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Tuesday CX starting August 19th

Dust off those MTB shoes, another season of CX is set to blast off in dusty, grassy, glory! Tune your skills, lungs and legs every Tuesday in Goldbar/Capilano parks. Many thanks to Corey and United Crew for their continual dedication to the midweek scene. 3 self placed categories to choose from, ALL abilities welcome! Fun times guaranteed!

Tuesday Night Cross Training Races

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PLRR – cancelled

The news has already flown around that the sanctioning has been withdrawn by the Alberta Bicycle Association for the upcoming Pigeon Lake Road Race, scheduled to be held in 6 days time on June 8. Second to this there has been significant discussion on social media as to what this means. The short summary for the race is that without sanctioning the race cannot go on as the Alberta Bicycle Association is also our source of insurance and officiating for the event.

The slightly longer summary is as follows. Last year at the Pigeon Lake Road Race there were multiple crashes requiring medical attention. These resulted in the cancelling of a number of races that were in-progress at the time. Following this, a number of changes were made to the race at the request of the ABA, and at the decision of ERTC’s Race Director. The plan was to race on the same course as previous years, with two separate start times to spread categories out on the road a bit more, and continue starting and finishing in/near the community of Mulhurst Bay which has been hospitable to us for so many years that the race is now referred to as a “Classic”. In many ways the PLRR has been exemplary of what a road race should be, in other ways it has been average. Our assessment is that the very short list of ways that the race needed to be improved (as identified following the incidents in 2013) were addressed. The assessment of the ABA was that these conditions were not met. It is with great frustration that we learned this within a week of the start of the race that they believed this to be the case, the ABA had complete visibility on the situation 3 weeks ago. We have good faith that the ABA did not ‘wait to act’ to push the timeline to become one that was so unfortunate… but we are still frustrated with how this played out.

While the “slightly longer summary” does not answer every question that every cyclist in Alberta has about the situation it is all that we’re prepared to share at this time. The decision was made by the ABA and at the moment we have every reason to believe the decision is final.

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20 Years of Pigeon Lake

Sunday June 8th marks the 20th Anniversary of our Pigeon Lake Road Race. With an altered start format, improved course communication and emergency response, you can rest assured that the only thing you’ll need to worry about is how far the break is down the road. As always, we’ll have pre race snacks, a post race meal, and bountiful draw prizes from our ever generous sponsor Revolution Cycle.

Don’t miss out on Alberta’s only Classic one day race through the rolling lake country. The eternal question: will the break stick or will it be a furious uphill drag race to the line?
Be part of the action and race Pigeon Lake as a tune up a week before the Banff Bike Fest

Race Pigeon Lake!

PLRR2014_Tech Guide

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Tuesday Night Crits are back!

2014 Membership LIVE!

CX Provincials and Velocicross

2013 School of Cross registration