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2018 Community Rides - Archive


GTAA (Pearson Airport) KICK-OFF RIDE

COMPLETED:  Saturday, May 5, 2018
DISTANCE:  20 km  Ride with GPS
BEGIN:  Mount Charles Park at 1265 Cardiff Blvd (map)
SPONSOR:  The sponsor for the 2018 Community Rides series is Toronto Pearson, host of the Kick-Off Ride.


OSPREY MARSH RIDE

COMPLETED:  Saturday, May 12, 2018
DISTANCE:  10 km  Ride with GPS
BEGIN:  Castlegreen Meadows Park at 2829 Castlebridge Dr (map)


PORT CREDIT - Waterfront Trail Ride

COMPLETED:  Saturday, May 26, 2018
DISTANCE:  14 km  Ride with GPS
BEGIN:  J.C. Saddington Park at 53 Lake Street (map)


JIM TOVEY MEMORIAL RIDE - Lakeview Waterfront Vision

COMPLETED:  Saturday, June 2, 2018
DISTANCE:  12 km  Ride With GPS
BEGIN:  Public parking lot at 120 Lakefront Promenade (map)

SPECIAL ACCESS:  We have been given special access to this restricted area by Lakeview Community Partners Limited (LCPL).  This includes partial access to the coal pier, the longest concrete pier on Lake Ontario and future 800m promenade in the new Lakeview Village project (website images).


MISSISSAUGA BIKE CHALLENGE - Launch Event & Ride

COMPLETED:  Sunday, June 10, 2018
DISTANCE:  24 km  Ride with GPS
BEGIN:  Applewood GMC Dealership at 3000 Woodchester Dr (map)
WEBPAGE:  Mississauga Bike Challenge


ERIN MILLS - Trails Ride

COMPLETED:  Sunday, June 17, 2018
DISTANCE:  15 km  Ride with GPS
BEGIN:  South Common Community Centre at 2233 South Millway (map)


CREDITVIEW & RIVER GROVE RIDE

COMPLETED:  Thursday, July 12, 2018
DISTANCE:  15 km  Ride with GPS
BEGIN:  Fallingbrook Community Park at 5135 Fallingbrook Drive (map)


MISSISSAUGA VALLEY RIDE

COMPLETED:  Saturday, July 21, 2018
DISTANCE:  15 km  Ride with GPS
BEGIN:  Mississauga Valley Community Centre at 1275 Mississauga Valley Blvd (map)


MALTON & HUMBER TRAIL RIDE

COMPLETED:  Saturday, July 28, 2018
DISTANCE:  18 km  Ride with GPS
BEGIN:  Malton Community Centre at 3540 Morning Star Drive (map)


LAKE AQUITAINE TRAIL RIDE

COMPLETED:  Saturday, August 11, 2018
DISTANCE:  17 km  Ride with GPS
BEGIN:  Meadowvale Community Centre at 6655 Glen Erin Drive (map)


PARK ROYAL & SOUTHDOWN RIDE

COMPLETED:  Saturday, August 25, 2018
DISTANCE:  17.4 km  Ride with GPS
BEGIN:  Clarkson Community Centre at 2475 Truscott Drive (map)


BURNHAMTHORPE & BRISTOL RIDE

COMPLETED:  Saturday, September 1, 2018
DISTANCE:  35.6 km  Ride with GPS
BEGIN:  Riverwood Park at Riverwood Park Lane (map)


DOWNTOWN & PARAMOUNT CENTRE RIDE

COMPLETED:  Saturday, September 8, 2018
DISTANCE:  25 km  Ride with GPS
BEGIN:  Paramount Fine Foods Centre at 5500 Rose Cherry Place (map)


UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO - MISSISSAUGA (UTM) RIDE

COMPLETED:  Thursday, September 13, 2018
DISTANCE:  14.1 km  Ride with GPS
BEGIN:  Parking Lot P11, behind UTM Alumni House at 1550 The Collegeway (map)
UTM CAMPUS MAP:  See Parking Lot P11
PARTNERED WITH:  UTM Environmental Affairs Office (5th annual event)


THE WORK OF WIND - BIKE AROUND THE EXHIBITS

COMPLETED:  Friday, September 21, 2018
DISTANCE:  12.4 km  Ride with GPS
BEGIN:  Bradley Museum, 1620 Orr Road (map) in the parking lot.
WEBSITE:  The Work of Wind: Air, Land, Sea.


CULHAM TRAIL SALMON RUN RIDE

COMPLETED:  Saturday, September 29, 2018
DISTANCE:  28.6 km  Ride with GPS
BEGIN:  Erindale Park at 1695 Dundas Street West (map)
WEBSITE:  View the Credit Valley Conservation webpage about the fish migration.

TYPE OF BIKE:  Use of a hybrid, touring or mountain bike is essential (route NOT suitable for road bikes).  Tire width should be at least 32mm.  The trail is often rugged and/or steep.  There is no paved alternative for the trail portion of the route.  Bikes should be in good repair.  The ride is not suitable for small children.

CONDITIONS:
   - Of the total distance ~ 30% of the ride is on unpaved trails, consisting of crushed stone and (loose) gravel.
   - There are (3) very steep climbs ranging from 100m to 300m in total length, one of which is unpaved.
   - There are two very steep descents with sharp turns in the middle and at the bottom.  One is unpaved.


APPLEWOOD & ROCKWOOD RIDE

COMPLETED:  Saturday, October 13, 2018
DISTANCE:  15.5 km  Ride with GPS
BEGIN:  Garnetwood Park at 1996 Rathburn Road East (map)


VISTA HEIGHTS RIDE

COMPLETED:  Saturday, October 20, 2018
DISTANCE:  16.6 km  Ride with GPS
BEGIN:  Vista Heights Public School at 89 Vista Blvd (map).
NOTE:  Route includes 1.3 km of unpaved trails so it is NOT recommended for road bikes.


HALLOWEEN NIGHTTIME RIDE

COMPLETED:  Friday, October 26, 2018
DISTANCE:  14.4 km  Ride with GPS
BEGIN:  Port Credit Arena at 40 Stavebank Rd (map).