Beat the Heat: Morning Bikes and Bridges - Sat, Jul 3 2021

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Beat the Heat: Morning Bikes and Bridges (7/3/2021)

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The Basics:
Event Type:Bike
Event Location: Edmonton River Valley/ Victoria Park
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Jul 3 2021  8:20 AM
Registration Cut Off: Sat, Jul 3 2021 7:45:00 AM
Event Duration:2 Hours
Difficulty Rating:D3: Moderate
Event Coordinator(s): Mark G
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Member Cost:Voluntary Donation Only (See Below)

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 18 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:10
Minimum Group Size:3
Number Registered So Far: 4 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

Meet at the Victoria Park parking lot on the north side of River Valley Road at 8:20 AM for a prompt departure at 8:30 AM (this is the main parking lot where the Winter skating oval is).

  • East along River Road
  • Cross the LRT Bridge, north to south
  • Cross the Walterdale Bridge, south to north
  • Push up the stairs at the Low Level Bridge and cross the bridge, north to south
  • Climb You Don't Love Me Hill
  • Cross the Dawson Bridge, south to north
  • Cross the Low Level Bridge again, north to south
  • Proceed past the Muttart Conservatory and a short distance up the Mill Creek Ravine, take the first off-shoot trail up into the neighborhood.
  • Climb the neighborhood streets to the top where Scona Road meets Saskatchewan Drive
  • Take the paths along Saskatchewan Drive and cross the High Level Bridge, south to north
  • Ride down the switchback hill from Ezio Farone Park to the trails above the Victoria Golf Club.
  • Return to Victoria Park via River Valley Road.
Approximate distance: 22 km.

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(*Note we are not accepting cash donations at this time on our events. Please feel free to send donations to our Treasurer or event organizer electronically).

Required Items to Bring:

- Bike (hybrid or mountain is probably better in case there's any gravel sections on the route)
- Helmet
- Water
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
- Mask
- Repair kit
- Clothing appropriate to conditions

How to Get There:
Event Directions:Meet at the main Victoria Park parking lot (north side of River Valley Road where Winter Skating oval is) at 8:20 AM for a prompt departure at 8:30 AM. Look near the Victoria Park sign for the coordinator wearing (or holding) a blue EOC ball cap.


- We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines at all times while participating in EOC events.
- Please scroll through and read the entire online waiver when you sign up.
- Details of this event are subject to undergo a change at any point in time, with or without warning.

Voluntary Donation:What is this?)
Suggested donation amount for this event is: $2.00/Person.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
Please review our Cancellation Policy carefully!