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September 23/05 9:17 am - Calgary to Austin Peloton Project, Burnaby Velodrome AGM, Blizzard Bike Club News

Posted by Editoress on 09/23/05

Calgary to Austin Peloton Project
Courtesy Brian McGregor

In three weeks 20+ cyclists and 16 volunteers will be leaving Calgary and riding to Austin in a 24 hour relay style ride. The Calgary to Austin Peloton Project (CTAPP) is raising awareness and support for the Lance Armstrong Foundation and cancer survivors across both nations. To date we have raised over $300,000 in only our first year with plans to expand next year. Our plan is to arrive in Austin in time to participate in the Ride for the Roses.

Please check out our website at for more information.

I am a cancer survivor who met Lance during my chemotherapy and has had the opportunity to ride with him.

Burnaby Velodrome AGM Announcement
Courtesy Gordon Ross, VP Burnaby Velodrome

The Annual General Meeting of the Burnaby Velodrome will be held at 8 Rinks arena in Burnaby at 7:00 PM, Tuesday September 27th, 2005.

Food and drink (pizza, coffee, pop) will be provided. All members are highly encouraged to attend to meet our not-for-profit AGM requirements, as well as discuss fees, schedule, and upcoming race events for the 2005/2006 indoor track cycling season.

What: Burnaby Velodrome AGM
When: Tuesday Sept 27, 2005 @ 7:00 PM
Where: 8 Rinks, 6501 Sprott St, Burnaby (just off #1 Hwy)


Hope to see you all there.

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

Sept. 22nd

2004 Cyclo Cross Points Series winner Mike Heintzman was the 'cyclo-cross' winner, Thursday night at the North Peace circuit. Pat Ferris was second, Roger St. Jean third, Gary Hilderman 4th and Gord Harris 5th, all at 6 laps in the 30 minute time limit. Richard Wood and Barb Polehoykie were next with 5 laps each.

Cyclo cross is an off road racing event done with a special road style bike with knobby tires.

Coming up:
-Saturday - Marathon for Triathletes at Cecil Lake at 9 am.
-Sunday - Third running of the „Race of the Falling Leaves' road race at the Montney Store at 2 pm. This is the last road race event for the Blizzard season.


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