Saturday, July 27, 2013
Onanda Park, Canandaigua, NY
Tour de Thompson is a scenic bicycle tour through the Bristol Hills. Your participation will help benefit the aftercare clinic at Thompson Rehabilitation Services, helping individuals maintain their independence in their community.
Registration begins at 7:00a.m. Pre-registered riders can pick up their cue sheets and map in the "Lakeside Pavilion" of the park.
Mass start at 8:00a.m. but individual riders can start anytime between 8:00-10:00a.m.
Cookout 11:00a.m.-4:30p.m. at Lakeside Pavilion
Support ends 4:30p.m.
Park remains open until 9:00p.m. (Lifeguard on duty 10a.m. to 6p.m. for swimming)
Pre-register and Save!
Register by 6/1/13 - fee is only $30.00
Register by 7/15/13 - fee is only $35.00
Register after 7/15/13 - fee is only $40.00
Free Tech shirts for the first 100 registered riders!
* HELMET REQUIRED FOR ALL PARTICIPANTS *
Premier Route (Metric Century-62.5 miles) - For experienced cyclists who want a challenging ride with spectacular views. 101 Kilometer, 6,800 + feet of elevation gain! Premiere Route (click for map)
Continued for 2013 -Gannett Hill bypass option: Eliminate the 50+ mph descent as well as 4.2 miles total distance and 1000 ft of climbing.
Intermediate Route (31 miles) - With 2,800 feet of climbing in just 30 miles, this is a challenging shorter alternative with many of the same great views that are on the longer ride. Mid Route (click for map)
Shortest Route (15.4 miles)- For less experienced riders. This route has some challenging hill climbing (1,400 feet) but the elevation change is more gradual than on the other two routes. This ride rewards you with an exhilarating 1.5 mile descent at the finish. There are no sag stops on this ride. Short route (click for map)
Recommended gearing is a triple chain ring for all routes.
Directions to Onanda Park:
Plan early and rent one of the 8 lakeside cabins or 2 uplands cabins at Onanda Park to turn this into a weekend event get away. Visit Town of Canandaigua Parks and Rec for more details.
For More Information:
Email: Dudley.Hallstead@thompsonhealth.org or call 585-396-6050
Tour de Thompson
Cycling Reference sites:
New York State Bicycling Coalition
Cyclotour Guide Books
Send us an e-mail or call 585-396-6155.
The F.F. Thompson Foundation mailing address is:
F.F. Thompson Foundation
350 Parrish Street
Canandaigua, NY 14424