Sunday August 2nd, 8am Gravel Ride – Moderate 87km

UPDATE: Ride Cancelled.
Rain and thunderstorms don’t make for a good ride.

The gravel rides continue! And who else would you expect to lead a gravel ride than your friendly neighbourhood gravel nut?

Start time: 8am

Start location: Guelph Youth Music Centre (not the library). Plenty of parking for those arriving by car.

We’ll be meeting separately from the ‘Leisurely’ riders. Our meeting place will be the North end of the parking lot (see image below).

We’re going to explore the Walter Bean Trail through KW, heading there via the Kissing Bridge Trailway, and heading home along some gravel roads to the west of the city. We’ll stop for refreshments at about the 51km mark. The official end point will be at Speedvale Rd and Elmira Rd N.

To join the ride, you will need to complete and submit the sign-up form, found HERE. All steps listed in the form MUST be completed.

Final call regarding the weather will be made no later than 7am on Sunday morning.

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Tuesday July 28th 6:30 PM Group Road Rides

This Tuesday will be our first evening of club rides in 2020.  We’re looking forward to seeing familiar faces and welcoming new members! 

We will be departing in three waves. Each wave will meet separately from the other wave. Please see the map below for your meeting spot.  The Advanced wave (fastest) will depart first, followed a minute later by the Moderate wave, followed by the Leisurely wave. 

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

A Group – Advanced: 29-31 kph  –  59 km

B Group – Moderate  27-29 kph   –  53 km

C Group – Leisurely  25-27 kph   –  50 km

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

Start time: 6:30 PM, please be ready to pedal then. 

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 6:30 pm. See you soon!

See maps below for the different group routes.

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Sunday July 26th 8:00 AM Gravel Ride – Leisurely 70K

SRCC Gravel rides are now an official addition to club offerings, what a year! This is a nice route out of Guelph for some tried and true off pavement riding. Pace will be a leisurely low 20s kph average.

Start Time: 8:00 AM, please be ready to pedal then.

Start location: Guelph Youth Music Centre (not the library). Plenty of parking for those arriving by car.

We are required to meet separately from the ‘Moderate’ gravel riders. Our group will be at the south end of the parking lot by the building. See below.

The gravel route is a nice one that uses some Kissing Bridge Trailway and a lot of gravel roads up and around Elora & Fergus.

There will be a coffee/snack stop in Elora

To join this ride, you need to fill in the sign-up form and the link is HERE

You need to follow all the instructions in that link to join the ride. We are capped at 12 riders total – the form will disappear once we have a full roster.

The weather is looking good with a nice starting temperature and then rising. Bring lots of water and electrolytes. See you then!

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Sunday July 26th 8:00 AM Gravel Ride – Moderate 82K

This Sunday is the first official day of club rides in 2020 and the first official club gravel rides (not counting the BGR event last year).

Start Time: 8:00 AM, please be ready to pedal then.

Start location: Guelph Youth Music Centre (not the library). Plenty of parking for those arriving by car.

We are required to meet separately from the ‘Leisurely’ gravel riders. Our group will be at the north end of the parking lot. See below.

The gravel route is a nice one that uses some Kissing Bridge Trailway and a lot of gravel roads up and around Elora & Fergus.

There will be a coffee/snack stop in Elora

To join this ride, you need to fill in the sign-up form and the link is HERE

You need to follow all the instructions in that link to join the ride. We are capped at 12 riders total – the form will disappear once we have a full roster.

The weather is looking good with a nice starting temperature and then rising. Bring lots of water and electrolytes. See you then!

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Sunday July 26 Medium Road ride 8 A.M. from east end Guelph Public Library

Holy smokes – I’m first to post a ride for 2020! Well, here goes – hopefully everything works with the links and forms and documents and ppe and all the other stuff we need to do. Anyway, here it is. Road ride going north of Belwood lake. It’ll be about 85 kilometers long and there are a few short sections of very smooth gravel so leave your time trial bike at home.

To join this ride, you need to fill in the sign-up form and the link is HERE

You need to follow all the instructions in that link to join the ride and we are capped at 12 riders total – the form will disappear once we have a full roster.

So here’s the route. There may be some very small modifications as conditions dictate

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