Weekly Update: February 13-19

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Beautiful weather for riding this weekend!

2017 Club Sign-Up is Open! The sign-up page is now active on Karleo. If you taking part in or plan on taking part in our winter activities, please sign up for 2017 membership ASAP.

Also a reminder, that you Casino Fundraiser is coming up on this Thursday and Friday. If you’ve signed up for a position, please double check to make sure you don’t miss it!

And on that note, thank you everyone! Thanks to your help, we have filled all of the positions for this weekends Casino Fundraiser. If you would still like to help the club with this important fundraiser, there are a number of back-up positions that can still need to be signed up for and your help will only be required if someone else cannot fill the spot they signed up for.  If you have any questions, please our contact our volunteer coordinator, Jessica, at jessica.wyllie@ualberta.c

Besides that, it’s business as usual for the club. I (Michael van den Ham) am back from Europe this week and will be at more club events this week. I hope to see you all there!


Day by Day Schedule


Monday, February 13: XC Ski Night!

Start Location: Gold Bar Park 

Start Time: 7:00 – 8:30pm

Details: A Casual XC ski for all levels led by experienced skier and long-time club member, Ed Heacock. Please dress warmly and bring your own equipment! If the temperatures are warmer than -5, we will do a skate ski, if it’s -6 or cooler, we’ll be doing a classic ski.


Wednesday, February 15: 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, February 16: 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.


Thursday, February 16 and Friday, February 17: Casino Fundraiser

The Casino Fundraiser is the single most important fundraising initiative Velocity Cycling Club has. It occurs only once every 18 months and is responsible for nearly all of the membership benefits we offer. Without it, the most benefits would cease to exist and our youth funding would be near-zero. For more information, please see the Casino Fundraiser page.

 


Saturday, February 18: 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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