Posted by Editoress on 09/3/05
Tour of Salvador Seeks Canadian Team
The 2005, Women's UCI Tour of Salvador is looking for a Canadian team. The Tour is from the 29th of September to 4th of Oct. Plane tickets will be include in the registration price. The Tour is looking for a team of 5 woman 2 team members. The tour is a not rolling at all, so good climbers are needed!
If your team need more info call Marc at 514-951-0966.
Cycling BC Job Opportunity: Mountain Bike Manager
Courtesy Cycling BC
Cycling BC requires a person to promote, develop, organize and control the operations of their mountain bike division. (For Job Descriptionse www:cycling.bc.ca)
The ideal candidate will have sport management experience and completed a post secondary degree in recreation / sport management or equivalent.
He or she will be a motivated team player with excellent communication and organizational skills.
Salary is commensurate with experience.
Please send your resume and covering letter by September 9th 2005 to:
#332-1367 West Broadway
Vancouver, BC, V6H 4A9
Harwood Hills Says Thanks
Glenn Meeuwisse, Hardwood Hills Cross Country Ski and Mountain Bike Centre
A Great Big THANK-YOU for your support of the 2005 Trek Wednesday Night Series at Hardwood Hills
For our 12th year, it remains the longest running and most popular grass-roots program in Canada, and is a credit to your continued support of mountain biking.
This year we saw a 20% increase in riders, most noticeably with kids and families.
Stats for 2005:
18 nights of racing
6 race courses to choose
4,200 racers timed
640 unique riders
235 riders per night average, and Ã¢Ë†â€˜.
340, or 54% of riders ages 15 and under = Future World Champions!
To put these numbers in perspective;
The nightly average is more riders than a Western Canada Cup Cross Country,
There are more kids age 15 and under than in both road and mtn O-Cups,
With 88 kids age 9 and under, 129 kids age 10-12, and 124 kids age 13-15!
Blizzard Bike Club Fort St. John, BC
Sept. 1, 2005
Tim Gladysz made it three mountain bike wins in a row, Thursday, with a win at the Beatton Time trial. He had a time of 18:33, 1:20 seconds ahead of second place Pat Ferris. Kevin Cooper was third at 23:36, Sam Keats 24:49 for 4th and Gord Harris 25:00 for 5th.
The next event is the Mountain bike race Sunday at 10:00 am at Beatton Park. Monday is the "Quiche" Ride to Dawson Creek at 8:00 am from Tim Hortons.
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