Learn to ride (and race!) your road bike every Monday from April to August (excluding holidays).
With almost 20 years of teaching riders how to race, Midweek Learn-to-Race p/b MEC returns to Tahoe Blvd and Buckhorn Cres. People of all ages, abilities and genders are welcome! Coaches and experienced instructors will be on hand to conduct learn to race clinics, encouraging fun, confidence and skills training. Clinics cover (but are not limited to): cornering, sprinting, pack handling skills, echelons, race tactics, bumping wheels, energy conservation, and more. Riders (including youth) are split into smaller groups of similar ability to keep the sessions fun and safe. Our circuit to closed to all traffic except LTR attendees.
Even if you're not road racing, but just want to improve your bike handling skills for triathlons, Grand Fondos, or charity rides, LTR is for you.
Sign in at 6:30pm; sessions get rolling at 7:00pm.
Helmets mandatory. Participants must have a valid OCA Citizen Permit or UCI Road License. Visit the Ontario Cycling Association for more information.
Non-member Fees: Adult $20; U23 $10. Cash only.
Riders caught littering, not using public facilities, acting in contrary to a "sporting spirit", or generally disrespectful or unsafe will be not allowed to return. Equipment rules follow UCI/CCA rules and do not allow tri-bars or extensions, fixed-gear bikes, or disc brakes. Helmets mandatory.
#MWCrit returns to Tahoe Blvd and Buckhorn Cres for another exciting season of Tuesday night racing!
LATE RACE - Starts April 11, 2017
For Elite 1/2 Men & Women, Master 1 Men. All others must upgrade their way into the category through the Early Race.
EARLY RACE - Starts April 25, 2017
For Elite 3/4, Master 2/3, and U19 (Junior), plus U17 (Cadet) who have previously raced an OCA Youth Cup. Younger riders who have been certified at Midweek Learn- to-Race may be approved at the discretion of Midweek. All new racers are STRONGLY encouraged to complete Midweek's Learn-to-Race before lining up for the Early Race. Experienced marshals wearing pinnies will be in peloton to keep the race safe.
WOMEN'S RACE - Starts May 16, 2017
Recommended for Elite 3, Masters, and U19 (Junior) women, plus U17 (Cadet) women who have previously raced an OCA Youth Cup. Younger riders who have been certified at Midweek Learn-to-Race may be approved at the discretion of Midweek. Women are welcome to race the Early or Late Race instead of the Women's Race.
Please read the tech guide
Preregister to get your timing chip and bib.
All participants must have a valid UCI Road License or OCA Citizen Permit.
Non-member Fees: Adult $25; U23 $15. Cash only.
Riders consistently dropped by the pack may be asked not to participate for the safety of the peloton. Upgrades/downgrades at the sole discretion of Midweek and Race Officials. Riders caught littering, not using public facilities, acting in contrary to a "sporting spirit", or generally disrespectful or unsafe will be disqualified and not allowed to return. Equipment rules follow UCI/CCA rules and do not allow tri-bars or extensions, fixed-gear bikes, or disc brakes. Helmets mandatory.
Join us under at the ski hill at Centennial Park Tuesday evenings this fall. Some of the best CX instructors in Ontario will be on hand to help improve your skills. Every week a new course with new challenges!
Registration opens at 6 pm. Lessons start at 7 pm and then we proceed to races.
While we recommend a CX bike with clipless pedals, you have options: rim brakes, disc brakes, mountain bikes, hybrids and fat bikes, single speed but not fixed gear.
Helmets are mandatory and a front (white) light is recommended. Kids should have a rear (red) blinking light.
Riders who have NOT attended Learn-to-Race or the Midweek Crit in 2017 must preregister to get your timing chip. (2017 LTR or Crit attendees must bring their existing chips. Replacement chips $5.)
Participants must have a valid OCA Citizen Permit or UCI Road License. Visit the Ontario Cycling Association for more information. License/Permit must be purchased at least 48hrs in advance. Ages 9 and up.
Non-member Fees: Adult $25; U23 $15. Cash only.
All group ride attendees must bring a valid UCI/CP license and wear a helmet while on the bike. Always adhere to the Highway Traffic Act and listen to your ride leader.
More information soon.
Midweek Cycling is Ontario's fastest growing youth cycling club, focusing on road, cyclocross, and track.
Midweek supports Long Term Athlete Development and Active for Life, and believes success is measured by the number of youth athletes still riding their bikes and passionate about sport 10, 15, 50 years in the future.
Youths aged 9 and up can join us at Monday Learn-to-Race or Tuesday Cyclocross to learn more about Midweek.
***NEW*** NEXTWEEK YOUTH GRASSTRACK
Midweek Cycling Club's "NEXTWEEK Youth Grasstrack Programme" starts Wednesday August 2nd!
For all riders aged 4 - 12 that can ride their bike unassisted in a straight line, NEXTWEEK offers an introduction to the fundamental skills of cycling through a blend of skill building exercises and games.
Held on the grass of beautiful Erindale Park, NEXTWEEK is open to any aspiring cyclist with a bicycle, in any shape or size, that is in working condition and is looking to have some fun!
Where: Erindale Park Mississauga! North of Dundas St., east of Mississauga Rd.
When: Wednesday, August 2 - September 6 2017 from 6:30 to 7:30pm - weather cancellations will be made by 4pm and announced on Midweek social media.
Who: Riders aged 4 - 12.
Cost: $40 +hst for Ontario Cycling Association Citizen Permit. If riders attend a minimum of 4/6 sessions, they will be reimbursed $40*
Why: It's fun!!!!
Important: Enrollment is limited to 25 riders maximum. First come first served. Must register for series in advance (no on-site registration). Register here.
*existing Midweek Members not charged for Permit or eligible for reimbursement.
August 12, 2017
Garry W Morden Centre (Mississauga, ON)
More information coming soon.