Summer is most definitely the time for Cycling in Vancouver and the Wedgewood Hotel & Spa is Vancouver’s “Cycling Hotel“, the meeting place to mingle with other cyclists and share success stories.
Avid cyclists from around the world are gearing up and preparing for this year’s top cycling race in British Columbia, the RBC GranFondo 2012. This is an event like no other, the buzz in the city and the excitement of the spectators and the cyclists will be an experience to remember.
For those wanting to cycle this summer, The Wedgewood offers direct access onto Vancouver’s network of bike paths and provide a unique Wedgewood Route de Bonheur en Velo maps for in-house guests.
There is really nothing like experiencing the City by bike on a warm summers day.
Elpie Marinakis, Managing Director and Philip Meyer, General Manager of the Wedgewood, are avid cyclists and ride with Hotel’s sponsored Wedgewood Cycling Team for 8 years now, raising money & awareness for the BC Cancer Foundation as they ride. Get to know the Wedgewood Cycling Team and support the cause.
This weekend, July 8th, the team travels to Penticton in the Okanagan Valley where they will be well represented at the annual Valley First GranFondo Axel Merckx, the route of this GranFondo is a lovely ride through some of the most picturesque countryside in British Columbia, passing Vineyards Orchards and lakes.
On July 22nd many of the team and fundraising friends head to the Prospera Valley Fondo which starts in the lovely historic village of Fort Langley a short drive from Vancouver. This is the first year for this 160km event.
The Wedgewood Cycling Team are on a fundraising mission this year in conjunction with the Wedgewood Hotel & Spa & local pro rider Christian Meier to raise money for new Brain Cancer Technology for the BC Cancer Agency.
Details on Team AutoLITT, as they are collectively known, can be found here: http://teamautolitt.weebly.com/
Join in the excitement and cycle in the city this summer. Vancouver Bike Rentals:
Spokes Bicycle Rentals – 1798 West Georgia Street – 604.688.5141
Reckless Bikes – 110 Davie Street – 604.648 2600
English Bay Bike Rental – 1754 Davie Street – 604.568.8490