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Event Details

Grand Bend to London MS Bike
Ride Details


Start/Finish Location:
Grand Bend Motorplex
70292 Grand Bend Line, Grand Bend, ON N0M 1T0
Overnight Location:
Western University
1151 Richmond St, London, ON N6A 3K7


75km per day

Day 1 – Saturday, July 29th: Route

Day 2 – Sunday, July 30th: Route


Fundraising Minimum:
Age Minimum:


July 29 & 30, 2023

6:30am-7:30am arrival, check-in and registration

7:30am cyclists depart from start line

What is the cost to participate, does it change throughout the year? 
Registration participant type options:  
  • Cyclist - Camping/Own Accomm  
  • Cyclist - Dorm Accommodations  
  • Virtual Cyclist

Monday, July 25, 2022 – Wednesday December 14, 2022 

  • Cyclist - Camping/Own Accomm - $45 
  • Cyclist - Dorm Accommodations - $45 
  • Virtual Cyclist - Free 

Thursday December 15, 2022 – Tuesday February 28, 2023 

  • Cyclist - Camping/Own Accomm - $55 
  • Cyclist - Dorm Accommodations - $55 
  • Virtual Cyclist - Free 

Wednesday March 1, 2023 – Wednesday May 31, 2023 

  • Cyclist - Camping/Own Accomm - $65 
  • Cyclist - Dorm Accommodations - $65 
  • Virtual Cyclist - Free 

Thursday June 1, 2023 – Saturday July 29, 2023 

  • Cyclist - Camping/Own Accomm - $80 
  • Cyclist - Dorm Accommodations - $80 
  • Virtual Cyclist - Free 

Is there a minimum fundraising amount?  
Registering for MS Bike, participants are committing to raise the minimum fundraising amount of $500. Staff are here to support you in reaching your goals. Please reach out to local staff member or and we will help you with fundraising ideas, resources and support. 
What happens if I don’t hit the fundraising Minimum? 
Cyclists that don’t reach the fundraising minimum will not be able to pick up their package or participate in the bike. Please connect with your local coordinator for fundraising tips or volunteer opportunities. 

I am on a team- can we just fundraise enough as a team to cover one another’s $500 minimum? 
The $500 fundraising minimum is per participant- team donations and team members cannot cover the fundraising minimum for others. Donations must be kept under the person/team that the donor originally intended- they cannot be moved between participants.  

I don’t have a team but would love to join one, are there any teams accepting lone riders? 
Connect with local bike store, or large team captain to see if they are open to taking new riders. You can also connect with your local bike coordinator to pair you up with a team! 

What kind of bike do I need?  
Road bike is best, but you can participate with any bike!  
Package Pick Up 

Please see the following details on our Package Pick Up Location where you will be able to pick up your rider package. Your rider package will have all the things you need to be able to participate on event weekend (wristbands, bibs, luggage tags, etc.).

Powerhouse Brewing Company

100 Kellogg Lane, London, ON

Monday, July 24th, 2023

3:00pm – 8:00pm

You will also be able to pick up your package at the Grand Bend Motorplex Friday July 28th evening or Saturday July 29th morning.

Please note: You can only pick-up your rider package if you have raised the minimum fundraising amount of $500.

Can I pick up my friend/teammates package? 
As long as they have reached the $500 minimum fundraising, feel free to pick up for your friend, or your entire team! Make sure to get their sizing if they’ve reached a fundraising rewards level!  
Is there a minimum age? 
The minimum age to participate in MS Bike is 12 years old. Participants between 12 and 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Chariots and baby carriers are not permitted on the route.  

Are pets allowed? 
Pets are not permitted on the route.  

What happens if I hit a fundraising reward? 
If you qualify for a reward you can pick it up at the package pick up (details to come) or morning of the bike tour.  If you hit a reward level after the bike tour, connect with local coordinator to get your rewards! 

Is there a place to camp – Tent or RV the Friday before the event? 
Yes, the Grand Bend Motorplex has overnight camping available. Please reach out to them directly to book! Your accommodations will be provided for you at Western University on Saturday July 29.  

Event Meal Plan 
Breakfast will be provided at the Grand Bend Motorplex on Saturday, July 29. There will be food and drinks available at each of the 4 rest stops along the route and dinner will be provided at Western University. On Sunday July 30, breakfast is provided at Western before riders head back to the Motorplex, where there will be lunch available. The rest stops on Day 2 will also have food and drinks available.  
Meal plan will be listed here when available. 
I have food allergies, should I bring my own food? 
We do our best to accommodate all our cyclists, however all allergy restrictions and food specifications cannot be met. We do our best to share the event meal plan in advance of the ride. If you do have a severe allergy, please bring your own food for the weekend to ensure your safety.  

What if I get a breakdown along the route or can’t finish? 
MS Bike is a fully supported ride with first aid, mechanics, and support vehicles. If you need help or encounter a breakdown, move to the side of the road and hold your helmet up. You can also call the number on your wristband to connect with the Route Control team. 

I am spending the night at the dorms, how do I get my overnight bag there? 
At the start line we will have a luggage truck to drop your bag off at. Please ensure your luggage has a wristband matching your bib number attached for pick up after your done your ride! 

Day 1 was fun, but my legs are sore and I don’t want to ride back, how can I get back to the start line? 
MS Bike is low pressure ride, if you can’t ride day 2 no problem! We have a bus that is available back to the Motorplex. 

I received more donations after the event, what should I do with them? 
Fundraising is open until September 30th! If you hit a milestone after the event, you can still receive that item. 

I had so much fun, when can I register for next year!? 
MS Bike has year round registration and fundraising! Registration for next year is already open, with fundraising starting October 1st.  

When will the pictures be posted? 
It can take some time for photo’s to be sent from our photographers. Typically they are posted on our Flikr account and Facebook Bike group 4-6 weeks after the event. You will receive an email with the link, once photo’s are up!  

Is there a Lost and Found? 
Please connect with local coordinator for any lost and found items. 

I just hit a new fundraising milestone, can I still get my reward? 
Of course! Please connect with your local coordinator to arrange a pick up/delivery time! 

Be sure to check back regularly as this page will continue to be updated with important ride information!