MULTI-DAY ROAD RIDES
Upcoming Multi-Day Trips
|1||Idaho Panhandle Cycling||Mon, May 28 2018||Intermediate||Six days||True|
|Four days of great cycling near Coeur d'Alene, Idaho on
three different trails - a) two days on the Trail of the Coeur
d'Alene, b) one day doing the Route of the Hiawatha and c)
one day cycling the North Idaho Centennial Trail.
This will be a shared cost trip, with participants either car
pooling or organizing their own transportation to and from
Wallace, Idaho, which is about 750 k/m's from Calgary.
Please call coordinators, Gary Davidge, 403-547-2183 or
Tony Lamb,403-283-3368 to answer questions you may
have and if you need assistance finding someone to ride
with to Wallace, Idaho. |
|2||Golden Triangle||Sat, May 19 2018||Advanced||3 days||True|
35th Golden Triangle
CELEBRATE..... 35 YEARS of Golden
enjoy.....Golden Triangle cycling in one of
North America’s most spectacular settings –
waterfalls, hanging glaciers, towering peaks
and NA’s longest contiguous wetland along the
at Castle Mountain Gravel Pit located 26 km
west of Banff near the junction of Hwy 1A and
Hwy 93. The tour travels clockwise from Castle
Mountain to Radium to Golden and back to Castle
Mountain. The total distance is approximately
the 2013 GT here
We carry your gear for
three days, feed you and provide support to
you. Be ready for changeable mountain weather,
longish 7-8% grades and do some pre-GT riding
to get in shape.
We will deliver your
luggage to the campground or to a list of
hotels/motels provided in the questionnaire in
the registration. Baggage tags for hotel
luggage will be available at check-in to direct
your bags to the right venue each afternoon.
Luggage will be picked up at each hotel/motel
the next morning. PLEASE NOTE: No luggage can
be over 35lbs/16kg per bag. Cyclists requiring
luggage delivery to hotels will be charged for
a second bag (see pre- registration info).
There have been some
changes for 2018. PLEASE READ the pre-
registration information by clicking
login if you are an EVCC member or join if you
are not already an EVCC member. Then, register
for the GT at the bottom of this page.
Bird Registration fee is $320 - March 14
deadline - and includes a Specialized RBX Sport
jersey with a full zip. You MUST pay online at
the time of
registration. After March 14, the registration
fee will be $320 and it includes a high
performance t-shirt rather than a jersey.
Please click on the following link to see the
. Please use the sizing charts to determine
your jersey size by clicking on following
EXCHANGE FOR SIZE WILL BE MADE AT EVENT. PLEASE
REFER TO SIZING CHART.
Registration cut-off date is May 5, 2018 at
registering for this event, you agree to abide
by the'Golden Triangle Safety
|3||Volunteers for Golden Triangle||Fri, May 18 2018||Easy||4 days||True|
Do you want to spend a fun week-end in the
mountains? Please think about being a volunteer
for the Golden Triangle event. Come celebrate
the 35th Golden Triangle in the mountains.
If you are interested, please sign
up for this event. Volunteers will be drawn
the registrants depending on past experience
Volunteers are required for
marshals, snack crew, lunch crew, luggage
delivery, Radium hot pool shuttle, and for the
at Golden dinner.
We especially need CO-ORDINATORS for
the event. If you are interested
in taking a lead role in Food, Registration or
Luggage, please call Bud Sedman immediately.
Also, If you have
any medical training, please call Bud. If you
would be interested in the Co-ordination
of the Golden Triangle ride in the future,
please let us know that also. Thanks.
If you would like a week-end in the mountains
fellow EVCC members and with lots of gratitude
from the cyclists, please consider
Accommodations, meals, and vehicles for
transportation are supplied for volunteers.
|4||The Spring Fling Classic - Deposit Only||Fri, Apr 20 2018||Intermediate||9 days||True|
|For more details on this trip go to Sandra's website
roofed accommodation at hostels or hotels. This ride is rated
intermediate/advanced ride as there are some hilly areas and
distance to be covered is 40 to 70 kilometers per day. Most
the climbing is short bursts but sometimes the hills
are quite steep. As well
for many riders this is the 1st ride of the season making
the climbs tiring. This trip can be your incentive to keep your
fitness through the
The route will run up the coast from Horseshoe Bay to Lund, then
cross the Strait of Georgia using BC ferries
from Powell River to Comox on Vancouver Island. From Comox, we
will explore south, finishing in Nanaimo and
Gabriola Island, before returning back to Horseshoe Bay.
Registrants will receive a detailed itinerary package and maps.
Riders will be allowed to bring a small cooler as part of their
The support vehicle will transport a limited number of bikes
to and from
Please arrange in advance.
The support vehicle will drive to Vancouver on Thursday April 19
prior to the trips departure on Friday and
Sandra will stay at the Horseshoe Bay Motel in Horseshoe Bay, a 2
block walk from the ferry terminal…very
If you wish to make a reservation
Thursday April 19 (your cost),
contact the Horseshoe Bay Motel at:
Tel: 604-921-7454 Fax: 604-921-7464
E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
The room rate is $124.30.00 including tax for a standard room with
either a single queen bed or 2 double beds
in a room, single or double occupancy. Please quote Sandra Kunzel or
the Elbow Valley Cycle Club.
The Spring Fling will not
be available in 2019 so if this is a bucket list trip for you, don't delay, sign up today.
|5||Cowichan Valley/Gulf Islands Tour||Sat, Apr 7 2018||Intermediate||9 days||True|
blooms -- tulips and daffodils
highest and longest rail/trail trestle in the Commonwealth
Cider & wine
tasting; great food and cafes; Ganges Saturday market
We will ride a loop from Sidney (north
of Victoria) Brentwood Bay - Mill Bay - Cowichan Bay - Shawnigan
Lake - Duncan - Lake
Cowichan - Chemainus - Crofton - Ganges - Gulf Islands - Victoria
Day trip water taxi shuttles to
Pender, and Mayne Islands from our
Quiet but hilly roads and the
potential for some moisture
The tour leaves
late morning from Victoria
Airport (Sidney) on Saturday,
April 7 and
arrives back in time to prep bikes for a late afternoon
flight back to Calgary
Sunday April 15. Participants are responsible for
their own travel to and from Victoria.
A gear shuttle will
be carry baggage between airport and from one accommodation to the next
The tour price is in the $1000-1100 range, and
accommodation, luggage shuttle, ferries and Gulf Island water
A bike shuttle from Calgary to Victoria
(return) will be available for for those who would like to fly.
Lockers are available at Victoria Airport to
stow bicycle shipping cases.
Accommodation is double occupancy.
Singles who want
their own room should add roughly 50%
up here. The deposit is $200 (please read the deposit refund
The balance is due by cheque, the amount of
which and other detials, once determined, will be emailed to
If you’d like more
details, please phone or email Don Hollingshead 403-289-7061.
Recent Multi-Day Trips
|1||Jasper to Banff||Sat, Aug 26 2017||Intermediate||4-1/2 Days||True|
|This is a fully supported ride with a driver in a van with a bike trailer never far away.
Day 1: Saturday, Aug 26th- We meet at the Parkdale Community Center (where we will be leaving our cars) load up and are driven to Jasper where we will be staying at the
Day 2: Sunday, Aug 27th - Today we cycle 90km with stops at Athabasca Falls, Sunwapta Lodge and Falls then on to the Beauty Creek Hostel.
Day 3: Monday, Aug 28th - Today we cycle 56km with stops at the Icefield Center, hike Parker Ridge or Stanley Falls then on to the Ramparts Hostel.
Day 4: Tuesday, Aug 29th - Today we cycle 70km with stops at Mistaya Canyon, Peyto Lake, Num-Ti-Jah Lodge then on to the Mosquito Creek Hostel.
Day 5: Wednesday, Aug 30th - Today we cycle 85km with stops at Lake Louise and Castle Junction then on to Banff for the van
ride back to Calgary.
|2||Drumheller Loop & Optional Concert||Fri, Aug 25 2017||Intermediate||2 nights, 2 - 1/2 days||False|
|Arrive Friday morning at 11:00 AM to set up
camp at the River Grove Campground & ride 35k
to historical Wayne across the 8 bridges for
refreshments at the Last Chance Saloon - or
arrive late afternoon and join the
group for a Pot Luck social in the campground
at 6 PM.
Saturday ride east to Dorothy approximately 70
km with stops at the East Coulee School Museum
& the Atlas Coal Mine.
Sunday ride west to the Bleriot Ferry
with a lunch stop overlooking the Horse
Thief Canyon. Return via the Dinosaur
Trail to Drumheller on the south side of the
river approximately 60km.
Option to attend a Concert at the Passion Play
amphitheater featuring Randy Bachman of the
Guess Who Saturday night. Tickets are
Please call 403 823-2001 to buy tickets. Ask
for seats in the central area rows 12 - 14.
Please make your own reservation at the River
Grove campground - phone number is 403-823-
6655. Mention the bike group and ask for a
site near my site #135.
There are also cabins, teepees, and RV sites