The 2016 edition of Ryder Hesjedal's Tour de Victoria is off to the races at the Parliament Buildings in downtown Victoria.

The 2016 edition of Ryder Hesjedal's Tour de Victoria is off to the races at the Parliament Buildings in downtown Victoria.

Photo: Off to the races

Ryder Hesjedal's Tour de Victoria kicks off it's 2016 ride

Ryder Hesjedal’s Tour de Victoria gets into gear in front of the Legislature in downtown Victoria.