May 19, 2019 Newsletter
Ride Report for the Week of May 12
The Friday Afternoon Escape on May 17 led by David Tang and Bob Atlee saw 8 riders complete the 36 km route ... these three cyclists in the group were donning their highly visible neon yellow wind jackets appropriate for the 32 km/hr gusts.
Tour de l'Alberta (TdA) Video featuring EBTC's Don Peddie!
Ride date for the 25th TdA is Sunday, July 28. Registration is open. EBTC offers three Sunday rides to help you train for the TdA: West End Target the Tour , Ardrossan Target the Tour , and the Sunday Afternoon Rides . Special thanks to Don Marcotte for his creative video talents.
EBTC 2019 memberships can be purchased at: :
May Events:

May 20: Holiday Monday Morinville to Legal (arrive 9:45 am; start 10:00 am)
Ride Leader: Liz Timleck
Start Point: North of Tim Horton’s in the Superstore parking lot at 8809 100 St, Morinville.

May 20/27: Monday Night Recreational Ride (arrive 6:15 pm; start 6:30 pm)
Rider Leader: Gaye Carter
Start Point: Rundle Park Tennis Courts parking lot . Rundle Park entrance is at 113 Avenue and 30 Street or 118 Avenue and Rundle Park Road.

May 21/28: Tuesday Evening Ardrossan Ride (arrive 6:15 pm; start 6:30 pm)
Start Point: Ardrossan Rec Centre southwest parking lot
NOTE: The RideWithGPS route will be available by noon on date of ride so leaders can pick a route that considers wind direction; search for TuesArd (the name) and date

May 22/29: Wednesday Show N Go (arrive 6:45 pm; start 7:00 pm)
Ride Leader: Al Carlson
Start Point: Northeast corner of the main Kinsmen Sports Centre parking lot (closest to new Walterdale bridge)

May 23/30: New Rider Outings (arrive 6:15 pm; start 6:30 pm)
Ride Leader: Charles World
Start Point: Rundle Park Tennis Courts parking lot . Rundle Park entrance is at 113 Avenue and 30 Street or 118 Avenue and Rundle Park Road.
NOTE: Starts May 2 through to June 6

May 23/30: Thursday Evening Trail Rides (arrive 6:00 pm; start 6:15 pm)
Ride Leader: Sig Jensen
Start Point May 23: Riverside Nature Trailhead. South from Yellowhead on Sherwood Drive (RR232). Left on Township Road 540 1.6 km to trailhead parking.
NOTE: June/July dates, arrive 6:15/start 6:30; August/Sept arrive 6:00; start 6:15

May 23: Thursday Evening Show'n Go (arrive 6:15 pm; start 6:30 pm)
Ride Leaders: Nadine Leenders and Monica Wartenberg
Start Point: Fort Edmonton Park
NOTE: If you are thinking of coming, please email Nadine so we can notify you in case of changing plans

May 24/31: Friday Afternoon Escapes (arrive 12:15; start 12:30)
Ride Leader: Bob Atlee and David Tang
Start Point: Ardrossan Rec Centre southwest parking lot
RidewithGPS: Bob will email route link to his distribution list of riders and post the link on the club Facebook page.
NOTE: Register your email with Bob Atlee to get last minute email updates or weather cancelations.

May 25: Show & Go Garrison-Morinville Loop (arrive 9:45; start 10:00)
Ride Leader: Dave Mercier

May 25/26 (Overnight): Victoria Trail Gravel/Backpack Trip
Ride Leader: Charles World
Start Point: Waskatenau, Alberta
NOTE: RSVP to safety.education@bikeclub.ca prior to May 22, to ensure a spot

May 26: West End Target the Tour (arrive 9:45 am; start 10:00 am)
Ride Leader: Danielle Amerongen
Start Point May 26: Tim Hortons (Hawkstone) 18314 Lessard Rd
RidewithGPS route: Look for club route with name 'WE TtT Spruce Grove'
The start rotates between St. Albert, Spruce Grove and Hawkstone.

May 26: Ardrossan Target the Tour (arrive 9:45 am; start 10:00 am)
May 19 Rider Leader Rob Strashok
Start Point: Ardrossan Rec Centre southwest parking lot
RidewithGPS route: Look for club route with name 'TtT May 19'

May 26: Sunday Afternoon Rides (arrive 1:15 pm; start 1:30 pm)
Ride Leader: Jim Lochhead (587-986-6629)
Start Point: Ardrossan Rec Centre southwest parking lot
RidewithGPS route: Look for club route with name 'Sunday Afternoon MMM DD YYYY'