|Posted on February 25, 2018 at 9:00 PM||comments (0)|
Have you ever wondered why there is a groomed path at Voyageur Park until February every year? Devon Bicycle Association grooms a 3-4 km race course by snowshoeing and pulling a weighted contraption we affectionately call J POW. This essentially sets a wide packed trail. We start as soon as there is a base of snow until race day. The course is groomed specifically for fat bike rides. Many town cyclists use this course all winter long for training, and is a site of interest for those renting ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on September 7, 2017 at 1:30 PM||comments (0)|
Devon revisits the Tour of Alberta
The 2013 Tour of Alberta was the inaugural edition of the Tour of Alberta stage race. The race was only open to teams on the UCI Pro Tour, UCI Profesional Continental and UCI Continental circuits. On Sept 5 2013 Devon Hosted the start of Stage 3 Devon to Red Deer. This was truly an international event with teams and riders from all over the cycling world. UCI pro teams including BMC Raceing Team and Garmin Sharp. International riders Peter Sagan, Cadel...Read Full Post »
|Posted on July 24, 2017 at 2:45 PM||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
|Posted on June 21, 2017 at 6:10 PM||comments (1)|
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.
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|Posted on April 2, 2017 at 7:00 PM||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.
|Posted on March 19, 2017 at 4:55 AM||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 ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on March 4, 2017 at 8:15 PM||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...Read Full Post »
|Posted on January 22, 2017 at 10:40 PM||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.
|Posted on January 9, 2017 at 2:20 PM||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
|Posted on October 25, 2016 at 5:25 AM||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 R...Read Full Post »
|Posted on September 8, 2016 at 10:00 PM||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...Read Full Post »
|Posted on September 5, 2016 at 11:05 PM||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.Read Full Post »
|Posted on August 17, 2016 at 4:05 PM||comments (0)|
Cross is Comming!!!
United Cycle is putting on Wednesday midweek cyclocross races are starting Aug 31st. Check out there facebook site for details.Read Full Post »
|Posted on July 8, 2016 at 12:55 AM||comments (0)|
It's here! The best, the most original, the most fun club activity night in Alberta is here! The 2016 edition of the DBA BEAT THE WIENER Night Relay is this Friday July 8th in Voyaguer Park in Devon!
We'll meet in the green space that is just past the parking lot of the bike park. It's not the main green space with the skills park... you'll exit the north end of the bike park parking lot, and it's just past the white sea can on your left.
For those of you who are new to the DBA, t...Read Full Post »
|Posted on June 24, 2016 at 5:35 AM||comments (0)|
As you all know, Devon will be the host venue for the mountain biking events for the 2016 Alberta Summer Games coming up in July.
One of our Bears Program organizers, Zara Wishloff, is the Zone 5 representative for the games, and he's looking for anyone who may be interested in volunteering as the Zone 5 coach or chaperone. If anyone may be interested in either role, please contact Zara at:
The Alberta Summer Games are quite short on voluntee...Read Full Post »
|Posted on May 8, 2016 at 1:15 PM||comments (0)|
Trailbuilding begins this Monday May 9th 6:30PM at Voyageur Park.
Devon was selected as the venue for the mountain biking portion of of the Alberta Summer Games (hosted in Leduc). We require an extra 1/2 km of trail to build (which has been approved by the Town of Devon). Bring water, work gloves and dress so you will be ready to use a shovel. This will be a great introduction to trailbuilding other trails we will be getting set to work on this season.
Also, kee...Read Full Post »
|Posted on May 1, 2016 at 11:40 AM||comments (0)|
A few udates
May 2nd is the start to Muddy Mondays. We meet at 6:30pm in front of Marcis. Bring your Mountain Bike and sence of adventure.
Here's your chance to have a say in what we wear!
We would like to have club t-shirts this year, so we've decided to have a design contest!
The only rules to t-shirt design contest, are there are no rules to t-shir...Read Full Post »
|Posted on April 27, 2016 at 2:55 PM||comments (0)|
We had some members ask for them... so here they are!
Get rid of those knee warmers, and get into a pair of our CLUB BIB KNICKERS!
The price on the knickers is $155...Check out the sizing chart and get your order in NOW!
Other items include:
Short sleeved $115 (we must order at least 6 to get this pricing)
Long sleeved $145 (we must order at least 2 to get this pricing)
Bib shorts $145 (we must order at least 2 to get this pricing)
Don't forget, the...Read Full Post »
|Posted on April 8, 2016 at 9:30 PM||comments (0)|
MS Bike training ride April 9th. We roll at 9AM.
The attached link is the route we are taking.
See you there!
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