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April 5/05 9:54 am - Forest City Velodrome Update, Ride with Rendall Winter Series Final Results, North Shore Mountain Bike Events Society Receives Award

Posted by Editoress on 04/5/05

Forest City Velodrome Update

Thank you to everyone who voted for the new logo for the Forest City Velodrome in London Ontario. A total of 388 individuals voted for the 8 designs. At midnight Sunday night the voting ended, the winner will be announced and unveiled at the Grand Opening in 2 weeks.

We at the Velodrome want to thank everyone who submitted a logo for their support of the track. We look forward to seeing everyone at the opening evening. The winning design will be available on T-shirts and Coffee mugs as a fund raising effort for the track.

In other news, the Plywood will arrive this week with the work crew waiting for the installation. The grandstand seats are being painted this week, with 500 prime veiwing on the two straight aways. The remainder of the grandstands will be carpeted for your comfort.

The F.C.V.A. is also pleased to announce that the winner of the carbon disc rear wheel donated by long time OCA member and track cyclist Greg Stephanson, was Kurt Schreiter of Kitchener with a bid of $250.00. Thanks to everyone who put bids in by the March 31st deadline.

I will send more information out on the Grand opening as we get closer to completion of the racing surface.

Yours in Sport
Rob Good

Ride with Rendall Winter Series Final Results

The results from Stage 15 of the Ride with Rendall Winter Series can now be viewed at the Ride with Rendall website.

Congratulations to all those who took part, especially Marc Boudreau who surprised everyone by posting the fastest race of the day... only a few seconds shy of the course record. Natasha Eliott finished the series strong to take yet another win.

take care, glen

Mountain Biking Community To Be Recognized At 6th Annual North Shore Sport Awards

The North Shore Mountain Bike Events Society (NSMBES) is pleased to announce on Tuesday, April 5th the recipient of the first ever North Shore Mountain Bike Community Stewardship Award.

The presentation will take place during the 6th Annual North Shore Sport Awards, an annual ceremony to recognize those who contribute to the sporting life of the North Shore and a celebration of sport achievement at all levels. For details visit

DATE: Tuesday, April 5th
TIME: Event starts at 7:30pm
LOCATION: Park Royal South Mall (entrance by Bank of Montreal)

The NSMBES is a not-for-profit organization established to guide dialogue and solutions for responsible and sustainable mountain biking on the North Shore, and the host of the 2005 North Shore Credit Union World Mountain Bike Festival & Conference (May 21st ˆ June 5th).


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