MEC North Vancouver Century Ride

  • Date
    Sunday, 18 June, 2017
  • Time
    From 08:00 am to 04:00 pm PDT
  • Organizer
    MEC North Vancouver
  • Price
  • Address
    Seycove Secondary School
    1204 Caledonia Ave
    North Vancouver, BC

MEC North Vancouver Century Ride

Building on the success of our Century Ride last year, we invite you once more to ride with us in 2017.  For only $35 (early bird) you can choose between a 50K or 100K ride that will take you through lush forest, urban centres, and sparkling ocean through the heart of the North Shore municipalities!  Participants will experience a fun and welcoming atmosphere complete with complimentary coffee and light snacks.


The first 100 participants to sign up will receive a FREE Timbuk2 Seatbag! (Seatbags still available!!)


REGULAR: Register online for $40 after June 1st until June 17th, 2017 at 4pm

In Store

REGULAR: Register in store (at MEC Vancouver only) for $40 after June 1st until June 17th, 2017 at 4pm.

***NOTE:  For liability reasons, participants cannot sign up anybody other than themselves.

Event Day

Register on event day at the event site for $60 (CASH ONLY) from 7:00am - 7:45am SHARP.

Your Century Ride entry fee will include:

  • Bike Racks for your bikes to rest their wheels. Great Explorations is providing spots to hang your bikes while you enjoy your own hang time at the event site before and after your ride
  • Aid stations with water, Skratch electrolyte, bananas and basic mechanical assistance from MEC bike mechanics
  • Mobile first-aid attendants available along the route
  • Light snacks at the end of the event
  • MEC bike mechanics at event site prior to the start of each ride
  • Chalk Paint markings on course


In Store

Saturday June 17, 2017 from 11:00am - 4:00pm SHARP at MEC North Vancouver

Event Day

Sunday June 18, 2017 at event site form 7:00am to 7:45am SHARP.


Event Start Time

Open Start Concept -

100K- Start anytime between 8:00am and 8:30am at your convenience

50K- Start anytime between 8:30am and 9:00am at your convenience

Start & Finish Location

The event site is at Seycove Secondary School (1204 Caledonia Ave, North Vancouver, BC)

Cut Off Time

  • We ask that no cyclist is out on course longer than 7 hours. Shuttles will be provided for cyclists unable to continue.


  • Both the 50K and 100K rides are just that, Rides and NOT Races.
  • Riders will need to be self-sufficient along the ride: pack appropriate clothing for the day, spare tubes, pump, sunscreen, food, hydration etc  These are suggested in the event that you get a flat between aid stations, and / or you feel you'll need extra nourishment between aid stations.
  • Cycling routes will be open to other users, including motor vehicles.
  • All cyclists are asked to respect safety road rules at all times.  We advise that you use caution while out on the road and that you respect safety road rules at all times.
  • There will be no portable toilets along either route.  Access to washrooms, air and additional nutritional needs can be found at gas stations. Washrooms are available at Ambleside Park as well


50K Course

Click link to download course from Garmin Connect:

  • Advised for beginner/Intermediate riders. Best suited for road or hybrid bikes.
  • The aid stations will be approximately at 19K and 29K at Ambleside Park.
  • Elevation gain will be around 505 m


100K Course Map

Click link to download course from Garmin Connect:

  • Strongly advised for intermediate to advanced riders. The use of a performance road bicycle is higly suggested.
  • The aid stations at approximately the 18.5k, 25k, 46k, 52k, 73k marks at Ambleside Park and the Park N Ride lot off Westridge Avenue.
  • Cyclists will complete 2 loops of the West Vancouver section.
  • Elevation gain will be around 1200 m.


We need your help to make MEC North Vancouver Century Ride awesome!  Email for details!.


If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to contact Shannon Payeur at or contact the store at 604-990-4417.