There are countless rides not run by Team Coastal, but enjoyed by our members each year. Some fundraise, some are just fun.
Click the Name for the event website.
|Vancouver Populaire||Vancouver||25, 50, or 100 km|
|MEC Vancouver Century Ride||Vancouver||50 or 100 km|
|Okanagan Shushwap Century Ride||Armstrong||14, 56 or 100 km|
|Fraser Valley Grape Escape for MS||Langley||
86, 67 or 35 Day 1,
50 km Day 2
|International Women's Ride Day||New Westminster - Trout Lake||70 or 90 km|
|Ride Don't Hide for Mental Health||Swangard Stadium - Richmond - Return||10, 20, 60, 100 km|
|WPC Canada Day Ride||Campbell Valley Park to Yarrow (supported)||116, 128 km|
|July 1||Canada Day Populaire||Yorkson Community Park - Chilliwack, Return||150 km|
|Rotary Club 'Ride for Hearing'||Brentwood Town Center to Harrison||120 km|
|July 22||Prospera Valley Gran Fondo||Fort Langley to Fort Langley||0, 88 or 160 km|
|Tour de Whatcom||Bellingham, WA||22, 44, 62 or 100 miles|
|Cypress Mountain Hill Climb Challenge||Mulgrave School to peak||5, 12 km|
|Cowichan Valley Grape Escape for MS||Shawnigan Lake||47, 73, 103 km Day 1, 13, 33, 57 km Day 2|
|Ryder Hesjedahl's Tour de Victoria||Victoria||45, 90, 140 km|
|Whistler Granfondo||Vancouver-Whistler||55, 122, 155 km|
|BC Lung Association Bike Trek||South Surrey - Cultus Lake - return||100 km x 2 days or 50 km x 1 day|
|Okanagan Grape Escape for MS||Kelowna||60-150 km|
|Bike for your Life||Salmon Arm||10, 35, 75, 100 km|
Want to ride indoors with other riders? Try Team Coastal Zwifters!
- Starts Monday, 17 October at 6:30pm
- Meet at 'start line of Watopia'! John will be wearing red!
- Link to explain how it works
- If you have a fast computer and a trainer, you can get set up for the cost of a 'ant plus dongle' and a USB cable for about $40.00. Other options here.
Rides... We have lot's of them! ... Organized and operated by our Ride Leaders
We have regular Weekly Rides
But we also have members who organize and ride:
Special rides throughout the year
- Wine tour
- Cyclocross rides
- Mountain bike rides
- Family rides
- MS Ride
- Ride to Conquer Cancer
We do "Event" rides
Use the Event Calendar to keep up to date with what is happening.
On the training front... Are you training for an up-coming event like:
- Ride to Conquer Cancer
If so, Team Coastal is the place for you.... We offer many rides that can get you started on your training or top it up with fitness.
Do any of these apply to you?
- I'm nervous riding in a group.
- I haven't figured out my gears
- I struggle on the hills
- I need to learn how to draft
- I need to get faster
If so... we have rides and ride leaders that can help you.... And, you will have a ton of fun with some great people while you're at it!
We will try and keep this page up to date and who to contact.
Watch the Twitter Feed.
|Saturday||9:00 AM||Saturday Navel Ride||Navel||
Watch the Twitter Feed.
|Sunday||9:00 AM||Sunday Training Ride South Surrey||Valencia||
Active Contact Hans Vanderdoe
|Sunday||9:00 AM||Sunday Morning Fort Langley Ride||Valencia||Active starting May 12. Watch Twitter feed for details|
|Monday||6:30 PM||Monday Cloverdale Ride||
Active but Ride Leader - ad hoc
INActive - Needs a Ride Leader - Let us know if you are interested
|Wednesday||6:30 PM||Wednesday Cross Border Ride||Navel, Valencia, Blood||
starting again in April 24 2019.
Read details in the link for those who want to ride in the offseason
|Wednesday||6:30 PM||Wednesday Canada Ride||Valencia||Active starts April 24|
|Friday||9:00 AM||Friday Morning Ride||Valencia||Active|
- Navel (Orange): 40 km or less, pace adjusted to slower riders, intro to group riding, come as you are and we'll help you out
- Valencia (Orange): 50+ km, pace is faster than beginner rides, need to feel comfortable with group riding, should have base fitness level, road bike and proper footwear
- Blood (Orange): High speeds and longer distances make these rides very challenging.
No-Drop ride: There will be re-group points and pace adjustments so you are not left on your own.
Watch Twitter Feed.
There are a range of non-TC Rides that you might also enjoy. Often members of TC are on these rides, riding as a group and representing the club. Chat with your teammates as these approach to see who is headed out! Click Other Rides to view.
|Start Time:||9:00AM SHARP - check twitter to confirm ride|
route varies, watch social our media feeds for details. Posted by 8AM on ride day
Starts at 19th and 154nd in South Surrey (Bakerview Park). Pick up points in Redwood park (9:30AM) and Tim Horton's on 192 st with 27 Ave.
Pace is set to keep the group together.
On flat sections with no wind, the group may travel at 25-28kmh.
|Route Description:||flat with some hills|
|Route map:||will vary|
This is a great ride for new riders to gain confidence and fitness. As a more experienced rider, we always welcome the advice you can give and if your up for the challenge, hill repeats and off-the-back chases are available any time.
We regroup at a few places on the ride so you will never be far from the group if it does break up a little.
You will learn how to ride pace lines and other group riding skills.
|Ride Leader Name:||Lorene Meyer|
|Contact Email:||lorenemeyer at shaw dot ca|
|Second Ride Leader:||Shelley Findlay|
|Contact Email:||shellfind444 at gmail dot com|