2013 Winter Ride Challenge Series

Here we go for the 5th edition of the WRCS. There are 15 stages this season and the start is only 2 weeks away. Get your gear ready.

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 6th, 13th, 18th, 20th, 27th.
February 1st, 3rd, 10th, 15th, 17th, 24th.
March 1st, 3rd, 10th, 15th.

Ride Locations: 
Taloola Cafe - 11:00 am @ 396 Devonshire Rd. (Jan.6th, 27th/Feb.17th/Mar.10th)

Second Cup - 11:00 am @ 13462 Tecumseh Rd. East (Jan.13th/Feb.3rd, 24th)

Cafe Mondo - 11:00 am @ 1555 Talbot Rd. Windsor Crossing Outlet (Jan.20th/Feb.10th/Mar.3rd)

Ciociaro Club - 6:00 pm @ 3745 North Talbot Rd. (Jan.18th/Feb.1st, 15th/Mar.1st, 15th) THESE ARE NIGHT RIDES. BRING LIGHTS.

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. Woo - Hoo Here we go again.

    Single Speeder wannabee's

    I am shamelessly selling a White Industries Eno Eccentric hub mounted on a 700c rim. Easiest way to convert your multispeed into a ss. Contact Geno @ canflyboy@gmail.com for details

  2. Is this a sanctioned event?

  3. Fat Tyre Bonus?????

  4. Knobby tyre bonus!!!!!!!

  5. Let's all be fender friendly this year

  6. Double bonus for knobby tires and single speed?