2020 Chilliwack Hub & Spoke

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  • Leader: Chris Hodgson 604-541-2382
  • Trip Dates: Mon, 1 Jun 2020 -- Fri, 5 Jun 2020
  • Trip Classification: Easy - Moderate
  • Trip Fee: $25 CAD
  • Trip Numbers: minimum 20 , maximum 42
  • Trip Registration Opens: Wed, 6 Nov 2019 5:00 PM (pacific time)
  • Registration Lottery Ends: Wed, 13 Nov 2019 5:00 PM (pacific time)
  • Trip Registration Closes: Fri, 20 Mar 2020 5:00 PM (pacific time)
Ride Description:

This Hub and Spoke will give all club cyclists an opportunity to explore the lesser-known, eastern half of the Lower Fraser Valley with both short and long rides: to Harrison Hot Springs, the amazing Quintette Tunnels at Othello (remote start), Chilliwack wet lands, Clayburn Village, Bridal Veil Falls, Silver Lake in Whatcom County (bring passport/Nexus) and more. We’ll have likely four rides per day, led by experienced cyclists. The event will feature a welcoming dinner (not included in fee) on Monday, three full riding days Tuesday through Thursday, a send-off event Thursday evening and a short ride (or alpine hike) on Friday morning.

Accommodation Reservations:

H&S headquarters will be at Vedder River Inn at Vedder Crossing south of Chilliwack. Camping space is also available at the nearby Vedder River Campground, some 5 kms from the Vedder River Inn.

Vedder River Inn has 52 rooms of all categories: singles, doubles, kitchenettes, executives (sleep 6), etc. Group rate range from $85-90, plus tax, or $115-$200 for a suite, plus tax.

Camping at Vedder River Campground (for tents and campers) will cost $30 for “wilderness” camping and $39 for full hookup.

There are also several low cost motels in Chilliwack, 10 kms from Vedder Campground: Comfort Inn, Travelodge and other motels near Hwy 1.

Riding Conditions:

Quiet, scenic country roads. Low traffic volume. Mostly flat to rolling roads. 

Fee Includes:

Route maps and appies on Day 1 (Monday) .

Fee Does Not Include:

Fee does NOT include Group dinners nor accommodation.

Itinerary:

This Hub and Spoke will give all club cyclists an opportunity to explore the lesser-known, eastern half of the Lower Fraser Valley with both short and long rides: to Harrison Hot Springs, the amazing Quintette Tunnels at Othello (remote start), Chilliwack wet lands, Clayburn Village, Bridal Veil Falls and more. The event will feature a welcoming dinner (not included in fee) on Monday June 1, three full riding days Tuesday through Thursday, a send-off event Thursday evening and a short ride (or alpine hike) on Friday morning, June 5.

Registration and Participant Selection:

Registration will be on the CCCTS website on the date shown. A computerized lottery system and wait list will be utilized in the event the ride is over-subscribed. A $25 payment is required at the time of registration. The lottery signup will run for 8 days, after which time the leader will review the results.

Would those accepted for the event please indicate to the leader by e-mail (chodgson@telus.net) whether he/she  is looking for camping or motel accommodation.

The selection process will consider the following criteria in evaluating candidates:

  • fitness and riding ability and experience required for the tour.
  • a history of demonstrating safe riding practices.
  • acceptable social behavior.

The leader may interview riders or others who know them to verify their suitability for the tour.

The leader will notify registrants of their selection status. If the ride is not filled to capacity, registration will continue until the closing dates shown. Payments are considered non-refundable in the event of cancellation.

Participants:

sandra Berry, Fred Butler, Anne Campbell, Bill Campbell, Andrew Clarke, Angela Dawson, Sandra De Best, Edward Dillon, Bonita Douglas, Carol Evans, Glen Evans, Sharon Folkes, June Gallagher, Chris Hodgson, Brian Isberg, Ann Marie Liggat, David Liggat, Angus MacIntosh, Doris Maron, Paula McGahon, Andrew McIndoe, Jennifer McIndoe, Hilda Munro, Allen Olsen, Ilka Olsen, Rolf Petersen, Sharlane Petersen, Alexandra Phillion, Bernard Phillion, Jane Saxton, Rosa Schuh, Allan Smyth, Leith Smyth, Diane Swindell, Vicki Ulibarri, Jacob Van Der Heide, colleen vanderheide, Lawrence Vea, George Zorn, Jeanetta Zorn

Wait List (in priority order):

Richard Mathias, Deborah Kinnear, Linda Parsons, GORD ROBERTSON, Lynn Robertson, Karen Peters, James Burnett, Phil Valois