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October 10/07 10:07 am - Vanier Park Cyclocross Classic A Go ... Despite Strike

Posted by Editoress on 10/10/07

Oct 14th Vanier Park Cyclocross Classic (Vancouver, BC) is on!
Courtesy Matt Klymson,President,

Despite the ongoing civic strike, West Coast Racing is pleased to say that the Vanier Park Cyclocross Classic will be held once again this year, as Vancouver's one and only cyclocross event for 2007. The Vanier Park Cyclocross Classic is event #5 in the BC Cup cyclocross series.

For full event details, including venue and course maps please visit .

Date: Sunday, October 14, 2007

Event Schedule:

• 8:00am - Registration opens (sign on ends 30 minutes prior to each start)
• 8:30am - Kids' Cross, ages 11 to 15 (1 lap full course)
• 9:00am - Men C / Women B, staggered start (30 minutes)
• 10:00am - Men B / Women A*, staggered start (40 minutes)
• 10:45am - Kids' Cross, age 10 and under (mini-course, ~5minutes, parental assistance allowed)
• 11:00pm - Men A* (60 minutes)
• 12:30pm - Award / Podium presentations

* Mountain bikes allowed in all races except “A” races. Only bikes in accordance with UCI regulations for cyclocross allowed for “A” races.

Open to any of the following:

• Cycling BC or CCA licensed racers
• U.S. Racers with UCI licenses
• All kids age 15 and under (for free Kids' Cross)
• Canadian Men and Women purchasing 1 day Cycling BC license ($30)

Entry fees and registration:

• $25.00 CAD/USD per competitor
• Kids' Cross entries FREE!
• Race Day registration closes 30 minutes prior to each start
• Save time and effort on race day! Pre-registration now available at

Contact Information:

Race Director: Sven Sturm
Email: sven.sturm (at) yahoo (dot) (com)
Phone: 604-216-6773

Event possible with sponsorship from;

Active Life Physio (on-site physiotherapy), Ambleside Cycles, Deakin Outdoor, Giant Bicycles, Race Face, Ritchey, Running Room, Schwalbe Tires, Syncros, Tim Hortons, Uprising Breads, West Point Cycles (Kids' Cross title sponsor)

Introducing West Coast Racing!

In 2007 Krebs Cycle Club and West Coast Mountain Biking Club were brought together to offer a broad collection of opportunities to its members both on and off the bike. The amalgamated club was renamed West Coast Racing to reflect the diverse history and interests of both original clubs. Our membership draws from many areas of the lower mainland, and includes a wide variety of personalities and skill levels from riders still finding their pedaling legs, to hardened North Shore freeriders, to accomplished racers in road, dirt, and multisport competition.

Please visit our new web site to learn more, or send email to . Look for West Coast Racing events in the cycling community in the coming months. Opportunities for title and secondary sponsors of the race team and club are available.


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