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As a cycling enthusiast, the following resources may be of interest to you. The links provided on this page are general guidelines and for information purposes only. The Ancaster Velo Cycling Club is not liable for any injuries or damages sustained as a result of the information provided by these third-party web sites. Please use at your own risk.

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Global Cycling Network

The Global Cycling Network brings you compelling daily content including expert bike tutorials, techniques, training, behind the scenes event coverage, ...

www.ontariocyling.org

The provincial governing body for the sport of cycling in Ontario. Road, Track, Mountain Biking, Downhill, Cyclo-Cross, BMX and Para-cycling.

cyclinginsurance.ca/Core-Program.html

Core Program. Cycling Canada (i.e. CC) in conjunction with their Broker and Risk Manager Holman Insurance Brokers Ltd. have arranged a comprehensive insurance program..

thezebra.com/insurance-news/5737/bike-theft-insurance-claim/

Preventing Bike Theft: What to do Before, During and After. Whether you use your bike for commuting to work, exercise, or just trips around town, being a victim of bike theft can leave you frustrated, upset and confused. Hopefully you never have to be in this situation, but if your bike is stolen, here are some steps to help ease the anxiety and – fingers crossed – get your bike back safe and sound. 

www.ontariocyling.org

The provincial governing body for the sport of cycling in Ontario. Road, Track, Mountain Biking, Downhill, Cyclo-Cross, BMX and Para-cycling.

Group Riding

Source:  Canadian Cycling Magazine

How to be the most popular person on the group ride

Do these 9 things to become respected by everyone you ride with

www.roadbikerider.com

RBR offers the best, the broadest, and the deepest archive of HOW-TO cycling knowledge on the Internet. Whether you’re a new rider or a grizzled veteran, we’ve ...

Navigation

ridewithgps.com

Powerful tools require some know how. We’ve created an extensive library of help articles to assist you in getting the most out of Ride with GPS.Help available on the Ride With GPS website - Ride With GPS Help

Bike Maintenance

bicycletutor.com

Bike repair videos show how to fix your own bike. Bicycle maintenance and repair instructions by Alex Ramon.

www.jimlangley.net/wrench/flattiretwo.htm

Bike repair videos show how to fix your own bike. Bicycle maintenance and repair instructions by Alex Ramon.

www.bicycling.com

Find essential tips, instructions, and news to keep your bike spinning safely and smoothly – from repair videos to reviews of the best lubes and tools.

www.madegood.org

Bicycle maintenance video tutorials. Fix a puncture, adjust saddle height, oil a chain, build a wheel or index a rear derailleur, every topic covered.

www.jimlangley.net/wrench/flattiretwo.htm

This is the second flat-tire-repair article on my site. I offer two because some people prefer the photo-and-caption-style instructions and others ...

www.bicycling.com/repair

Find essential tips, instructions, and news to keep your bike spinning safely and smoothly – from repair videos to reviews of the best lubes and tools.

www.madegood.org/bikes/repairs/

Bicycle maintenance video tutorials. Fix a puncture, adjust saddle height, oil a chain, build a wheel or index a rear derailleur, every topic covered.

Training Plans

www.britishcycling.org.uk/knowledge/training-plans

Kick start your cycling with British Cycling's training plans. Whether your riding your first sportive or want to take your riding to the next level we can help.

Health & Nutrition

www.active.com/cycling/Articles/Nutrition-Guide-for-Cyclists

Good nutrition can be the difference between a strong day in the saddle or watching others fly by you. Here are some tips on eating well on and off the bike.

arniebakercycling.com/pubs/Free/Road%20Rash%20ABC.pdf

Road Rash ABC Handout Page 2 Not Going to the ER? Most riders can handle the treatment of second-degree road rash themselves or with a little help from a friend.

Cycling Benefits

https://centralparkbikerental.nyc/rentals/the-health-benefits-of-cycling

An article about the many benefits of cycling as well as a long list of links to other related articles.

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