2016 Recreational Rides
     May 26, 2016 — Mike Connolly

2016 Recreational Rides


The Sporting Intentions Weekly Mountain Bike Ride is a beginner friendly ride that has a 'no-drop,' 'we all meet up,' policy.  During the coming year we will sample as many of our great Island trails as possible.  All rides will be designed to last between 45 and 90 minutes in length.  This year we have registered the ride with CPEI and that requires all riders to be members of CPEI.  There will be one-day event membership waivers that can be used if someone is new to the Island or mountain biking and just wanting to give it a try.  Weekly ride locations will be posted days in advance on the Sporting Intentions Weekly Mountain Bike Ride Facebook page. Rider Leader Brent Nicholson


Cycling PEI Summerside Weekly Monday Night Beginner Road Ride

Monday 6:15PM

North parking lot of Credit Union Place

No drop group ride various routes throughout the season.

Must have CPEI Membership.

Starts on the 30th of May.

Ride Leader Susan Walsh


Sporting Intentions Saturday Morning Road Ride

Saturday Mornings at 9am - Usually end up at the Farmer's Market for a post-ride coffee before ending back at the store.

Focus on safety and education for road riders - This is a No Drop ride, no egos or hammerheads please.

Early season: 30km Road Ride from SI out Lower Malpeque to Rustico Road to Oyster Bed Bridge store. Then either back that way, or back on Winslow Road, Brackley Point Road, or Union Road. Also can include riding through Brackley to Stanhope and back. Later season ride length can increase to 50k or 60k.

Ride Leader Geoff Murray


Cycling PEI Monday Night Beginner Road Ride

We'll be all ready to commence the start of the Beginners Road Ride on Monday nights. We start on the 11th of May, weather permitting. If you're new, we always start with a 10-15 minute session on some aspect of cycling, followed by a great group ride. Please remember it's a CPEI sanctioned event and if you're not a CPEI member yet, I will have forms for single event participation. Please remember this form can only be used once, it's not specific to the event itself. Membership can be acquired online in advance to streamline our first meeting. We will be meeting at the Sherwood BMR location. Look to the Facebook page for road routes. I will post them here via The group meets at 6PM with an expected roll out by 6:30. This is a no-drop group ride ranging in distance between 20-40K as the season develops and the ability of the riders. Road bikes only. See you soon!

Ride leader Jamie Penton


Confederation Trail & North Shore Trail Bike Rides

Starting Tuesday, June 7th, 2016

Every Tuesday evening starting June 7 at 6:30 pm at different locations. Hop on your bike and join us for a free guided recreational bicycle ride for all ages and experience levels. If you do not have a bicycle, let us know and we'll arrange to get one for you to try for a week or two. Helmets are required. First Ride June 7 Meet at the parking lot next to the Trail Route 248/North York River Rd. Milton.

Contact:   Ruth DeLong or 902-394-1645



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