We’ve created a very different kind of bike club. We’ve created a novice/intermediate cycling club to help you start or progress your cycling ability while having a fantastic riding experience. Our club is the ultimate introduction to the world of cycling; our leaders will help guide you on your way to becoming a more confident and capable cyclist.
This year we have added two additional factions which are available to all club members: the Original Triathlon Club and the Original Adventure Club.
To join is easy!
Step 1 - Pay your $100 membership fee. This can be paid in-store or online http://capsbicycleshop.com/product/original-bike-shop-membership-7083.htm
Step 2. Join CyclingBC http://cyclingbc.net/membership/registration-2017/
Step 3. Complete our membership form below
|Every other Saturday||10:15 am||The Momentum Ride - Keep it up! For all those who attended our cake rides and anyone else new to cycling – we want to help you continue to enjoy cycling and help you towards your goals. This ride is a great way to socialise with other cyclists and explore some low-traffic cycling routes. 40-70km / 2-3 hrs / Bi-Monthly / Starts April 2017||the Original Bike Shop - New Westminster||604-524-3611|
|1st and 3rd Sunday of Each Month||8am||Metric Century Ride – This ride is for those who want to go for a longer ride and challenge themselves; we will ride as a group and have a no-drop policy but we recommend that those who sign-up are capable of the distance and will be able to complete the ride in around 4 hours. 100km / 6hrs / Bi-monthly||the Original Bike Shop - New Westminster||604-524-3611|
|Every other Wednesday||6:15 PM||Reliability Ride – “It’s not a race” The concept is to complete a set route. Everyone starts off at the same time and riders challenge themselves to see how quickly they can complete the route. No Ride Leader. 30km / 2-3hrs / Every other Wednesday / Starts May 2017||the Original Bike Shop - New Westminster||604-524-3611|
|1st Saturday of Each Month||9 AM||Ladies Only – Ladies this ride is for you! Our “Ladies Only” rides are designed to show you various road routes, get a sweat on and have a fun couple of hours with like-minded female cyclists. 50-100km / 3hrs / Monthly||the Original Bike Shop - New Westminster||604-524-3611|
|Every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday||6:30 AM||SWIM Practice at Canada Games Pool. 2 hours of your favourite chlorine breakfast! Bring your pull-bouy, fins, paddles, goggles and swim caps for daily workouts.||Canada Games Pool||604-524-3611|
|Every Thursday until Spring||7:00 PM||Winter SPIN Sessions at Fortius - While the snow on the ground melts, improve your performance and get your watts up. Led by NCCP Level coaches and our favourite Olympian, Joanie Caron.||Fortius Sport Centre||604-524-3611|
|Every Wednesday and Friday||6:30 AM||Indoor Winter Treadmill RUN - Workout specific daily runs. Improve your speed and endurance, work on your fartleks, interval training and hill repeats.||Canada Games Pool||604-524-3611|
|Every Wednesday and Friday||6:30 AM||Central Valley Greenway RUN - Get outside with daily run workouts targeted to improve your cadence, speed and endurance.||the Original Bike Shop - New Westminster||604-524-3611|
|Every Thursday until Winter||6:15 pm||Triathlon 40km Road RIDES - For those Sprint and Olympic distance athletes. We will be focussing on form, speed, gearing and transition times.||the Original Bike Shop||604-524-3611|
|TBA||TBA||RUN Clinic with Dylan Morgan||the Original Bike Club||604-524-3611|
|TBA||TBA||OPEN-WATER SWIM Clinic with SeaHikers||SASAMAT LAKE||604-524-3611|
|TBA||TBA||TRANSITION Clinic||the Original||604-524-3611|
|Jun 24, 2017||Galloping Goose 2 Day Trip||Tsawassen to Sooke||Ride Leader - Gordon Hobbis Description: Our ride leaders are prepared to guide you along the historic, car-free Galloping Goose Trail. You have the option to camp or enjoy a hotel stay in Sooke with a trip up to the Potholes before cycling back to the ferry the next day. Basic technical support will be provided. You can store any equipment in the van and can regularly meet up with the van – so this trip really is open anyone on any bike. There will be cafe stops and places to get food along the way. Distance : 160KM Duration : 2 days Requirements : Any personal belongings you need for a overnight stay. Ideal bike: Any bike in good working condition||604-524-3611|
|Jun 30, 2017||Lillouette 500 5 Day Trip||Vancouver to Harrison to Pemberton to Vancouver||"the Lillooet 500" - 30th June – 3rd July 2017 Ride leader - Ryan Petersen Description : A tough but truly epic adventure which was undertaken by 5 staff and club members in 2016. This route heads out to Harrison on the road to the Sasquatch Inn - then we leave the pavement behind for 160km of bumpy forest service roads and 4x4 tracks up to Mt. Currie following Harrison Lake and the Lillooet River. From there we ride through Pemberton, Whistler and Squamish down the Sea-To-Sky. Expect to see the most beautiful lakes and rivers and all that the B.C. backcountry is famous for! Distance : 450KM ( feels like 500km though) Duration : 5 days Requirements : • Lightweight camping equipment. • Bike tools and spare parts • Food supplies for 4 days • Walk-able cycling shoes. • Appropriate clothing for wilderness travel • Good level of fitness. Ideal bike: A bike with front suspension or high volume tires with a wide-range of gearing ratios that can carry all your gear.||604-524-3611|
|Jul 8, 2017||Salt Spring Island Overnight||Tsawassen to Gulf Islands||Salt Spring Island 2 Day Trip Ride Leader - Jon Gatiss-Wild Description : We will ride to the ferry terminal in Tssawassen departing at TBA. A short ferry ride across to Swartz bay then to Fulford Harbour were we will ride through the beautifully scenic island roads before setting up camp at the Ruckle Provincial park. We will set up camp early then ride into the local village and explore what the island has to offer before heading back for a night under the stars. Distance : 120 KM approx. Duration : 2 days Requirements: Camping equipment, food, tools Ideal bike : Touring bike, adventure bike with racks or bike packing bags.||604-524-3611|
|Aug 12, 2017||Golden Ears Park Overnight||Tsawassen||Ride Leader - Jon Gatiss-Wild Description : We will ride 45km over to Golden Ears Provincial Park for a camp out next to the lake. Any bike can make this trip but you will have to carry your camping equipment. You could also make arrangements to meet your friends and family there. Distance : 90 KM approx. Duration : 2 days||604-524-3611|
|Aug 26, 2017||Sunshine Coast Mountain Biking 2 Day Trip||Horseshoe Bay||Ride Leader - Jon GW Description: The Sunshine Coast has a fantastic network of trails starting as soon as you get off the ferry. Distance: Duration: 2 Days Requirements: • Experience riding mountain bike trails Ideal bike: Mountain bike||604-524-3611|
|Sep 9, 2017||Harrison Hotsprings Glamping 2 Day||the Original Bike Shop to Harrison, BC||Fall ride to Harrison Hot Springs – “Glamping” Ride leader - Ryan Petersen Description : A relaxed Fall ride out towards Harrison Hot Springs where we will spend the night at a cabin, visit the hot springs then ride back the following day. Distance: 210km Duration: 2days Requirements: Overnight clothing and supplies. Food can be picked up along the way. Ideal bike: A road or hybrid bike able to carry a few overnight supplies.||604-524-3611|