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A community cycling event in Lincoln, Ontario

August 24th, 2024

Saturday • 8AM-4PM • Serena Dr, Beamsville ON

Bike the Benchlands is a community cycling event and charitable fundraiser with proceeds going to Rotary Youth Programs. Rotary Club strives to celebrate Healthy Communities by developing and growing the popularity of cycling in our area and the opportunities cyclo-tourism can bring to the local community. This year, all donations raised and the primary organization being supported by Bike the Benchlands is the Kristen French Child Advocacy Centre (

The route is self guided. All riders are to follow rules of the road and obey all traffic signs


Each distance includes a map and refreshments such as coffee, muffins, and fruit before the ride. During the ride, there will be rest stops where you can enjoy snacks and drinks. After the ride, lunch will be provided at the Fleming Centre. Additionally, you will receive a Bike the Bench treat bag, which includes a complimentary bottle of wine to take home.

Fun Route

Embark on a delightful and leisurely flat cycling adventure through scenic routes. You'll have the option to visit a distillery (Dillon's Small Batch Distillers), a brewery (Bench Brewing) and two wineries (Cornerstone, Black Bank Hill). REGISTRATION 9:30, START 10:00.


50km Tour

Designed for riders seeking and exhilarating ride. The route takes riders through picturesque landscape and rolling hills, offering a satisfying experience for those seeking an adventure that is fun and invigorating. REGISTRATION 8:30, START 9:30.


100km Tour (new)

Want a longer route? -- this is for you. The 100km is designed for experienced level riders seeking the challenge and wanting additional kms. REGISTRATION 7:30, START 8:30.


The route is self guided. All riders are to follow rules of the road and obey all traffic signs

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Virtual Rides

With a virtual ride, you have the flexibility to cycle the route any other day that suits you best. Simply choose a date and time that works for you, and embark on a journey through the Benchlands. Whether you go solo, team up with friends, every pedal stroke you take will contribute to our collective mission of raising funds for charity.

Major Event and Rotary Club of Lincoln Sponsors

Major sponsorship to Bike the Benchlands or as a Partner in Rotary, either as financial or in-kind.

Event Sponsors

Sponsorship to the Bike the Benchlands event either as financial or in-kind.

Partners of Rotary

Annual sponsorship to the Rotary Club of Lincoln as financial or in-kind.