Sunday Gravel Ride – Oct. 17, 11:00am

Weather is looking cool, and possibly rainy for this weekend. The ride start will officially be at 11:00am, to account for some warmer weather and hopefully to miss any rain that comes overnight. Dress appropriately and the worst that will happen is that you’ll have a cool story about an awesome adventure.

There will be a halfway stop at the Play-A-Latte Cafe in Kitchener (around kilometer 45). Be sure to bring cash or card and mask for that.

There are two groups: recreational and intermediate. Both use the same route at different paces. However, these groups may be combined depending on turnout. Check the schedule for complete details.

Recreational Gravel: 21-24 km/h average
Intermediate Gravel: 24-26 km/h average

Check back for weather cancellation posted no later than 9:00 AM.

Advance sign-up required. Click here: Sunday Gravel Rides. You will have to create an account on Signup.com

NEW Start time: Please be ready to pedal at 11:00 AM

Start location: The Guelph Youth Music Centre – GYMC

The route: We’re going to go on an urban-ish adventure along some trails that we’ve hit before, and some brand new stuff! Should be a great time!

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Sunday 08/22 Road, 8:00am

As long as the rain holds off, it should be a great (but hot) day for riding bikes! We’ll go on an adventure to explore the Escarpment south of us, before returning up some familiar roads. Bring lots of water, as it’s going to be hot!

We have two options for stops: firstly at the very classy gas station/Tim Hortons on Tremaine Road at around the 50km mark, and secondly in Kilbride around the 70km mark (popsicle stop highly recommended at this point!).

Please sign-up for this ride HERE

This ride is open to SRCC club members only. If you aren’t already a member, you can sign up for the club at speedrivercyclingclub.org/join

The ride departs from the East Branch Public Library at Starwood and Watson at 8am. See the route below, and load it to your GPS!

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Wednesday 08/18 Intermediate Social Ride, 6:00pm

New start time alert! Rides have moved to a 6pm start as daylight slowly fades away (booooo…).

Looks like we may have a good chance of riding in clear weather tomorrow evening. Final call regarding the weather will be made no later than 5:00pm.

This week we will have a slightly longer route for the A group and a slightly shorter route for the B and C groups to get everyone back with sufficient daylight to spare.

Groups will aim for the following paces:

Wednesday A: 28-30 km/h average
Wednesday B: 26-28 km/h average
Wednesday C: 24-26 km/h average

Please sign up in advance for the ride here.

Rides start at 6:00 PM from the East End Library at the corner of Starwood and Watson.

Start locations for the various groups are as indicated below:

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The routes:
Note: the A route does a loop up and around through Eden Mills on the way home. Please ensure you have the route loaded on your computer, if possible, to avoid missing the turns.

A route:

B/C route:

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Tuesday All Members’ Ride, August 3rd, 6:30pm

Enjoying the TAM rides? Great! Let’s enjoy the route one more time, as it’ll be changing soon!

Tuesday is the night of the week that all members can find a speed group they enjoy riding with! The route will remain the same for several weeks in a row, giving an opportunity for riders to see how they progress in fitness week-over-week.

Please note: some groups may be combined based on sign-up numbers and available ride leaders.

This ride requires sign-up in advance. Please do so here: TAM Ride Signup

As with all of our rides, this ride is open to SRCC members only. If you have not signed up to be a club member, you can do so HERE.

The TAM ride will be departing from Calvary Baptist Church, 454 Arkell Rd, at 6:30pm. Please arrive a few minutes early and ensure you are in the group area that you signed up for – see the map below.

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The Route: The first three groups: Hammerfest, Paceline Advanced (32-35kph), and Paceline (30-32kph) will be following this route:

The next four groups (Social Paceline Advanced, Social Paceline, No-Drop Social Paceline, and Learn to Group Ride) will be following this route:

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Sunday 07/18 Gravel- 8:00am

A slightly different route for this weekend’s Gravel sampling. We’ll head northeast along some of the familiar roads of last year’s Big Gravel Ride. Then we’ll turn north and hit the rail trail heading into Fergus, with a slight detour to the Belwood Country Market for a refreshment stop (butter tarts highly recommended!). We’ll then turn westward on the Elora Cataract Trail and take it most of the way into Elora, before turning south and heading back along the Guelph-Elora Trail and back to the start.

There are two groups: recreational and intermediate. Both use the same route at different paces. Check the schedule for complete details.

Recreational Gravel: 21-24 km/h average
Intermediate Gravel: 24-26 km/h average

Weather is, like all rides it seems lately, iffy. Hopefully the forecast improves! Check back for weather cancellation posted no later than 7:00 AM. Weather looks great today, now! No rain forecasted until 5pm!

Advance sign-up required. Click here: Sunday Gravel Rides. You will have to create an account on Signup.com

Start time: Please be ready to pedal at 8:00 AM

Start location: The Guelph Youth Music Centre – GYMC

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CANCELLED – Tuesday June 29th – TAM Ride, 6:30pm

RIDE CANCELLED. Radar and forecast aren’t looking nice. And everything is soaking wet. Not a fun night for rides! See you next time.

The Tuesday All-Members Ride (TAM Ride) is back for week 2. Like last week, Tuesday is the night of the week that all members can find a speed group that they enjoy riding with. We have added a second ‘Paceline Advanced’ Group (32-35kmh) due to demand last week.

This ride requires sign-up in advance. Please do so here: TAM RIDE JUNE 29th SIGNUP Sign-up does require you to create an account on Signup.com.

This ride is open to SRCC members only. If you have not signed up to be a club member, you can do so HERE.

The TAM ride will be departing from Calvary Baptist Church, 454 Arkell Rd, at 6:30pm. Please arrive a few minutes early and ensure you are in the group area that you signed up for – see the map below.

The Route: Hammerfest, Paceline Advanced (32-35kph), and Paceline (30-32kph) will be following this route:

The other four groups (Social Paceline Advanced, Social Paceline, No-Drop Social Paceline, and Learn to Group Ride) will be following this route:

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