Looking for an easy-going bicycle club in the Canada's National Capital Region?
The Kanata-Nepean Bicycle Club (KNBC) emphasizes the social, recreational, adventure, and health aspects of cycling. We like to cycle in loose groups, and offer rides that range from slow and easy, to quite fast, with lots in between. While many of our rides tend to take place in and around west-end Ottawa, we have members from across the entire region.
Learn more about us, check out our Guest Rider policy, and apply to -- just $35 for new members.
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Ride With KNBC
The Kanata-Nepean Bicycle Club (KNBC) is a volunteer-based, non-profit organization that organizes rides for its members, emphasizing the social, recreational, adventurous, and health aspects of bicycle touring within the Ottawa area and beyond.
KNBC offers a variety of activities with touring as the main focus. These activities include:
If you're interested in what we do, feel free to check our Sample Rides page. On that you'll see maps of a small selection of over a hundred rides that we have in our library.
Think you want to join us on a test ride? Check out the monthly list of rides on our Guest Rider page and follow the instructions.
If you want to try out some self guided tours of the city, check out this City of Ottawa link - Public Rides
COVID-19 UPDATE - MAY 22, 2020
No word yet on when the club will begin offering scheduled rides. Ontario still has a restriction on groups greater than 5.
There is some good news though, the NCC is moving into phase 2 of their re-opening framework. See note below.
PHysical distancing on a bike
Here's an article on how much space to leave when riding or running outside with others. Belgian-Dutch COVID-19 Study
Now that the season is upon us and rides are in the calendar, take the time to download your mobile app. Open up the Apple AppStore or Android PlayStore and search for "Wild Apricot". Then install on your phone or tablet and Login to get access.
You'll be able to verify your profile, review and register for rides, and even get directions to the start location with Google or Apple maps.