Bonne Bay Loop & Lighthouse Loop- CANCELLED for 2020
A long-distance ride in Gros Morne National Park, in partnership with Trails, Tales, and Tunes!
Nothing kicks off the Cycling Season better than an epic 75k un-timed fondo around the beautiful Bonne Bay, to the hill & back! Bikers meet in Norris Point early in the morning, then boat across the bay and land at the start line in scenic Woody Point. From there they take a left and keep on going! Climbing the ‘struggle’, and many of the 410 Highway’s most beautiful climbs through NL’s incredible West Coast topography. Finally descending into Norris Point again on the far end, racers will then enjoy a delicious pint and some tasty snacks at the Cat Stop while local musicians regale them with traditional Newfoundland tunes as a part of the annual Trails, Tales & Tunes music festival. Perfect for competitive cyclists or even the keen beginner, this is the perfect way to jumpstart your summer fitness!
Not up for the full loop? Consider riding the 30 km Lighthouse Loop from Norris Point to Lobster Cove Lighthouse and back.
Crown of the Valley: Impact TT & Road Race – CANCELLED for 2020
The West Coast’s first true Road Race of the summer. Impact is a 2 day Stage Race in Steady Brook and Pasadena—neatly settled in the scenic Humber Valley. Spread over two days, this year we’ll be starting on May 30th with the Time Trial on Marble Dr in Steady Brook – 15k along the Humber River, pushing yourself as hard as possible past farmland in the shadow of Marble Mountain. On day 2, May 31st racers will follow up the ride against themselves with a competitive lap race through the community of Pasadena. An easy start in the race scene for beginners, and a challenging push for experienced riders alike. Come one come all, and show us what you’ve got!
Falls Flash Bike Race (hosted by the town of Grand Falls-Windsor) – TBA
Grand Falls-Windsor is rolling out the red carpet for you!
ROAD RACE – 12km lap race, there will be Group A (72km), Group B (48km), and Recreational (48km) categories.
TIME TRIAL – 16km race against the clock
Kids’ Mountain Bike Ride – complete with a cookie medal and a cold, refreshing milk!
Adult Mountain Bike ride and Hospitality Night at the Exploits Nordic Ski Trails and Chalet
Tons of amazing prizes, and great swag! Contact the Town of Grand Falls-Windsor Parks and Recreation office, (709) 489-0450 or FUNdamentals Fitness, (709) 489-5080 for more details.
Humber Valley Triathlon & Kids of Steel – Sunday, August 2, 2020 (Tentative)
The town of Pasadena will be hosting the event that will see the swim portion take place at Pasadena beach, followed by the cycling portion through the town and a closed lane of the TCH and ending with the run portion along the Lakeshore Drive. The Kids of Steel events will occur in the morning at Pasadena Beach followed by the adult distance races.
There is a Try-A-Tri distance triathlon and a sprint distance for – Triathlon, Team Event, and Duathlon.
Name Swim Bike Run
Try-A-Tri 250m 10km 2.5km
Sprint 750m 20km 5km
August 15th + 16th, 2020
Conquer the Cape: Port Au Port Gran Fondo
Cyclists begin this epic ride in front of Secret Cove Brewing Company in Port Au Port East. Rolling hills will take you along the bottom of the peninsula with a breathtaking view of the Atlantic Ocean along the way. Then you’ll head north up one of this province’s most challenging climbs, rewarded by a thrilling descent into the community of Mainland, riding past road signs that are suddenly en francais! This is one of Newfoundland and Labrador’s most vibrant French communities, steeped in a long history of fishing. After a quick lunch stop at Tea By the Sea in Mainland cruise around the coast and return to Secret Cove Brewing Company for a delicious meal and post ride brews.
Cruise the Coast: Port Au Port Mini Fondo
Want to experience the beauty of the Port Au Port coastline without the struggle up the cape? You can opt to cruise the coast with our Mini Fondo. We’ll shuttle you and your bike to Tea by The Sea in Mainland where you’ll enjoy a picnic lunch alongside the Atlantic Ocean and then join with your cycling pals to cruise back to Secret Cove Brewing Company for a delicious meal and post ride brews.
Fox Island Recovery Ride (40 km)
On Sunday, enjoy a relaxed and scenic recovery ride to Fox Island River. Are you brave enough for a quick dip in the chilly Atlantic Ocean, before riding back to Secret Cove?
Trail Building Days
These are the trails we love and the ones we wish we could ride. Help us continue to develop the mountain bike scene in Corner Brook. Visit our Facebook page for any updates on trail building days.