FAQs

Below are listed Frequently Asked Questions that may offer you answers to some of your questions. If any question is not answered, please click the "contact us" tab and we will answer any other questions:

Q: What is 613 Cycling?

A: 613 Cycling is an Ottawa cycling club with the mission of building on an already great local cycling community.

Q: What type of riding does 613 Cycling support?

A: Our main emphasis is on road cycling and racing, but we will also participate in Cyclocross and Mountain Biking.

Q: How do I join 613 Cycling?

A: You can now purchase your membership online here. Kit is available to purchase here. Following submitting these forms, it is required to register via the Ontario Cycling Association website with a citizen’s permit or UCI race license. During this step, you will select “613 Cycling” and the OCA will mail you your membership card.

Q: Do I have purchase a citizen’s permit or UCI race license?

A: The OCA mandates each member having one of the above licenses as it offers insurance to you for each event you attend. It will protect you in the case of any injuries or accidents sustained during OCA sanctioned events (our group rides, clinics, etc.).

  • The citizen’s permit also offers you the opportunity to participate in other cycling events outside of ours including local races.
  • The UCI race license offers you the opportunity to participate in any international cycling event and UCI sanctioned racing, including the Ontario Cup Race Series.

Q: Do you offer a group ride?

A: Yes! Our Saturday road rides start from Bushtukah (203 Richmond Road) beginning in April and run rain or shine (but will be cancelled for extreme weather) until late October. Our group rides are open to everyone, but an OCA membership is highly recommended as it provides you both personal and third-party liability insurance.

Details on a MTB ride will be posted shortly.

Q: What other events do you offer?

A: Check out our events page for details on other events we will be attending.