Sunday Sept 27th 9 AM Gravel Ride – All Members

This Sunday’s Gravel ride will take us south through some places you may not have been before. Weather is looking to be nice and warm with a high of 26 degrees. The start might be coolish – dress appropriately.

We have a rest/re-fuel stop at 45 km at the Danish Place (bring cash/card and a mask). Check out their menu here.

If the group splits, we will regroup throughout the ride and no one will be left behind. Try loading the course into your bike computer if you have one. RWGPS has lots of on-line help.

Start time: 9 AM

Start location: Guelph Youth Music Centre

Register HERE. Note: All steps in the form must be completed!

The ride is capped at 15 participants. Once the cap is reached, the registration link will automatically close.

The route:

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Sunday September 20, 2020 Road Ride – 9:00 AM.

A Sunday ride South and East of Guelph. Weather forecast looks good right now but it might be chilly. As usual meet at the East end libray at Watson and Starwood and we’ll keep the pace comfortable for everyone and figure out rest stops as required.

To join the ride, you need to fill in the appropriate sign-up form by clicking on the following link:  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScsQu4L3_CBAPzSUkbcoU7RoiecobZ3V10ntaSL6oJfYJRlJQ/viewform?usp=sf_link

And the ride with GPS course is… kindly provided by Meg! Thanks Meg.

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Sunday 09/13 9am – Gravel

UPDATE: Ride cancelled. The radar isn’t looking very friendly this morning. Lots of rain incoming.

Sunday gravel rides continue!

This route is similar to the well-loved route from the start of August. Except we’ll ride it in a clockwise direction this time!
We’ll be riding much of the Walter Bean Trail through KW and head back into town along the Kissing Bridge Trailway.

If the group splits, we will regroup so that no one gets left behind. It’s highly recommended you load the route into your bike computer, if you can!

Start time: 9:00am

Start location: Guelph Youth Music Centre

Register HERE. Note: ALL steps in the form must be completed.

The ride is capped at 15 participants. Once the sign-up cap is reached, registration will automatically close.

There will be a refreshments stop just off Lancaster Street at the cafe in Bridgeport at approximately the 51km mark. Bring cash/card and a mask.

Sunday’s weather is looking hit or miss currently. Final call regarding a potential cancellation due to weather will be made no later than 8am on Sunday morning.

The route:

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Sunday Road Ride – September 13th – CANCELLED due to rain.

Road ride is CANCELLED due to the forecast.
Forecasting rain so check for cancellation updates. If its a go, we will start from Arkell and head south east down around Milton and across Lower Base Line. Coming home we’ll have some climbing to do, so we’ll kick it off on Rattlesnake Point. The route will be approx 107km at a pace in around 29-31km/h. Don’t forget to sign up and complete the necessary screening form.

There is only the one group, so to join the ride, you need to fill in the appropriate sign-up form by clicking on the following link: Ride Sign-up Form

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Wednesday Sept 9th 6:00 PM Group Road Rides

Weather Update: RIDE IS ON.

This is Tuesday’s Ride postponed to Wednesday evening.

The very last evening road ride for the 2020 season!

Rides are slightly shorter this week because the sun is setting 13 minutes earlier than last week – boohoo! We should be home before dark, but bring lights.

The protocol is still the same. Three waves: Fast, Medium and Leisurely. Each wave will meet separately from the others. Please see the satellite map for your meeting spot. 

The evening is strictly social pace-line format without surging or breaking apart. We’re looking for great group riding dynamics with good communications and hand signals. Be sure to see all our relevant web pages on Responsibilities, Group Ride GuidelinesSafetyPace-line and New Member information.

In the case of bad weather we are pre-scheduled for Wednesday as the rain date. Check back here for a weather cancellation announcement, it will be posted no less than one hour before the ride.

To join a ride, you need to fill in the appropriate sign-up form.  Click on the following links: 

A Group – Advanced: 31-33 kph

B Group – Moderate  28-30 kph

C Group – Leisurely  25-27 kph

Start time: 6:00 PM, please be ready to pedal then

Start location: Arkell, the intersection of Watson and Arkell Roads 

Please follow all the instructions in the link to join the ride. We are capped at 12 riders per group – the forms will disappear once each group is filled.

If you have any questions, please contact our Membership Experience Director, Meg

Below is the gathering locations for the three speed groups in Arkell. Give yourself enough time to be there and ready to pedal at 6:00 pm.

See maps below for the different group routes.

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