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October 18/01 10:10 am - BC, Saskatchewan & Ontario News, Wohlberg in Oz

Posted by Editoress on 10/18/01

Burnaby Track Troubles
Courtesy Jeremy Storie

Here is a link to Burnaby Leader recent article on the proposed closure of the Burnaby Velodrome. At present Burnaby sees no utility in this cycling facility; we must change their minds. We are in need of support from anyone that has ridden the track, would like to ride the track, finds tracks as useful tools for developing riding and racing skills and fitness. We need these ASAP. There is a meeting next Monday night, Oct 22 at the Burnaby City Hall where we will be making a presentation. If you are in the neighborhood come to the meeting. WE NEED SUPPORT. All of you have had involvement with this track or some other in the past. Support our cause as it is building on the future of cycling in Canada. Emails of support to are the easiest way to answer. If you need more details please do not hesitate to contact me as our small group has documented the entire history of the Velodrome.

Kabush Wins at Victoria Marathon
Courtesy FACT Canada

Geoff Kabush won his age group (20 - 25) and finished 14th overall in the 2001 Royal Victoria Marathon held on October 7th. His time was 2:45:38.

Coates Awarded
Courtesy Warren Lister - SCA

Adam Coates, the Junior rider on the world championship winning Team Relay squad has been selected as the Athlete of the Month in Saskatchewan. A cyclist has never before received this award in Saskatchewan.

OCA Club President's Meeting & Date Fixing
Courtesy OCA

Annual Club President's meeting will be held Saturday morning, November 24th, 2001 at the Sport Alliance Building in Toronto. Exact start time and agenda to be confirmed on the invitation to Club Presidents to be sent out by mail. The election for the Club Liaison position on the Board of Directors will beheld at this time.

The Date Setting for the 2002 OCA Calendar will be held at 2pm, Saturday, November 24th, 2001 at the Sport Alliance Building in Toronto. Sanction packages are being finalized and will be mailed to all organizers who sanctioned events in 2001, all affiliated clubs, and anyone who requests a package from the OCA office. Sanction packages should be returned to the OCA before the Date Setting meeting.

Herald Sun Tour - Australia

Stage 1 - Melbourne Criterium 31.5 km

1 David McKenzie (Aus) Jayco 44:26
2 Eric Wohlberg (Can) Australia Post s.t.
3 Saulius Ruskys (Ltu) Ballarat-Eureka! at 0:02
4 Bradley McGee (Aus) Custom Fleet
5 Sean Sullivan (Aus) Southern Grampians
6 Corey Sweet (Aus) Southern Grampians
7 Peter Milostic (Aus) Active For Life
8 Jans Koerts (Ned) NSW Institute Of Sport all s.t.
9 Robbie McEwen (Aus) Fitzroy Cycles 0:09
10 Stefan Van Dijk (Ned) Southern Grampians


1 David McKenzie (Aus) Jayco 44:01
2 Bradley McGee (Aus) Custom Fleet at 0:07
3 Eric Wohlberg (Can) Australia Post s.t.
4 Sean Sullivan (Aus) Southern Grampians 0:16
5 Saulius Ruskys (Ltu) Ballarat-Eureka! 0:17
6 Nathan Clarke (Aus) Foster's Lightice 0:19
7 Corey Sweet (Aus) Southern Grampians 0:23
8 Peter Milostic (Aus) Active For Life s.t.
9 Jans Koerts (Ned) NSW Institute Of Sport 0:27
10 Kazimierz Stafiej (Pol) Echuca-Moama 0:28


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