Dear CCC member;
Please be advised that the Cobourg Cycling Club is hosting an end of season bike race in Presqu’ile Provincial park (Brighton) this upcoming Saturday October 1st. A social gathering (BBQ) will follow at the enclosed picnic shelter on the inner loop of the Park.
Full details are available on the CCC website.
The “Presqu’ile Pursuit” is a handicapped club event and caters to novice and experienced riders alike. Slower riders are given a time advantage based on this years TT times giving everyone a chance at the podium. Trophies will be awarded for the top Male and female riders.
Please check out the CCC website and register prior to Thursday by e-mailing chrisherten@hotmail.
It would be great to see you there!
Your CCC Board of Directors.
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Time to sign up for the Presqu’ile Pursuit. Signing up early will help to ensure your proper starting Position.
As of this Posting 12 men and 3 women have committed to the event.
Numbers are strong at the moment with 15 already signed up. (This includes 3 women!) I know there are more people interested. I think we have the potential of 25 with a little bit of work. This would make it the best attended CCC event to date.
Published sign-up deadline was Wednesday Sept 28th to give Dave some time to run the start order.
Also looking to see if we’re on track with our volunteers? I’m assuming Dave is “in” but I also requested at least 1 Marshall (lighthouse) and a BBQ attendant. Second Marshall at the loop entrance would be nice but not entirely necessary if we’re short on people.
If you are not inclined to enter the event, volunteering to marshal is a nice way to participate. (
To register for the event or to volunteer please contact either Dave or Chris.
Today is a great day for a MTB ride. After work you are looking at 40KPH gusts out on the road. Trees are your friend on windy days. If anyone would like to start early I will be at the Beagle
club parking area around 4:30. Bring some lights if a longer ride would be desirable.
Planning to ride on Thursday evening? The group will leave the parking area at 6pm. The group (if we have one) will return to pick up any late arrivals after a loop on the red. Then a loop on the orange trail. One more time back to the parking area. Then out on the blue.
Last night the riding was good without lights until 7:30.
A good workout but not harsh.
With the end of summer comes MTB season. At this time usable light is gone at
7:30. Lights are a great ride extender. Though not everyone has lights.
To be safe we will try riding at the Beagle Club at 6pm. Running laps we will return to the parking lot to pickup with any riders that arrive later.
The Group will also be able to get back to the parking area before dark.
Easy riding to become acquainted with your neglected Mountain bike.
If you have lights please bring them along.
|15 km Time trial results|
|Jessica Fraser- Thomas||9||14.53||26.43|
|Time Keeper Dave Naish|
|Assistants Dave Singfield, Roy Martin, Sharon Lynn-Weese|
A very big thank you to the Time Trial organizers and time keepers.
Weather – perfect
Course – perfect
This week is our last club Time Trial.
Last chance to test your fitness.
Last chance to set your new Personal Best.
Last chance to give that little bit extra.
Hope to see you at Shelter Valley.
Thursday evening will be warm and muggy. Therefore a little rain (if rain does happen during the ride) may have a nice cooling quality.
EC says the chance of rain is low.
We will be wet from the inside out anyway… This is a tempo ride! Maybe bring a towel.
Come on down and enjoy the park. Think of this as the Pursuit preride.
If you don’t want to tempo ride just bring your bike and ride in the park. Some club time would be a nice way to spend the evening.
The Presqu’ile Pursuit
Presented by: The Cobourg Cycling Club
Saturday October 1st, 2016
Dear Cobourg Cycling Club Member,
As our season winds down, the Cobourg Cycling Club is pleased to announce the running of the Presqu’ile Pursuit on Saturday, Oct 1st in Presqu’ile Provincial Park, Brighton.
This event follows the structure of an Australian Pursuit bicycle race covering 3-4 laps (depending on handicap) of 6.6 Km each within the parks inner loop. This format allows a handicap for all riders based on ability or current season Time Trial results giving all participants an equal chance of success. The faster the rider, the later they depart the start line. First person to cross the finish line after the set distance wins!
For those not inclined to race join us for lunch and ride the beautiful waterfront circuit at Presqu’ile (before and after the Pursuit) at your own pace. 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. Invite your cycling friends, bring you families, come out and enjoy the park.
For 2016 the club will again make use of the enclosed Picnic facility on the inner loop of the park. A BBQ lunch will be provided for racers. Additional meals can be purchased for family and friends.
The “Pursuit” will take place between 10:30 and noon. Pre-registration is required so that our time keepers can apply an appropriate handicap. If you are racing, please arrive no later than 9:30AM to check in and warm up. The BBQ will follow immediately after the race. 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 a clear road.
Leave your TT bikes at home! Due to the nature of this event, a road bike is necessary as you will be riding in close proximity of others. Speedy helmets, booties, wheels etc. are at your discretion. We won’t judge 😉
Cost and Registration
Participant fee is $15 and includes lunch. Additional meals will be $7. Funds will be collected on race day. Please bring cash and exact change if possible.
Please pre-register no later than Wednesday Sept 28th by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org Don’t forget to include additional lunch requirements for family / friends to assist in our planning.
We will proceed rain or shine! The enclosed picnic facility offers ample enclosed space for our social event if the weather doesn’t co-operate.
Check out our page on facebook for pics, videos, info and chat!
See you on the 1st.
Two time trials left this year. Some of the podium positions at being well challenged. The time trial is also a good way to determine how well your training has done this year.
Thursday is Tempo in the Park night. Presqu’ile Park!!!! Why not come for the ride. Come on down even if to just enjoy the scenery. We don’t have to keep up with the big guns. Tempo ride.
Saturday is the Bike up Northumberland event. Use the link to register. Good for your legs and good for our hospitals.