Meet-Up Ride: Beginner
Ride with MEC Vancouver!
Join us Sunday mornings for a group ride around our beautiful city! This ride is open to beginner road cyclists who want a challenging workout but are not a competitive road cyclist. This ride is all about a scenic ride around the city and will give you a good Sunday morning workout. Rides will rotate through different routes each month.
All rides start and end at the MEC Vancouver store
All rides are led by MEC staff members
Road bikes are highly recommended
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 31km to 42km and our average riding speed is 18-20km / hour.
- Steveston Loop
- Stanley Park Loop(s)
- UBC Loop
- Iona Beach Loop