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 2023 will be exploring the prairie, valley’s, parkland and parks of central Saskatchewan. Starting and ending in the town of Strasbourg and encompassing over 600 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.
Registration for the Rec Riders tour is closed. Contact the office to be put on the waitlist. Registration is still open for the Go-Go-GASPers tour!
The Tour will provide two departure opportunities with the first tour group departing on Saturday, July 15th and the second tour group departing on Sunday, July 16th. There will be a two night stay at Fort Qu’Appelle, which will provide an opportunity for both tour groups to share a common event.
GASP 2023 Tour Route
The Go-Go-Gaspers Tour will depart on Saturday, July 15th. The Wreck Riders Tour will depart on Sunday, July 16th
- 1 Strasbourg to Raymore 72 kms
- 2 Raymore to Ituna 86 kms
- 3 Ituna to Melville 56 kms
- 4 Melville to Fort Qu’Appelle 78 kms
- 5 Fort Qu’Appelle to Day trip to Indian Head 87 kms
- 6 Fort Qu’Appelle to Southey 67 kms
- 7 Southey to Strasbourg 45 kms