2014 Cobourg Cycling Club Awards Banquet – Feb 28th

On February 28th at the Best Western in Cobourg the CCC will be hosting the annual awards banquet. Please stay tuned for more details.

Attention 2013 trophy winners: If you have not yet returned your 2013 trophy, please contact Dave Singfield as soon as possible to work out arrangement for the return.

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AGM Held Thursday November 20, 2014.


The Cobourg Cycling Club held our Annual General Meeting on Thursday November 20, 2014 at Cycle Transitions at 739 D’Arcy St. Cobourg.

Below are the meeting minutes.

Meeting Minutes

New board of directors

President: Stewart Richardson
Vice President: Lois Cabardos
Treasurer: Jana Jamnikey
Secretary: Greg Cushing
Communications Coordinator: Jeff Clark
On Road Ride Coordinator: Chris Herten
Off Road Ride Coordinator: Jamie Barnes
Membership Coordinator: Lee Shooter
Membership at Large: Dave Singfield

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Notice of AGM


Notice is hereby given that the Cobourg Cycling Club will hold our Annual General Meeting.

DATE: The meeting will be held on Thursday November 20, 2014.
TIME: The meeting will begin at 7:15 PM and adjourn at 9:00 PM
LOCATION: Held at Cycle Transitions at 739 D’Arcy St. Cobourg

cycle transitions

This is opposite the new Cobourg Community Center on the west side of D’Arcy Street.
There is the Cycle Transitions sign outside as well as the “Go Green Together” sign.
Entrance is around the back.


1.0 Call to Order
2.0 Adoption of the Agenda
3.0 Adoption of Minutes of Previous Annual Meeting held on November 27, 2013
4.0 Presidents Report
5.0 Membership Report
6.0 Ride Coordinators Report
7.0 Treasurers Report
8.0 Election of CCC Board of Directors

Any members who are interested in being on the Board are ask to contact our Nominating Committee Chairman  Dave Singfield  (905-372-7391) or at davesingfield@cogeco.ca.             

Please also note that long time member and Treasurer Roy Martin has decided to relinquish his Treasurer duties so we are in need of a new Treasurer.

9.0 Other Business
10.0 Adjournment

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1 Week Free YMCA Sufferfest Passes for All CCC Members

The YMCA is offering 1 week worth of free Sufferfest passes to all CCC members.Click the link below to view the printable coupon.

Sufferfest Coupon

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Local Cyclocross Race Saturday, November 1st


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Sunday’s Presqu’ile Pursuit

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presqu'ile 2014Through wind and rain….and hail and cold…..many of the CCC’s bravest souls came out for some fantastic Sunday morning racing at the 2nd Annual Presqu’ile Pursuit.

Definitely not the ideal sunny day from last year, this time racers put themselves to the test in some very tough conditions and all crossed the finish line with a solid sense of accomplishment. It was Julie Herten who proved strongest and took the win for the women and Greg Cushing for the men, well done! You can find complete results below.

Thanks to all participants and volunteers who came out to make the Presqu’ile Pursuit a success. Hope to see everyone back next year, it will be warm and sunny, we promise!

Presqu’ile Australian Pursuit
Posn Name Group # Laps Lap4 Lap3 Lap2 Finish
1 Greg Cushing Scr 4 10.19 20.41 30.35 40.38
2 Tony Jaques 2 3 19.38 30.35 st
3 Martin Smith Scr 4 10.19 20.41 30.35 st
4 Chris Herten Scr 4 10.19 20.41 30.35 st
5 Ryan Frouws 2 3 19.38 30.35 st
6 Adrian Greenwod 3 3 18.12 25.51 41.12
7 James Barnes 2 3 19.38 30.58 41.37
8 Doug Thompson 2 3 19.38 25.56 st
9 Brad Johnson 3 3 19.38 25.56 st
10 Julie Herten 4 3 14.47 28.52 st
11 Jeff Clark 3 3 19.38 25.56 st
12 Glenn Finley 3 3 19.38 25.56 42.15
13 Stewart Richardson 3 3 18.35 30.48 43.2
14 Lee Shooter 2 3 20.02 32.41 45.28
15 Dennis Poort Scr 4 11.45 23.46 35.23 46.53
1 lap 6.6 km.
Scratch  group first for          4 laps = 26.4 km
Group 4               @ 1.00 min;         3 laps= 19.8 km
Group 3     @ 6 min 30 secs
Group 2     @ 8 min 30 secs
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Stolen Bicycle Alert

Forwarded from the NHCC

Sunday night some members of the Ganaraska Freewheelers have had the unfortunate experience of having their bicycles stolen from their shed. The bicycles had less than 300km on them and are in excellent condition. We are asking all in the cycling community to keep a watchful eye out for these bicycles in the event that they appear for sale online or somewhere else. There is a small reward being offered.

Description of items:

Bicycle #1: Black with red Giant Anthem 29 (29” wheels) s/n GY013889
Bicycle #2: White Giant Anthem 3 (regular 26” wheels) s/n GP112388
Helmets: 1 men’s White Giro Vente & 1 white Bontrager Solstice (very small).

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If you have any information regarding their disappearance, please email us at nhcycling2010@gmail.com

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Night Ride This Thursday

Our final Dirty Thursday mountain bike ride of the season will be a night ride leaving from the Beagle Club parking lot at ~7:30pm this Thursday, September 25th.

This is a really awesome experience and not to be missed! So if you’ve got a bike and a light, come join us for a great time!

See you then.

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A Moment for Toshi

Toshi Hunt, former member of the club peacefully passed away in the early hours of yesterday morning at the Northumberland Hills Hospital after a long and courageous battle with cancer.
A much loved individual who will be missed by her family, friends and members of this club that knew her.

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Presqu’ile Pursuit Sunday, October 5th, 2014

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The Presqu’ile Pursuit is an event hosted by the Cobourg Cycling Club and takes place on the Inner Loop of Presqu’ile Provincial Park in Brighton ON. It follows the structure of an Australian Pursuit bicycle race over 3 laps of roughly 6 Km each on a closed course in the park. This format allows a handicap for all riders based on current season Time Trial results or ability, allowing all participants an equal chance of success. The faster the rider, the later they depart the start line. First person to finish 3 laps wins!

Prequ'ile Park Loop

For those not inclined to race, attendance is highly encouraged to simply come out and ride the beautiful waterfront circuit at Presqu’ile (before and after the Pursuit), cheer on the racers and reminisce on a fantastic season during a BBQ lunch. Members of neighbouring clubs are welcome to join us for the non-competitive portion of this event in order to see what the CCC is about and to promote future membership initiatives.

For 2014 the club has rented the brand new enclosed Picnic facility on the inner loop of the park. A BBQ will be provided to encourage a season ending social gathering for Club members and other cycling enthusiasts alike. This is also the Start & Finish Line location. Bring your own food and drink and join us for a few hours in the park. We will be there rain or shine!


The “Pursuit” will take place between 10:30 and 11:30 AM. Pre-registration is required so that our time keepers can apply an appropriate handicap. If you are racing, please arrive no later than 10 AM to check in.

BBQ will follow with the grill “ready” by 12:00 Bring your own food and drink!

Leisure cycling is encouraged outside of Pursuit timings. Bring your family and ride one of the most scenic venues in Northumberland County. We simply ask that you remain clear of the course during the actual event in order to allow racers full road access.

Cost and Registration

Participants are responsible for costs incurred for Park entry. Ample parking is available on the West end of Lakehurst Street (300 Meters from the park gate) for those that wish to carpool or cycle into the park.

In order to offset facility rental, racers are asked to pay a modest $15 fee.

Please pre-register no later than Friday, October 3rd by emailing mtb@cobourgcyclingclub.com

Volunteer Requirements

  • 1 x Marshall at loop entrance
  • 1 x Marshall at Light House
  • 1 x Time Keeper at the Start/Finish Line
  • BBQ Attendant

**Please email us if you would like to volunteer**


We will proceed rain or shine! The enclosed picnic facility offers ample enclosed space for our social event!

Check out our page on facebook for pics, videos, info and chat!

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