2nd Annual Sikh Cycling Club Vaisakhi Ride on April 17th!

Waheguru Ji Ka Khalsa, Waheguru Ji Ki Fateh!

Celebrate Vaisakhi with us with a ride to the Stockton, CA Vaisakhi Nagar Kirtan! We’re going to commemorate our biggest celebration on the Sikh calendar with a ride to the oldest Gurdwara in the United States!

This Sunday (4/17), we’re riding from the Gurdwara Gur Nanak Prakash in Tracy to the first Gurdwara in the United States, the Gurdwara Sahib Sikh Temple of Stockton, for their Vaisakhi Nagar Kirtan and celebrations. We then return to Tracy. It is a 50 mile flat ride round trip. The Stockton Nagar Kirtan is scheduled for 12 PM and we will plan to arrive before the beginning of the procession. We will stay at the Gurdwara for no more than an hour and depending upon group preference.

Please arrive by 9 AM at Gurdwara Gur Nanak Prakash in Tracy and be prepared to ride by 9:30 AM. We will plan to arrive at Stockton Gurdwara around 11 AM. Addresses are below.

The Stockton Gurdwara will serve as our only official rest stop, however there will be some services at points along the route. We will do our best to keep the group together, but we may segment the group depending on pace. So, please ensure you have the following:

  1. Fully operational and maintained road bike.
  2. Two bottles with electrolyte/energy solution.
  3. Portable snacks (energy bars/gels/chews etc.)
  4. Spare tube and C02/pump for inflation
  5. Route on your GPS unit or printout.

START/FINISH: Gurdwara Gur Nanak Prakash, Tracy: 16101 W Grant Line Rd, Tracy, CA 95304

MIDPOINT: Gurdwara Sahib Stockton: 1930 Sikh Temple St, Stockton, CA 95206

The route GPX file and cue sheet are available on our event page on Strava.

We look forward to our ride to celebrate Vaisakhi! Contact info@sikhcyclingclub.com if you have any questions.

Fateh!

*Sikh Cycling Club rides are recreational rides that are independently organized by community members. Cyclists assume full responsibility for their personal participation and safety. This ride is not organized nor sponsored by Gurdwara Gur Nanak Sahib Prakash nor the Stockton Gurdwara.

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