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 #2 – Coming Up on Tuesday July 24

Crits at Castrol #2Hosted by ERTC this time, it will follow the same format as last time.

To accommodate sign on and figuring out which group you want to ride in, expect actual start times as follows:

Track 1 (West)

7:15 – 7:50 30minutes + 3 laps – Women

7:55 – 8:30 30minutes + 3 laps – Group C

8:35 – 9:15 35minutes + 3 laps – Juniors (if there are not enough Juniors, they can choose Group C (like last time…) or they can try Group B (which starts on Track 2, immediately after the Women start on Track 1).

Track 2 (East)

7:20 – 8:10 45minutes + 3 laps – Group B

8:15 – 9:10 50minutes + 3 laps – Group A

More Learn to Ride Track Sessions at Argyll Velodrome

A new series of Learn to Ride will begin on Monday July 23,  6-9pm.  This  is a 4 session course. Please sign up with the AVA main office:  edmdrome@telus.net Phone: 780 490 5979

Learn to Ride Women only  continues on Fridays 6-9 pm. Contact Gail Wozny for more information: gailwozny@gmail.com (drop-ins welcome)

Track League is on Thursday night, please check www.argyllvelodrome.com for events scheduled.

Structured Training is held on Tuesdays 5:30-9pm. Contact  Jeff Bakal if you need Information: jbakal@gmail.com

The Sprint Series will continue on Sundays. A great way to learn and practice your Match Sprint skills. Racing starts at 11:30 sharp, so make sure you are there earlier to warmup.

The Provincial Track Championships are here too, next weekend, July 28-29. If you don’t plan on racing, please drop by to check out the action. Look for Coach Kevin there who can answer any of your questions about track racing.

Strava Events has our Weekend Ride Maps

The Club’s Strava Events holds our suggested maps for the weekend rides. Please remember, even if it’s not raining, but lightning is in the area, ABA insurance rules dictate we must cancel a ride. Watch the club Twitter feed for official cancellations.

Saturday departs from The Grange Save-On-Foods parking lot at 10am. Head down through Nighthawk and towards Devon.

The Sunday Ride meets at 10am in the Spruce Grove Tri-Lesiure Centre parking lot for the loop north through Glory Hills.

With Crits at Castrol next week, there will not be an official Tuesday City Hill Circuit. Ride the circuit on your own, or come on out to Castrol to watch or race.

Thursdays still hold the Threshold Intervals at 6:30pm from Tim Hortons on The Garrison.



Life is short, but long enough to enjoy your ride!