VCC June 13 Update

In Alberta, June Is the Wettest Month I remember Ed Heacock telling me once that we can expect the most rainfall in June. Ed was an Environment Canada Meteorologist. Ed knows a little something about the weather! My general policy on club rides when it’s raining is to cancel if the chance of rain is …

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VCC May 23 Update

Coach Absence I’m off for the next 3 weekends, returning June 10. But I’ve still got your usual rides planned. Show up on time. Take charge. And be kind to each other! Meet in Ardrossan SaturdayIt’s another ride starting in Ardrossan. This time go south before going north over HWY 16 for a 67km ride. …

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VCC May 16 Update

Saturday Ride Clear Skies this Saturday?I hope you got my general message about AQHI readings and how they’ll affect our rides. Fingers crossed that we don’t have to call things off too many times. When a bad AQHI reading or stormy weather (persistent rain and/or lightning) forces us to cancel a ride, I’ll use the …

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VCC May 9 Update

Saturday Ride New start time this week: 10am!As the daytime highs improve, we’ll move our Saturday ride time up to 10am until at least the end of August. This week we will shift over to the Ardrossan Rec Centre and ride north from there. Weather looks sunny, but often winds can be the biggest factor …

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VCC May 2 Update

Club Kit – Sale ends SOON! Your deadline for the best prices of the season is coming up at midnight Sunday, May 5. Go place your order: Still Seeking Weekly MTB Ride InterestIf you’re interested in a weekly MTB ride through the Edmonton River Valley, let me know and we’ll see what we can get …

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VCC April 25 Update

Club Kit ON SALE NOW Our Jakroo store is open now and accumulating your orders. Prices will be declining on each item for everyone as the orders build up. No need to wait because the final prices will be set for all on the last day (midnight May 5) of this ordering window. Make sure …

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VCC April 18 Update

Link My Ride Instructions Folks have been asking about using the Link My Ride app to get the route to their bike computers. I’ve had success using my Garmin 1030 and Garmin Connect on my iPhone. In Link My Ride select your chosen ride and confirm you’re going to “Attend ride”. Tap “Download route (GPX).” …

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VCC April 11 Update

Learn To Race Clinic Next Saturday, April 20, I’ll be running the ABA’s first Learn To Race Clinic this season. If you’ve got any desire to try road racing, even if that’s just a mid-week crit, then this is a good $40 and single-day investment for you. You’ll even get 5 upgrading points for attending. …

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VCC April 4 Update

Thank You Casino Volunteers! Your Executive Board, your Coach and most of all, your fellow Club Members extend their warm appreciation for the time you took … from your day or your night … to help during our casino event. Luckily, there were no Rogers Place events at the time, and the Grand Villa Casino …

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Urgent Call for Casino Volunteers

Your Club Needs You More Than Ever! As we gear up for our Casino Event on March 25 and 26, we’re reaching out to you with a critical update and a heartfelt plea. We’re currently short by 15 volunteers. Your club needs your help to bridge this gap. The Situation Imagine a Casino Event where …

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VCC March 15 Update

First Club Road Ride of 2024! All right friends! We’ll book our first 2024 club ride this month after all! The weather has turned around nicely this week, with Sunday looking best for an easy club ride. To hit the day’s peak temperatures, we’ll leave at 12pm from the Strathcona Olympiette Centre for about 2 …

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VCC March 7 Update

Calling All BMX Curious Riders! This Sunday we’re meeting at the Riders Ready Indoor BMX track (52358 RR223, Sherwood Park) for some riding fun and our monthly meeting. Sign up now to join us from 3-5pm: March 10 Sign up Form. We need you to sign up to know how many people we’re expecting and …

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