MEC Ottawa Spring Ride 2017

  • Date
    Sunday, 21 May, 2017
  • Time
    From 08:30 am to 01:00 pm EDT
  • Organizer
    MEC Ottawa
  • Price
  • Address
    8916 Flewellyn Road
    Ottawa, ON

Join us on Sunday May 21st for an informal, unsupported group ride on roads south and west of Ashton.

MEC Ottawa hosts a group ride every Sunday morning in cycling season – these rides depart from the MEC store in Westboro.

On Sunday May 21st, join us for a special edition, starting and finishing in Ashton and riding some fantastic roads and gravel dirt roads.

Ride details:

·         Surface: mixed – ride an appropriate bicycle for all road conditions.

·         Speed: riders should be able to maintain an average speed of 25km/hr (for 70km).

·         Distance: 65km -

·         Elevation: Flat

·         Equipment:

o   An approved bicycle helmet. No helmet, no ride.

o   Tools. All riders are to carry the means to fix a flat themselves, and any other minor mechanical they may suffer.

·         Start location: Ashton, ON

·         Start time: 8:45 SHARP



·         Ride leaders: we will lead and sweep the ride group (at the advertised pace).

·         A route map

·         Coffee and donuts at the end of the ride


Register by signing up below - now closed (Friday 19 May) - if you would still like to join us, please meet us onsite in Ashton.

Note: Riders over 18 only. All MEC rides are RIDES, not RACES. Ride takes place on open roads, ride safety is the priority of the individual; follow the rules of the road