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September 7 – 13 Weekly Update

Wondering About Roger’s Harvest Ride? If you missed our earlier club meetings, we’re unable to continue hosting Roger’s Harvest Ride. Strathcona County threw too many new and onerous event regulations at us to make it feasible to run the event this year. We are forever thankful for Roger Tetrault’s contributions to Velocity Cycling Club, and …

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August 31 – September 7 Weekly Update

‘Cross Season Has Launched! The cyclocross season has begun its weekly muddy madness. Keep up your competitive spirit and test your fitness. Every weekend until the end of October, you’ll find events in our region, or Red Deer or Calgary/Canmore. And of course there’s your chance for a short punchy workout/skills test in the Wednesday …

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August 24 – 30 Weekly Update

Provincial Time Trial Championships Wrap the ABA Road Season Juventus hosts the Provincial Individual and Team Time Trial Championships this weekend. The course follows a rolling out-and-back near Lake Miquelon Provincial Park. Individual categories compete over a 30km course on Saturday afternoon, August 25. The Team event runs in the morning of August 26, using …

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August 17 – 23 Weekly Update

Cyclocross in August? You Bet! This weekend, Shaun Adamson is running his Cycle-Smart Cyclocross Camp to get your ‘cross legs in gear. Get 2 days of instruction with a focus specifically on skills and technique that can only be demonstrated and taught in person. Skills covered will include mounting, dismounting, barriers, carrying, cornering, off-cambers, starts, …

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August 3 – 9 Weekly Update

Riding and Racing Continues in August Of course it does … why not? Racers may be heading down to Calgary this weekend to test their legs in the Tour de Bowness. Using its traditional course format, this race is well suited for the climbers out there. If climbing is your strength, but you’re not racing …

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July 27-Aug 2 Weekly Update

* Edited to correct Crits at Castrol results. Provincial Track Championships This weekend the Argyll Velodrome hosts the Alberta Provincial Track Championships. Racing will run both Saturday and Sunday. Coach Kevin will be looking for some Master C riders to test himself against. But there’s always the clock, and the whims of the winds to …

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July 20 – 26 Weekly Update

Congratulations to Great White North Champion Kim Walter! Not only did Kim win her youthful and competitive 18-29 age group in the Half-Iron competition on July 8th, but she was the 4th Female overall! Give a big KUDOS to Kim the next time you see her on any of our club rides. Crits At Castrol …

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How To Become a Track Commissaire

You don’t need to be a track racer to be involved with track racing. How’s that? By becoming a Track Commissaire. What’s a “Commissaire?” It’s the traditional French name we use for cycling’s race officials. And as you know, without officials, we don’t have bike races. To prep for our upcoming Provincial Track Championships running …

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July 13 – 19 Weekly Update

Provincial Criterium Championships in Edmonton this Saturday Take your best run at a title this weekend! Registration closes on Thursday, July 12, just before midnight. ERTC hosts this year and gives you all the details RIGHT HERE. If you’ve registered, then you must go ride the course before Saturday. Be better prepared than anyone coming …

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July 6 – 12 Weekly Update

Tour de France Grand Départ Pro cycling’s grande boucle starts Saturday in the “Alberta-flat-like” area of France’s Vendée Department. The day’s racing will be much like we have around home, with cross-winds and echelons playing key roles in this first stage. Sportsnet will have coverage all throughout the three weeks the pros spend racing around …

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June 29 – July 5 Weekly Update

Welcome to Summer’s First Long Weekend Coach Kevin is headed to the hot (hopefully!) Penticton region for some riding and relaxing with the family through the next 2 weeks (and 3 weekends). But I trust you’ve all settled into a great weekly routine riding with the club, and don’t need me specifically to lead the …

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June 22-28 Weekly Update

More Road Racing Ahead It’s a big weekend of racing, with Velocity members both on their bikes and on the registration tables. ERTC is re-launching Alberta’s cycling classic, The Pigeon Lake Road Race. Many of us have missed racing this event, and appreciate seeing ERTC put it back together for the racing community. On Sunday, …

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