Meet-Up Ride: Advanced
Ride with MEC Vancouver!
Join us Sunday mornings for an advanced level group ride around our beautiful city! This ride is open to road cyclists who are very experienced riders looking for longer distance, speed and maybe even tackling some big climbs. This ride is all about distance, power development and increasing your ride pace! Rides rotate through four different routes.
All rides start and end at the MEC Vancouver store
All rides are led by MEC staff members
Road bikes are mandatory (no commuter, mountain or other bikes please)
Please meet on the MEC Vancouver rooftop which can be access by way of the alley off of Columbia Street. Please arrive on time to check in, sign waivers, ask questions and learn about the route. All rides will depart on-time.
You must bring:
Your own bike – ride ready!
Weather appropriate cycling clothing ( ie. jacket for rain & hill descents, gloves, booties)
Tool kit (ie. spare tube, pump, multitool, levers)
Food and hydration you will and might need
The rides will rotate through the following routes in no particular oder. This allows for flexibility due to weather, construction, etc. Distances range from 55km to 67km and our average riding speed is 25km / hour or faster.
- Horseshoe Bay Loop
- Seymour Climb
- Iona / Steveston Loop
- Cypress Climb