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Details & Routes

General Comments

  • The event will start and finish at Boler Mountain in Byron.

  • At check-in, you will receive your t-shirt (if you registered before May 16, 2024wristband, water bottle and lunch & drink tickets. Plan to be at Boler to check in at least 45 minutes before your ride starts.

  • There is no advance check-in/kit pick-up this year.

  • There will be rest stops with washroom facilities, food, water and hydration at Boler and on the route.  See below for more details.

Timetable (tentative):

6:30am:  Check-in opens.

7:30am:  160km route official start time

8:30am:  100km route official start time

9:15am:  MTB route official start time

9:30am:  50km route official start time

10:30am:  25km route official start time

11:30am:  First riders expected back at Boler

Noon:  Official lunch start time

2:15pm:  Draw for prizes for participants who raise $100 or more.

3:30pm:  Last lunch served

Road Routes

The route will be marked on the roads using RouteArrows. Your wristband colour will match the colour of the RouteArrows you should follow.
nd this year, we'll try even harder to make sure that the wristbands match the arrows and that all of the routes are correctly marked!!!]

Links to the maps of the road ride routes are provided below (printed maps will not be provided)Rest stops are at the distances listed below.

  • 25km route:
    Click here for the RideWithGPS route map.
    Brigham (South): 12km (snacks/water only)
    Rest Stop close time is based on a 10kph average speed.

  • 50km route:
    Click here for the RideWithGPS route map.
    Christina: 30km (snacks/water/hydration/washroom)
    Rest Stop close time is based on a 15kph average speed.

  • 100km route:
    hClick here for the RideWithGPS route map.
    Christina: 30km(snacks/water/hydration/washroom)
    Poplar Hill: 74km(snacks/water/hydration/washroom
    /Muskoka chairs)
    Rest Stop close time is based on a 18kph average speed.

  • 160km route:
    Click here for the RideWithGPS route map.
    Crathie: 25km (snacks/water only)
    Thedford: 66km (snacks/water/hydration/washroom)
    Greenway: 90km (snacks/water only)
    Ailsa Craig: 116km (snacks/water/hydration/washroom)
    Poplar Hill: 137km (snacks/water/hydration/washroom
    /Muskoka chairs)
    Rest Stop close time is based on a 22kph average speed.

Mountain Bike Route

For 2024, we are again offering a mountain bike route, in partnership with Boler Mountain. This will be a 10km loop (takes about half an hour per loop) that you will be able to ride as many times as you want between 9:15am and 3:00pm on the day of the event.

NEW for 2024 is a 'poker run' - pick up cards on each lap and you could win prizes!

There will be washroom facilities, food and drinks available for riders.


Registration includes:

  • Event t-shirt (if you enter before May 16, 2024).

  • Event water bottle.

  • Hydration, coffee and light breakfast snacks at the start.

  • The ride/route of your choice.

  • Hot lunch and one beer (or a non-alcoholic drink for those not of legal drinking age) at the finish.

  • Entries into draws and giveaways.

  • Fundraising awards will be given out at various levels.

  • We will also have high quality photographs of the event and participants.

Individual Fundraising

While individual fundraising is not mandatory as part of the event, it is certainly encouraged and there are incentives available for those who choose to do so. These are as follows (all fundraising totals are as of midnight on Wednesday May 29, 2024):

  • $100+ to enter to win draw prizes.
    [Must be present at Boler at 2:30pm on event day in order to win.]

  • $300+ to receive a $50 local bike store gift card.

  • $750+ to receive a custom event cycling jersey.
    [We're back to Jakroo for jerseys this year - NOT the same company we used last year, so the sizing should be more reliable.]

  • $1,500+ to receive a pair of custom event cycling bib shorts.

  • Top fundraiser will receive a $1,000 gift card for a local bike shop.

  • Second-highest fundraiser will receive a two-night stay at Tailwinds Bed & Breakfast.

  • Third-highest fundraiser will receive a $100 gift card to a local restaurant of their choice.

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Summary of Rules and Guidelines:

  1. Be a good cyclist and be considerate of others (whether they are part of the event or not).

  2. Stay as far to the right of the road as practical at all times.

  3. Standards-compliant cycling helmets must be worn at all times during the event.

  4. Mobile phones, earphones, earbuds and other similar distractions must not be used while riding.

  5. FCCC number plates must be attached to your bicycle while riding.

  6. Any type of bicycle (including e-bike) is allowed as long as it is safe for riding on the road (e.g. brakes work, etc.).

  7. You should ensure that your bicycle complies with applicable local laws.

  8. All equipment should be in good working order prior to the start of the event.

  9. Always follow the instructions and directions of event volunteers and staff.

  10. All road routes will be marked with 'RouteArrows' on the road, or signs beside the road.

  11. We expect that the 160km route will take approximately 6-8 hours, the 100km route will take approximately 4-6 hours, the 50km route will take approximately 2-4 hours and the 25km route will take 1-2 hours.  Rest stop opening and closing times will be based on corresponding estimated speeds.

  12. If you wish to change your registration to a different route, please inform the organizers.  There is no cost for making such a change.

  13. Road routes are open only to participants 14 years of age and older, as of the event date.

  14. If you have to abandon the event for any reason, please inform the organizers as soon as possible.

  15. We regret that we cannot offer refunds or deferrals to another year for any completed registrations.

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