Guided cycle tour of Vancouver Island countryside

Victoria, BC is rated the cycling capital of Canada (Statistics Canada 2006), and the world class cycling trails on Victoria’s Saanich Peninsula region lead to farms, wineries and more. Visitors can experience the trails and country roads of this agricultural area on two wheels with a new tour from Fawcett & Company Cycling Expeditions. The Vancouver Island Day Ride: Trails, Food & Wine tour is designed for cycling enthusiasts and active visitors. Stops on the tour include a local farm, wine tasting at De Vine Vineyards and a tour of BC’s first artisan gin distillery, plus lunch at Nourish Café and Bistro. The full day tour runs every day until Sept. 31, at a cost of $135 including a high-quality mountain bike and guide. (