The 2017 Club season is here! Join us for a great year of rides, events and community.


Join the Club!

Cabbagetown Cycling Club is a community based group of advocates, racers, enthusiasts and commuters.

Our mandate is to promote safe cycling within the city of Toronto while developing a sense of community through weekly group rides, training/tech seminars and other social events.

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Upcoming Rides

Stay tuned for ride announcements and a full ride calendar as we ramp up for spring.

September 2017

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  • Ride Level C: Eastern Swing with Bayview climb
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  • Ride level B: Zoo Plus
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  • Ride Level B: Mt. Pleasant Madness - aka Banbury
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  • Ride level B/C: Standard route
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  • Ride Level C: Eastern Swing with Bayview climb
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  • Ride Level B: Stouffville
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  • Ride Level B - new route! "TBD
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  • Ride level B: Standard route
  • Ride leaders' meeting
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  • Friday Fall C-Level - new route
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  • CCC Sunday Stouffville! Ride level B-
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  • Fall C-level Climb-fest
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  • Ride Level B/C: Banbury
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  • Club Picture Day! C-Level
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  • Ride Level B/C: BGB (Bayview, Glendon, Bayview)
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Ride Levels

The Cabbagetown Cycling Club grades ride levels / categories using the scale below.

If you are new to group riding, underestimate your ability until you have more experience riding with the club. Please remember it is much better to start with a ride that is too easy than to struggle through a ride that is too hard and risk being dropped. Be aware that on some rides, riders will push the pace faster than the average speed listed for that ride. However, ride leaders will do their best to keep average pace in line with the ride category.

The faster the average speed, the higher the level of group riding skills that is required to ensure that rides remain safe. So, even if you are aerobically fit, if you are a newbie to group rides we strongly encourage you to join an easier ride to gain the skills needed to enjoy riding safely in a group. Ride leaders will be happy to give you details regarding what is expected of you on rides. Please feel free to call the ride leader if it is your first ride at that level or if it is your first club ride.


Ride Level A+

Average speed 30-32 kph

Average speed on flats >35 kph. Generally competitive over demanding terrain. Regrouping at the discretion of ride leader (i.e. “drop rule” in effect).

Ride Level A

Average speed 28-30 kph

Average speed on flats >35 kph. Generally competitive over demanding terrain. Regrouping at the discretion of ride leader (i.e. “drop rule” in effect).

Ride Level B

Average speed 27-29 kph

Average speed on flats >32 kph. Ride leader regroups as necessary (i.e. “no drop” rule in effect).

Ride Level C

Average speed 25-27 kph

Average speed on flats 28-30 kph. Ride leader regroups as necessary (i.e. “no drop” rule in effect).

Ride Level D

Average speed 22 -25 kph

Average speed on flats >27 kph. Generally flat and easy rolling terrain. Ride leader regroups as necessary (i.e. “no drop” rule in effect).

RIDE LEADERS

Check out our fearless and friendly Club Ride Leaders below.  Bios and photos coming soon!


Chris Burke

Charles Gordon

Dan Harrison

Mike Millar

Wil Mills

Jay Patel

Manissa Patel

RIDE ETIQUETTE


Click the links below for guidelines and suggestions to make group riding easier, safer and more predictable.


Riding in groups and other cycling tips

Riding in a Paceline

Get in Touch

Questions, comments or concerns? Reach out using the form below. We’d love to hear from you.