Cypress Challenge Update: Learn how you can receive a custom jersey

Register before July 6th for an opportunity to receive a
Cypress Challenge jersey

Individual riders that raise a minimum of $250 by July 6th will receive a complimentary Cypress Challenge jersey. Riders that register as a team of four in the Team Challenge before July 6th(and submit their team logo) will receive a custom jersey with their team logo.

Six tips to fundraising success

Thank you to those individuals which have already registered to participate! We encourage you to invite your friends, colleagues and all cyclists alike to join us. 

Early bird registration ends August 8th

For those that haven't registered yet, please note that individual entry for the event is by a suggested minimum early bird donation of $25 before August 8th, or a suggested minimum donation of $40 from August 8th forward.

100% of the funds raised at the Cypress Challenge go toward pancreatic cancer research.Over eight years the Cypress Challenge has raised more than $1.6 million for pancreatic cancer research and this year our sights are set high on reaching $2 million!

Start training with TaGCycling indoor cycling workouts

TaGCycling will be hosting workouts designed with with hill climbing in mind to improve your climbing capability. All scheduled classes from July 1 to August 11 will be part of the TaGCycling Watts for Cancer Fundraiser. Contests and prizes for the largest watts contributions are up for grabs. 

Every rider participating in classes will be contributing to the Cypress Challenge Fundraising effort. Riders are welcome to drop in for a session and make a 1-time watts contribution or participate for as much of the 6-week hill training program.

Register for a class:

  • Go to
  • Click RIDER LOGIN/NorthVan (top right navigation bar on page)
  • First time users will be required to "Sign up" and create an account
  • Once you have created an account, you will be able to book classes on the schedule

Participating Locations:

  • North Vancouver: #201-758 Copping Street
  • Vancouver: 130 West Broadway (above MEC)
  • Whistler: Whistler Mountain Ski Club (Creekside)

Hill climbing skill session: July 27th

Looking to brush up on your hill climbing skills? Available to all registered participants and teams, hone your hill climbing prowess with a skills session, led by a Glotman•Simpson Cycling coach. Clinic availability is based on first come first served basis, with one registration per rider.

We recommend that riders come prepared with appropriate clothing for weather conditions, visible lights for safe travel home during evening hours, a heart rate monitor and/or power meter, and motivation to climb like a champion!

Date: July 27
Time: 6:30 - 8:30 PM
Location: Mulgrave School (corner of Cypress Bowl Rd. & Cypress Bowl Lane)
Capacity: 16
Cost: FREE!

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