General Ride Information
New Members – If you are new to this group and want to join up or just go on a ride to try us out, please use the Contact Form. You will be placed on our group e-mail list.
Ride Notification – All those cycling group members who are on the e-mail list will receive a notice or reminder of the upcoming ride a few days in advance, from the ride leader. A link to the Probus Website Ride Information and Routes page, which provides route details such as a route description, lunch/break site, where to meet, as well as a cue sheet mapping the route's location.
Cancellation and Weather: Weather Check. The weather should be checked before each ride. Inclement weather such as rain, high winds or a heat alert may result in the cancellation of the ride. If cancelled, notice will be given by e-mail a couple of hours before the ride , but even if not cancelled, use individual judgement relative to your comfort and abilities.
Car Pool – Use the contact prompt or contact the group leader if you are on the e-mail list if you need to car pool. This service is limited but we will do the best we can.
Safety – Individuals are responsible for their own safety. Be sure your bike is in good operating condition and wear an approved bicycle helmet. Safety reminders and tips are given at the start of each ride along with any known route caution areas. Discretion and judgement is required as well as a knowledge of the rules of the road and trails. Please contact us for any questions or more information about cycling safety.
Important: Probus Cycling Group Operating Procedures
Safe Cycling Course - This link takes you to a PDF description of the course. This annual course is planned for two hours and includes a short road ride. The location, date and time will be communicated to the membership once confirmed.
Check out our Ride Information and Routes
You may be interested in the Niagara Cycling Tourism Centre website. Watch their videos by clicking on the pictures at the top of the page. This video has a focus on Visiting Niagara by Bike