Registration Opens January 31st
Registration Closes May 1st
Two days. Four routes. 200-420 kms. 2,100 riders.
One of Canada’s longest-running cycling events, now in its 48th year.
Ride between two historic Upper Canada cities: Ottawa - the nation’s capital - and Kingston - the first capital of the Province of Canada.
This ride takes you through picturesque towns and villages along the Rideau Lakes waterway to the shores of Lake Ontario.
Are you up for the challenge? The Rideau Lakes Cycling Tour will add plenty of mileage to your odometer. Total weekend distances range from 200 to 420 kms. That’s back-to- back metric centuries and back-to- back double metric centuries!
Century: 200 km total. 100 km & ~300 m elevation gain daily
Classic: 340 km total. 170 km & ~620 m elevation gain daily
Cruise - 348 km total. 174 km & ~540 m elevation gain daily
Challenge - 420 km total. 210 km & ~1,000 m elevation gain daily
Everything included, just bring your bike and ride! We take care of route maps, rider support, full-service rest stops, luggage transfer, accommodations in Kingston*. And group meals – dinner on Saturday, breakfast and a welcome-back BBQ on Sunday.
Also available: pre-ride accommodations in Ottawa on Friday evening.
*For those who don’t need meals & accommodations in Kingston, we offer a reduced registration package.