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May 7/04 8:25 am - Upcoming Alberta Road Races, Wolverine 200, Blizzard Bike Club News

Posted by Editoress on 05/7/04

Canmore Races
Courtesy Shawn Taylor

There are three races coming up in Canmore AB on May 15th & 16th.

Race number one is the Provincial 40km ITT series race #1 on Sat May 15th. Race starts at 4:01pm.

Race number two is a 6-up (must have 6 to start) Club Challenge team time trial Sunday May 16th, race starts at 9:31am.

Race number three is a downtown Criterium in Canmore Sunday May 16th, Racing starts at 1pm.

There is a time based omnium for all three events.
For more detailed info please visit the club website

Wolverine 200 - 24 Hour Bicycle Marathon

May 14th, 15th, 16th

Belle Isle Park, Detroit, Michigan

The Wolverine 200 began 44 years ago as a physical fitness challenge for members of the Wolverine Sports Club to ride 200 miles in 24 hours. The course covers the entire east end of Belle Isle and is nearly all one-way with no auto traffic. An occasional river breeze, smooth asphalt pavement, plenty of protection from the wind and an ever-changing view, from wooded landscape to river and back again, make for a perfect cycling course. This is the only time camping is allowed on Belle Isle.

The Wolverine 200 is divided into goals of 25 miles in 2 hours, 50 miles in 5 hours, 75 miles in 7 hours, 100 miles in 10 hours, and 200 miles in 24 hours. Your ultimate accomplishment is riding as far as fast as you wish to achieve your personal goal. You will be on the honor system for keeping track of completed miles. Check in at the headquarters tent after completing 25, 50, 75,100 and 200 miles. You will receive a patch at final check-in recognizing the goal you were able to reach.

Information: Jim Daniska -

Blizzard Bike Club - Fort St. John, BC
Courtesy Pat Ferris

May 6th

Pat Ferris won a cold Baldonnel time trial, Thursday night, with a time of 28:21 for 16 kilometers. Ed Fornelli was second at 29:15 and Roger St. Jean third at 29:51. Tim Gladysz was 4th at 30:58 and Gilbert Bilodeau 5th at 31:08. Tessa Bilodeau had the fastest women's time with 31:16. Trisha Gladysz was second with 36:47 and Kim Veraart third at 37:36. Jolea Bilodeau was 4th at 38:58. Other times were Gord Harris 31:34, Sam Keats 34:52 and Steve Sparling 36:54. Adam Bilodeau won the 8 km with 17:30. Patricia Emery was second with 20:03.

Coming Up: Sunday is an East Beatton Hillclimb Time Trial at 2 pm.


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