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King Street Cycles/Norco Demo Day – May 28th Save The Date!

Posted  May 10, 2014  by  WCC Administrator

Wednesday, May 28th, Glasgow trailhead at The Hydrocut, from 5:00 -8:00pm – Come out and try the newest models from Norco with their Reps on hand! King Street Cycles will be cooking up a tasty BBQ!  100% of the proceeds to the WCC Trails Committee. Bring your helmet and your favourite pedals, and we’ll set you up with […]

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Proud To Announce Our Youth Development Program

Posted  May 8, 2014  by  WCC Administrator

Cycling is a tough sport that requires lots of energy and motivation. Fortunately, Waterloo Region is full of tough, energetic and smart young people! Our goals are to: Get our young riders to enjoy road riding in a safe environment! Develop the next generation of cycling advocates and club leaders. Develop the next generation of […]

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Tales From The Tandem With Kari & Adam – P2A

Posted  May 1, 2014  by  WCC Administrator

I wasn’t sure what to expect as we lined up to start Paris to Ancaster. It was my fifth go at this race and Kari’s second, but this one would be different from past years. With a minute to go until the start Kari clipped and got set to go, as the gun went off […]

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The Trails Committee Always Hard At It

Posted  April 30, 2014  by  WCC Administrator

Being that the trails are VERY soggy given all the rain of late, the Trails Committee is always on the lookout for trail tidy up/clearing etc. to make your (and their) riding experience more enjoyable! Raf was out last night and tells his tale: I did a little walk through the trails today. Kaitlyn’s Switchbacks, […]

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Trail Day Prep Has Started!

Posted  April 29, 2014  by  WCC Administrator

Two members of the WCC Trails Committee (Clay and Dan) used Monday night to tackle some maintenance work on low and rough spots at bridges and culverts. They also started prepping the first of three sections of new trail for the first Trail Day of the year. Be a part of trail growth and maintenance by coming out with the […]

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Message from the WCC Trails Committee

Posted  April 26, 2014  by  WCC Administrator

SPRINGing Forward To Another Strong Riding Season The Waterloo Cycling Club (WCC) has a stewardship agreement with the Region of Waterloo to maintain the mountain bike trails at the Hydrocut.  The WCC Trails Committee (TC) is the branch of the WCC that acts as stewards for the’Hydrocut’trails. As such the Trails Committee has been functioning very […]

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Trail Maintenance at The Hydrocut

Posted  April 23, 2014  by  WCC Administrator

Raf went out today with his good buddy Jim (JO) and spent just over 4 hours clearing the trails.  They removed the dangerous tree near the end of the fast section on Frankenstein and one smaller newly fallen one on Stinky Girl and a bunch of little twigs and debris as they hiked. After that […]

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First Spring Rides at the Hydrocut

Posted  April 22, 2014  by  WCC Administrator

Well, the moment we have all been waiting for FINALLY arrived this past Easter weekend!  The spring rain held off which meant the trails dried quickly after the snow melt. The parking lots were full of excited riders, all enjoying their shared passion for the sport.  There was tonnes of Twitter chatter; friends re-connecting and […]

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The Art of the Ride, the WCC Ride Experience

Posted  April 18, 2014  by  WCC Administrator

Here it is, the WCC Ride Guide protocol for 2014! The “Art Of The Ride” is more difficult to capture in writing, it is practiced by our Ride Leaders and passed down to new members.  It is the WCC Ride Experience

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Riding When the Trails are Wet!

Posted  April 17, 2014  by  WCC Administrator

Riding in mud creates awful lot of damage, which is especially painful to see now when the trails have just started recovering from the massive amounts of ugly, unpleasant, and erosion prone ruts, left by careless mud-riders in the Early Spring. Too often the mud-riders defensive argument is that they didn’t know it was “too […]

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