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 or close contacts. LIKELY SAFE
3 Small group rides with individuals other than family members and close contacts. CAN BE RISKY. (Risk can be mitigated with basic risk management guidelines and procedures in place.)
4 Large group rides open to the general public and/or with individuals other than family members and close contacts.RISKY (May not be allowed in some jurisdictions.)
1 All riders should be symptom free for at least 14 days prior to any ride.
2 Consider conducting temperature checks before rides.
3 Consider having riders complete a brief medical questionnaire. Individuals with flu-like symptoms or preexisting medical conditions should be discouraged not to participate.
1 Ensure riders are aware of the proper physical distancing policies and procedures. Note:USACycling recommends riding side-by-side or more than 20 feet behind.
2 Riders should be encouraged not to draft and only pass other riders if necessary.
3 Riders should maintain physical distancing during breaks.
4 Ensure Ride Leaders brief all riders of the safety policies and procedures prior to each ride.
1 Consider ensuring all riders wear a cloth face mask during the ride.
2 Riders should be reminded to avoid touching their mouth,nose,face, and eyes.
3 Riders should be encouraged to wash their hands with warm soapy water for at least
20 seconds prior to the ride and carry hand sanitizers with them during the ride.
4 Riders should avoid sharing tools, water bottles or food.
5 Riders should be informed not to spit on rides or around other riders.
6 Riders should be reminded of the proper cough and sneeze etiquette.