Other Rides

Written by Sean Oliver. Posted in Rides

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.

Date Name City Details
  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  

TC Zwift Ride!

Written by Sean Oliver. Posted in Rides

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.

       - Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more details!

Team Coastal Rides

Written by admin. Posted in Rides

Rides... We have lot's of them! ... Organized and operated by our Ride Leaders

We have regular Weekly Rides

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But we also have members who organize and ride:

  • Special rides throughout the year
    • Wine tour
  • Cyclocross rides
  • Mountain bike rides
  • Family rides
  • Charity rides
    • Ride2Survive
    • MS Ride
    • Ride to Conquer Cancer
  • We do "Event" rides
    • STP
    • RSVP
    • Granfondos

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:

  • STP
  • Granfondo
  • Ride2Survive
  • RSVP
  • 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!

Get in touch with us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and come ride with us.

We will try and keep this page up to date and who to contact.

Weekly Rides

Written by admin. Posted in Rides

 

Day Time Ride Level Status
Saturday

9:00 AM

Saturday South Surrey Ride

Valencia

Active

Watch Twitter Feed.

 Saturday 9:00 AM Saturday Navel Ride  Navel

 Active

Watch Twitter Feed.

Sunday 9:00 AM Sunday Training Ride South Surrey Blood

Active Contact Hans Vanderdoe

Sunday 9:00 AM Sunday Morning Fort Langley Ride Valencia Starts April 22, 2018.
Monday 6:30 PM Monday Cloverdale Ride

Valencia

 Active
ActiveMonday 6:30 PM

Monday Zwift Ride. Meet at Watopia Start at 6:30!

Trainer Active

Monday

6:30 PM

Monday  Night Recovery Rides

Navel

Active

Wednesday 6:30 PM Wednesday Cross Border Ride Navel, Valencia, Blood

Active, starting April 11, 2018.

Thursday 6:00 pm Junior Members Instructional Ride Navel Starts soon.
ActiveFriday 9:00AM Friday Morning Ride Valencia Active

Ride levels:

  • 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.

 

Saturday Navel South Surrey Ride

Written by Christopher Wilson. Posted in Rides

 

Weekly on: Saturday
Route Details:  https://www.strava.com/clubs/23761/group_events/96283
Start Time: 9:00AM SHARP - check twitter to confirm ride
Start Location:

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.

Distance: ~ 40km
Pace:

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
Ride Description:

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 Phone:  
Contact Email: lorenemeyer at shaw dot ca
Second Ride Leader: Shelley Findlay
Contact Phone:  
Contact Email: shellfind444 at gmail dot com