Winter Ride Challenge Series

2009 Winter Ride Challenge Series [Cndn Version]. 12 rides total. Easy paced. Get outside.

Recommended Bike: Mountain or cyclo-cross to combat poor road conditions.
Ride Length: 2-3 hours weather pending. Ride will be attempted regardless.
Ride Time: 11:00 am departure.
Ride Dates:
January 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th.
February 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd.
March 1st, 8th, 22nd, 29th.
Note - No ride on March 15th.

Ride Locations:
Taloola Cafe @ 396 Devonshire Rd. (Jan.4th, 25th/Feb.15th/Mar.8th)
Second Cup @ 13462 Tecumseh Rd. East (Jan.11th/Feb.1st,22nd/Mar.22nd)
Cafe Mondo @ Windsor Crossing Outlet (Jan.18th/Feb.8th/Mar.1st,29th)

Points System: Riders earn points based on each rides temperature (colder = more points). The points formula is 25 minus the lowest posted wind chill temp at weather.com for the ride area for that ride period. 10 bonus points are awarded to single-speeders. One ride worth double points to be appointed.


  1. First ride forecast is for the hard men of Essex County.


  2. Hmm...interesting. I was going to spend my early Sundays spinning in morning at home and then running at the gym but this sounds a lot more fun!