January 18/09 10:06 am - Ottawa Roller Racing Gets Underway
Posted by Editoress on 01/18/09
Ottawa Roller Racing Gets Underway
The Wheelers are warming up the Ottawa winter with some hot roller racing action. We are proud owners of a 4-set competition roller kit and are taking full advantage of it.
There will be 3 events this winter - Round #1 January 24th, Round #2 February 14th and The Finals March 28th.
There are 2 events for both men and women:
500m Goldsprint style - front forks fixed on identical track bikes.
1000m free riding rollers - gear limited to 53X11.
The Wheelers Roller Race #1 is set to go! Our 4-set competition rollers are all tuned up. You don't have to race to come out and have fun. Last year's Finals made for an exciting night.
Details are as follows:
SATURDAY - January 24th
CLUB SAW - 67 Nicolas Street - Downstairs Arts Court
Doors open at 7 pm racing starts at 8 pm SHARP
500m fixed rollers - men's and women's
1000m free ride rollers - men's and women's - must have your own bike.
You can bring your own rollers to warm up in the rider pit.
TOP 16 Qualifiers head to the elimination rounds.
BRING A FRIEND
Beer and bottled water available.
$10 admission for spectators
$15 for riders.
Lets get the rollers rolling.
Would your club like to host a roller race night this winter? Are you within range of a drive to Ottawa/Gatineau? Contact me.