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  • ” The best way to see the country . . . “

    ” The best way to see the country . . . “

    “For some active adventure seekers, the best way to see the country is on two wheels. . .” Read about Tour du Canada and Cycle Canada events in Canada’s national newspaper, The Globe and Mail. Special feature by Dene Moore, published June 7, 2022: https://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/article-for-some-active-adventure-seekers-the-best-way-to-see-the-country-is/

  • Alan Medcalf

    Alan Medcalf

    July 4, 1952 – February 26, 2022 As many of our friends know we recently lost an exceptional friend of Tour du Canada. Alan Medcalf died on February 26 after living with ALS for a number of years.Alan completed the Tour du Canada in 2000 and served as a Director of the national cycling club […]

  • Tour du Canada 2022 Fees Set

    Tour du Canada 2022 Fees Set

    The fees have now been set for Tour du Canada 2022. The fee for 2022 is $6,310.00 + $263.54 HST = $6,573.54 Please read more about joining the ride: https://www.tourducanada.com/tour-du-canada-essentials/fees-and-dates/

  • Tour du Canada 2022

    Tour du Canada 2022

    The dates for Tour du Canada 2022 have been set. They will be June 22 to September 2. Riders arrive in Vancouver on June 22. The Orientation day is June 23. The final riding day into St. John’s is September 2. There will again be a Mile Zero option for those wishing to start on […]

  • Congratulations Tour du Canada 2020/2021

    Congratulations Tour du Canada 2020/2021

    Tour du Canada 2020/2021 riders were witness to a country dealing with a crisis unmatched in our time.

  • COVID-19 Protocols

    COVID-19 Protocols

    How Tour du Canada operates during the pandemic.

  • Tour du Canada 2021 Dates and Fees

    Tour du Canada 2021 Dates and Fees

    The Board of Directors of Tour du Canada have confirmed the dates and fees for the 2021 cross-Canada ride. The dates are: June 23 to September 3, 2021. Participants must be in Vancouver for June 23, accommodation is provided that night. The Orientation takes place in Vancouver on June 24 with the first riding day […]

  • Tim Hope

    Tim Hope

    It is with profound sadness that we must announce the death of Tim Hope. Tim was a Director of Tour du Canada from 1997 to 2017. And an alumni of the Tour du Canada ride (1997). A memorial will be announced at a future date. https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/122040189/cycling-advocate-killed-in-collision-with-truck-remembered-for-kindness-passion

  • World Bicycle Day Mass Ride

    World Bicycle Day Mass Ride

    Happy World Bicycle Day – June 3, 2020. It’s a great day for a bike ride. Please fill out the form below with the actual or approximate distance that you rode today. We don’t ask for e-mails so you won’t receive any messages from us. This is just for fun! You can see results here: […]

  • Riding a bike through the time of COVID-19

    Riding a bike through the time of COVID-19

    An info graphic on cycling in the time of COVID-19 from VeloHospitality.com: Cycling Tips

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