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October 15/99 10:14 am - Ontario News, Herald Sun Tour, BMX Track News

Posted by Editoress on 10/15/99

Brampton Cycling Club

Sorry for the confusion everyone. Our ISP for the Brampton Cycling Club (Aracnet) has changed their domain name to on very short notice. Our website is now located at Hopefully, in the near future, we will be able to register our own domain name and not be at the mercy of our ISP. If anyone has some cheap registration/hosting advice, please let me know.

Don't forget the AGM on Thursday, Oct. 28 at 6:30 pm. I goofed it on the webpage. This meeting will be held at Peel Police Training Bureau, 2 County Court Blvd, Brampton (Hwy 10 / Steeles area). You can get all the details from our web page or hotline (905) 455-8975.


Allan Keefe

Biker Banquet, Camp Fortune

Tickets will be available at the following locations beginning this Saturday. The tickets are $35 and will not be available at the door. The Banquet is Saturday November 6 at Camp Fortune. Pierre Harvey is our guest speaker. Live band, awards, prizes, and more.

Tickets will be at Sportable, both Pecco's, Full Tilt, Fresh Air Experience, Kunstadt Sports, Camp Fortune, Greg Christie's and anywhere else that will take responsibility for them.

Semi formal, no lycra, all the other standard rules will biting, scratching or poking in the eyes. For Kanata residents you will be pleased to know that spitting (although only outside) will be permitted. THIS IS A NON SMOKING EVENT.
See you there.

Herald SunTour, Australia

Stage 1- Melbourne Criterium 31.5 km

1 Peter Rogers (Southern Grampions - Hamilton) 43:46
2 Eric Wohlberg (Australia Post) at 0:01
3 Graeme Miller (SEW - Eurodrive - Avanti) 0:05
4 Robbie Ventura (Tattersall's)
5 Ciaran Power (Latrobe - Moe)
6 Alessandro Pozzi (Caravello)
7 Robbie McEwen (Jayco - V.I.S)
8 Antonio Cruz (Australia Post)
9 Jan Poppe (Sunsmart)
10 Christian Huele (Malaysia Airlines) all s.t.

Stage 2 - Geelong Criterium 24 km

1 Nicolai Bo Larsen (Home Jack & Jones)32:40
2 Glen Mitchell (SEW - Eurodrive - Avanti)
3 Bart Heirewegh (Sunsmart)
4 Antonio Cruz (Australia Post)
5 Tomas Konecny (Tyrepower)
6 Corey Sweet (Echuca - Moama)
7 Christian Huele (Malaysia Airlines)
8 David McKenzie (City of Melbourne)
9 Michael Blaudzun (Home Jack & Jones)
10 Christian Andersen (Home Jack & Jones) all s.t.

25 Eric Wohlberg (Australia Post) at 0:17

Stage 3 - Geelong - Ocean Grove 88.4 km

1 Robbie McEwen (Jayco - V.I.S) 2:01:38
2 Tomas Konecny (Tyrepower)
3 Ciaran Power (Latrobe - Moe)
4 Graeme Miller (SEW - Eurodrive - Avanti)
5 Nicolai Bo Larsen (Home Jack & Jones) at 0:02
6 Jan Hruska (Tyrepower)
7 Michael Blaudzun (Home Jack & Jones)
8 Bart Heirewegh (Sunsmart)
9 Christian Huele (Malaysia Airlines)
10 Jamie Drew (Jayco - V.I.S)

21 Eric Wohlberg (Australia Post) all s.t.


1 Nicolai Bo Larsen (Home Jack & Jones)
2 Tomas Konecny (Tyrepower) at 0:16
3 Corey Sweet (Echuca - Moama) 0:32
4 Bart Heirewegh (Sunsmart)0:33
5 Eric Wohlberg (Australia Post) 0:35
6 Peter Rogers (Southern Grampians - Hamilton) 0:36
7 Robbie McEwen (Jayco - V.I.S) 0:40
8 Antonio Cruz (Australia Post) 0:41
9 Graeme Miller (SEW - Eurodrive - Avanti) 0:45
10 Michael Blaudzun (Home Jack & Jones) s.t.

Schwinn to be Exclusive Sponsor for Hardwood Hills BMX track
courtest Chris Burke

Veltec Canada is pleased to announce that Schwinn will be the exclusive bike sponsor of the new BMX facility being built at Hardwood Hills, just north of Barrie Ontario. Sponsorship includes a potential fleet of rental BMX bikes to offer those who may not own one a chance to try out the fastest growing part of the North American bicycle market. As well, Veltec/Schwinn will work to promote both the Hardwood Hills track and BMX to the local and Canadian bicycle markets.

Currently under construction, the "super fast" BMX track at Hardwood Hills will run on a downward sloping terrace, making the course easier to ride for the inexperienced BMX racer. For the experienced BMX rider, the course will be high-speed and demanding - making it a popular destination for novice and veteran riders alike.

Veltec is currently adding some extra punch to their Schwinn BMX program - exemplified by the recent sponsorship of the Sportsnet/OLN Canadian coverage of the Gravity Games. Already partnered with Hardwood Hills for their mountain bike rental program, Veltec hopes the family appeal BMX holds will catch the attention of an even wider range of riders and bring them to the Hardwood Hills riding facility.

The track is expected to be complete in the spring of 2000. Visit the Hardwood Hills web site for updates:


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