What is GASP?
The Great Annual Saskatchewan Pedal (GASP) provides an introduction to cycle touring in a supportive manner. Luggage is transported for cyclists in vans with trailers that make periodic stops and provide refreshments including juice, water, fruit and light snacks. The objective of GASP is to provide a cycle touring experience that will foster cycle touring in the Province and the development of tours by other cycling bodies and clubs in Saskatchewan.
GASP 2020 will be exploring the prairie, valley’s and parks of south-eastern Saskatchewan. Starting and ending in the town of Grenfell and encompassing over 440 km of cycling on the core route with the option to extend days if desired.. Along the way there will be opportunities to explore the great communities and parks. The tentative tour route is shown and described below however it is subject to change as tour logistics are established.
GASP 2020: South by South East
Registration will open February 26, 2020.
GASP 2020 Tour Route
The Tour will provide two departure opportunities with the first tour group departing on Saturday, July 18th and the second tour group departing on Sunday, July 19th. There will be a two night stay in Kenosee Lake which will provide an opportunity for both tour groups to share a common event.
- 1Grenfell to Esterhazy 95 kms
- 2 Esterhazy to Moosmin 90 km
- 3 Moosmin to Redvers 65 km
- 4 Redvers to Kenosee Lake 70 km
- 5 Explore Kenosee Lake area
- 6 Kenosee Lake to Kipling 50 km
- 7 Kipling to Grenfell 70 km
The tour will provide two departure dates for participants and provide two styles of support.
Go Go GASPers Tour Group
Departing Saturday, July 18. This tour is geared towards the more experienced touring cyclists and provides a basic level of support. There will always be support for riders available and one sag stop provided each day.
Wreck Riders Tour Group:
Departing Sunday, July 19. This group is geared towards less experienced touring cyclists and provide a SAG wagon stop approximately 20-30 kms.
Watch for registration information early in the new year.