The Ride:  Another VBC classic attracting many riders! John was a long-time member of the club. Each year he led a ride with a distance of about the same number of kilometers as his age (that would end up at about 93) on or near his birthday. The weather is ALWAYS awful, but no one cares; the ride just magically shortens up if things get ugly. The group might end-up at the Flying Beaver pub, by the float plane terminal, to hoist a pint or two to a departed friend.

The Route:  The exact route and pace will greatly depend on the climatic conditions and the mood of the moment, but if the weather man got it right we will make a run for Iona Island via Heather bike route and River Road, return on Cypress. That would give us a total of 47km. That makes it about half of Hathaway’s age.

For more information about John Hathaway click HERE.

Meet:  At Terra Breads at the Olympic Village at 1030 (late start to let most of the ice melt)

Ride coordinator:  Andrea C.

3 Responses to “Sunday, Jan. 14: John Hathaway Birthday Ride (Medium)”
  1. Sharon L says:

    Excellent ride, great company and o.k. weather. No rain!!! Food good.
    Thanks Andrea and fellow riders, enjoyable 🙂

  2. ac says:

    We managed to pull it off with a good ride today. The fog didn’t deter 17 hardy cyclists from spinning those pedals to the Beaver, which as usual, lived up to its name. Wherever Hathaway is, he must be looking down and smile.

  3. Jay C says:

    Great ride, fog was better than rain! Add another new place for me to eat with good food. Thanks everyone

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