National Capital Region Events

Aug
3
Tue
Ottawa National Gallery-Blackburn Hamlet ~35 km
Aug 3 @ 10:00 am
Ottawa National Gallery-Blackburn Hamlet ~35 km
Date : Tuesday 3rd August 2021
 Time : 10 AM
Ride Leader : Peter Haggerty fw599@ncf.ca
Start location : National Gallery Maman spider sculpture outside
Route : Sussex drive and Etienne Parkway, return the same except dropping down to riverside path when possible
Group size : 8 including leader
Lunch plans : Bring your own food and drink (or purchase or seek sit-down dining,.. pub?)
Other : Easy paced ride ; Great for those who prefer a relaxed shorter ride
 

Sign up : Sunday, Aug. 1 @ 8:00pm – Monday, Aug. 2 @ 10:00am

Sign Up Link :  https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1UPM2c3EpORLBac3pjSbJWoIrUqJUfuC2?usp=sharing

Merrickville-Kilmarnock-Toledo 76.2 km
Aug 3 @ 10:00 pm
Merrickville-Kilmarnock-Toledo 76.2 km
Date of Ride :   Tuesday Aug. 3, 2021
 

Ride Leader : Barbara Wilson barbarawilson142@yahoo.ca 613-837-2377 (h) 613-355-2377 (c)

Start time : Group 1, 10 AM  ; Group 2 (with leader, 10:30)

Start Location : Parking Area on Main St. W. beside the locks, Merrickville

Distance : 76.2 km

Group size : 8 including leader for each group

Route details : https://ridewithgps.com/routes/36662711

Lunch plans : Bring a picnic to enjoy at Bellamy Lake or Toledo
 
Other information : 
 

Sign up : Sunday Aug. 1@ 8:00pm – Monday Aug. 2@ 10:00am

Sign Up Link :  https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1UPM2c3EpORLBac3pjSbJWoIrUqJUfuC2?usp=sharing

 

Aug
5
Thu
Osgoode-Spencerville 86.6 km
Aug 5 @ 9:30 am
Osgoode-Spencerville 86.6 km

OSGOODE – SPENCERVILLE

Date of ride :  Thursday, Aug. 5

Ride leader: Nel Ahmed, petronellaa@primus.ca

Group size: 10 including leader

Start time: 9.30 am

Start location : Osgoode Community Centre, 5662 Main Street, Osgoode

Distance: 86.6 km

Route Details: ridewithgps.com/routes/33363294

Lunch plans: Picnic on the grounds of the Mill in Spencerville

Other: A stop at the General Store in Hallville for ice cream, butter tarts, etc.

Sign up : Tuesday, Aug. 1 @ 8PM – Wednesday Aug. 2 @ 10 AM

Sign-up link:

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1UPM2c3EpORLBac3pjSbJWoIrUqJUfuC2?usp=sharing    

Aug
10
Tue
Perth-Portland Loop (Big Rideau Lake) 75 km
Aug 10 @ 10:00 am
Perth-Portland Loop (Big Rideau Lake) 75 km
Different start location, same destination, shorter distance
 
Date of Ride :   Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2021
 

Ride Leader : Barbara Wilson barbarawilson142@yahoo.ca 613-837-2377 (h) 613-355-2377 (c)

Start time : Group 1, 10 AM  ; Group 2 (with leader), 10:30

Start Location : Last Duel Park, 22 Craig St., Perth

Distance :  76.9 km

Group size : 8 including leader

Route detailshttps://ridewithgps.com/routes/33203233

Lunch plans : Picnic at Portland Bay Conservation Area (45 km).  Bring snacks for along the way.
 
Other information : Pit and snack stop at the Narrows Locks (32 km)
 

Sign up : Sunday, Aug. 8 @ 8:00pm –Monday, Aug. 9 @ 10:00am

Sign Up Link :  https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1UPM2c3EpORLBac3pjSbJWoIrUqJUfuC2?usp=sharing

Smiths Falls – Portland 83.6k
Aug 10 @ 10:00 am
Smiths Falls – Portland 83.6k

Smiths Falls – Portland 83.6k

 Starting at Old mill Road, Smith Falls underneath the water TOWER.

 Date of ride: August 10, 2021

 Ride leader: Nel Ahmed, petronellaa@primus.ca

 Group size: 10 including leader

 Start time: 10 am

 Distance: 83.6 km

 Route Details: ridewithgps.com/routes/27438897

 Lunch plans: picnic in Portland on the shore of Big Rideau Lake

 Other: There is a small grocery store in Portland

 Sign up between Sunday August 8 at  8 pm – Monday 9, 10 am

 Sign-up link:                           https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1UPM2c3EpORLBac3pjSbJWoIrUqJUfuC2?usp=sharing    

Aug
12
Thu
Orleans OR Cumberland-Buckingham (Two Ferries Ride) 78 km/53 km
Aug 12 @ 10:00 am
Orleans OR Cumberland-Buckingham (Two Ferries Ride) 78 km/53 km
Two Start Locations ; Two Separate Rides ; Two Distances
 
Date of Ride :   Thursday Aug. 12, 2021
 

Ride Leaders : Barbara Wilson barbarawilson142@yahoo.ca 613-837-2377 (h) 613-355-2377 (c)   Linda Graupner linda.graupner@sympatico.ca  613-355-2377 (c)

Start time : 10 AM (Linda Graupner will lead the  longer ride from Orleans -78 km) ; 10 AM (Barbara will lead the shorter ride from Cumberland – 53 km)

Start Locations : Longer Ride : Convent Glen Metro Parking Lot. Orleans Blvd/Jeanne d’Arc Blvd.  Shorter Ride : R.J. Kennedy Arena, Dunning Road, Cumberland

Distance :  78 km/53 km  

Group size : 8 including leader for each group

Route details : https://ridewithgps.com/routes/32661504                             https://ridewithgps.com/routes/16055896 ; 

Lunch plans : Picnic lunch at the church with snacks along the way.
 
Other information :  $2 for each ferry crossing (Thurso and Masson) ; There is a grocery store in Thurso ; Stop at the Black Walnut bakery (takeout window or pre-order, credit or debit only), Cumberland on your way home. https://www.blackwalnutbakery.ca/
 
Sign up : Tuesday Aug. 10 @ 8:00pm – Wednesday Aug. 11 @ 10:00am
 
Aug
19
Thu
ASHTON – MILL OF KINTAIL, 61.6k
Aug 19 @ 9:30 am
ASHTON – MILL OF KINTAIL, 61.6k

 Date of ride: August 19

 Ride leader: Nel Ahmed, petronellaa@primus.ca

 Group size: 10 including leader

 Start time: 9.30 am, leaving from Ashton Park

 Distance: 61,6 KM

 Route Details: ridewithgps.com/routes/26493169

 Lunch plans: Picnic  on the grounds of the mill of Kin tail 

Other: possible stop for donuts in Almonte and  beer? At the Ashton pub afterwards.

 Sign up between Tuesday August 8, 8 pm and Wednesday Aug. 9, 10 am

 Sign-up link:

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1UPM2c3EpORLBac3pjSbJWoIrUqJUfuC2?usp=sharing    

Aug
24
Tue
Popsilos Tour 84.6 km
Aug 24 @ 9:30 am
Popsilos Tour 84.6 km

CDate of ride: Tuesday August 24 2021

Ride leader(s): Nel Ahmed, petronellaa@primus.ca and

                      Marg Hurley,  mhurley@magma.ca

Start : Community Centre in Embrun, 8 Blais St

Group size: 10 including leader

Start time(s) : 9.30 am.  If a 2nd group is needed, Marg will lead the 2nd group, starting at 10

Distance: 84.6 km

Route Details: ridewithgps.com/routes/36485180

Lunch plans: We will stop for lunch at the St. Albert Cheese factory at approx. the 50 km mark

Other: We will visit four of the popsilos in Prescott- Russell. [Barb’s note : giant murals on farm silos in the Prescott-Russell]

Sign up between Sunday August 22 at  8 pm – Monday 23 at 10 am

Sign-up link:

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1UPM2c3EpORLBac3pjSbJWoIrUqJUfuC2?usp=sharing    

Aug
26
Thu
Smith Falls to Athens 86.3k
Aug 26 @ 10:00 am
Smith Falls to Athens 86.3k

Smiths Falls – Athens,

Date of ride: august 26

Ride leader: Nel Ahmed, petronellaa@primus.ca

 Group size: 10 including leader

Start time: 10 am. Old Mill Rd, underneath the water tower in Smiths Falls

Distance: 86.3 Km 

Route Details: ridewithgps.com/routes/36875910

Lunch plans: picnic at the little park on Main St in Athens

Other: there is a deli in Athens, as well as 2 grocery stores and a public bathroom in the park

Sign up between Tuesday August24, 8 pm and Wednesday Aug. 26, 10 am

Sign-up link:

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1UPM2c3EpORLBac3pjSbJWoIrUqJUfuC2?usp=sharing    

 

Toledo-Bellamy/Eloida Lakes 59 km
Aug 26 @ 10:00 am
Toledo-Bellamy/Eloida Lakes 59 km
Date of Ride :   Thursday, Aug. 26, 2021
 

Ride Leader : Geoff Kennedy      343-262-1066 (c)   gkennedy10@rogers.com

Start time : Group 1, 10 AM  ; Group 2 (with leader, 10:30)

Start Location :  Toledo.  Park at St. Josephs Catholic School, corner of CR1 and CR8

Distance : 59.2km

Group size : 8 including leader for each group

Route details :https://ridewithgps.com/routes/32982728 

Lunch plans : Bring a picnic to enjoy in  Delta (37 km mark)
 
Other information : Several lovely lakes en route ; Historic buildings and mill ; Store in Delta ; Possible swim in Bellamy Lake (55 km  mark)
 

Sign up : Tuesday, Aug. 24@ 8:00pm – Wednesday, Aug. 25@ 10:00am

Sign Up Link :  https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1UPM2c3EpORLBac3pjSbJWoIrUqJUfuC2?usp=sharing