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October 15/08 1:50 am - Team Escape Velocity Men's Cat 1-2 Road Team Invites Applications

Posted by Editoress on 10/15/08

Team Escape Velocity Men's Cat 1-2 Road Team Invites Applications
Courtesy Team Escape Velocity

The Vancouver-based Escape Velocity Cat 1/2 Men's Team is looking to strengthen its roster for 2009. Now in its fifth year of existence, the team continues in its mission to be a pre-eminent youth development road team in the Lower Mainland. The red and black clad EV team was a significant force in 2008, compiling numerous top tens and podium places in BC Cup races and a podium placing for the BC Cup overall and is looking to become an even more dominant force for 2009.

The team is looking to add youth and strength to its squad and stresses teamwork, commitment, and discipline in a supportive and friendly atmosphere. The team holds structured rides and a team camp and is supported by team managers, experienced team captains and has the backing of one of the strongest cycling clubs in Canada.

Selected riders will receive comprehensive support including Louis Garneau equipment and clothing, race expense support, Power Bar products and generous support from La Bicicletta Pro Shop and Wentings Cycle bicycle shops.

In addition to the sponsors noted above, Escape Velocity also receives generous support from the Peak Centre for Human Performance, Allan McGavin Sports Medicine Centre, 2010 Legacies Now and the Province of British Columbia.

Riders must be Category 1 or Category 2 licensed racer based in the Lower Mainland area. Riders are expected to be committed to team goals and objectives through the 2009 season. Preference will be given to riders under the age of 26 but all are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply:
Interested candidates should contact Team Manager, Jak New (jnew(at)

Application Deadline: October 31, 2008.
For more details about Escape Velocity's Cat 1-2 Team, refer to:

Team Escape Velocity club web site:


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