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The Inaugural
VanIsle 1200 Route - 2006



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July 5, 2006 (Wed), 3 a.m. start
31,400 feet total climbing

At Km

Turn

Route
0 SO

START: CONTROL #1 - Oak Bay
HSBC Bank - 2154 OAK BAY AVENUE
CLOSES AT 03:00 AM
0.4 SO CROSS FOUL BAY (AT LIGHTS)
1.4 SO RIGHT LANE AT LIGHTS –OAK BAY BECOMES PANDORA
3.4 SO MOVE TO CENTRE BIKE LANE
3.7 SO Cross GOVERNMENT STREET
3.8 SO Move to LEFT lane
3.9 L 2nd immediate left – STORE STREET
4 SO Cross JOHNSON (STORE BECOMES WHARF)
4.5 R GOVERNMENT
4.8 R BELLEVILLE
5.4 R QUEBEC
5.5 L MONTREAL
5.6 R KINGSTON
5.8 SO CROSS SUPERIOR – (AT 3 WAY STOP)
5.9 R ERIE
6.1 L DALLAS
11 SO DALLAS BECOMES HOLLYWOOD CRESCENT
11.1 SO HOLLYWOOD CRESCENT CONTINUES
11.6 SO HOLLYWOOD BECOMES ROBERTSON (no sign)
11.8 R ROSS
11.9 SO ROSS BECOMES CRESCENT ROAD
12.4 L UP HILL – KING GEORGE TERRACE
13.4 R STOP SIGN – BEACH DRIVE
21 R STOP SIGN – CADBORO BAY ROAD
21.6 SO 4-WAY STOP
21.7 S0 4-WAY STOP
22.5 SO VEER LEFT – CADBORO BAY ROAD BECOMES TELEGRAPH BAY ROAD
22.6 R SEAVIEW ROAD
22.8 R SEAVIEW ROAD
24.3 R TUDOR AVENUE
24.5 R MCANALLY ROAD
25 L SMUGGLERS COVE ROAD
25.2 R BAYNES ROAD
25.25 L WHITE ROCK ROAD
25.3 SO CONTINUE TO VIEWPOINT LOOKING OVER OCEAN
25.4 U-TURN

CONTROL #2 at VIEWPOINT
Answer question on control card & insert time of arrival
OPEN - 04:11 AM, Wed         CLOSE - 04:54 AM, Wed
25.5 R SPRING BAY ROAD
25.6 L MEDWAY STREET
25.7 R BAYNES ROAD
26 L TUDOR AVENUE
27.7 R TELEGRAPH BAY ROAD
27.8 SO CONTINUE ON TELEGRAPH BAY ROAD (AT 4-WAY STOP)
28 L QUEENSWOOD DRIVE
29 SO QUEENSWOOD DRIVE
29.9 R ARBUTUS ROAD
30.8 R ARBUTUS ROAD (AT ALL-WAY STOP)
31.8 R GORDON HEAD ROAD
32.1 L FERNDALE ROAD
32.6 R FERNDALE ROAD
33.7 L TYNDALL AVENUE
34 R ASH ROAD (AT STOP SIGN)
34.3 SO FLASHING YELLOW LIGHT – CAUTION! STEEP DESCENT WITH CROSS TRAFFIC
35.5 R CORDOVA BAY ROAD (AT STOP SIGN)
37.3 R CORDOVA BAY ROAD (AT LIGHTS)
41.2 SO CORDOVA BAY BECOMES FOWLER (AT TOP OF HILL)
42 R HUNT ROAD
43.6 SO HUNT BECOMES WELCH ROAD
45 L MARTINDALE ROAD (AT 3 WAY STOP)
46.3 R LOCHSIDE DRIVE
47.5 L ISLAND VIEW ROAD
47.7 R ROUTE 17 (CAUTION! – BUSY HIGHWAY)
50.1 R MT. NEWTON CROSS ROAD (AT LIGHTS)
50.4 L LOCHSIDE DRIVE (AT 4-WAY STOP)
56.5 R OCEAN AVENUE (ENTERING SIDNEY BY THE SEA)
56.8 SO

CONTROL #3 - SIDNEY
(Totem Pole and Welcome to Sidney sign on the left;
Blue Orca Whale sign on the right)
Answer question and insert time on control card
OPEN - 04:53 AM, Wed         CLOSE - 07:14 AM, Wed
57.3 L BEACON AVENUE (AT STOP SIGN – NO STREET SIGN)
57.4 R 2ND STREET (AT 4-WAY STOP)
57.6 L MT. BAKER AVE (NO CHOICE)
57.7 R THIRD STREET (AT STOP SIGN)
58.4 L MALAVIEW AVENUE (AT BC FERRY SIGN)
58.8 R RESTHAVEN DRIVE
60.5 R MCDONALD PARK ROAD
61.8 SO - R HWY. #17 NORTH (CAUTION: BUSY HIGHWAY)
62.5 R VEER RIGHT ONTO BIKE ROUTE (JUST PAST ‘ARTISAN’ SIGN)
62.6 SO CONTINUE NORTH AROUND YELLOW BARRIER (LOCHSIDE TRAIL)
63.1 SO CURTEIS ROAD (AT STOP SIGN)
63.2 L KITTIWAKE PLACE
63.4 SO PLACE BIKE ON TAR TRIANGLES TO TRIGGER LIGHTS
63.4 SO GET IN RIGHT LANE (FOLLOW SIGNS TO PARKING AND FOOT PASSENGERS)
63.4 R FOLLOW SIGN TO PARKING-FOOT PASSENGERS; THEN TO SHORT TERM PARKING
64.1 L

CONTROL #4 - SWARTZ BAY FERRY TERMINAL
Swartz Bay ferry terminal short term parking lot (
Manned)
(Note: toilets inside ferry terminal)
OPEN - 05:08 AM, Wed         CLOSE - 07:47 AM, Wed
64.1 U-TURN FOLLOW EXIT SIGN TO THE RIGHT
64.6 R LANDS END ROAD
68.6 L WEST SAANICH ROAD
74 L WILLINGDON ROAD
75.9 R WILLINGDON ROAD (AT STOP SIGN)
76.8 R EAST SAANICH ROAD (1ST RIGHT OFF OF ROUNDABOUT)
77.4 SO CROSS MCTAVISH (AT 4-WAY STOP)
76.7 L LOWE ROAD (ALMOST AT TOP OF HILL)
78.8 R EMARD TERRACE
79 L MOXON TERRACE
79.3 L AMITY DRIVE
79.5 R ALDOUS TERRACE (BECOMES WALLACE DRIVE) – ½ WAY DOWN THE HILL
81.7 L EAST SAANICH ROAD (AT STOP SIGN)
81.8 R WALLACE DRIVE (AT 4-WAY STOP SIGN)
81.8  

CONTROL #5
Answer question and insert time on control card
OPEN - 05:44 AM, Wed         CLOSE - 09:06 AM, Wed
82 SO WALLACE DRIVE AT 4-WAY STOP (POLICE STATION ON RIGHT)
85.5 SO CROSS WEST SAANICH ROAD (AT LIGHTS)
87.6 SO CONTINUE ON WALLACE DRIVE
91.4 R WEST SAANICH ROAD
98 R ROYAL OAK SHOPPING MALL (AT FLASHING LIGHTS)
98.1 L

CONTROL #6
TIM HORTONS FAST FOOD
(Manned Inside)
OPEN - 06:16 AM ,Wed         CLOSE - 10:19 AM, Wed
98.1 R WEST SAANICH ROAD
98.6 R GLANFORD AVENUE (AT LIGHTS) (CAUTION: BUSY AND NARROW STREET)
101.3 SO GLANFORD BECOMES CAREY (AT LIGHTS)
101.5 R TILLICUM ROAD (AT LIGHTS)
102.1 R TRANS-CANADA HWY. (AT LIGHTS) (CAUTION: BUSY HIGHWAY – DANGEROUS EXIT-ON RAMPS)
103.1 SO LIGHTS
104.9 R EXIT 8 – FOLLOW BIKE ROUTE
105.2 SO USE PEDESTRIAN TRAFFIC BUTTON IF LIGHTS ARE RED
105.3 SO RIGHT – THEN IMMEDIATE LEFT TO RE-ENTER TRANS-CANADA HWY (USE CAUTION)
106 R EXIT 10
106.4 L MOVE TO LEFT LANE WHEN SAFE (USE CAUTION)
106.7 R MOVE TO RIGHT WHEN SAFE (USE CAUTION)
107.1 SO ISLAND HWY. (NO ROAD SIGN)
107.6 R 6 MILE ROAD (AT SHELL GAS STATION)
108.5 L RAMP TO TRANS CANADA HWY –HWY #1 (NORTH)
110.2 R EXIT 14
111 L LEFT LANE WHEN SAFE (USE CAUTION)
111.3 R HARD RIGHT TO BIKE PATH TO Hwy #1 BEHIND BARRICADE
111.6 SO CROSS ENTRANCE RAMP WHEN SAFE (USE CAUTION)
    CONTINUE ON HWY #1 FOR 24.1 K
112.8 SO CAUTION- BAD RUMBLE STRIPS START
    BAD RUMBLE STRIPS CONTINUE INTERMITTENTLY FOR NEXT 23 K – USE EXTREME CAUTION ON DOWNHILLS!!
113.8 SO CAUTION – DOWNHILL RUMBLE STRIPS
117.7 SO CAUTION – DOWNHILL RUMBLE STRIPS FOR 4.3 K
129.3 SO MALAHAT SUMMIT VIEW POINT - TOILETS
129.3 SO CAUTION – START DANGEROUS DOWNHILL RUMBLE STRIPS – DESCEND AT MODERATE SPEED
131.7 SO REST AREA ON THE RIGHT
132.3 SO SCENIC VIEWPOINT LOOP ON RIGHT
135.7 R EXIT – MILL BAY ROAD
136.2 L MILL BAY ROAD (AT STOP SIGN)
140.7 SO

CONTROL #7 - MILL BAY
WELCOME TO MILL BAY SIGN
Answer question and insert time on control card
OPEN - 07:41 AM, Wed         CLOSE - 01:30 PM, Wed
143.1 L DELOUME ROAD
143.3 R HWY #1 (ROUTE 1) AT LIGHTS
144.6 R KILMALU ROAD (AT LIGHTS)
145.2 L TELEGRAPH ROAD
153.4 R COWICHAN BAY ROAD (NO ROAD SIGN – SCHOOL ON RIGHT) CAUTION! STEEP DESCENT AND CROSS TRAFFIC IN 2 K
156.3 SO

CONTROL #8 - COWICHAN BAY
Answer question and insert time on control card
or Have control card signed at udder guys ice cream store
OPEN - 08:13 AM, Wed         CLOSE - 02:40 PM, Wed
159.8 SO TZOUHALEM ROAD (LEAVE COWICH BAY ROAD) –NOTE: YOU ARE CROSSING ABORIGINAL LAND – PLEASE BE COURTEOUS)
160 SO 1ST NATIONS BIG HOUSE (LONG HOUSE) ON LEFT
161.7 SO LOOK UP AND TO LEFT – UNFINISHED STONE CHURCH
161.7 SO CROSS COWICHAN RIVER
165 R HARD RIGHT, NO ROAD SIGN
165.1 R MAPLE BAY ROAD
170.2 SO

CONTROL #9
Answer question and insert time on control card
OPEN - 08:40, AM         CLOSE - 03:42 PM, WED
171.1 L HERD ROAD (1/2 WAY DOWN HILL) TOWARDS CROFTON
173.8 R OSBORNE BAY ROAD
179 L CHAPLIN STREET – TOWARDS CHEMAINUS
179.2 R CROFTON ROAD (BEFORE STOP SIGN)
182.7 R CHEMAINUS ROAD (NO ROAD SIGN – STORE ON LEFT)
187.5 SO

CONTROL #10 - CHEMAINUS
Old steam rail engine on right
Answer question and insert time on control card
OPEN - 09:15 AM, Wed         CLOSE - 05:00 PM, Wed
198 R HWY #1 (TCH 1 – NORTH) – AT LIGHTS
206.2 R CEDAR ROAD
215.1 SO VEER LEFT TO STAY ON CEDAR ROAD
216.2 S0

CONTROL #11 - CEDAR
WHEATSHEAF PUB
Answer question and insert time on control card
OPEN - 10:12 AM, Wed         CLOSE - 07:08 PM, Wed
    OPEN-10:12 AM; CLOSE-07:08 PM – WED.
218.1 L CEDAR ROAD (AT STOP SIGN, THEN CROSS BRIDGE)
221.1 R HWY. ROUTE 1 – AT LIGHTS
225.8 R ESPLANADE (BOTTOM OF HILL) – AT LIGHTS
225.9 L VEER LEFT – BECOMES FRONT STREET
227.2 R TERMINAL AVE. (ROUTE 1)
227.3 L HWY 19A (TO PORT HARDY) – AT LIGHTS (aka Terminal Ave)
228.9 SO

CONTROL #12 - NANAIMO
PETRO-CAN GAS STATION (ON RIGHT)
(open 6 am - 11 pm)
Purchase something and ask staff
to insert time & sign control card
OPEN - 10:38 AM, Wed         CLOSE - 08:05 PM, Wed
230 SO VEER LEFT TOWARDS PORT HARDY (HWY 19A – NORTH)
239.4 SO MERGE WITH HWY 19 NORTH
256.3 R EXIT 46 (HWY 19A NORTH) CAUTION- RAILWAY TRACKS
261.9 SO PARKSVILLE (AT LIGHTS)
272.7 L MEMORIAL AVE
272.8 R

CONTROL #13 - QUALICUM BEACH
SHELL GAS STATION
(open 24 hours)
Purchase something and ask staff
to insert time & sign control card
OPEN - 12:06 PM, Wed         CLOSE - 11:21 PM, Wed
272.9 L RETURN TO HWY 19A NORTH VIA MEMORIAL AVE.
332.2 SO TRAFFIC LIGHTS
333.7 R HWY 19A NORTH (17TH ST.– AT LIGHTS - TO PORT HARDY – CAUTION! STEEL GRATE BRIDGE AHEAD
334 L COMOX ROAD – TO PORT HARDY
335.7 R HWY 19A NORTH TO PORT HARDY
370 SO HWY 19A NORTH - TRAFFIC LIGHTS
379.6 R ST. ANNS (HWY#19A NORTH)
380.2 SO FAST FOOD RESTAURANTS LEFT AND RIGHT (TIM HORTONS ON LEFT)
382.3 SO

CONTROL #14 - CAMPBELL RIVER
CAMPBELL RIVER LODGE (
Manned / Drop-bag)
On right by mohawk gas station and convenience store
(Control room marked by flashing light and sign)
OPEN - 03:45 PM, Wed         CLOSE - 04:32 AM, Thurs
382.6 R HWY 19 NORTH (RIGHT ON TAMARAC STREET OVER BRIDGE)
383.1 SO SIGN TO PORT HARDY – CONTINUE TO FOLLOW SIGNS TO PORT HARDY UNTIL YOU REACH PORT HARD CONTROL!
385.6 SO FRIENDSHIP INN ON LEFT + DUNCAN BAY STORE (store hours – 5:30 am – 9:30 pm
387 SO CAUTION! INTERMITTENT & DANGEROUS RUMBLE STRIPS ALL THE WAY TO PORT HARDY. HEAVY TRUCK TRAFFIC (PARTICULARLY LOGGING TRUCKS) BETWEEN CAMPBELL RIVER AND SAYWARD
413.3 SO ROBERTS LAKE CONVENIENCE STORE & CAFÉ (open 7 am – 8 pm)
414.4 SO

CONTROL # 15 - HWY. REST STOP
Insert own time and sign control card
OPEN - 04:49 PM, Wed         CLOSE - 09:56 PM, Thurs
446.7 R SAYWARD JUNCTION
446.9 L

CONTROL #16 - SAYWARD JUNCTION
CHARLIE'S PLACE
(open 7 am - 8 pm)
or SAYWARD JUNCTION GAS & CONVENIENCE STORE
(open 6 am -10 pm)
Please purchase something from these merchants. If they are closed, then INSERT OWN TIME AND SIGN CONTROL CARD
OPEN - 05:54 PM, Wed         CLOSE - 12:21 PM, Thurs
    NOTE: .2 K NORTH OF THE JUNCTION IS WHERE THE FISHERBOY TRAILER PARK AND MOTEL CAN BE FOUND. CONVENIENCE STORE (open 9:30 am- 9:30 pm)
446.9 R HWY 19 NORTH – TO PORT HARDY
512.4 L WOSS
512.7 L

CONTROL #17 - WOSS
RUGGED MOUNTAIN MOTEL (
Manned)
Control room marked by flashing light and sign
WOSS GENERAL STORE & GAS
(open 7 am - 11 pm)
CAFÉ
(open 6 am - 7 pm)
OPEN - 08:06 PM, Wed         CLOSE - 05:16 PM, Thurs
512.7 R OUT OF DRIVEWAY
513.1 L HWY #19 NORTH – TO PORT HARDY
569.5 SO HWY 19 NORTH
572.4 R HYDE CREEK ROAD
   

CONTROL #18
HYDE CREEK ESSO GAS & CONVENIENCE STORE
(open 5 am - 10 pm)
Please purchase something from the merchant and ask them to insert time and sign the control card. If closed, insert own time and sign control card
OPEN - 10:05 PM, Wed         CLOSE - 09:43 PM, Thurs
572.7 R & R RETURN TO HWY 19 NORTH TO PORT HARDY
576.7 SO FLASHING YELLOW LIGHT (Port McNeill about 2 k to the right)
596.3 SO HWY 19 NORTH TO PORT HARDY (Port Alice to the left)
612.6 SO HWY 19 BECOMES BOTH HWY 19 AND DOUGLAS STREET – TOWARDS PORT HARDY (DO NOT FOLLOW 19 TO THE FERRY ON THE RIGHT!)
613.5 SO DOUGLAS STREET TO PORT HARDY
616.9 R GRANVILLE STREET &
617.00 R

CONTROL #19 - PORT HARDY
SHELL GAS AND CONVENIENCE STORE
(open 24 hours)
Please purchase something from the merchant and ask them to insert time and sign the control card.
OPEN - 11:34 AM, Wed         CLOSE - 01:03 AM, Fri
617 U-TURN Left out of Shell Station onto Granville Street
617.1   Port Hardy Inn on right (corner of Douglas & Granville)
617.1 L HWY 19 (DOUGLAS STREET)
637.5 SO CONTINUTE ON HWY 19 – 213 K TO CAMPBELL RIVER
661.6 L

CONTROL #20
HYDE CREEK ESSO
Get card signed or if store closed,insert time & sign yourself
OPEN - 01:03 AM, Thurs         CLOSE - 04:22 AM, Fri
661.9 L CONTINUE SOUTH ON HWY 19
720.8 R WOSS
721.1 L

CONTROL #21 - Woss
RUGGED MOUNTAIN MOTEL (Manned)
Control room marked by flashing light and sign
WOSS GENERAL STORE & GAS
(open 7 am - 11 pm)
CAFÉ
(open 6 am - 7 pm)
OPEN - 03:02 AM, Thurs         CLOSE - 08:48 AM, Fri
721.1 U-TURN  
721.5 R HWY 19 SOUTH
787 L SAYWARD ROAD AND CHARLIES PLACE CAFÉ (SAYWARD JUNCTION)
787.1 L

CONTROL #22 - SAYWARD JUNCTION
CHARLIE'S PLACE
(open 7 am - 8 pm)
or SAYWARD JUNCTION GAS & CONVENIENCE STORE
(open 6 am -10 pm)
Please purchase something from these merchants. If they are closed, then INSERT OWN TIME AND SIGN CONTROL CARD
OPEN - 05:14 AM, Thurs         CLOSE - 01:44 PM, Fri
787.1 U-TURN TO HWY 19 SOUTH – CAUTION! HEAVY TRUCK TRAFFIC, PARTICULARLY LOGGING TRUCKS FROM SAYWARD TO CAMPBELL RIVER
787.3 L HWY 19 SOUTH - 68 K TO CAMPBELL RIVER
819.3 L

CONTROL #23 - ROBERTS LAKE REST AREA
Insert time and sign yourself
OPEN - 06:18 AM, Thurs         CLOSE - 04:08 PM, Fri
819.3 L HWY 19 SOUTH TOWARDS CAMPBELL RIVER
848.2 SO FRIENDSHIP INN AND DUNCAN BAY STORE ON RIGHT (store hours are 5:30 am – 9:30 pm)
850.9 L GET IN LEFT TURN LANE TOWARDS DOWNTOWN - USE CAUTION
851.2 L HWY 19A SOUTH
851.6 L

CONTROL #24 - CAMPBELL RIVER
CAMPBELL RIVER LODGE (
Manned / Drop-bag)
On left by mohawk gas station and convenience store
(Control room marked by flashing light and sign)
OPEN - 08:23 AM, Thurs         CLOSE - 06:33 PM, Fri
851.6 L HWY 19A SOUTH
853.3 SO FAST FOOD ON LEFT AND RIGHT (TIM HORTONS ON RIGHT)
854.2 L LEFT LANE, THEN LEFT TURN AT LIGHTS TO FOLLOW HWY 19A SOUTH
863.8 SO HWY 19A SOUTH
897.8 L GET INTO LEFT TURN LANE (BOTTOM OF HILL)
898.1 L HWY 19A SOUTH TO NANAIMO
898.3 SO STAY ON 19A SOUTH AT LIGHTS
899.8 R HWY 19A SOUTH AT LIGHTS – CAUTION- CROSSING STEEL GRATE BRIDGE!
900.1 L MOVE INTO LEFT TURN LANE – USE CAUTION
900.2 L ROUTE 19A SOUTH – AT LIGHTS (PETRO-CAN GAS AT INTERSECTION)
900.7 SO HWY 19A SOUTH
960.9 R

CONTROL #25 - QUALICUM BEACH
SHELL GAS STATION & CONVENIENCE STORE
(open 24 hours)
Purchase something and ask attendant
to insert time & sign control card
OPEN - 11:02 AM, Thurs         CLOSE - 02:42 AM, Sat
961 R HWY 19A SOUTH (WEST ISLAND HWY)
971.5 SO HWY 19A SOUTH
971.8 SO STAY ON HWY 19A SOUTH THROUGH PARKSVILLE
977 SO FOLLOW SIGNS TO HWY 19 SOUTH - NANAIMO
986.4 SO JOIN HWY 19 SOUTH
993 SO HWY 19 SOUTH (cross Ware Road)
993.8 R EXIT 29 TO HWY 19A SOUTH
994.6 SO CROSS NANAIMO PARKWAY – AT LIGHTS
994.6 SO HWY 19A SOUTH (ISLAND HWY)
1004 SO HWY 19A SOUTH BECOMES HWY #1
1006.1 R

CONTROL #26 - NANAIMO
7-11 CONVENIENCE STORE AT TOWNSITE ROAD
(open 24 hours)
Purchase something and ask attendant
to insert time & sign control card
OPEN - 12:32 PM, Thur         CLOSE - 06:05 AM, Sat
1006.1 R CONTINUE ON HWY #1 SOUTH (TERMINAL AVENUE NORTH)
1007 SO FOLLOW HWY #1 SOUTH (TERMINAL AVENUE) TO VICTORIA
1008 SO STRAIGHT ON UP HILL - AT LIGHTS – TERMINAL AVE. BECOMES NICOL STREET (ALSO HWY #1 - TRANS CANADA HWY)
1012.7 SO THROUGH LIGHTS
1012.8 SO VEER RIGHT ACROSS TWO LANES OF HIGH SPEED TRAFFIC USE EXTREME CAUTION – ENSURE THERE IS A LONG BREAK IN TRAFFIC BEFORE CROSSING
1013.8 R VEER RIGHT TO BIKE PATH TO ROUTE 1
1014.6 R BIKE PATH TO ROUTE 1
1014.9 R MERGE WITH HWY #1 SOUTH (ROUTE 1)
1023.8 SO CROSS CEDAR ROAD AT LIGHTS
1045.3 SO CAUTION: DANGEROUS RUMBLE STRIPS
1053.2 SO HWY #1 SOUTH – AT LIGHTS
1069.2 SO HWY #1 SOUTH (TRANS-CANADA) – AT LIGHTS
1077 R DELOUME ROAD
1077.1 L

CONTROL #27 - MILL BAY
SHELL GAS STATION OR YOUR CHOICE
Purchase something and ask attendant
to insert time & sign control card
Note: 1000 foot climb ahead.
OPEN - 02:54 PM, Thurs         CLOSE - 11:23 AM, Sat
1077.1 U-TURN RETURN TO HWY #1 SOUTH VIA DELOUME ROAD
1077.2 R HWY #1 SOUTH TO VICTORIA
1082.2 SO RUMBLE STRIPS BEGIN
1089.2 SO CAUTION! REALLY BAD INTERMITTENT RUMBLE STRIPS ON ALL DOWNHILLS – MAINTAIN A MODERATE DOWNHILL SPEED TO AVOID AN ACCIDENT
1103.2 SO STAY ON HWY #1
1106.6 R BIKE PATH UNDER ROADWAY, THEN IMMEDIATE LEFT ON BIKE PATH – THEN MERGE WITH HWY #1 AGAIN
1108.6 R EXIT 11 – TOWARDS VIEW ROYAL
1109.2 R 6 MILE ROAD – AT YIELD SIGN
1110 L ISLAND HWY – AT ‘T’ LIGHTS (SHELL GAS STATION ON LEFT
1110.6 L VEER LEFT INTO LANE TOWARDS VICTORIA – USE CAUTION WHEN CHANGING LANES
1111 R JOIN HWY #1
1112 SO VEER RIGHT TO EXIT 8
1112.4 SO THROUGH LIGHTS – USE PEDESTRIAN BUTTON IF NECESSARY
1115.6 L TURN ON TILLICUM WITH GREEN LIGHT AFTER CROSSING THROUGH THE INTERSECTION (DON’T ATTEMPT TO USE LEFT TURN LANE!) – CHEVRON STATION ON RIGHT
1116.3 R CAREY ROAD
1117.2 L RAVINE WAY (AT ‘TO BLANSHARD STREET’ SIGN)
1117.3 SO CROSS BLANSHARD AT LIGHTS
1117.4 R & R

CONTROL #28
TIM HORTONS FAST FOOD
(Open 24 hours)
Purchase something and ask attendant
to insert time & sign control card
OPEN - 04:15 PM, Thurs         CLOSE - 02:23 PM, Sat
1117.4 U-TURN  
1117.6 L RAVINE WAY
1117.7 SO CROSS BLANSHARD AT LIGHTS
1117.8 R CAREY ROAD
1119 R GLANFORD AT LIGHTS (CAUTION: NARROW & SOMETIMES BUSY ROAD)
1121.6 L WEST SAANICH ROAD AT LIGHTS
1149.2 R LANDS END ROAD AT ‘T’
1149.2 SO

CONTROL #29
Immediately after turn onto Lands End Road - right side of road
Answer question on control card & insert time of arrival
OPEN - 05:19 PM, Thurs         CLOSE - 04:46 PM, Sat
1153.2 R HWY 17 SOUTH – TOWARDS VICTORIA
1154.4 R EXIT 31 – TO MCDONALD PARK ROAD
1154.5 L GET INTO LEFT TURN LANE
1154.6 L TOWARDS MCDONALD PARK ROAD – VIA OVERPASS - NO SIGN
1155 R MCDONALD PARK ROAD AT STOP SIGN – TO SIDNEY
1156.4 L RESTHAVEN DRIVE
1159 R

CONTROL #30 - SIDNEY
7-11 CONVENIENCE STORE
(Open 24 Hours)
At intersection of Beacon and Resthaven - at lights
Purchase something and ask attendant
to insert time & sign control card
OPEN - 05:38 PM, Thurs         CLOSE - 05:30 PM, Sat
1159 R BEACON AVE, THEN IMMEDIATELY INTO LEFT TURN LANE
1159.1 L SEVENTH STREET
1159.2 SO BEVAN AVENUE – AT STOP SIGN
1159.5 R FIFTH STREET – BECOMES LOCHSIDE DRIVE
1166 R MT. NEWTON CROSS ROAD – AT STOP SIGN
1166.2 L ROUTE 17 – AT LIGHTS USE CAUTION AROUND HWY EXIT AND ENTRANCE RAMPS
1175.3 R ELK LAKE DRIVE – AT LIGHTS
1177.1 L ROYAL OAK AVENUE – LEFT TURN LANE AT LIGHTS – BIKE OVER TAR STRIPS WILL ACTIVATE THE LIGHT
SO CONTINUE THROUGH SEVERAL SETS OF LIGHTS
1179.5 R BLENKINSOP ROAD – AT LIGHTS
1183.4 L MCKENZIE AVENUE (BECOMES SINCLAIR IN 3 K)
1185.8 SO GET IN BIKE LANE IN CENTRE OF ROAD
1186.9 SO CROSS FINNERTY AT LIGHTS – CAUTION – STEEP DESCENT WITH CROSS TRAFFIC – SLOW DOWN!
1187.8 R CADBORO BAY ROAD
1188.4 L BEACH DRIVE - PARTWAY UP HILL AT YIELD SIGN – THROUGH UPLANDS GATES
1196.2 L KING GEORGE TERRACE – AT SCENIC DRIVE SIGN
1196.8 SO BECOMES ROSS STREET
1197.2 L ST. CHARLES STREET
1197.3 R DALLAS ROAD
1200 R COOK STREET
1200.9 L

CONTROL #31
MAC'S CONVENIENCE STORE
(Open 24 hours)
Cook & Pendergast
Purchase something and ask attendant
to insert time & sign control card
OPEN - 07:00 PM, Thurs         CLOSE - 08:33 PM, Sat
1200.9 L COOK STREET (USE CROSSWALK IF BUSY TRAFFIC)
1201.4 R RICHARDSON STREET (BECOMES MCNEILL AT FOUL BAY ROAD)
1205.5 L NEWPORT – AT STOP SIGN
1205.7 R 2609 ORCHARD AVENUE – 1ST DRIVEWAY ON RIGHT – CREAM VOLKSWAGEN VAN WITH BMB STICKERS –
   

FINISH CONTROL - OAK BAY
(KEN'S PLACE)
If no one home - write down your time of arrival, initial, sign the card and insert through slightly open window on passenger door of Volkswagen van
OPEN - 07:11 PM, Thurs         CLOSE - 09:00 PM, Sat
   

CONGRATULATIONS ON FINISHING
THE INAUGURAL VANISLE 1200!!!
WELL DONE!!
SEE YOU SUNDAY AT BREAKFAST
Note: This is not the official route sheet. Ride organizers may make last minute changes because of road closures or other problems. The route sheet you receive at the start of the ride is the official one.

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