The Tour of Pelham is a Cycle for All event sanctioned by the Ontario Cycling ssociation, suitable for cyclocross and mountain bikes.
The terrain is rolling to flat with a few sustained hills. 50% paved roads, 35% gravel oads, 15% dirt/trails with some technical singletrack sections.
All corners and intersections will be marshaled by police and/or volunteers. This event takes place on open roads and riders must obey the Highway Traffic Act and instructions of all marshals. They will hold riders for approaching traffic and signal when it is safe to proceed. Riders blatantly ignoring these instructions will be asked to leave the course and will not be given a result.
The event will proceed regardless of weather, but some course modifications may be made to avoid sensitive trail sections in the event of unusually wet weather. Please avoid riding muddy trails if previewing any section of the course.
Event venue for parking, start/finish, registration, and awards is
Merrittville Speedway at 2371 Merrittville Hwy, Thorold, ON L2V 3Y9
Registration and sign-in opens on event day April 2 at 9:00 am
Staging and instructions will be given 10 minutes before your start time.
For more information please refer to the Tech Guide