Road group rides will be led by Paul Dyck. Paul, an avid cyclist and triathlete is also a certified personal trainer and owner of Creative Conditioning. He is experienced in training both groups and individuals.
Road rides will begin Tuesdays at 6pm from Mountain Bean Coffee Co, 2001 Henderson Hwy. At the begining of the season we will start with 45 minute to one hour rides and will increase ride time and distance based on riders abillity and day light hours.
Road ride required equipment: A Road or Performance Hybrid bike in good working condition.
The off road group rides will be led by John Ford. John is the race director of the Swamp Donkey Adventure Race Series and an experienced Manitoba Cycling Association Kids of Mud coach.
Mountain group rides will be run weekly on Wednesdays evenings starting promptly at 6:30pm. Group rides in the month of May will start from Bikes & Beyond, new ride locations will be announced further into the summer based on participants and their skill level.
Off Road Ride required equipement: A mountain bike in good working conition
There is a $40 registration fee for all riders involved and covers both the road and off road rides. This fee is to cover the costs of insurance for the season and is non refundable. This registration fee will be omitted for group ride members who participated in the 2012 group rides.
On receipt of registration fee, wavier and medical form, new riders will receive a free Bikes & Beyond cycling jersey*
2. Water Bottle or Hydration Pack
3. Spare tube and/or patch kit (for flat tire repair)
4. Pump or CO2 inflator (for flat tire repair)
5. Multitool or allen key set
7. Proper clothing for the conditions
ie: Rain/wind jacket, arm warmers, helmet liner...
3. Rear flashing light
4. Bike shorts
(VERY HIGHLY RECOMMENDED, TRUST ME)
*Free jersey promotion has no cash value and is not tranferable to other clothing items or product. Size selection may be limited toward the end of the season.