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2021 OBC Membership Registration is now Open

We are pleased to announce that the Ottawa Bicycle Club’s 50th anniversary season membership registration page is now open. 

To join or renew your membership in the OBC for 2021, please visit our membership page.

We encourage you to take advantage of our early renewal rate, available only between January 1 and February 28. 

OBC Announces New Board of Directors

Club to commemorate its 50th Season in 2021

Ottawa, December 22nd, 2020 – The Ottawa Bicycle Club today announced its new Board of Directors and Club President for the 2021 season.
Jim Brennan becomes the 20th President of the Club, having been selected for a two-year term at the recent Annual General Meeting held on November 16th.  Brennan will be joined by a Board team that will lead the club into its fiftieth continuous year of operations in 2021.  Portfolio assignments for the new Board of Directors were ratified at a meeting of the OBC Board of Directors held on December 7th.

OBC classic merino wool long-sleeve cycling jersey

Ahead of the coming 2021 season, the OBC is delighted to announce that we are offering our members an all-new, limited-production run of a classic merino wool long-sleeve cycling jersey.  

This very special premium jersey has been commissioned by the OBC to mark our golden anniversary year and will be produced by Cima Coppi of Oviedo, Spain, a high-end specialty cycling clothing manufacturer.

OBC 50th anniversary clothing

For additional information on the OBC’s custom cycling kit program or any issues with ordering, please contact the Custom Kit co-ordinator

As you may have read in the December Spokesperson the modern incarnation of the Ottawa Bicycle Club (OBC) is turning 50 next year. To commemorate our 50th year of operations the OBC has commissioned a special 50th anniversary kit for production in 2021.  This retro kit look was based on classic cycling team designs worn by cycling legends such as Fausto Coppi (for Team Bianchi) and Eddy Merckx (for Team Molteni). (We are also offering a classic merino wool long-sleeve cycling jersey which has a separate ordering process.)