Weekly Update: October 3-9

 

 

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A few members escaped to Montana for the weekend

Another week into fall and another foot of leaves on the ground. It seems like fall is here to stay. As that’s the case, we are busy planning for next year and need your help to make it a success! One way to do that is to volunteer for our Casino Fundraiser. The Casino is responsible for almost all of the membership benefits we offer and, for a limited time, you can get a $25 discount on your 2016 membership just by working a shift!

Our own race, Velocicross, is also fast approaching (October 8 and 9) and we still need lots of volunteers to help make it happen. Interested in helping out? You can sign up right here! There are plenty of positions where you can volunteer AND still race! Plus, don’t forget the Early Bird registration closes tonight on Zone4.


Day by Day Schedule


Tuesday, October 4: Monthly Meeting

Start Time: 7:00pm at Velocity Cycle

Details: Our monthly club meeting. For all the details click here.

 


Wednesday, October 5: Women’s Ride

Start Time: 5:00pm

Ride Start Location: Parking Lot at the Muttart Conservatory 

Ride Plan: A women’s ride for all skills levels that will tackle some of the River Valley’s nicest climbs.


Wednesday, October 5: CX Alberta Midweek Rares p/b United Cycle

The last Midweek race already?! Please note that the race start time has been bumped up to 6:30pm.

Start Time: 5:30pm for registration, racing starts at 6:30pm

LocationArgyll Park

Details: Edmonton’s favourite cyclocross midweek race series is back for another series. You can sign up for the entire series here or just show up on the day with $5. Please not that these are not Velocity Events and the club is not responsible for cancellations. For updates, cancellations, photos, and anything else you might, follow the series on Facebook and Twitter.


Thursday, October 6:  Cyclocross Skills

Start Time: 6:00pm

Ride Start LocationVelocity Cycle, 6:15 at Argyll Park

Ride Plan: (1.5 hours) Cyclocross Skills Ride geared toward all skill levels! This will be a skills based ride (perfect for a recovery day) that focuses on the fundamentals of Cyclocross. See the Club Rides page for more details. Ride will mainly take place in Argyll Park. This weeks ride will be lead by Connor Wilson.


Saturday, October 8: Women’s Ride

Start Time: 10:00am from the Strathcona Olympiette Centre

Ride Plan: All levels of riders welcome! There will be a strict no drop policy.  Rides will be 40-60km in length, depending on who attends and how everyone feels that day. Please watch Twitter as the weather becomes more and more unpredictable this time of year

Route Map: TBA


Saturday and Sunday, October 8-9: Velocicross p/b Velocity Cycling Club and United Cycle

Our race is finally here! For all the details please check the page on our website. We are also in need of volunteers. If you think you’d like to help make this event happen, please sign up here.

 


Notes

  • Our Calendar is always up to date, however changing conditions may require a last minute update or cancellation which will be announced on Twitter. Watch the @VelocityBikeAB Twitter feed for any last minute changes or cancellations. This feed is also shown on the main page of the website.
  • We are insured by the the Alberta Bicycle Association who requires all riders on any scheduled club group ride be a member of the club. Please check out our Membership page for details and to learn about our trial membership.

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