Recent News

Message to Members - AGM November 5th

Victoria Wheelers Members!!! Our club has some big changes next year that you'll want to know about; that will affect you.

We have a number of Executive leaving this year, which means we have spots available on the Executive for 2017. To keep the number of events, rides and races going in 2017, we are going to need your time and assistance.

A CHANGING EXECUTIVE WILL LIKELY RESULT IN CHANGES TO WHAT THE CLUB DOES AND HOW IT DOES THEM. THIS IS YOUR BEST OPPORTUNITY TO CONTRIBUTE TO THE DIRECTION AND FOCUS OF THE CLUB.

Spin Class at Oak Bay Bikes Victoria

  • Mondays and Thursdays, October 17-April 13
  • Bring your own bike and trainer
  • Arrive 6pm be set up and ready to spin at 6:15pm
  • $10 CASH ONLY
  • Loaner trainer available for first time spin participant - must reserve kim@oakbaybikes.com
  • Classes cancelled: November 14, December 26, January 2, February 13.

Last Wheeler's Monday Night Women's Ride: Monday October 3

Please note that the last Wheeler's Monday Night Women's Ride for 2016 is Monday October 3rd​. 

2016 Wheelers Wrap-Up Social

Hello Wheelers,

The most exciting social event of the season is almost upon us.  Mark your calendars now for the Victoria Wheelers' annual general meeting and last get together of 2016.

5 Links for Idle Hands July Edition

A busy summer of riding has meant some slacking in the ‘regular updates to five links’ department. Have no fear! I am back with a July edition just in time for the Tour de France.

1.  I had to include this link, although it is not strictly cycling related. I’ve been a huge fan of sports journalism for as long as I can remember, and I was alerted to this fascinating piece about the endemic doping in the Russian Track and Field program.

BCMCA Metchosin RR Cancelled

Dear Wheeler Members and other racers:

Sorry.  The BCMCA Metchosin Road Race on Sunday June 26th has been cancelled.  Road work on Lindholm has not been completed and there is insufficient time to get a new route approved

Sincerely,

Your Wheelers Executive
 

Bob Cameron Cycling Series Racep

This past weekend the Victoria Wheelers Race Team participated in the Bob Cameron Law Cycling Series here in Victoria.  The event consists of a 5k TT on Friday evening, a grueling Metchosin road race on Saturday morning, and the Legislature criterium on Sunday.  The club fielded several riders in all catgories.  Here we get some exciting race reports from a few of the race team guys...

Note to all VCL competitors: Disc Brakes Banned in Competition

Following the UCI ‘s recent suspension of their trial of disc brakes in road races, Cycling Canada and the Cycling BC have prohibited the use of disc brakes in road events at national and UCI events. Cycling BC will be enforcing this ban on disc brakes in competitive road events sanctioned at the provincial level, beginning June 13th, 2016 

Race Team Early Season Recap

With almost 2 months of racing under their tires the Victoria Wheelers Race Team provides us with a breakdown of how the 2016 season is unfolding.  Well done team!

Welcome Victoria Wheelers Cycling Club Members! Let's get this season started!

Since we've all been out riding and enjoying our beautiful spring weather, it's time to officially kick off the season with the first Victoria Wheelers' social of 2016.

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