902-769-2345 • www.baiesaintemarie.ca Clare Activity Guide 2018 31 36. Cycle in the Gran Fondo Baie Sainte-Marie on Sunday, September 23rd ! The event has quickly grown to become the largest cycling event in Atlantic Canada, with 917 cyclists participating in 2017. Our Gran Fondo will appeal to recreational riders looking for an epic ride, to those that like to tour by bike, and to avid racers. Although the event is timed, it is more in the spirit of self-paced fun group riding rather than racing. velobsm@gmail.com www.velobsm.com 902-769-0221 Vente et location de vélos Bike Sales and Rentals 9976, route 1, Saulnierville, N.-É. Heures / Hours : mardi au vendredi : 9 h 30 à 17 h samedi : 9 h 30 à 14 h dimanche et lundi : FERMÉ Tuesday to Friday: 9:30 am to 5 pm Saturday: 9:30 am to 2 pm Sunday and Monday: CLOSED Gran Fondo Baie Sainte-Marie is offering 4 exhilarating rides on low-traffic roads in 2018. Experienced riders will be challenged by our 160 km Super Gran and 120 km Gran routes, while intermediate and novice cyclists may prefer the shorter 67 km Medio or 35 km Piccolo rides. Riders will navigate rolling inland roads along lakes and rivers, passing by towering wooden churches along the panoramic coastal route that hugs beautiful Baie Sainte-Marie. The region's famous Acadian hospitality and culture will be highlighted during the social event on Saturday, September 22nd . There will also be opportunities to sample Acadian fare at nutrition breaks during the rides and to savour fresh lobster afterwards. While the early-bird jersey package ($99) is available until August 1st , participants can register up until the morning of the event. When: September 22nd & 23rd , 2018. Contact: 9976 Highway 1, Saulnierville 902-769-3655; granfondobaiesaintemarie.ca/en ❏ Photo : Stephanie LeBlanc