2011 Winter Ride Challenge Series

The 3rd edition of the W.R.C.S. is less than a month away. This years series will closely resemble the previous edition and cyclists will have 19 rides to stake their claim to the overall title.

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 on Sundays. 6:00 pm departure on Fridays.
Ride Dates:
January 2nd, 9th, 14th, 16th, 23rd, 28th, 30th.
February 6th, 11th, 13th, 20th, 25th, 27th.
March 6th, 11th, 13th, 20th, 25th, 27th.

Ride Locations:

Taloola Cafe - 11:00 am
@ 396 Devonshire Rd. (Jan.2nd, 23rd/Feb.13th/Mar.6th, 27th)

Second Cup - 11:00 am
@ 13462 Tecumseh Rd. East (Jan.9th, 30th/Feb.20th/Mar.13th)

Cafe Mondo - 11:00 am
@ Windsor Crossing Outlet (Jan.16th/Feb.6th, 27th/Mar.20th)

Ciociaro Club - 6:00 pm
@ 3745 North Talbot Rd. (Jan.14th, 28th/Feb.11th, 25th/Mar.11th, 25th)

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.
15 bonus points are awarded to Friday night rides.
10 bonus points are awarded to single-speeders.
One ride worth double points to be appointed.

Ride Style: Overall these will be easy paced rides used to build base fitness mileage and be somewhat social in nature.


  1. WRCS!!!

    Welcome back!!!

  2. Holly Molly!!

  3. What kind of pace are you guys running? I kept saying I was going to come out last year, and never made it. I'll have to try harder this year!