Le Ride - Retracing the 1928 Tour de France

Event Details

Le Ride - Retracing the 1928 Tour de France

Time: November 9, 2017 from 9:30pm to 11:30pm
Location: Cineplex Yonge-Dundas
Street: 10 Dundas St E #402
City/Town: Toronto
Event Type: cinema
Organized By: Ivana
Latest Activity: Oct 31, 2017

Export to Outlook or iCal (.ics)

Event Description

Looking for some inspiration for your winter training?

A few of us are heading to a screening of Le Ride at the Cineplex on Thursday, November 9.

If you're interested in joining, RSVP here by October 25.



Le Ride is about the first English speaking team to ride, in what many believe is the toughest sporting event on earth, The Tour de France. In 1928 a small under-resourced and untested team from New Zealand and Australia lined up in Paris next to Europe’s best riders. Racing as a team of 4 against teams of 10, many considered the Australasian’s entry a joke, with one French journalist calling it “nothing short of murder”. 168 riders started the more than 3,500 mile race that year … only 41 finished! Well known television personality Phil Keoghan decided to bring this remarkable story back to life, retracing the exact route while sticking to the same schedule … 150 miles a day, completely circumnavigating France while riding an original 1928 steel bicycle with no gears, marginal brakes and weighing twice as much as a modern racing bike.

Comment Wall

Comment by David Raponi-Monk on October 25, 2017 at 12:53pm

Thanks Ivana for organizing this. I have seen the trailer and it looks very interesting. There is also a screening of another cycling film coming up on November 30th that may be of interest, MAMIL (Middle-Aged Men in Lycra).




RSVP for Le Ride - Retracing the 1928 Tour de France to add comments!

Join Beaches Cycling Club

Attending (2)

Might attend (1)

BCC Rides

Cycling in the summer can be about casual riding, sprinting, spinning, big-ring hammerfests or what ever your chosen type of riding is. The BCC was founded for the sole purpose to network cyclists. It has grown into a successful club which accommodates Riders at almost all skill/fitness levels. Everyone should be able to participate and have fun at their respective levels.


Weekend Rides: 


Saturday Morning
Start time is 8:00am early season, 7:00am as days get longer. Route distances vary from 55-120km and several pace groups are available. Saturday morning rides focus on a social vibe.


Sunrise Sundays
Rides will start around sunrise. Rotating routes will focus on distances from 55-160km.  Remote start rides outside the GTA.

Weekly Rides:



Advanced Turbo Tuesdays
For this ride, advanced group riding and bike handling skills are required. You must also be aware of your limitations. Riding speed is 35kph+.


Hillicious Thursdays
Starts at 5:40am. This ride includes Bayview, pottery rd, redway other local hills.



Starts at 5:30AM. Bring your CX or MTB out for a great Don trail ride. Some weeks, we'll head to a local park to practice CX skills.

Informal Rides Click Here

Other Rides:

Race Team

BCC Race Team
Please join if you will be racing in 2018 as part of the BCC Race Team!

Track Cycling

BCC Track Cycling Group

A place where those interested in, or already addicted to, riding the boards can share info.

BCC Youth

BCC Youth Group

An initiative to have weekly skills sessions and rides for young riders.

Interested in finding a new route or refreshing your memory on an old faithful? Check out the Routes page.


BCC on Strava


© 2019   Created by DY.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service