We have regular club rides on Saturday, Sunday, and Statutory Holidays throughout the year, as well special mid-week rides during good weather in spring through fall. You must have a Cycling BC membership/licence and have signed their Covid-19 Declaration. Riders not vaccinated for Covid-19 are not welcome on our club rides. See Frequently Asked Questions for more information.
All rides will be announced to club members via the Sidney Velo Spond.com site, members will confirm their intention to attend, and the ride leader/host will verify the actual attendance after the ride.
Saturday: Marigold Cafe at 7900 Lochside Drive in Central Saanich.
Sunday: Marigold Cafe at 7900 Lochside Drive in Central Saanich.
Statutory Holidays: Marigold Cafe at 7900 Lochside Drive in Central Saanich
Mid-week rides: Location to be announced by ride organizer.
Time: Summer (during Pacific Daylight Time): Ride at 10 AM sharp!
Winter (during Pacific Standard Time): Ride at 11 AM sharp, but may be adjusted in light of temperature or ice conditions via Spond notification.
Duration: 2 hours, about 50 km, ending at a Sidney/Central Saanich/North Saanich cafe to be announced at the start of the ride. Average speed: 25 km/h, often splitting into a fast group and a slower group. See the Frequently Asked Questions for more details.
Mid-week rides: These rides are held spring through fall, when the weather is good and stable, usually on Wednesday or Thursday, and range all over southern Vancouver Island, with distances up to 150 km. Details are announced in advance via Spond.com.
Club Policy on E-cycles on club rides: 2021 E-cycle Policy
B.C. Motor Vehicle Act Regulation on Motor Assisted E-cycles: BC MVA Motor Assisted Cycle Regulation