2016 Bike Events Listing

For Canada’s Guide to GranFondo click here.

May

  • May 15  Bonjour Printemps ~ Victoriaville 

First ride of the season, multiple circuits are offered (family to more experienced). Inscription is either free or up to 20$ depending on your age and experience.

http://www.granddefi.qc.ca/fr/bonjour-printemps/randonnee-de-velo.html

  • May 18  Le Tour du Silence  ~ Montreal (Event takes place in other Quebec cities as well)

A 20 kilometer ride opened to all to promote road safety.

http://tourdusilencequebec.com/

  • May 27 – 29  Défi Tête la Première Saint-Jérôme

Ride 500 km over the course of three days to raise funds for Le Bouclier Prévention, an organization that promotes helmet wear.

http://www.defitetelapremiere.com/

  • May 28  Gran Fondo ~ Mont Tremblant

Discover the Mont-Tremblant region. Four circuits are offered (from 45 to 160 km). Inscription is around a hundred dollars, 15% off if you subscribe before march first.

http://www.granfondotremblant.ca/

  • May 28 – 29  Défi métropolitain Vélo Québec ~ Montreal

Starting from Pointe Calumet, you can choose the ride and the speed that best matches your skill and endurance.

http://www.velo.qc.ca/fr/evenement/les-defis

June

  • June 5  Gran Fondo Eastern Townships ~ Bromont

Multiple circuits are offered. Laps are timed. Inscription run around a hundred dollars. http://www.granfondocantonsdelest.com/

  • June 5  Gran Fondo ~ Charlevoix

http://www.velocharlevoix.com/resultats.aspx

  • June 5  Gran Fondo ~ Gatineau

A 112 km ride divided in two stages. For experienced cyclists.

http://grandprixcyclistegatineau.com/courses/cyclosportive/gran-fondo/

  • June 5  Tournée des clochers ~ Bécancour

Discover the Bécancour region. Multiple rides for all cyclists. Inscription is around 15 $.

http://www.tourneedesclochers.com/

  • June 11  CCLACC Lac Champlain ~ Venise-en-Québec 

Four circuits are offered for a 40$ fee. Meal and showers included.

http://www.cclacc.ca/

  • June 12  Cyclosportive Saint-Donat – Le Nordet 

An 80 km ride or a 40 km one for initiates. Inscription costs between 65 and 95$, the sooner the cheaper.

http://cyclostdonat.com/l-evenement/

  • June 18 La boucle du Grand défi Pierre Lavoie ~ Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu 

Ride 130 km for a good cause. To register, follow this link :

https://www.legdpl.com/la-boucle/inscription-a-la-boucle

July

  • July 3  Gran Fondo ~ Forillon Gaspé 

Ride around Forillon National Park in beautiful Gaspésie. Four circuits ranging from 40 to 160 km are offered. Register for approximately a hundred dollars.

http://granfondoforillon.com/inscriptions/

  • July 1 – 3   La petite Aventure Desjardins Vélo Québec ~ Ormstown

Combine camping and biking.

http://www.veloquebecvoyages.com/destination-circuit-velo-la-petite-aventure

  • July 9 – 10  Cyclo-défi Enbridge contre le cancer ~ Repentigny

Ride 200 km over the course of two days for a good cause. You can register either individually or with a team.

http://mo16.conquercancer.ca/site/PageServer?pagename=mo16_homepage&s_locale=fr_CA

  • July 17   Gran Fondo ~ Mont Saint-Anne

Three circuits with timed laps are offered. Inscription : 150$.

http://www.granfondomsa.com

August

  • August 6  Tour cycliste du ~ Lake Alymer 

Choose between a 42 km family ride or a 84 km one for more experienced cyclists.

https://www.chaudiereappalaches.com/fr/voyage-quebec/region-de-thetford/beaulac-garthby/tour-cycliste-du-lac-aylmer/evenement/

  • August 14  Défi Vélo Rotary ~ New Richmond 

Three challenges ranging from 25 to 100 kilometers. Opened to everyone. Count 40 to 60 dollars for inscription fees.

http://defivelorotary.org/

  • August 14   Gran Fondo Garneau Québécor Trois-Rivières

Ride 118 km to raise funds for Les Petits Frères.

http://www.quebecgranfondo.com/fr

  • August 20  L’échappée BELLE Marie-Vincent ~ Dunham 

Three rides from 45 to 100 kilometers are offered. Raise funds for the Marie-Vincent foundation.

https://www.echappeebellemarievincent.ca/inscription-en-ligne-5.html

  • August 21 Gran Fondo Centre-du-Québec ~ Drumondville 

Four circuits are offered. Registration costs around 150$ which includes a jersey and meals.

http://www.granfondocentreduquebec.com/

***Please note that this list is by no means complete. Here are a couple of useful websites listing other cycling events :

http://centrenationalbromont.com/calendrier-devenements/

http://www.adnduvelo.com/about/

http://www.granfondoguide.com/Events/Search/Canada/Quebec

http://www.fqsc.net/cyclisme-pour-tous/evenements

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