A sea of helmeted cyclists awaited the start of the Prospera Valley Gran Fondo at

Big bike ride wraps up fourth year in Langley

The biggest bike ride in the Fraser Valley was held Sunday.

  • Jul. 20, 2015 5:00 p.m.

Starting in the shadow of the Fort Langley National Historic Site, 1,500 cyclists headed out for the annual Prospera GranFondo bike ride early on July 19.

The fourth annual event saw riders take on 50 km, 88 km, or 160 km routes. The longest route, a full 100 miles, led riders as far east as Yarrow before heading back over Sumas Mountain and through Glen Valley to the Fort.

The non-profit event’s proceeds go to organizations promoting youth cycling in B.C., including the iRide program, Devo, and Bridging the Gap.

 

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