The Saanich Police Department wishes to advise area residents that on Sunday, August 24, some streets within the Greater Victoria area will be affected by cyclists taking part in the fourth annual Ryder Hesjedal’s Tour de Victoria.
Residents are notified that traffic control personnel, course marshalls, and police will be monitoring the traffic flow along the planned route and will be controlling the cyclists and traffic in the affected areas.
To be clear, this event is not a race. It is instead a supported ride, and all participating cyclists will be required to follow the Motor Vehicle Act and the rules of the road. Throughout the planned course, there will be temporary road closures and restrictions to traffic to provide a greater level of safety for the cyclists. Drivers should expect minor traffic delays throughout the region.
Detailed information about the route, as well as projected timing of the event and road restrictions, can be found at:
More information about the event itself can be found at:
A map of the projected route can be found at:
Inquiries can be made at [email protected] or by calling 250-590-6325 leading up to the event and on the day of the event, Sunday, August 24th.
Sgt. Steve Eassie #158