3-Day Spring Training Camp
- South Okanagan
- May 24 – 26, 2019
- Cycling Spring Training
Epic Spring Training Camp – Condensed to fit your busy life
Epic Spring Training Camps in the South Okanagan Valley. Join us for a three-day cycling camp. The three-day weekend of riding is designed to jump start your cycling season with longer endurance miles, as well as working on refining your group riding, climbing, and descending skills.
Rides carry you through the scenic back roads used by the Axel Merckx fondo route, described as some of the best riding in North America. You will pass through rolling terrain, vineyards and farms, back roads, and uninterrupted climbs.
Endurance miles and intermediate skills
3 Days, 2 Nights
75 km – 140 km
650 m to 1,600 m
Rolling hills, steep climbs, and fast flats
Epic Cycling Camp Experience
On The Bike
Ride with Epic coaches
Nutrition and hydration
Fully structured rides
Off The Bike
Discussions with coaches
Winery dinners with wine pairings
Epic cycling location
Best Western Inn, Penticton
Coaches to help you prepare for 2019 goals
Epic Cycling hat, t-shirt, and water bottle
Bike rentals (bike rentals available)
Massage treatment (optional add-on)
CHECK-IN DAY – SUMMERLAND SWEETS
Where: Best Western Inn, Penticton
3180 Skaha Lake Road
Meet Time: 12 pm
Upon Arrival: Brief check-in process, registration and bag drop
Ride Time: 1 pm
Duration: 3-4 hours, moderate pace
Mileage: 75 km
Elevation: 650 m
Description: Arrival luncheon followed by a moderately paced ride that takes us to Summerland with lovely vistas of Okanagan Lake and Naramata Bench.
Dinner: 7 pm, Chef’s patio vineyard dinner with wine pairings.
EXPLORING THE BACK ROADS
Meet Time: 8 am – 9 am
Duration: 5 -6 hours
Mileage: 140 km
Elevation: 1,600 m
Lunch: Served on route
Training Presentation: Nutrition or Active Rehab, 4.30 pm
Description: Long endurance ride that takes us up and over from Penticton down to Oliver. Expect rolling hills, quiet country roads, paired with fast flats and epic views.
Dinner: 7 pm, Winemaker’s Winery Dinner
VIEWING THE VINEYARDS
Meet Time: 9 am. Leave bags at front desk
Duration: 2-3 hours
Mileage: 60 km
Elevation: 850 m
Lunch: Served after ride at hotel along with Q & A with the coaches
Description: Epic vista ride to Painter Rock along Naramata Bench. Easy pace, amazing views, featuring Penticton’s finest wineries and lake views.
BOOK YOUR RIDE
We’re not trying to be cool but sadly there are only 20 spots available for our spring training camp ride and they fill up quickly. If you want in, book your ride today.
Learn about Penticton
The Kettle Valley Railway (KVR) is well known in the Okanagan region for the scenic viewpoints of the lakes, the mountains and wildlife. It's a great spot to cycle with no grades more than 4% and nicely maintained by the community.
Penticton is a cycling city with scenic paths for easy rides, mountain trails for more extreme thrills and road courses tailor-made for road cycling. Come cycling with “Epic Cycling Penticton Wine Adventures”.
When you sign your Epic Cycling Inc. tour release waiver, you will, along with other things, be committing to a code of conduct which is intended to ensure that we all ride with respect for the environment, our fellow riders and anyone we encounter during the tour. Here are some of the things we want you to be able to say as you embark on your chosen tour.