Monthly Archives: December 2021

New 2022 Ontario Cycling Association Membership Structure Announced

What we did and learned in 2021 The OCA implemented several membership initiatives for the 2021 season to help re-start cycling following the 2020 shutdown. These included providing individual membership and club/team affiliation credits and permitting the use of Citizen Permits at all provincial level racing including Ontario Cup Series and Provincial Championships.  During the […]

Nicole Visschedyk – Announced as new Chair of Ontario Cycling Association Board

The board of the Ontario Cycling Association [OCA] is pleased to announce that Nicole Visschedyk has accepted her appointment as the new Chair of the OCA Board of Directors for a 1 year term.  Nicole replaces Grahame Rivers as chair who has taken the position of secretary. Nicole is a recovering journalist who currently works […]

Get Ready for Fat Biking this Winter

By Molly Hurford If you’re in Ontario for the winter, that means you have three primary options for on-bike training: riding the indoor trainer, riding outside on plowed roads (carefully!) on a gravel bike or MTB, or shredding in the woods on a fat bike. While all three are great options, I have to admit, the […]

Meet the OCA’s New President & CEO: An Interview with Pam Julian

By Molly Hurford In November, the Ontario Cycling Association announced its new President, Pam Julian. The former equestrian has a broad range of experience in sporting associations, from diving to ringette, and she’s excited to step into this new leadership role with the OCA. Here, we sat down with Julian to hear more about her […]

International Volunteer Day

December 5th marks International Volunteer Day. For several years, the Ontario Cycling Association [OCA] has relied on volunteers to help run our events across all cycling disciplines. The faces change over the years but the dedication and effort the OCA volunteers put in never does. Dan Marshall owner of Substance Project states “Thank you to […]