TBN's Premier Cycling Event


Cyclon® is the three-day premier cycle touring event hosted by the Toronto Bicycling Network, one of Canada’s largest recreational cycling clubs.  Don't miss this event!  There are only 180 places available. 

This year Cyclon will be visiting Waterloo, a short 90-minute drive from Toronto, and staying on the Wilfrid Laurier University campus - arrive Friday August 3rd and leave Monday August 6th 2018.

Visiting cyclists will be able to enjoy rides along the Grand River, pass traditional Mennonite farms, and follow country routes to famous local landmarks including the St. Jacob’s Market and Elora Gorge.  Waterloo Town Square has undergone significant renovation since 2006, and more adventurous cyclists may want to take the newly installed Light Rail Transit system linking Waterloo, Kitchener and Cambridge to explore other regions.

You will love the:

  • Rolling hills and vistas along the Grand River
  • Great riding with routes available to suit your level of cycling
  • Landmarks and heritage buildings; Waterloo Pioneers Memorial Tower, Elora Gorge and Elora Mill, and the St. Jacobs Farmers' Market
  • Friday night reception and ice-breaker with pizza and snacks
  • Easy on-line registration
  • Fabulous Sunday banquet followed by karaoke and dancing
  • Information package with route maps
  • Post-ride socials on Saturday and Sunday with snacks
  • Company and camaraderie of other cyclists
  • Optional Saturday night group activities


Click here to view the CYCLON FAQ web page.

download the FAQ as a PDF:  Cyclon 2018 FAQ  (April 15 2018)

Cyclon registration closes - Monday, July 9th 2018

For questions, or more information, contact Cyclon Directors RJ Petersen or Mireille Macia at cyclon@tbn.ca.

Cyclon Registration - Click on the "Cyclon 2018" link below to sign up:

  • 03 Aug 2018
    Wilfrid Laurier University - Waterloo College Hall, Waterloo, Ontario

Rides:

Road riding with various route options:

  • Fabulous, scenic cycling in the Kitchener Waterloo vicinity
  • Distances vary from 40 to 170 km
  • Designed for every level of TBN cyclist
  • Detailed map and cue sheets provided
  • Experienced ride leaders and sweeps
  • Sag wagon for rider assistance, if required

Accommodations:

  • You will be in a private bedroom (single bed), with a shared washroom between the two rooms that make up a suite.
  • Three nights lodging in an air conditioned room
  • Bike storage is provided in an adjacent suite
  • Multiple common rooms with television, fridge, stove, and sink, BYOU (Bring your own Utensils)
  • Wired Internet is available in rooms and WIFI is available.

What's included: 

Base package includes:

  • 3 nights lodging
  • Friday night pizza reception
  • Sunday night gala dinner and DJ hosted dance
  • Afternoon social events
  • Saturday evening group activity options

Options:

  • 3 breakfasts with both hot and cold items ($39 for the 3) see sample menu in FAQ
  • Parking is behind the residence and is free!

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