Category Archives: General News

How to change up your indoor training

By: Molly Hurford Whether you love the trainer and have spent the last year excited about Zwifting with your friends or you can’t stand the sight of your trainer or rollers after a long winter, let’s be honest: In Ontario, riding the trainer is just part of training for cyclists hoping to come into the […]

OCA Youth Club Development Grant

  Purpose:  To provide youth-focused clubs/teams the opportunity to bring in a technical expert to run a camp/clinic for their athletes and coaches. Overview In previous years, the OCA has organized a number camps, across all cycling disciplines, using a variety of coaches and technical experts.  While there are plans to offer these types of […]

2021 Preliminary Event Calendars

The Ontario Cycling Association [OCA] would like to announce our Preliminary event calendars for the 2021 Season. The OCA has been working with several organizers over the last few months to create a safe and compatible calendar while staying within guidelines set by the Ministry of Health and the Ontario Government. With physical distancing still being required, events […]

Beating The Cold-Weather Riding Doldrums

By Molly Hurford March is here, and Ontario is going through its usual series of weather ups-and-downs. One minute, it’s sunny and you can feel the heat reflecting off the snow. The next, a cloud has covered the sun, the wind has picked up, and … is that more snow? If you’re suffering from the […]

Your Questions About the OCA’s Insurance Options for Members, Answered

By Molly Hurford Insurance can be a tricky thing to understand, and between pandemic-related concerns and the fact that the Ontario Cycling Association insurance policies differ between clubs and unaffiliated individual members, it can get confusing. Being an OCA member is about more than just racing: Here’s the breakdown of what Ontario Cycling members need […]