Racing the sun along the DVP: Downtown to Edwards Garden & back (approx. 30 KM)

You are welcomed to race the sun with me.

This ride is for any rider that can ride the distance (see hereunder) and can sustain the speed (see hereunder). This is intended to be a fun ride but with a goal to keep a good pace in order to improve our cardio.

1. Locations
- Starting: NE corner of Parliement Street and Distillery Lane (the SW corner of the Distillery complex)
- Mid-point: Edwards Garden
- Ending: (starting location)

2. Route conditions:
- Path type: Paved/ Dedicated
- Mostly flat, a few medium hills, a few but short sand and gravel spots
- Distance (total): Approximately 30 KM

3. Ride requirements:
- Average speed: We will target 20-25 KM per hour
- Break(s): We will take a 10-15 min break once we reach the mid-point location before riding back
- Bike type: Any, but a hybrid or road bike is better suited for the target speed.

4. Additional notes:
- It is preferable to bring lights for this ride;
- This ride is weather permitting;
- Please dress appropriately for the weather and bring water (important to hydrate) and if needed snacks;
- Please be on time and respect your RSVP; We intend to leave on time;
- No guest allowed; Your friend needs to sign up for the Meetup to participate;
- I hope to schedule this event weekly;

- By taking part in this event you attest: a) you are in good health, b) you participate at your own risks, and c) you release the organizer(s) from any responsibility;

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  • A former member
    A former member

    A great challenge to keep you fit. I enjoyed the company which made me go the extra distance.

    1 · August 7, 2014

  • joy

    nice to be part of the cycling soiree...
    thanks J-Y for organizing the ride

    1 · August 7, 2014

  • Mark

    Thanks JY for a great ride. Great weather and nice people. It was nice to meet everyone today.

    1 · August 6, 2014

  • J-Y

    Always a lot of fun to break in the middle of the week with a good workout with this Crowd.

    August 6, 2014

  • Eddie S

    Thank you, J-Y. Nice ride, nice weather, and nice company. Good to meet everyone.

    1 · August 6, 2014

  • Naomi

    Thank you, J-Y! Sorry I had to pull out early. I'll be heading to MEC to get a proper light for the next time. Night riding is the best!

    1 · August 6, 2014

  • Angela

    Thank you everyone for pitching in to help me with my flat! You guys are a great bunch.

    August 6, 2014

    • Kelly L

      That was a crappy situation :-( hope to see you Saturday

      August 6, 2014

  • Eliane

    Nice cycling with you all today! Thanks J-Y for leading such a great ride. Sadly folks, today it looks like the sun won. ;)

    1 · August 6, 2014

  • Randy P.

    ok to hookup with the group at the teeth and, if so, you'll probably get there at 19.20 or so? thanks

    August 5, 2014

    • J-Y

      We will meet you there around that time!

      1 · August 6, 2014

  • joy

    Hi,
    Are you guys a pretty established group?
    Is there room for a newbie?
    Not certain if I will be able to keep up, but would like to try.

    joy

    August 5, 2014

    • joy

      okay, I'll come for the ride. see you there!

      1 · August 6, 2014

    • J-Y

      Everyone is welcomed to join this ride. We will talk at the starting point about the way we will go about the ride today.

      August 6, 2014

  • Mark

    I will also be trying this ride for the first time today. Looking forward to meeting this group of ridets. It looks like it's going to be a beautiful day for cycling.

    August 6, 2014

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