Learn to Group Ride | May 24th 6:30PM

This ride is for members who are new to the club and group riding, or are returning and would like more instruction.

These instructional sessions are not intended for beginner riders. You should have reasonable riding experience and fitness and can ride for 45 km non-stop at 24 km/h speed or greater. You will be guided by experienced club members on this ride.

When you arrive, ask other cyclists who the ‘Ride Leader’ is and introduce yourself to them. Tell them that you are looking for the R6 group (see map below) to do the ‘Learn to Group Ride’ session.

Once in the group you will receive instruction for the evening followed by a group ride where you will receive more instruction and pointers during the ride. Don’t be afraid to ask questions, we’re here to support you and make sure you have a good, safe experience and become comfortable with group riding.

Bringing lights is always a good idea too.

The speed on this ride is 24-26 kph avg

GCC members only. To become a member join HERE

Advance sign-up required. Reserve your spot by clicking HERE

Start Time: please be ready to pedal at 6:30 PM

Start : Calvary Baptist Church at Arkell and Carter Rds

Check here for weather cancellation posted no less than one hour before the ride begins

The Learn to Group Ride meets at R6 by the church doors.

Tuesday All Member Ride | May 10th 6:30 PM

These are the Early Season Routes for the TAM Ride. They will remain the same for several weeks giving riders an opportunity to see how they progress in fitness week-over-week.

The official Ride Leader tonight is former SRCC president, Gabhan Chalmers. He will help you with any questions, as will most any of our club members.

Bringing lights is always a good idea.

Disclaimer: Depending on rider turn out, some Speed Groups may have to be combined.

The Speed Groups on this ride are:

Speed GroupAverage SpeedGroup NameFormationDrop/No Drop
R135-40 kph avg + surgesHammerfestFree StyleDrop
R2+32-35 kph avg w/spicePicantePaceline +Drop
R232-35 kph avgVery FastPacelineDrop
R330-32 kph avgFastPacelineDrop
R428-30 kph avgModeratePacelineDrop
R526-28 kph avgSocialPacelineDrop
R624-26 kph avgRelaxedPacelineNo Drop

GCC members only. To become a member join HERE

Advance sign-up required. Reserve your spot by clicking HERE

Start Time: please be ready to pedal at 6:30 PM

Start : Calvary Baptist Church at Arkell and Carter Rds

Check here for weather cancellation posted no less than one hour before the ride begins

Route: The R1, R2+, R2, & R3 Speed Groups will follow this map:

Route: The R4, R5 & R6 Speed Groups will follow this map:

Learn to Group Ride | May 10th 6:30PM

This ride is for members who are new to the club and group riding, or are returning and would like more instruction.

These instructional sessions are not intended for beginner riders. You should have reasonable riding experience and fitness and can ride for 45 km non-stop at 24 km/h speed or greater. You will be guided by experienced club members on this ride.

When you arrive, ask other cyclists who the ‘Ride Leader’ is and introduce yourself to them. Tell them that you are looking for the R6 group (see map below) to do the ‘Learn to Group Ride’ session.

Once in the group you will receive instruction for the evening followed by a group ride where you will receive more instruction and pointers during the ride. Don’t be afraid to ask questions, we’re here to support you and make sure you have a good, safe experience and become comfortable with group riding.

Bringing lights is always a good idea too.

The speed on this ride is 24-26 kph avg

GCC members only. To become a member join HERE

Advance sign-up required. Reserve your spot by clicking HERE

Start Time: please be ready to pedal at 6:30 PM

Start : Calvary Baptist Church at Arkell and Carter Rds

Check here for weather cancellation posted no less than one hour before the ride begins

The Learn to Group Ride meets at R6 by the church doors.

CANCELLED Tuesday All Member Ride | May 3rd 6:00 PM

CANCELLED due to cold rain.

The weather is not looking promising at this point, but things can change. Check back here for weather cancellation posted no less than one hour before the ride begins. Here’s hoping.

These are the Early Season Routes for the TAM Ride. They will remain the same for several weeks giving riders an opportunity to see how they progress in fitness week-over-week. Bringing lights is always a good idea. Disclaimer: Depending on rider turn out, some Speed Groups may have to be combined.

The Speed Groups on this ride are:

Speed GroupAverage SpeedGroup NameFormationDrop/No Drop
R135-40 kph avg + surgesHammerfestFree StyleDrop
R2+32-35 kph avg w/spicePicantePaceline +Drop
R232-35 kph avgVery FastPacelineDrop
R330-32 kph avgFastPacelineDrop
R428-30 kph avgModeratePacelineDrop
R526-28 kph avgSocialPacelineDrop
R624-26 kph avgRelaxedPacelineNo Drop

GCC members only. To become a member join HERE

Advance sign-up required. Reserve your spot by clicking HERE

Start Time: please be ready to pedal at 6:00 PM

Start : Calvary Baptist Church at Arkell and Carter Rds

Check here for weather cancellation posted no less than one hour before the ride begins

Route: The R1, R2+, R2, & R3 Speed Groups will follow this map:

Route: The R4, R5 & R6 Speed Groups will follow this map:

CANCELLED Learn to Group Ride | May 3rd 6:00PM

CANCELLED due to cold rain.

This ride is for members who are new to the club and group riding, or are returning and would like more instruction.

These instructional sessions are not intended for beginner riders. You should have reasonable riding experience and fitness and can ride for 45 km non-stop at 24 km/h speed or greater. You will be guided by experienced club members on this ride.

When you arrive, ask other cyclists who the ‘Ride Leader’ is and introduce yourself to them. Tell them that you are looking for the R6 group (see map below) to do the ‘Learn to Group Ride’ session.

Once in the group you will receive instruction for the evening followed by a group ride where you will receive more instruction and pointers during the ride. Don’t be afraid to ask questions, we’re here to support you and make sure you have a good, safe experience and become comfortable with group riding.

Bringing lights is always a good idea too.

The speed on this ride is 24-26 kph avg

GCC members only. To become a member join HERE

Advance sign-up required. Reserve your spot by clicking HERE

Start Time: please be ready to pedal at 6:00 PM

Start : Calvary Baptist Church at Arkell and Carter Rds

Check here for weather cancellation posted no less than one hour before the ride begins

The Learn to Group Ride meets at R6 by the church doors.

CANCELLED Try-A-Ride | May 3rd 6:00PM

CANCELLED due to cold rain.

This ride is for cyclists looking to see if the Guelph Cycling Club and Group Riding are right for them. These rides are not intended for complete novice riders. You should have reasonable riding experience and fitness and can ride for 45 km non-stop at 24 km/h speed or greater. You will be guided by experienced club members on this ride.

When you arrive, ask other cyclists who the ‘Ride Leader’ is and introduce yourself to them. Tell them that you are looking for the R6 group (see map below) for the ‘Try-A -Ride’ session.

Once in the group you will receive some instruction for the evening followed by a group ride where you will receive more instruction and pointers during the ride. Don’t be afraid to ask questions, we’re here to support you and make sure you have a good, safe experience.

If you are an experienced, faster group rider and have ridden in pacelines with other clubs or groups, let the Ride Leader know and they may put you in a more appropriate speed group.

Riders are only permitted one Try-A-Ride session per season. If you wish to ride more with the club, you must become a member.

Prior to attending the ride, you must complete the Ontario Cycling Try-A-Ride Participant Acknowledgement Form found below and provide the R6 Ride Leader with a copy of your registration confirmation.

Bringing lights is always a good idea too.

The speed on this ride is 24-26 kph avg

Fill out the Try-A-Ride Participant Acknowledgement Form found here.

Advance sign-up required. Reserve your spot by clicking HERE

Start Time: please be ready to pedal at 6:00 PM

Start : Calvary Baptist Church at Arkell and Carter Rds

Check here for weather cancellation posted no less than one hour before the ride begins

Try-A-Ride Groups meet near R6 by the church doors.