The COVID-19 pandemic is a novel and rapidly changing situation. We have been monitoring what national and global health agencies are recommending; the best practices being adopted by other Canadian sport organizations and businesses; and travel restrictions that are being put into place around the world.
We believe this is in the best interest of the cycling community and public health at large. We will continue to publish updates as they become available. We are committed to ensuring that our members have access to the most current information.
Group rides on the trails will be limited to 5 riders per leader until the Province allows larger groups. We will keep you posted.
Key recommendations that apply to everyone:
- Do not attend any rides if you feel sick at all. The general rule will be if the group leader feels that you are showing any signs of being sick, he or she can ask you to leave the group
- Wash your hands frequently.
- Cover both your nose and mouth when coughing. Try to cough or sneeze into your arm, away from others, or into tissue paper (to be disposed in the toilet). Wash your hands immediately afterwards.
- Do not get closer than 2 metres or 6 feet to another rider.
- Do not shake hands or make any kind of skin contact.
- Do not use other riders equipment such as helmets, gloves, water bottles etc.
- Avoid close contact with anyone showing symptoms of respiratory illness.
- Face masks are most effective in preventing transmission when worn by the person who is ill (Face masks are optional)
• Health Canada click HERE
• World Health Organization click HERE
• Government of Canada advice on mass gatherings click HERE
• Government of Canada Travel Advice & Advisories click HERE