Wow, and just like that the Fall is nearly upon us! Besides the eminent arrival of Cyclocross season, for those of your skinny tire lovers, it also means some great road rides are nearly upon us that aren’t a part of the ABA Calendar. Whether you want to treat them as a race or just a ride, these are some great events to take part in as a part of the club!
Each of these rides will also be posted in our Weekly Update, but isn’t it nice to have them all in one place?
September 3, 2016 – DV100 Pre-Ride
On Saturday, September 3rd the DV100 will have cyclists leading the 100KM and 40KM routes as a practice ride leading up to our event their following Saturday, on September 10th. They will also have a middle 70KM distance if you prefer not to do the full 100KM that day. There will also be a support vehicle to assist anyone who may need assistance. Showers and change rooms are available at the Omniplex. The practice ride will start at 10:30AM at the Drayton Valley Omniplex .
Afterwards you are invited to hang out and watch the finish of Tour of Alberta as the pros race into Drayton Valley from Rocky Mountain House.
September 5, 2016 – Velothon Edmonton
Velothon Edmonton is in conduction with the Tour of Alberta and takes you across some of the exact same route that the pro take on! Full details can be found here. Registration cost increases on August 15th, so don’t delay!
Use code “MVDH” on registration to register as a part of the Velocity Cycling Club Team!
September 10, 2016 – DV100
14,000 in prize money, a pretty great route, and a whole bunch of different route options. See all the details here, but don’t forget to register before August 15th because the price increases after that!
September 17, 2016 – MEC Century Ride
MEC has invited the club to join them on their century ride on September 17. For all the information click here.
September 25, 2016 – Roger’s Harvest Ride
On of the events we host, Roger’s Harvest Ride has been part of the VCC schedule for a long time and is a great opportunity to raise money for Alberta Cancer Foundation. For full details, click here.