Saturday Rides

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When: The TriStars Groups ride meets Saturday mornings 9am at Saanich Commonwealth Place. Our rides are open to the public! Come join us!

Location: We meet in the first parking lot to the left, as you are pulling in to Commonwealth Place. Park near the back of the lot, closest to Elk Lake Drive. 

What to Bring: All riders must carry ID and carry emergency contact information. Please dress appropriately for the weather conditions. Being comfortable makes the rides a lot more fun! Also bring a few bucks for coffee after the ride at one of our favorite spots, usually Francellis at the Royal Oak Shopping Mall (across from Shoppers.)

Indoor Spin Option: When the weather makes outdoor riding miserable, we ride indoors. The ride is "called" by 7am and the decision is posted on our Facebook Page. Indoor rides take place on the mezzanine (back doors) at Commonwealth Place from 9am to approximately 11am. Please arrive a few minutes early to set up your bike/trainer. We do one hour of spin, some core work, then a second optional hour of spin.

Please bring your own bike/indoor trainer/towel/fluids and plenty of energy. We do have a few indoor trainers we can lend out, first come first serve.

Definition of Cycling Groups: A brief description of our ride groups.

A Group – Very experienced cyclists who average 28-32 kph and are interested in riding between 2 to 3+ hours; please see ride info weekly on the A Group Facebook Page (ask to join.) A Group often meets at different locations and times especially during the late Spring and through the Summer. Rides range from 60 to over 100kms in length. (Non Coached)

B Group – Experienced cyclists who average 24-27 kph and are interested in riding about 2+ hours. This group rides different routes weekly ranging from 30-60kms, and often further during warmer weather months. Stay up to day by visiting the B Group Facebook Page  (Non Coached)

C Group –  Somewhat experienced cyclists who average 22-24kph who want to ride 1.5 to 2 hours on average. This supportive and fun group loves to mix it up weekly with changing routes, theme rides like "hill day", and more. Join the C Group Facebook Page  (Coached)

D Group –  For new riders, those who want to get more familiar with road cycling, or those who want a more casual outing. These rides average 18-22kph and are generally around 1-1.5 hours in length. Love the idea of a casual ride, or beginner ride with great people? Join the D Group Facebook Page.  (Coached) 

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