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VELOTHON

Posted by Devon Bicycle Association on July 24, 2017 at 2:45 PM Comments comments (0)

DBA has a team together for velothon If you want to join in let us know. Prizing for teams with most kms, top 10 times compared to other teams. Check it out and let us know there are some codes to use to sign up in the team

http://www.velothon.com/pages/velothon-cycling-club/championship-jerseys.aspx#axzz4nm2baauW

Trail Building

Posted by Devon Bicycle Association on June 21, 2017 at 6:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Hi Team a few items we want to bring up with you

We could use help Trail building: Friday 23rd 8am to bring in bridge material into the trails

Saturday 24th 8am bridge building.

Meet up under the bridge bottom of new trails.

This Monday night should be a scheduled trail night.

 

 

Group rides: If anyone is interested in leading or sweeping for our mtn bike rides or has any specific rides they want to do for our alternating Mondays let us know.

 

Safety:

We have discovered an amazing new phone app called GLIMPSE. Its a GPS tracker that you can live track location and send it by email, or text. A few of our members have tried it out this past week. It was a success for us to meet up on the trails the two times we have used it. If your riding on your own send your location to your contact person they can see live where you are in case of emergency.

We are hoping to use this app on our rides just in case something happens or we get split up. We hope to have at the least our lead and sweep on the ride with this resource. When it comes to safety on group rides we need to communicate our plans for the ride, if smaller groups will split up via speed or ability and make sure we stay together (whether it’s a larger group or a smaller group).

First road ride of the season

Posted by Devon Bicycle Association on April 2, 2017 at 7:00 PM Comments comments (0)

With all of this nice weather we are set for the first official DBA road ride of the season, April 6th we meet in front of Shift Happens 630 pm.

 

Be sure to be signed up to zone 4 

MS Rider Development

Posted by Devon Bicycle Association on March 19, 2017 at 4:55 AM Comments comments (0)

MS rides start April 1st. Be sure your bike is ready to go. To get updated emails on these training rides please contact [email protected] to get your name on the mailing list. Check the MS website for details of ride times, location, routes, and clothing tips.

Come out to develop your skills, train for the MS road ride, and for those vetrans out there to help lead and share your riding wisom with other riders.

INFO FOR APRIL FIRST RIDE

 

http://mssoc.convio.net/site/DocServer/Leduc_Training_Rides_2017.pdf




MS ride to END MS 2017

Posted by Devon Bicycle Association on March 4, 2017 at 8:15 PM Comments comments (0)

The 2017 MS Ride to END MS season has started. This year we will be stepping up our Devon contributions by offering two events to participate in.

Our regular road challenge June 10-11 is on and our Team "SHIFT HAPPENS in DEVON to END MS" is filling up. We will also be sponsoring the Rider Development series for that ride

Starting 1 April 2017. Starting at 9AM and continuing each Sat. Until June 3. There will be no official ride on 20 May the long weekend.

We have a new team for the MS Mountain Bike ride "We Give a Shift END MS" Sept 9-10 in Hinton. I know many of you need the stimulus of new adventures and I am committed to provide them.

This is an all to familiar disease in Canada and our local area has one of the highest concentration of patients. Each year I see new families affected and the life changes are devastating.

I have committed to END MS and have promise to ride until we find a cure or I can't ride anymore.

So there you have it. All the information is on the MS web site and both teams are registered. If you have joined us in the past please find a way to support our Local team by riding, finding a new team member or volunteering to help others enjoy the ride.

Please contact me for any information you require.

[email protected]

DBA AGM

Posted by Devon Bicycle Association on January 22, 2017 at 10:40 PM Comments comments (1)

Our 2017 board of directors is in

President - Stew Hutchings

Vice President - Denis Poirier

Treasurer - Patricia Holt

Secretary - Michelle Jackson

General Board Members - Pepper Harlton, Nancy St-Hilaire, Marc Ouellette, Peter Guthrie

A big thank you to Holly Belbin and Darrell Penner for their years on the DBA board.

2017 registration / Updates

Posted by Devon Bicycle Association on January 9, 2017 at 2:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Registration is now open for 2017. Visit the membership section to link to zone 4 or simply click https://zone4.ca/register.asp?id=14546" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">here

Upcomming for current 2016 members you should have recived your invites to the AGM for Jan 22 4pm

Stay tuned for upcomming details for our annual BLIZZARD fat bike race in February




A note from our Vice President

Posted by Devon Bicycle Association on October 25, 2016 at 5:25 AM Comments comments (0)

Good Morning DBA!

It's that time of year when we start to wrap things up for the season. Our last official group ride for the 2016 season will be Thursday October 27.

This doesn't mean things are completely over between us though.... we're not going to break up with you all that easily.

During the off-season, we have many members who still get out for fat biking, snow shoeing, stair running, we also have a "trail groomer" that we pull to groom out our Blizzard Bike Race course. These activities are posted in the "https://www.facebook.com/groups/557399374301746/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Do you want to ride" Facebook page. Please note, these activities are not official DBA activities and do not require a membership to participate.

 



Free DBA T-shirts / Trail worker bee day / Pizza

Posted by Devon Bicycle Association on September 8, 2016 at 10:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Our FREE club t-shirts are here! Well, they're not quite here, but the final design is here!

I have attached a picture of what our gift to you looks like (the final shirt will be light grey with dark navy sleeves), as well as an available size guide.

We have a medium and an XL available to try on at Shift Happens. Please have your sizes in to me NO LATER than Friday September 16 so we can get these ordered ASAP! If you don't give me a size, by the 16th it will be left up to some pretty shady board members to guess your size.

You can either email me your size, or if you stop into Shift Happens you we'll have a sheet there you can fill in.

 

Pretty cool free stuff hey? BUT WAIT! That's not all!

We will be hosting a pizza night at Marci's on Saturday September 17th at 6pm for all of our members who contributed volunteer hours to trail building and/or maintenance this year.

We will also be running one last trail building worker-bee day on Saturday September 17th.... so here's your chance to get in some volunteer hours and earn some free pizza! We will have 2 crews: 9am - 12pm and 1pm - 4pm. If you are able to make it please come armed with a good rake if you have one. More details will follow on where to meet on the 17th.

 

Cheers!



Bell Joy Ride

Posted by Devon Bicycle Association on September 5, 2016 at 11:05 PM Comments comments (0)


 

The ladies of the  Devon Bicycle Association, and the ladies from Shift Happens are happy to host a clinic on cyclocross for the next Bell Joy Ride Clinic, Sept 11th 2016. These clinics are aimed to teach and develop skills for female cyclists on all abilities. For more information and registration please check out the Bell Joy Ride site below. 

Bell Joy Ride


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