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The Routes We're relaunching the gravel rides program. We've titled this week's outing as "Newburgh Two Worlds". No, we're not referring to Watopia. We'll be cycling in a real world that's a lovely mix of scenic stretches on the Cataraqui Trail and quiet meanderings on gravel country roads north of Newburgh. Both routes will have a rest stop at Centennial Park on the shores of Varty Lake.
Why a Relaunch? We've had some great comments this season about our gravel rides program. In response to those comments, we're going to make the following changes to the program:
Equipment You don't need need a fancy new $10,000 bike for gravel riding. It's really only the tire width that matters. 35-40 mm will be perfect. However, anything wider than 32 mm will generally be fine.
Ride Preparation You should also be familiar with Ontario's Safe Cycling Guidelines, and bring the following with you on the ride: