Friday, 4 March 2011

Club News

Hi Folks,

Here is some news we wanted to share with you from the Central Alberta Bicycle Club.
The club is anticipating a big year this year with new members, new rides and the continuing goal of promoting cycling in central Alberta.

New Cycling Clothing.
Top of the list we have a new cycling kit. Please see the picture below.
In order to help you get the right size. A "FIT KIT" will be available at "WIpe-out Ski and Board" in Red Deer for the next two weeks.
Please feel free to pop in and try on a jersey. YOU DO NOT HAVE TO BE A MEMBER TO OWN A KIT. We would like to think of this as a "Red Deer kit"
A full range of cycling clothing with be available such as, jerseys, jackets, shorts , skin-suits and tri-suits plus accessories.

Weekend Rides - Saturday and Sunday @ 09:30 From the Capri Hotel. (switching to 9:00 when the weather improves)
We would like to invite all cyclist to join our weekend group rides.
If you are new to cycling, training for your first triathlon, a junior or a master or just feel safer in a group. This is for you. We also have a Women's group.
New this year. Weekend rides will consist of a short loop, less than forty kilometres for those wanting to keep it short. Followed by additional milage, for those training up to 180km.!!

New rides
In conjunction with, Better Bicycle Commuting - Red Deer There will be some big community rides this year in the Spring and Fall. And a provincial category road race down town Red Deer next year.

Learn to ride clinics....
There will be clinics for mountain biking and for road riding, for those new to the sport. Covering riding techniques, pack riding, trail riding, bike maintenance and nutrition.

Mountain Bike Mondays.
Departing "Wipe-Out Ski and Bike" at 18:00 Monday evenings. For beginner to advanced from juniors to adults.

Tuesday night road racing.
From April to September we have a series of Road Races, Criterions and Time Trials. We group in to A,B,C,and D, categories. Each group will have an experienced rider to assist those new to road racing.

Training Camp.
Watch our website for dates for our spring training camp. This years camp will be at a "secret location" in British Columbia.

Mountain Fix.
We all need a trip to the mountains. We have organized group rides to mountainous places for both Road and Mountain biking, though out the summer.

"Share the road"
Campaign to make people in Central Alberta more aware of cycling and bikes. When gasoline hits $1.50/ litre. Bike commuting will probably become more popular.......

Central Alberta Bicycle Club has been around for over 30 years. We hope you come out and join us and share in our passion for cycling and biking.
Check the website for up to date info on whats happening.

Please share this with anybody you know that likes biking.


The Executive.

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