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Swan Lake to Bear Hill ride!

Looking for a new cycling route for your ride this weekend? Want to add some more distance onto your previous rides?

To WIN prizes for participating in this Ride the Distance ride. Send us your photos, stories and videos telling us about your ride between May 7th and May 18th, 2020 in the form at the bottom of this page. Prize submissions will be due May 18th. However, these activities aren’t going anywhere – so enjoy them anytime this summer!

Ride Features:

Starting from Swan Lake heading out to Bear Hill along side streets, and coming back towards Swan Lake along the West side of Elk and Beaver Lake. It’s a delight getting off main roads and exploring these quiet streets on two wheels!

Map for May 7th – 18th, 2020:

How to use this map on your phone:

Step 1 – Click on ‘Send to Device’ to download the map on your smart phone or another GPS unit, and you are ready to roll!

*Remember to allow space for others to pass on trails and roads when necessary to maintain social-distancing.

Poster designed and created by Longkruse Consulting

Map for Week of May 20th, 2020:

No peeking… it’s coming soon!

Love this ride? Tell us about it here!


Looking for other rides?

The Greater Victoria Cycling Coalition and Bike to Work Society are offering a series of Scavenger Hunts, Discovery Rides, and Ride the Distance rides for neighbourhoods across the Greater Victoria region. These activity series will be happening from May to August 2020. Every two weeks, two new scavenger hunts challenges will be released for two new neighbourhoods.

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