Global Fat Bike Day – Ride

The first Saturday in December is Global Fat Bike Day, a day to celebrate riding fat bikes. The Moose Jaw Pavers Cycling Club will be holding a leisurely club ride to get out and enjoy winter riding in Wakamow Valley.

Details are:

Where: meet at Safeway patio @ 1pm on December 3rd

Be ready to ride for 60-90 minutes (ride length and route will be dictated by weather)

Who: 2022 Moose Jaw Pavers membership, there are limited spots for non-members (need to complete a waiver prior to riding)

What is needed? Fat bike (tire larger then 3.8 in) and helmet.

Please RSVP via email with Rob by Friday December 2nd.

Club Rides – Week of Sept 26th

Time to get the lights charged. Wednesday Nighter will require lights to see the trail and to be seen. Night riding is an absolute blast and with there are great light options available in the local bike shops to extend your riding season! A headlight for the handlebars and a taillight work well. Add an extra light to your helmet and you are well on your way to some night riding joy!

Wednesday Night MTB Ride – Wednesday, September 28th – meet at the 7th Avenue Bridge and be ready to ride at 6:15 pm. This will be a 90-minute ride through Wakamow Valley. The trails are in fantastic shape and expect to ride the singletrack and have fun on the trails. Any mountain bike is the most suitable bike for this ride. Bring lights, water and wear a helmet. 

Sunday Morning Gravel Ride – October 2nd – meet at the Safeway patio and be ready to ride at 10:00am. The ride will be about 90 minutes long and may break into a couple groups based on pace. The route will be based on the weather (wind) conditions.

What to bring to a club ride?

  • 2022 Moose Jaw Pavers Cycling Club membership along with a 2022 SCA membership (available here)
  • Helmet – mandatory to be worn during all club rides. Not only is this an insurance requirement it just makes sense!

Weekend Rides – Sept 24 + 25th

Saturday September 24th – Prairie Pedals Ride: This is the year-end ride for the group. Meet at the Lower Chalet parking at 10:00 am Saturday, Sept. 24th for an introduction to the Buffalo Pound Trails. It’s a 30-minute drive to get there plus a 90-minute ride. So give yourself plenty of time Saturday morning. Bring water and helmet. Dress according to the weather – gloves, layers, ear band/buff. You will need to purchase a day Park Pass if you don’t have one. I have room for some of you and your bikes to come out there with me. Please RSVP asap if you’ll be there and let me know if you’d like a ride. We will also draw for some prizes! Hope to see you all there!

Sunday September 25th – Gravel Ride – meet at Safeway patio at 10am. The ride will 50-60 km long, tentatively planning to ride into the hills southwest of town. This is a quiet fun place to ride. Bring water and a snack.

Gravel Ride – September 18th

Club gravel ride Sunday morning. Meet at the Safeway patio at 9:30am and riding at 9:40. The ride will explore south of town and will cross the Moose Jaw River near Baildon. Expect about a 50km ride and will take a couple hours. Any bike with tires wider than 35mm will work great. The ride will be across dirt and gravel roads. Bring water and helmet. Bonus points if you bring a spare tube.

Club Rides – week of September 5th

September…dark is coming earlier. Lights to be seen on the way home are encouraged.

Wednesday Night MTB Ride – Wednesday, September 7th – meet at the 7th Avenue Bridge and be ready to ride at 6:15 pm. This will be a 90-minute ride through Wakamow Valley. The trails are in fantastic shape and expect to ride the singletrack and have fun on the trails. Any mountain bike is the most suitable bike for this ride. Bring water and wear a helmet. 

Thursday Night Road Ride – September 8th – meet at the Safeway patio and be ready to ride at 6:00 pm as the ride will be leaving then. Expect a 60-minute ride that will be no-drop. The route will be determined based on the wind direction. Any road bike will be suitable. A taillight and flashing headlight are recommended as they increase visibility during the ride. There are some great options available in local bike shops.

Sunday Morning Road Ride – September 11th – meet at the Safeway patio and be ready to ride at 9:30am. The ride will be about 90 minutes long and may break into a couple groups based on pace. The route will be based on the weather (wind) conditions.

What to bring to a club ride?

  • 2022 Moose Jaw Pavers Cycling Club membership along with a 2022 SCA membership (available here)
  • Helmet – mandatory to be worn during all club rides. Not only is this an insurance requirement it is just makes sense!

Club Rides – week of Aug 29th

Wow, the last week of August! Almost time to start make sure you have lights to be seen on the ride home from our ride.

Prairie Pedals MTB Ride – Monday, August 22nd – is the LAST ride of the season for Prairie Pedals. Hope to see all the ladies come out! Come 15 minutes early (6:00 pm) if you’d like to see a demonstration of how to wash and lube your chain. Also, bring money for a Tim Horton’s quencher after our ride. (We can park our cars and keep an eye on our bikes while we enjoy a visit outdoors on their patio.)

Wednesday Night MTB Ride – Wednesday, August 31st – meet at the 7th Avenue Bridge and be ready to ride at 6:15 pm. This will be a 90-minute ride through Wakamow Valley. The trails are in fantastic shape and expect to ride the singletrack and have fun on the trails. Any mountain bike is the most suitable bike for this ride. Bring water and wear a helmet. 

Thursday Night Road Ride – September 1st – meet at the Safeway patio and be ready to ride at 6:00 pm as the ride will be leaving then. Expect a 60-minute ride that will be no-drop. The route will be determined based on the wind direction. Any road bike will be suitable. A taillight and flashing headlight are recommended as they increase visibility during the ride. There are some great options available in local bike shops.

What to bring to a club ride?

  • 2022 Moose Jaw Pavers Cycling Club membership along with a 2022 SCA membership (available here)
  • Helmet – mandatory to be worn during all club rides. Not only is this an insurance requirement it is just common sense!

Club Rides – week of Aug 22nd

Prairie Pedals MTB Ride – Monday, August 22nd – meet @ 6:15 pm at the 7th Avenue Bridge (bottom of 7th Ave). Come out and have fun learning to mountain bike in this friendly, casual, supportive group ride geared towards the beginner rider, for women-only. This recreational ride will help you gain basic mountain bike skills and help you learn and maintain the components of your bike. Led by an experienced rider, this 90-minute ride will familiarize you with the trails of the beautiful Wakamow Valley. Meet @ 615pm at the 7th Avenue Bridge (bottom of 7th Ave).

Wednesday Night MTB Ride – Wednesday, August 24th – meet at the 7th Avenue Bridge and be ready to ride at 6:15 pm. This will be a 90-minute ride through Wakamow Valley. The trails are in fantastic shape and expect to ride the singletrack and have fun on the trails. Any mountain bike is the most suitable bike for this ride. Bring water and wear a helmet. 

Thursday Night Road Ride – August 25th – meet at the Safeway patio and be ready to ride at 6:00 pm as the ride will be leaving then. Expect a 60-minute ride that will be no-drop. The route will be determined based on the wind direction. Any road bike will be suitable. A taillight and flashing headlight are recommended as they increase visibility during the ride. There are some great options available in local bike shops.

Sunday Morning Road Ride – August 28th – meet at the Safeway patio and be ready to ride at 9:30am. The ride will be about 90 minutes long and may break into a couple groups based on pace. The route will be based on the weather conditions.

What to bring to a club ride?

  • 2022 Moose Jaw Pavers Cycling Club membership along with a 2022 SCA membership (available here)
  • Helmet – mandatory to be worn during all club rides. Not only is this an insurance requirement it is just

Club Rides – Week of August 15th

Prairie Pedals MTB Ride – Monday, August 15th – meet @ 6:15 pm at the 7th Avenue Bridge (bottom of 7th Ave). Come out and have fun learning to mountain bike in this friendly, casual, supportive group ride geared towards the beginner rider, for women-only. This recreational ride will help you gain basic mountain bike skills and help you learn and maintain the components of your bike. Led by an experienced rider, this 90-minute ride will familiarize you with the trails of the beautiful Wakamow Valley. Meet @ 615pm at the 7th Avenue Bridge (bottom of 7th Ave).

Wednesday Night MTB Ride – Wednesday, August 17th – meet at the 7th Avenue Bridge and be ready to ride at 6:15 pm. This will be a 90-minute ride through Wakamow Valley. The trails are in fantastic shape and expect to ride the singletrack and have fun on the trails. Any mountain bike is the most suitable bike for this ride. Bring water and wear a helmet. 

Thursday Night Road Ride – August 18th – meet at the Safeway patio and be ready to ride at 6:00 pm as the ride will be leaving then. Expect a 60-minute ride that will be no-drop. The route will be determined based on the wind direction. Any road bike will be suitable. A taillight and flashing headlight are recommended as they increase visibility during the ride. There are some great options available in local bike shops.

Sunday Morning Road Ride – August 21st – meet at the Safeway patio and be ready to ride at 9:30am. The ride will be about 90 minutes long and may break into a couple groups based on pace. The route will be based on the weather conditions.

What to bring to a club ride?

  • 2022 Moose Jaw Pavers Cycling Club membership along with a 2022 SCA membership (available here)
  • Helmet – mandatory to be worn during all club rides. Not only is this an insurance requirement it is just smart.

Club Rides – week of August 8th

Prairie Pedals MTB Ride – Monday, August 8th – meet @ 6:15 pm at the 7th Avenue Bridge (bottom of 7th Ave). Come out and have fun learning to mountain bike in this friendly, casual, supportive group ride geared towards the beginner rider, for women-only. This recreational ride will help you gain basic mountain bike skills and help you learn and maintain the components of your bike. Led by an experienced rider, this 90-minute ride will familiarize you with the trails of the beautiful Wakamow Valley. Meet @ 615pm at the 7th Avenue Bridge (bottom of 7th Ave).

Wednesday Night MTB Ride – Wednesday, August 10th – meet at the 7th Avenue Bridge and be ready to ride at 6:15 pm. This will be a 90-minute ride through Wakamow Valley. The trails are in fantastic shape and expect to ride the singletrack and have fun on the trails. Any mountain bike is the most suitable bike for this ride. Bring water and wear a helmet. 

Thursday Night Road Ride – August 11th – meet at the Safeway patio and be ready to ride at 6:00 pm as the ride will be leaving then. Expect a 60-minute ride that will be no-drop. The route will be determined based on the wind direction. Any road bike will be suitable. A taillight and flashing headlight are recommended as they increase visibility during the ride. There are some great options available in local bike shops.

Sunday Morning Road Ride – August 14th – meet at the Safeway patio and be ready to ride at 9:30am. The ride will be about 90 minutes long and may break into a couple groups based on pace. The route will be based on the weather conditions.

What to bring to a club ride?

  • 2022 Moose Jaw Pavers Cycling Club membership along with a 2022 SCA membership (available here)
  • Helmet – mandatory to be worn during all club rides. Not only is this an insurance requirement it is just smart.

Club Rides – week of August 1st

Prairie Pedals MTB Ride & Club Ride – Monday, Aug. 1st – meet @ 9:00 m at the lower Chalet trailhead at Buffalo Pound Provincial Park. We will break into a couple groups and the ride will be 90-120 min. Expect some hills and lots of fun riding. Bring water and snacks.

Wednesday Night MTB Ride – Wednesday, Aug. 3rd – meet at the 7th Avenue Bridge and be ready to ride at 6:15 pm. This will be a 90-minute ride through Wakamow Valley. The trails are in fantastic shape and expect to ride the singletrack and have fun on the trails. Any mountain bike is the most suitable bike for this ride. Bring water and wear a helmet. 

Thursday Night Road Ride – Aug. 4th – meet at the Safeway patio and be ready to ride at 6:00 pm as the ride will be leaving then. Expect a 60-minute ride that will be no-drop. The route will be determined based on the wind direction. Any road bike will be suitable. A taillight and flashing headlight are recommended as they increase visibility during the ride. There are some great options available in local bike shops.

Sunday Morning Road Ride – Aug. 7th – meet at the Safeway patio and be ready to ride at 9:30am. The ride will be about 90 minutes long and may break into a couple groups based on pace. The route will be based on the weather conditions.

What to bring to a club ride?

  • 2022 Moose Jaw Pavers Cycling Club membership along with a 2022 SCA membership (available here)
  • Helmet – mandatory to be worn during all club rides. Not only is this an insurance requirement it is just smart.