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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

 

Q: What is it?

 

A: A group bicycle ride for Police Officers, Peace Officers, Support Staff (and their family members) from North Battleford to Regina to honour our heroes.

 

Q: When is it taking place?

 

A: The memorial itself is the last Sunday in September - Sept 25, 2022. The ride will leave Saskatoon on Sept 22 and arrive in Regina on Sept 25. Participants will be able to attend the ceremony in Regina.

 

Q: What is the distance?

 

A: Total distance will be about 450 km. The 4 days of riding will be broken up as equally as possible taking into account where the best accommodations along the route will be found.

 

Q: What kind of pace will this involve?

 

A: From our participation in the National ride to remember, the average pace is 25 km/h. The days are split up into approx. 50 km legs.

 

Q: What kind of bicycle do I need.

 

A: A road bike is the ideal mode of conveyance for the Ride.  A mountain bike is not suitable.

 

Q: Is the Ride to Remember difficult.


A: Somewhat.  You should be prepared to ride 150 km a day for 3 days.  

 

Q: Is this a fully supported ride?

 

A: Yes. Organizers will provide transportation for participants’ personal effects, food and drink for stops as well as “support vans” for those experiencing mechanical issues or fatigue. Participants will have to organize transportation home from Regina.

 

Q: Where will we sleep?

 

A: We will depart Saskatoon early on the 22nd.  Participants may choose to stay in Saskatoon the night before.  See the hotels page for further details.

Q: What will it cost?

 

A: Cost is $150f for the full 4-day ride.  If you would like to ride only certain days, contact us to make arrangements.  Hotels are the responsibility of individual riders.  Lunch is included as is 1 supper in Manitou.

 

Q: Can I sign up now?

 

A: Yes.  Visit the registration page

Q: Will helmets be mandatory

 

A:  YES, in order to participate, all riders must wear an approved cycling helmet.