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Ride the Distance Routes

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

New rides NOW Available (See August 7th series below)!

How to Win Prizes:

  1. Choose a Ride
  2. Tell us about your ride by sharing your photos, stories or videos on social media and tagging @gvccbc or @biketoworkvic #yykbike, and by filling out the form at the bottom of this page.
  3. WIN prizes to local restaurants and bike shops! Submissions for prizes will be due on the last day of the activity date posted below. However, these activities aren’t going anywhere – so enjoy them anytime this summer!

Submissions for prizes for the seventh ride series (happening between August 7th – August 20th) are due on Thursday, August 20th! Remember to fill out the form at the bottom of the page too.

Miss the deadline for the last ride series prizes?
No worries. Every two weeks, we will be posting another Ride the Distance ride!

Rides for these dates:

Click on the ride you want to do:

August 7th – August 20th, 2020:

Ride through some of the best spots for cycling in Greater Victoria, along the E&N trail, by the sea in Gordon Head, and along the shores of Prospect and Elk Lakes, on this 43km Lake Loop.

Distance: 43km

July 6th – August 7th, 2020:

Point to Point to Point Ride

Distance: 76km

June 19th – July 6th, 2020:

The Seaside Shuffle

Distance: 41km

June 6th – 19th, 2020:

The Ultimate Tri-Trail Route (with three variations)

Distance: Full route 52.8km

If you would like a RidewithGPS map for any of these rides, please email

May 22nd – June 5th, 2020:

Matheson Lake Out and Back

Distance: 62.3 km

May 7th – 19th, 2020:

Swan Lake to Bear Hill Ride

Distance: 30.9 km

Poster designed and created by Longkruse Consulting

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

June 6th, 2020:

…Coming soon!

Love the ride? Tell us about it here!

Looking for other rides?

The Greater Victoria Cycling Coalition and Bike to Work Society is 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 Discovery Rides will be released for two new neighbourhoods.

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