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VCC Update – June 12, 2020

Riding Returns! This Saturday we will try our first COVID-19 “inspired” group ride! Have you purchased your 2020 Club Membership? If not, you must have it in order to ride. Go >> HERE NOW! Have you signed and submitted the new ABA COVID Waiver? If you joined the club on June 6 or later, you’ve …

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VCC Update – June 5, 2020

A Return to Riding?? With low levels of COVID-19 community transmission, the ABA has given Alberta clubs a cautionary OK to resume club riding. It’s nothing like what we’ve been used to, but it is a start. What would it look like? You can see the ABA’s COVID-19 Return to Play Protocol for yourself at …

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VCC Update – May 29, 2020

Jakroo Clothing Reminder The discounted pricing is in effect for one more week. Get your orders in before 11:59pm June 8 at: Velocity CC Jakroo Shop. Place your order TODAY! Sizing Information/Recommended fit Jakroo recommends using their body sizing and dimensional charts found HERE, but encourage all customers to contact them for a fitting recommendation …

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VCC Update – May 22, 2020

Jakroo Clothing Back On Sale! With some stability returning, our Jakroo Store is open again for the 2-Week Best Pricing Sale. Get your orders in before 11:59pm June 8 at: Velocity CC Jakroo Shop. To create our “bulk” order and guarantee pricing for a minimum club quantity of 6 total items per clothing style, all …

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VCC Update – May 15, 2020

A Careful Reopening Haircuts and some more shopping have returned. Physical distancing continues, and that still means group riding is not an option yet. I can see some ways we might be able ride in small groups in one of the next reopening phases. But just not yet please. In the meantime we can get …

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VCC Update – May 9, 2020

Outdoor Riding … Finally Let’s be grateful our sport can easily be enjoyed solo! So many other sports need even one other player to practice. And if you want to compete? There’s always the hands of a stopwatch to battle! Search for Strava segments in the areas you like to ride. Then target your own …

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VCC Update – May 1, 2020

Cycling Canada Event Status Update Our collective efforts have mitigated the worst possible pandemic scenarios … so far. Yet we must continue following the physical distancing requirements issued by Alberta Health Services (AHS). The ABA continues to direct clubs like ours to suspend all group riding activities until August 31. This could change only if …

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VCC Update – April 24, 2020

Giro di YEG Coming Soon As long as we’re all riding solo for who knows how long, I’m putting together a riding challenge for all Velocity club members. Something to engage you with riding this year and a prize to chase after, whether you’re a rider or a racer. I’m calling it the Epic Season …

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Group Riding is NOT OK

I’ve received more than one report of 3 fully-kitted Velocity members, not looking like family members, riding together in Strathcona County on Sunday, April 19th. This is NOT OK!! You made it look like Velocity Cycling Club was having a group ride. We were not. You made it look like cyclists in general do not …

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VCC Update – April 17, 2020

We’re all in this together despite the fact we’re committed to keeping our distance. Unlike the numbers we see on our bike computers when riding, each COVID-19 “statistic” seen in daily updates is not a mere number. Each reflects a person with a whole constellation of other people in their lives. We’re doing our best …

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VCC Update – April 4, 2020

Cycling Canada and the Alberta Bicycling Association have updated their event status declaration. All events up to June 14 are either cancelled or postponed. Events already scheduled later in the year will have precedence when any decision is made to reschedule an event. This means our May long weekend races are in the very least …

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VCC Update – March 26, 2020

I hope everyone is keeping well at home, yet finding your own way to stay active. You’ve still got permission to train, even outside if the weather cooperates. It’s just that you MUST maintain the 2m physical separation from anyone not living with you. This means despite how nice the weather might get anytime soon, …

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