|This ride replaces the Tuscany to Anderson LRT
ride scheduled previously. The Red Line in the
south is down for maintenance over the weekend,
so Anderson station is out and the ride now ends
at the Rundle station. |
Again, this is a point-to-point ride with return
LRT. The Tuscany and the Rundle stations are
on the LRT Red and Blue lines. The idea is we
bikes to the start with our vehicles, or by
using the LRT; after the ride we return to
Tuscany or other point by LRT in small groups.
The ride is being staged on a Saturday, a day
when no time restriction applies for the
transport of bicycles on the LRT.
Route. From Tuscay LRT station, we ride the
Rocky Ridge and Royal Oak pathways, then east on
the Rotary Matamy Greenway on
the north side of Stoney Trail, travelling
through Royal Vista, Sherwood, Simons Valley,
Kincora and the Evanston ponds.
The route is changed here. We ride through
Hanson Ranch and on along the Panorama and
Harvest Hills escarpment. Next we go along the
Airport Road pathway to
access Saddleridge and the Genesis Center where
we stop for lunch. Wraps and sandwiches with
chipotle and other delicacies are available at
the Jugo Juice shop in the center, but bring
your own fare if you wish.
We continue the ride in Taradale and Martindale,
follow the Whitehorn Greenway and finish at
The route is downhill generally but with two up-
The ride will have regrouping at intervals,
corner guiding if necessary, and a sweep.