Update July 12th: Meeting time changed to 9am to accommodate transit users. Tired of high gas prices? Load the jerry cans onto your bike racks and line your panniers with garbage bags for this ride in search of cheap gas. Just kidding. Maybe. A more attractive reason to cross theContinue reading
Update July 17: please note date change. Avalon isn’t open Sundays. What’s summer without ice cream? “More cream, less scream” are words to live by. Not to worry, for the dairy and sugar-averse, there are soup and sandwich options. This is a fairly flat ride, save crossing the Skytrain andContinue reading
The Ride: The hills are (almost) out of the way as we move through Burnaby, from Boundary Road up to Hastings St. Then it’s a ride through bucolic lands in both Pitt Meadows and Langley. There is an alternate stop in Fort Langley if we want. It’s a leisurely (notContinue reading
Okay, all ready to go! This ride allows a few entrance points if you don’t want to do the entire ride. Although it shows as 173km, if you get the Skytrain from 22nd St, it should come in at 161km with your ride to the start and getting back home.Continue reading
Get out your aprons and best cooking pots. Let’s renew this annual gourmand ride. I use the word “ride” rather liberally as this now seems to be more about the food. In the past we’ve had more than 20 “riders”, let’s see if we can do better this year. BringContinue reading
Want to post a last-minute impromptu ride? Want to be updated about impromptu rides? We’re starting a WhatsApp group for just this purpose. We’re calling these rides “Flash Rides” because they’re so spur-of-the-moment. It’s wonderful because a text can be sent out once and everyone gets it instantaneously. If aContinue reading
What’s holding you back from leading a ride? Not excessive cattitude, I hope. Lead a ride, give back to your club, and go where you want. Help is available from experienced ride leaders in route planning, posting your ride and co-leaders. Email Teresa to have your ride posted.Continue reading
Please ride COVID safe, it is up to ride leaders to specify exactly what their expectations are. At a minimum you should abide by the BC Health guidelines. RISK FACTOR RATING – How safe is your ride? 1 Solo rides. VERY SAFE 2 Small group rides with family members orContinue reading
Wednesday Night Pie Rides
The ride: We zip around the edges of Vancouver. Starting from Canada Place we climb to Prospect Point in Stanley Park, then along Beach to Science World, across to Kits, and out to UBC and back home along the bike routes of Kits.
A fast, but friendly ride with several stops to collect everyone.
Meet: 500pm Wednesdays Canada Place west side by the flagpoles.
Distance: About 20 to 50 km, depending on how far you ride.
Pace: Multi-paced – please wait at pre-determined spots for others.
Contact: Henry H. at hulbert AT vcn.bc.ca