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2016 Learn to Group Ride program

The Silver Spokes Cycling Club is pleased to offer the 2016 Learn to Group Ride Program at the Tillsonburg Community Centre.
The program will begin Tuesday May 31 and run for 5 consecutive Tuesdays till June 28th from 6:00PM to 8:00PM.
Please meet at the community centre northeast parking lot.
Cost is $40.
Please contact John Verbakel at 519 550 3104 or email
for more information or view the following poster.


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August Godefridus Ride 2014 along the Niagara Parkway


For the last five years, the first Wednesday in August is when we do our 115 km Niagara-on-the-Lake to Fort Erie and back, ride to commemorate Godefridus ( Fred ) Verbakel who was a keen cyclist and did this ride annually with a number of club members and friends just for fun. This year 20 cyclists enjoyed a perfect day weather wise and even a brief attempt by a number of Velo Quebec riders to latch on to our group. ¬†Along the way the group had lunch at Barrel pizza in Fort Erie. There was a photo op stop at the Falls and rehydrating at Harp’s Irish pub back in NOTL. Mark the ¬†first Wednesday in August on your calendar for next year. Thanks to all the photo contributors,

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