Bike Shorts: 7 August 2017
1. Wanted - Members of the KNBC Executive Committee
2. Tour Leaders Planning Meeting
The Tour Leaders Planning meeting scheduled for Tuesday 08 August 2017 is postponed.
A good number of Tour Leaders are unavailable due to other commitments for that date.
3. The Rides 9-13 August 2017
Note: Changes in the Tour Schedule may occur on short notice. When time permits, a Bike Shorts Extra will be issued. For the most up to date schedule, please consult the KNBC Calendar at www.knbc.ca and click on Tours and Events then Upcoming Events.
Wednesday 09 August 2017
Ashton 53 km L1
9:30 am. start at KTC - Cycle to Ashton via Palladium, Huntmar, Iber, Abbott, Shea, Fernbank and Dywer Hill Rd. Return via Flewellyn Rd, Munster Rd, Lucus Lane and then back along the outbound route to Maple Grove. Then take Maple Grove, McCurdy and Castlefrank back to KTC
Tour Leader: Wayne Lumsden email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Champlain Lookout 71 km L4
10:00 am start from Centrepointe with 10:30 pick-up at Bate Island.
Note: This ride starts from the parking lot on the west side of Centrepointe Park (roughly opposite this address: 261 Centrepointe Dr, Nepean). On Google map :http://tinyurl.com/ycbp63zk
Cycle north then east on bike paths alongside the Ottawa River to the Champlain bridge. Cross the Champlain bridge to the Quebec side and continue past Mousette Park to the Gatineau Park entrance on Taché Blvd. Climb to Champlain Lookout along Gatineau Pkwy and Champlain Pkwy. Descend on Fortune Pkwy to the north loop. Stop in Old Chelsea. Return to Centrepointe along Notch Rd and Mine Rd, back over the Champlain bridge, and on bike paths alongside the Ottawa River.
Tour Leader: Michael
Wednesday Night Mystery Tour
Join us at 6:15pm at Centrepointe for impromptu tours of 90 to 120 minutes followed by socializing at a local pub. L1, L2, L3 and L4/L5 speed groups arranged at the start depending on turnout. Sunset 8:18 pm.
Saturday 12 August 2017
Burritts Rapids 115 km L4
10:00 start at Centrepointe (in the parking lot behind the Royal Oak). Cycle south on Woodroffe, Rideau Valley Drive, Century Road, and Forth Line Road to North Gower (with a stop at the store). Then onto River Road and Burritts Rapids (with lunch option at Lock 17 Bistro, or picnic at nearby lock station). Return via Donnelly Road, Malakoff Road to Richmond (with a stop at a store). And then back through Steeple Hill Crescent and Hunt Club Road. Distance = approx. 115.0 km
Tour Leader: Michael McGoldrick (email@example.com )
Sunday 13 August 2017
Balderson* 63 km L1
10:00 am start at Beckwith Park. – Cycle to Balderson along 9th Line, Tennyson Rd, Concession Rd 7 and County Rte. 511to Balderson for either lunch. Return to Beckwith Park along the out bound route.
Leader: Cathy Langill email: firstname.lastname@example.org
* This is a remote start, please contact leader if you intend to go on this ride.
Balderson-Perth* 95 km L2
9:30 am. start at Cavanagh Community Centre on Flewellyn Rd in Ashton. Cycle west through Blacks Corners then along Tennyson Rd to Perth for lunch. From Perth, continue west on Christie Lake Rd then north to Balderson for ice cream before returning to Ashton along Concession Rd 7.
Leader: Barrie Kirk email: email@example.com
* Remote start, contact leader if you intend to go on this ride
Balderson-Perth 146 km L4
9:00 am. start at Kanata Town Centre. Cycle west along Fernbank Rd to Ashton. From Ashton, continue west through Blacks Corners then along Tennyson Rd to Perth for lunch. From Perth, continue west on Christie Lake Rd then north to Balderson for ice cream before returning to Ashton along Concession Rd 7. Return to KTC along Flewellyn Rd.
Leader: Dave Audette email: firstname.lastname@example.org