Bike wheels in snow

Update December 12: There’s a rain warning for this evening, which we will highly likely be caught in, so let’s try this ride again next week on Wednesday December 19. 

Is the lack of Vitamin D getting you down? Let’s combat the darkness with a festive Christmas lights ride around town. Maintain your cardio while everyone else is swilling eggnog. The ride will wend its way from Canada Place to the West Side, hitting all the highlights before ending at the mother of all light displays at Van Dusen Gardens. Dinner at Van Dusen or pho at Main and 29th for those needing to defrost with a hot beverage. Dress for the weather, erring on the side of warmth, as there may be some stopping to ooh and ah. This year, we’ll go mid-week to avoid the crowds. 

When: meet at 430pm

Where: meet at Canada Place flagpoles

Who: RSVP Teresa

How long: Click Here for route, omitting the East Van section; 20ish km at leisure pace

What: Ride goes in good weather only. Canceled in the event of rain, snow, other events of Biblical proportions

Cost: $20 to enter Van Dusen, $18.50 if bought online. Other lights are free to view. $10-15 for dinner.

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