Author Archives: Tom Blainey

Spring Cycling Trip

Morgan and Derek have proposed an organized spring cycling trip to South Carolina with Carolina Tailwinds. Here are the details:

Greenville, South Carolina; Six days 5 nights; Terrain mainly flat; Each day’s ride supported by a sag truck with snacks and lunches; bring your own bike or rentals are available @$100.00 for the tour; All Lodging in four star hotels along with evening meals except for two meals at times when we are exploring on our own to take in the sights; All taxes and gratuities included in price of $2225.00 US dollars. For more details check the information on the  Carolina Tailwinds website.

 Travel: We are suggesting car-pooling; flight arrangements could be made independently.

 Those who want to participate should notify me by Wed. 4 Dec. I will be able to confirm the amount of our deposits when I get the total number of participants.

 Yours, in pursuit of fitness & fun,

Derek & Morgan

Click Here to email for sign-up or more information.

November Ride

Meet at: Metro Plaza, S/E corner of Taunton and Salem in Ajax.

Date: Sunday November 24

Departure Time: 10:30 AM

Tour Host:  Tom Blainey

Ride Length: 46K

RWGPS Map Click here

Come out for an easy 46 km ride in late NOVEMBER! Coffee and pastries to follow at Nova Era Bakery.


Christmas 2019 Pub Night

Join your friends from DCC in a cheer to the end of the year!

RSVP by December 18 – Click Here!

When: Friday December 20  Where: Hops House, Whitby        Time: 7 PM

Park just south of Hops House in Municipal lot, free after 6 PM. If parking full, municipal lot north of Dundas street behind Gryphon pub.

Quickie to Annina’s

Start: Claremont Memorial Park

Distance: 40 KM

Tour Host: Derek Lee

Time:  9:30 AM

Turns: Click here.

Thanksgiving Special Ride

Date: Friday October 11                Start Time: 1 PM

Start Location:

Join Tom Moffat for a relaxed Pace Ride from Newcastle to Port Hope. On this Thanksgiving Weekend special, we will ride as a group while this great weather lasts. No map, just follow Tom! Approx. 50-60 km.

Nestleton to Lindsay

Join Rob as he takes you on a tour to Lindsay for a coffee.

Date: October 6

Time: 9:30 AM

Start: Nestleton Community Centre

3971 ON-7A, Nestleton Station, ON L0B 1L0

Ride Length: 79 km

RWGPS Turn By Turn: Click Here

Ups and Downs

Date: Sunday Sept 29

Start location:  Kedron Park, 426 Britannia Ave E, Oshawa, ON L1L 1B7

Start Time:   9:30 AM

This ride really has it’s Ups & Downs. Ride to Burketon Station for a snack at Stack’s Grill.

Click here for turn by turn directions.

Pickering Annina’s 75

Date: Sunday Sept. 15

Start Point: Independent Plaza – Dixie & Finch, Pickering

Start Time: 9 AM

Ride to Annina’s for delicious snacks and downhill all the way home.

Click here for turn by turns.


Fionn’s Ride

Meet at: Fionn’s Restaurant,

Corner of Green Road & Hwy 2, Bomanville

Park between LCBO and Winners

Date: Oct 27

Start Time: 9:30 AM

Route: 67 km

Route Features: Ride from Fionn’s Restaurant owned by DCC members Tracy & Carl Allred. After 67 km through Clarington we go back for some food & drink at Fionn’s. If weather turns sour, we can cut route by 15 km at Concession 3 and Morgans Road.

Map & Turns: Click here

RWGPS: Click on route below.