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February 18/10 10:50 am - OCA News

Posted by Editoress on 02/18/10

Latest news from the Ontario Cycling Association

Joyride 150 Bikepark Offers OCA Members a Discount

Joyride 150 and the OCA are partnering to offer all affiliated club and OCA members at 10% discount on Fridays.

Please show your club or OCA licence to receive the discount.

Joyride will also offer 10% on Tuesdays to those with an XC bike, and an OCA membership. JOYRIDE offers Tuesday night as a great night for all XC riders to get together and have some fun.

Visit Joyride 150

The most fun you could have on a bike this Winter!

2010 DH Technical Delegate Training

The OCA is pleased to offer a free training weekend for members interested in the roles and responsibilities of a Downhill Technical Delegate. It is HIGHLY recommended that all DH/MTB Commmissaires, organizers, marshalls and event crew take this course.

Sat/Sun, April 10-11
10am to 4pm
OCA building
3 Concorde Gate, Toronto
Main Lobby boardroom

The course will be taught by Remi Berube, formerly CCA Technical Director with assistance from Chris Cousineau 2009 DH TD.

This course is at NO CHARGE to all interested participants.

Position Information: Downhill Technical Delegate

Goal: To improve the experience of our members at DH races and to ensure compliance with the technical and safety standards that are in place to govern DH racing. In the absence of standards that are applicable to DH racing in Ontario our goal is to identify appropriate standards that take into account the significant difference between UCI and provincial level races.

To register for this course please email to hold your spot.

Spots are limited, so register quickly.

2010 OCA Spring Downhill Camp

Partial reports below, for the full reports go to the OCA

Report Day 1

So here we are back in Nevada, and as usual the trip out here was an adventure. Who would have thought that Customs wouldn't like a bunch of teenagers flying to Vegas without their parents??? Luckily we had the proper OCA documentation. From Customs I walked up to the baggage drop-off and was asked "how many bikes?" when I said 10 the reply was not reassuring "WHAT? TEN BIKES!" Yes, 10 bikes.

Report Day 2

The day started bright and early as most of the crew woke up around 830 a.m. The morning consisted of bike movies, a good wholesome breakfast and bicycle repair – what could be better? Once we had all our gear packed and the bikes loaded, it was off the mountain.


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