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You are STRONGLY encouraged to read this page in its entirety before signing up. If you'd like to attend, we ask that you abide by our rules and procedures as a time/cost saving process (with an end result of keeping membership and event costs down).

The Basics:
Event Type:Road Ride
Event Location:Madden Community Center (East Side of Arena). Please arrive 15 minutes before start for bike preparation and introductions.
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Jul 28 2018  10:00 AM
Registration Cut Off: Sat, Jul 28 2018 8:00:00 AM
Event Duration:5 hours
Event Distance:81 km
Difficulty Rating:D3: Advanced and Intermediate
Trip Coordinator(s): Robert Somerville
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members & Prospective New Members, 13 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:25
Maximum No. Guests:4
Minimum Group Size:4
Maximum No. Guests Per Member:2
Number Registered So Far: 22 registered, 0 waiting. (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)

This scenic ride has well paved roads.

There will be NO sweep, but there will be regrouping at important intersections.

For map print:

0 Madden Community Center. Ride north on RR30, not turning west toward Hwy 766.
4 Ride east on Hwy 292.
17 Go north on RR 14.
27 Carstairs. Regroup. Continue north on Hwy 2A on smooth, wide shoulders with moderate traffic.
38 Ride west on Hwy 582 and branch onto 20 Ave into Didsbury.
43 Didsbury Golf Club. Good purchased lunch or pack lunch on veranda. Exit south on 23 St and RR 20.
48 Ride west on Twp 310. (Also road signed as Westcott Road )
59 Regroup. Ride south on Hwy 766.
79 Return to start east on Twp 290 and south on RR 30.
81 Finish.

For print of map and route go to Print-Friendly Version above.

Here is a somewhat more detailed map in PowerPoint format.

Required Items to Bring:
Road bike in good condition.
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
Map and route description.

How to Get There:
Event Directions:North on Hwy 766-Lochend Road, go beyond Madden sign, turn east into Madden on Hwy 766 and Twp 290 and south on RR 30. Alternatively, west on Hwy 574 from Crossfield.

This is an Adventure Ride for experienced riders travelling at their own pace in small groups with no sweep.
- Most club rides include city streets, secondary roads and or major highways. The club encourages members to follow the rules of the road at all times while participating in EVCC events.
- Riders must be aware that cycling, while enjoyable and great exercise, carries some risks including injury and death. Riders must be alert for hazardous conditions/situations throughout the course of a ride. If at any time a rider thinks a ride is unsafe, or feels unsafe, the rider should quit the ride.
- Details of this event are subject to change at any point in time, with or without warning.
- Notice any errors or problems in the information on this page? Please notify the club at

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
Please read the following Cancellation Policy carefully!
*Note: The coordinator reserves the right to cancel this event if the minimum number of attendees do not sign up by the registration deadline. This event may also be cancelled due to inclement weather or other eventualities. If this is a paid event, please refer to our Refunds and Deposits Policy. If you are unsure about whether the event will go for any reason, please email/phone the coordinator for confirmation.


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