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December 3/07 10:06 am - Vancouver Weekly Tuesday Indoor Spin

Posted by Editor on 12/3/07

Vancouver Weekly Tuesday Indoor Spin
Courtesy Matt Klymson, West Coast Racing

This ISN'T your local fitness club's spin class! Ride and train indoors like a cyclist, with other cyclists. Are you looking to improve racing performance, or just have better fitness as a recreational rider to enjoy epic casual rides? Come and learn how even a single quality session each week can help to jump start your next season of riding. Our structured progressive program throughout the winter months can be easily mixed in with your other traditional winter activities, to help ensure you retain and build your cycling-specific abilities into next year. We have several multi-week blocks that focus on varying cadences, strength, and force production, while other sessions later in the program are simply a good kick in the anaerobic pants! Weekly drop-ins are always welcome. See West Coast Racing site link below for full details;

Special thanks to located just around the corner from our indoor spin, who have generously arranged demo trainers for those still trying indoor training for cyclists (inquire by email to about reserving available trainers). Also look for a special night on Tuesday Dec. 4th in partnership with who are providing door prizes and special offers to a lucky group of spinners!

When: Tuesday evenings throughout the winter

6pm doors open- warm up
6:30pm routine/intervals start
~7:30pm start cool down

Millennium Sport Centre
4588 Clancy Loranger Way
near Nat Bailey Stadium and Queen Elizabeth Park

In the Community Room (go through main entrance, community room is on your right)

This building is located next to Nat Bailey Stadium and is easily accessible from the west by turning off Cambie at 29th or if you're coming from the East then come across on 33rd Avenue from Main St.

The fee schedule for remainder of 2007/2008 is:

• West Coast Racing members $30 for unlimited sessions, or $3 drop-in fee
• Non-members (check insurance requirement) $50, or $5 drop-in fee

Plus, we'll offer a first time "try it out" free session for any insured riders for the entire season. If you want to participate but don't have a trainer or other gear let us know and we'll see what we can put together for you!

We'll be running every Tuesday straight through to March 25/2008 with a two week hiatus on Dec. 25th and Jan 1st for a total of 19 weeks in our indoor program.

Other Notes:
• All riders must either belong to a Cycling BC affiliated club or hold a current 2007 Cycling BC race license for insurance purposes (bring race license or other club member card if not a West Coast Racing member, plus sign West Coast Racing waiver on-site).

• Bring bike, trainer or rollers, and riding clothes/shoes. Also suggest towel, bottle of water or sports drink, recovery snack, and a heart rate monitor if you have one.

• Please also note this is a NUT FREE facility (no peanut butter recovery sandwiches).


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