August 17 ride

Chemainus – Ladysmith Motorsports – Cedar Loop

Thur. Aug 17 2023

Approx 160 KM or 100 Miles

Chemainus Murals – Chemainus has been long known for the art like murals and sculptures that line the streets and hide on the sides of the buildings. Allow for about 2 hours to eat and look around.

Ladysmith Motorsports – Home of one of our major sponsors and source for all your Can-AM Spyder needs. Allow for about 30 minutes.

Tim Horton’s Cedar – What is a Canadian Spyder Rally without an official stop at Canada’s Coffee Shop.

Nanaimo Lakes Scenic route – Scenic tour as we head back to hotel.



2. 9:30 MANDATORY ride brief in hotel parking lot marshalling area

3. 10:00 Depart hotel and turn left

4. From Norcross turn left onto Drinkwater Road

5. Turn left onto HWY 1

6. Turn right onto Herd Road

7. Turn left onto Osborne Bay Road

8. Osborne road turns into York Ave

9. Turn left on Chaplin Street in Crofton

10. Chaplin Street turns into Chemainus Road

11. Turn right onto Cypress St in Chemainus

12. Park in or around Water Wheel Park

13. LUNCH – SIGHTSEE – Till 1 pm

14. Turn right back onto Chemainus Road

15. Turn right onto HWY 1

16. Turn right on Ludlow Road

17. Stay to right and the right onto Oyster Bay Road

18. ARRIVE AT LADYSMITH MOTORSPORTS approx 30 minute stop

19. Get back on HWY 1 north

20. Turn right on Brenton Paige Rd

21. Turn left onto Code Rd

22. Turn right onto Cedar Rd

23. Turn right onto Yellow Point Rd

24. Continue on Cedar Rd

25. Turn left at Harmac Rd – Cedar Rd

26. Turn right onto HWY 1

27. Turn left at 10th Street

28. Turn right into shopping complex.

29. 20 minute break here

30. Continue on 10th, turn right onto Bruce Ave

31. Turn left on 7th

32. Turn into Harewood Mines Rd

33. Turns into Nanaimo Lakes Rd

34. Turn left onto Nanaimo River Rd

35. Turn right onto South Wellington Rd

36. Get back onto HWY 1 south

37. Continue south until Norcross and the hotel

38. PARK and great ready for an amazing banquet and party

Route maps

Hotel > Chemainus

26m (23km)

Chemainus > Ladysmith

15m (13km)

Ladysmith > Nanaimo

33m (32km)

Nanaimo > Hotel

1h 4m (68km)