Weekly Update: December 20-December 25

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Happy Holidays everyone! Do to the high consumption of Egg Nog, we won’t be having a ride on Christmas day, but besides that the schedule is as usual. If you are interested in getting out (or rather, in) a little more this week, make sure you check (or post) which rides you’ll be doing on Zwift to meet up with other club members.

On a different note, our friends at the Argyll Velodrome Association are scrambling to find enough people to fill the volunteer spots at their Casino and have asked us to spread the word:

 “The Argyll Velodrome Association is having a casino next week from Thursday to Saturday and we have found ourselves unexpectedly short 3 volunteer positions. I know Velocity Cycling Club enjoys the track, track league and the clubhouse amenities so I’m throwing out an appeal for help your way. We had things covered but like I said, unexpected problems came up. We need 3 chip runners on Friday11:30AM to 7:15PM and 2 from 6:30PM to 3:15 AM  The link to volunteer is here: https://www.volunteersignup.org/PLFYM

Please don’t forget the we also have our own Velocity Cycle Club Casino Fundraiser coming up on February 16th and 17th and are still looking for volunteer to fill some positions there. For more information about that, please follow the link.

We’ve released the dates for our 2017 Spring Training Camp in Penticton. You can read all about it by following the link.

Lastly, Aerobic Power, the gym where we do out Indoor Training workouts, is offering five days in indoor training over the holiday’s (from December 27 – December 31). For more information, see the flyer in the link. 


Day by Day Schedule


Wednesday, December 21: Indoor Workout at Aerobic Power

Our weekly indoor training sessions at Aerobic Power. Even though all of the spots for the entire winter are already spoken for, you may still be able to attend by finding a sport on our swap board. Please follow the link for more details. 

Start Location: Aerobic Power (Performance 104 Gym – 7121 104th Street)

Start Time: 7:30 – 9pm

Details: An indoor workout at Aerobic Power. Please see the link for more details.


Thursday, December 22: Redbike Faster Paced Fat Bike Ride

Please note that this is not a Velocity Cycling Club ride and while we will do our best to update you on the ride status please refer to RedBike communication for the final say. 

Start Location: Rosso Pizzaria

Start Time: Meet at 6:15pm, leave 6:30pm

Details: A 2 hours fat bike ride through Edmonton’s river valley. This will be a faster paced ride. For the beginner fat bike ride, please attend Monday evening. Please see the Redbike for more details.


Saturday, December 24: Velocity Casual Fatbike (or MTB) Ride

Please note that this ride is open to people who are not Velocity Cycling Club members and, as a result, is not covered under the ABA insurance. By attending this ride, you acknowledge the risk associated. 

Start Location: Wild Earth Bakery at the Zoo (13315 Buena Vista Rd NW)

Start Time: Leave at 10:30 am. Coffee post ride

Details: The purpose of this ride will to offer a non-technical (re: non-singletrack) fatbike ride for those of us who don’t want to ride on technical mountain bike trails. If you don’t have a fat bike, no problem! You are more than welcome to ride your mountain bike on these rides.


Notes

  • Our Calendar is always up to date, however changing conditions may require a last minute update or cancellation,.n 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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