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2020 COVID Crusher “Episode” 2

August 31 - September 6

This riding camp is a week-long series of rides in the Edmonton area from Monday, August 31, to Sunday, September 6.

Weekday rides will be about 2-1/2 to 3-1/2 hours long and begin between 3:00pm and 4:00pm. We can take advantage of the later sunsets to get some big weekday rides accomplished. If your work hours are a bit flexible, and/or you are working from home, I hope you can join us. Weekend rides will start 9:00am to 10:00am. Sunday will be a big ride, in the range of 160km. You’ll have the September long weekend Monday to recover.

I’ll implement these daily group rides to make sure everyone is kept safe, following all ABA and AHS guidelines and public health orders.

This means:

  • Pre-registration is mandatory
  • No more than 15 riders can register
  • Cohorting will most likely not be attempted, because Edmonton’s COVID case numbers are trending in the WRONG direction
  • That means physical distancing will be enforced at all times

If you’d like to participate, please click on the COVID Crusher Camp Registration to sign up TODAY!


Ride Schedule

In general, rides during the first half of the camp will start on the east side of Edmonton. Rides in the second half on the west side.

Day 1 – Antler Lake ~3 hours

Stage at the Ardrossan Rec Centre.

Please show up at 3:00pm.

Strava Route: https://www.strava.com/routes/2721793490051842862

Day 1 Ride Signup: https://forms.gle/UDNTz9nP2vzChdyy7

Day 2 – A bit of Tempo ~3-1/2 hours

Stage at the Harvest Pointe shopping complex, 50 Street and Ellerslie Road. We’ll pick up the pace to Tempo (that “annoying” pace I talk about) at least twice and probably three times during this ride.

Please show up at 3:00pm.

Strava Route: https://www.strava.com/routes/2721815959836225006

Day 2 Ride Signup: https://forms.gle/RYv76ZGH6sRW2kfQA

Day 3 – Easy Day ~1-1/2 hours

Stage from the Olympiette Centre.

Please show up at 4:00pm.

Strava Route: https://www.strava.com/routes/2721843674800656174

Day 3 Ride Signup: https://forms.gle/eKbA1RqkHffwVWVWA

Day 4 – Long Steady Distance to Devon and Calmar ~4 hours

Stage from Hampton Terrance shopping complex, Lessard Rd and 202 Street (take Henday to the Lessard Rd exit).

Big ride, so please show up at 3:00pm.

Strava Route: https://www.strava.com/routes/2721848741310484974

Day 4 Ride Signup: https://forms.gle/5BTSkxqQ1XLqYWCM7

Day 5 – Glory Hills ~2-1/2 hours

Stage from the Acheson Truck Stop, Highway 16 and Highway 60, at the PetroCan gas station.

Please show up at 3:30pm.

Strava Route: https://www.strava.com/routes/2721852356716544948

Day 5 Ride Signup: https://forms.gle/zmcSRJRU58SMHStk7

Day 6 – Velocity Club Ride from Ardrossan ~2-1/2 hours

Stage from the Ardrossan Rec Centre.

Please show up at 10:00am.

Strava Route: https://www.strava.com/routes/2721157122792392410

Day 6 Ride Signup: https://forms.gle/BjP2s6fQh7UjqYYt7

Day 7 – Scona 166km ~ 6 hours

Stage from Harvest Pointe shopping complex (same as Day 2), 50 Street and Ellerslie Road.

Please show up at 9:00am.

Strava Route: https://www.strava.com/routes/2721809472114497006

Day 7 Ride Signup: https://forms.gle/4fiR1CNYEEkkJAE16

Details

Start:
August 31
End:
September 6