Racing the sun along the DVP (from downtown, approx. 30 KM)

You are welcomed to race the sun with me. A few important facts:
- Please note the new 6:45PM departure time.
- It is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED to bring lights for this event.
- We sometimes regroup after for drinks so plan for attending if you want to socialize.

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: Around Edwards Garden or Sunnybrook Hospital
 - Ending: (starting location)

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

3. Ride requirements:
 - Average speed: We will target 20-30 KM per hour (we often do interval training)
 - Break(s): We will take a 10 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 HIGHLY RECOMMENDED 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;

- 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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  • Randy P.

    great workout and camraderie

    August 29

  • Lisa

    Looks like it's going to be a great day for a ride. Those two hills have my name on them! =)

    2 · August 27

    • J-Y

      That is pretty close to saying you own those hills! ;)

      1 · August 27

    • Randy P.

      it certainly is!

      August 29

  • Marco

    Thanks Jean Yves for organizing the ride. Fun pace, good group. Hasta luego

    1 · August 28

  • Lisa

    Great ride. Quick group today with time for both hills and food after. Great way to get in a quick workout after work.

    2 · August 28

    • Mahdi

      So Ninjas work during the day? Lol :-)

      2 · August 28

  • Kelly L

    Gotta wear safety glasses and a mask next week so bugs stop entering my eyes and mouth :-)

    2 · August 28

  • Leona

    Great ride - thanks J-Y :)

    2 · August 27

  • Iva

    Awesome ride & ideal weather. thanks for organizing J-Y!

    2 · August 27

  • J-Y

    This was fun. The rides are getting pretty fast and they are getting more enjoyable. Thank you for joining.

    2 · August 27

  • Jagdeep G.

    J-Y, thanks for setting this up. I'm quite tired, but a fun ride. Definitely will go again! :)

    1 · August 27

  • Eddie S

    Thanks J-Y for another great ride

    1 · August 27

  • Dheeraj

    Missed it
    Apologies
    Next one for sure

    August 27

  • Anesh S

    Couldn't make this one! I would love to make the next though!

    August 27

  • J-Y

    Beautiful day today! I would like to do the 2 hills tonight if most agree

    1 · August 27

  • Randy P.

    JY, will the gang ride out on time tonight, so you make it to the teeth before 7.30?

    August 27

    • J-Y

      Yes, we plan to leave on time today so we should meet at the teeth much before that time

      1 · August 27

  • Randy P.

    looking forward, hope everyone's having a good wknd

    1 · August 23

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