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Neighbourhood Rides

The GVCC has been organizing recreational and themed rides for almost three decades and normally we’d be announcing our 2020 ride schedule but due to COVID-19, we are pausing our regular rides program for this year.

New rides NOW Available!

Take a ride!

Getting out on your bike is key, so we’re proud to announce our new Neighbourhood Scavenger Hunts, Discovery Rides, and ‘Ride the Distance‘ routes.

  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 #yyjbike, 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 – 20th) are due on Thursday, August 20th! Remember to fill out the form at the bottom of the page too. For the first, second, third, fourth, fifth, and sixth ride series, scroll to the bottom of this page for a list of past rides.

Choose a ride:

August 20th – September 3rd, 2020:

Hillside/Quadra Discovery Ride

Our LAST ride of the summer series is ready for your late-August riding pleasures! We are very excited to be releasing this Hillside/Quadra Discovery Ride for you filled with lots of local gems that highlight the diversity and beauty of this neighbourhood.

We hope that you explore this Discovery Ride by bicycled during the Out there Arts Festival, happening from August 29th to September 7th, 2020! You won’t want to miss this unique opportunity to ride through the Hillside/Quadra neighbourhoods as they come alive with vibrant community art and bicycles for this 10-day event.

For more information on the Hillside/Quadra Collective’s Out there Arts Festival go to: https://artsvictoria.ca/show/515476/view

August 7th – 20th, 2020:

Highlands & North Saanich Scavenger Hunts

Explore the diverse neighbourhoods of Highlands and North Saanich on these one-of-a-kind Scavenger Hunt rides!

August 7th – 20th, 2020:

The Lake Loop (43km) Google Maps route HERE.

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.

Find all our rides listed below:

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

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