Looking for a bicycle club in the National Capital Region? The Kanata-Nepean Bicycle Club is a
volunteer-based, non-profit organization for social, recreational bicycle touring. We emphasize
the adventure and fitness aspects of cycling without undue emphasis on performance and/or
competition. We ride from Kanata Town Centre and Centrepointe and a variety of remote locations
to picturesque towns mostly to the west of Ottawa.
For more, see our Mission Statement. But the bicycle touring is what it's
all about, so be sure also to check out our schedule of tours on our
To download a membership application form, click here.
WANTED! - Members for the KNBC Executive Committee.
We need volunteers to help run YOUR club. We have four important posts to fill, so please consider being a volunteer. Some of the positions which will be open are critical to the ability of the club to function, but there are possibilities to re-arrange the deck chairs so that new members have a less demanding position. Please contact the Past President, Tim Sparling at Sparling@sympatico.ca or call at 613 839-1594.
Check out the KNBC Evening Rides Wednesday Night Mystery Tour, Wednesday evenings (weekly) starting at 6:15 at CentrePointe. Impromptu rides of 90 to 120 minutes followed by socializing at a local pub. L1, L2, L3 and L4/L5 speed groups arranged at the start depending on turnout.
NEW this year... Kanata Evening Cycle, Thursday evenings (every second week) starting at 6:15 at Lord Byng Way, Kanata. Impromptu rides of 90 to 120 minutes followed by socializing at a nearby pub. L1, L2, L3 and L4 speed groups arranged at the start depending on turnout.
Check the Club Calendar to confirm dates and times for the evening rides.
CAN-BIKE Level 4 Course (formerly CAN-BIKE-2), for new and experienced cyclists alike.
Do you want more confidence and increased awareness on the road? Do you know that you are a vehicle under the Highway Traffic Act? This advanced course is designed for cyclists both new and experienced to increase their abilities and their knowledge of how to ride effectively through all forms of infrastructure. Gain both confidence and competence on both urban and rural roadways. Learn the rules, but more importantly how to apply them defensively, to be safer in all situations. Be the example to emulate.
Dates: Here are the remaining dates for this season:
• 21, 23 and 24 August
Course Duration: three evenings; 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. inclusive.
Course Location: NEW THIS YEAR: Causeway Work Centre; 22 O'Meara Street Ottawa ON, K1Y 4N6
Cost: Only $55, and $25 is refundable on completion of leading at least one KNBC ride. To Register: Potential participants are to e-mail Monna-Leigh McElveny to register (or ask questions) at firstname.lastname@example.org