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- 9th Annual Tour de Victoria -

Ride with us on August 17, 2019

Join us for a spectacular ride and experience the world-class cycling routes and breathtaking scenery Victoria has to offer!

Ryder Hesjedal's Tour de Victoria, presented by, is a fully supported, mass participation cycling event produced by the Ryder’s Cycling Society of Canada, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting and supporting cycling across the country.

Riders of all levels can take part in the ride by choosing one of seven distances:

All ages. All abilities. All bikes.

Pricing Schedule


January 15th, May 15th and July 31st price changes take effect at 11:59:59pm. Online registration closes on August 16, 2019 at 11:59:59am. 

Onsite registration is available at Rider Check-In on Friday August 16, 2019 from 12:00pm to 8:00pm.

What's Included

Your registration includes:

  • A world class cycling route with stunning scenery!
  • Limited edition Tour de Victoria swag!
  • Traffic controlled course
  • Fully supported aid stations
  • Chip timing
  • Mechanical support
  • Broom wagon service
  • Medical support
  • Hot meal waiting for you at the finish line
  • Cold beer, cider or soda from Spinnaker's at the finish line
  • Activities at the finish line for you and your family - beer garden, DJ, bouncy castles, face painting
  • Secure bike parking during post-event festivities
  • Gifts and special offers from our sponsors
*Please note that the meal, drink, event swag, timing and aid stations are not included in the Kids Ride registration. Kids Ride participants will receive fruit and cookies at the finish line.

Youth Riders

Youth Ride for $25

In support of youth cycling development, we are pleased to offer subsidized registration for all riders age 18 & under for all distances. Pricing will be adjusted to $25 for all distances during registration and you'll be required to answer additional questions during registration. This excludes kids ride, which is free!

Youth riders can choose the distance of their choice, but must abide by the following:


  • Pre-approval form required for riders 18 and under. Fill & sign, send it to if you are 18 or under and wish to ride the 160km.

140km, 100km, 60km:

  • Riders age 16 and older may ride unsupervised
  • Riders age 15 and under must ride with an adult supervisor at all times

30km, 15km:

  • Riders age 11 and older may ride unsupervised
  • Riders age 10 and under must ride with an adult supervisor at all times. If you do not have an adult supervisor, we will provide a chaperone for you.

All riders age 18 and under must have their waiver signed in person by a parent/guardian at Rider Check-In

Transfers, Refunds and Deferrals

All registrations are non-refundable. There are no exceptions. However, we recognize that injuries and unforeseen events come up, so we have a few options if you:

Distance Changes

  • For info on how to change your distance (transfers to another sub-event), please click here.
  • When changing distance you be charged any difference in price based on the date you registered
  • There is a $10 processing fee applied for all distance changes
  • There are no refunds on price difference when changing to a shorter distance
  • Distance changes can be made online before August 10, 2019. After which, all changes must be made at Rider Check-In on Friday August 16, 2019.

Transfers To Another Person

  • For info on how to complete the transfer to another person, please click here
  • There is a $15.00 processing fee applied for all transfers to another person
  • These can be done anytime before August 10, 2019. After which, all changes must be made at Rider Check-In on Friday August 16, 2019.

Deferrals To Another Year

  • Email to request a deferral
  • A $30 processing fee will be applied when you redeem your registration the following year
  • Deferral requests must be received by August 10, 2019.

- No Exceptions -

Additional Details

Can't find the info you're looking for here? Visit our FAQ page to find all the answers you're looking for.

Event Schedule

  • August 16 12:00 PM PDT - Rider Check-In Opens

  • August 16 8:00 PM PDT - Rider Check-In Closes

  • August 17 6:00 AM PDT - Late Rider Check-In (@start line)

  • August 17 7:00 AM PDT - 160km - 140km Start

  • August 17 9:00 AM PDT - 100km - 60km Start

  • August 17 12:00 PM PDT - 30km - 15km Start

  • August 17 2:30 PM PDT - Kids Ride

Contact Information

Event Location

Belleville Street, Downtown, Victoria, BC, Canada

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