A rich part of the Waterloo Cycling Clubs history is The Big Ride. A Saturday ride near the end of summer to celebrate the great cycling we’ve all done through the summer and to raise money for a local cause. For 2016 we’re bringing back The Big Ride! The Ride The exact route is […]
The Hydrocut Trail Committee has started the process to carefully realign our trail design more closely to IMBA guidelines. This will allow us to enhance the trail riding experience for all levels of rider and make the Hydrocut standards more similar to other major trail systems found across North America. The new Trail Map will […]
Jason asked me recently to contribute to the WCC’s “Perspective of a Volunteer” series and in reading Kevin Scheerer’s recent post I was inspired to follow suit. With a little history: My first several outings on a bicycle (without training wheels) weren’t all that successful with my father chasing after my five year old self, […]
For many years, the Hydrocut has been a place for riders of all levels to develop their skills and the Waterloo Cycling Club Trail Committee would like to keep that tradition alive. After a brain-storming session earlier this year, the Committee came to a consensus that we would to take our trails to the next […]
Trail-use data for the first half of 2016 is now in. We’ve had over400 riders in a day at the Glasgow entrance, plus over 100/day at the Snyder’s Road entrance. Our highest week has been approximately 1400 riders, and our monthly high is nearly 5000 riders! The Trail Committee has been very busy with the addition of new […]
Many of you asked….and the ride leaders of the Moderate, Intermediate and Fast Fondos listened! Effective July 2nd the Saturday Fondo Rides are moving to an 8am start. This change helps us start a little earlier to deal with hotter weather and get back a little earlier to enjoy more of the day with our […]
Our title sponsor, McPhail’s Cycle & Sports, is celebrating 100 years in Waterloo! Head on over and visit them this Saturday, June 25 for a BBQ (11 am to 3 pm), a big sale and a chance to win some great prizes like an Opus bike, helmets and accessories.
Another very successful Learn to Group Ride program is complete and it’s time to transition into what we are now calling the Rec Ride. Found a group to ride with during the LTGR – Perfect! Riding with just a couple of friends – Perfect! Create a new group […]