m.), then going for dinner at the BistroFiftyFour Restaurant located in the clubhouse, immediately after at about 6:00ish. The golf and the meal, with all taxes in, is $39.99.  We need to purchase the 'Nine-and-Dine' package at the Pro Shop at least 15 minutes before our Tee time.   If you are interested, please contact me as soon as you can.  Tee times can only be booked three days in advance, so I will contact you as soon as I can after I book them.
If golf is not your thing, but you want to join us for dinner, please do! Check out the menu at
It was noted that I have changed the original date of the 'Nine-and-Dine' from Friday, August 21st to a week later, on August 28th.  If the 21st is what you had planned on, I am most willing to golf and dine on both dates.  The 21st is coming up fast, so if you wish to go then, please check in with me asap, so I can book Tee times.  We will follow the same format as described above.
George Gonis - OBC Social Director
home phone (613) 680-3776,  cell (613) 668-1076, email

WTT Invitational - Tuesday, August 25th

Ladies, come on out for this fun filled evening!  The Time Trials can be ridden solo, or more fun, invite a friend (male or female) and ride a Team Time Trial!  Make it fun and dress up in costume!  And choose a fun team name.

Our Awards Dinner will immediately follow the Time Trial at Grace O'Malley's.  OBC will provide the food.  Beverages are extra.  It would be great if you could RSVP so we have an idea of numbers. 

Please note:  Your time trial partner needs to have OCA/UCI Insurance to participate as per the OBC Insurance policy.

Looking forward to a great evening! 

Saturday Ride (August 15, 2015) - remote start

This Saturday's ride (August 15th) has a remote start from the Russell arena.

Click here for a Google map to the start location.

Reminder about Summer's End Century Mt Tremblant Tour

Although registration closes on August 31st, we may have to reduce our room block reservation numbers with the hotel earlier based upon advanced registrations so please get your registrations in ASAP to avoid disappointment.

Additional information and application forms are on the Summer's End Century page

Tuesday ride cancelled (August 11)

From John Pavelich (the Tuesday night ride co-ordinator)

I've checked the forecast and radar. They are forecasting possible thunderstorms and a 60% PoP with the weather radar showing heavy rains building in the West by Bancroft and heading our way. Therefore the Tuesday night ride is cancelled.

 (ed - What is it with Tuesday and poor riding weather for the past few years, anyways?!?!?!)



Sunday Remote Start Location

This Sunday, August 9, departure location will be from Andrew Haydon Park in the West end of the city. There are no departures from Billings Bridge this week.     

OBC 40k Time Trial - Sunday, August 23rd

August 23, South Gower Course (Start/ Finish on South Gower Road, south of County Road 43). Registration from 8:30 to 9. First rider off shortly after 9 am.

The OBC 40km course is the same as the past few years (Heckston). Full details are at

Tuesday, August 4th - Nepean Sportsplex to Richmond

Just to confirm this Tuesday's ride (August 4th) will be meeting at the Nepean Sportsplex and heading to Richmond.

OBC Admin