Cyclon 2019 August 2nd to August 5th logo

TBN's Premier Cycling Event

For TBN members. Non-members are also welcome.

Register for the base package including your room. Click HERE *CLOSED*(Ultimate last day to register is Monday, July 8). 

Register for the Saturday dinner options. Click here. (Registration for dinner options closes on July 31).

Cyclon® is a 3-day cycle touring mini-vacation, which takes place over the August civic holiday long weekend - arrive Friday August 2nd and leave Monday August 5th 2019. It is the premier annual event of the Toronto Bicycling Network (TBN), a not-for-profit recreational cycling club with over 800 members. Both the club and Cyclon rely on volunteers to run events. Now in its 33rd year, Cyclon has previously visited Kingston, Ottawa, Peterborough, Barrie, Kitchener, St. Catharines, Guelph, Belleville and London.  

Please note these these important dates!

 Early-Bird Discount Ends: Friday, May 31st 2019 June 7th, 2019 – midnight (Extended!)
 Registration Closes: Monday, July 8th, 2019 – midnight
 Cancellation  Deadline:  Friday, July 12th, 2019 – midnight

This year Cyclon will be visiting Waterloo, a short 90-minute drive from Toronto, and staying on the Wilfrid Laurier University campus. 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; West Montrose Covered Bridge, 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 2019 FAQ

Cyclon registration closes - Monday, July 8th, 2019

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

Cyclon Registration - Click on the "Cyclon 2019" link below to sign up:

Rides

Road riding with various route options:

  • Fabulous, scenic cycling in the Kitchener Waterloo vicinity
  • Distances vary from 40 to 110km
  • 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
  • ($45 for the 3) see sample menu in FAQ
  • Parking is free in designated the lots:
    LOT#9 behind the residence) and
    LOT#31across the street by the stadium

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