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Section 1
Verdun to Pointe-Claire

Updated October 14, 2004

We gather for the 6 a.m. start behind Verdun Auditorium. You will head out to the right along the bike-path, and finish from the left.
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km Landmarks Comments
0.00Verdun Auditorium, bike-path in rear Heading right, we go upriver
00.9Fork, go right.We avoid the bridge.
03.0Municipal greenhousesFork left:
Just before the municipal greenhouses the trail crosses an entry with a guardhouse on the left. Just beyond, the trail continues left around a pond.
03.9Entering Ville Lasalle 
05.9Lachine RapidsHear 'em, can't see 'em!
06.7(lovely bike-path by the water) 
08.7Canal, at 75th Ave 
09.7Store, at 90th Ave 
10.4rue Lafleur, Mercier Bridge 
11.0C.P. Rail Bridge 
12.0End of Lasalle Blvd 
We continue along the new bike-path, which takes us to the bridge to cross the Lachine Canal, after which we immediately turn left.
12.3Lachine Canal, bridgeTurn left onto bike-path
12.46th Ave & St-Joseph, entering LachineTurn left
12.8College Ste-Anne 
13.925th AveWe're alongside Lac St-Louis
14.6PARKING, 32nd AveDairy Queen!
14.8Fort Rolland Park 
16.9Bike-path ends 
17.8Entering DorvalFew cars, but be careful
20.3Pine Beach Blvd 
21.9Sources Blvd 
25.4PARKING, in the park 
25.5St-Jean Blvd, entering Pointe-ClaireStoplight here...
End Of Section 1. You must pass the checkpoint by 8 a.m.

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