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Together We Ride

Want to make some new cycling friends? Interested in learning new skills, finding new trails and roads to ride, pushing yourself to ride a new personal best or even your first race? Maybe you want to try a charity ride....your first century...but are looking for a good group to work with. Then consider riding with us this season.

Join us for rides, races and community events to connect with like-minded people. As a member you will learn from leaders who will heighten your abilities and confidence to conquer the trail or road and achieve your goals. We believe cycling is for everybody and offer an inclusive and supportive environment to build skills and confidence.

Ready to Join?

The Alter Ego Cycling Club is a Manitoba Cycling Association affiliated club. Clicking the link below will take you to the AECC Club registration site on the Manitoba Cycling Assication website. Here you will Register online, and purchase AECC membership and a license via the Manitoba Cycling Association (minimum of a General Membership is required). If you already have an MCA membership, you will only need your club membership. 

Your license will be processed and mailed to you. You may be required to upload a photo that will be printed on the back of the license. 




Here's what we have planned for 2018

  • Organized weekly group rides
  • Club Races for Road, MTB & Cyclocross
  • Skills Clinics
  • Adventure Rides & Road Trips
  • Social Ride Series
  • Charity Rides
  • Volunteer Opportunities

Membership also gets you access to:

  • Access to all planned rides and events
  • 20% off regular priced parts, accessories and nutrition* 
  • 10% off regular priced bikes*
  • Walk around in a sweet-looking Alter Ego Club Kit...kids sizes available. 
  • Join our Strava Group to get in inspired or hand out a few kudos
  • Volunteer opportunities - we are affiliated with and active members of the MCA - cycling's volunteer based, Provincial Sport Organization & governing body. Our club hosts races, run a Kids of Mud program and encourages everyone to consider the benefits of volunteering including becoming certified coaches and/or officials.
  • Club Facebook Page to connect with the group, plan unofficial rides, get training tips and expert advice

*some conditions may apply, please talk to store staff for specific details

2018 Road Rides & Events

As club we host a number of weekly road rides and seasonal events for our membership. If there is a ride type you are interested in trying or leading please contact our Ride Coordinator - heather@alteregosports.com

 

Sunday Handshake Ride

Voted as most fun and friendly road ride in the world*! On this ride we agree to ride as a group (or two) but there are designated sprint points, after which we regroup. 

  • When: Sundays @ 8:50am
  • Meet up: Alter Ego Sports
  • Route: St Adolphe
  • Pace: 25km
  • Distance: 50-60km
*Voted by AECC members - but it's totally true.

Women-Led Road Ride

This is a casual road ride by women for everyone. Our focus will be to learn how to ride as a group. 

  • When: Thursdays @ 6:30PM
  • Meet up: Alter Ego Sports
  • Route: South 
  • Pace: 25km (No Drop)
  • Distance: 40km
For a women's-only group ride, check out our friends The Velodonnas at velodonnas.ca

Tour de Hills Road Trip Series

For those who like to challenge their legs and their will, we like to take a couple roads trips during the season to local areas that provide some terrain. It's more fun than it sounds. 

  • When: First one: Friday March 30th 
  • Route: La Rivere MB, Darlingford MB
  • Pace: Your own
  • Hill repeats  



Road Skills Clinics

Skills clinics are designed to expose you to the bike handling experiences that many new and seasoned bike enthusiasts  fear most. Learn how to handle yourself when shoulders touch, tires rub and corners come at high speeds. 

  • Where: Crescent Park
  • When TBD
  • All Levels

Social Ride Series

These are family friendly bike rides the are about one thing - FUN...and sometimes food. Members are welcome to invite family and friends to these rides as a way of introducing them to the group, or just an excuse to spend some time together. 


Tour de Taco

Back by popular demand! Cruise the streets with family and friends. A leisurely bike ride that ends with a Taco. This ride is weather permitting. 

  • When: Selected Tuesday in July & August
  • Route: Ride starts at Alter Ego and ends at our Taco Destination
  • Family appropriate, all bikes and even trailers are welcome
  • Kudos given for taco related apparel

Cinnamon Bun Run

The sugar high of the summer. Join us for the 4th annual Cinnamon Bun Run. Will ride from local shop to local shop comparing the best sweets our fine city has to offer. Bikes, friends and more sugar than one should consume in one day

  • When: Selected Tuesday in July & August
  • Route: Ride starts and ends at Alter Ego 
  • Family appropriate, all bikes and even trailers are welcome

2018 Mountain Bike Rides & Events

Coming Soon