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Mountain Biking Clinic

Posted on May 6, 2018 at 11:45 PM Comments comments (1)

Got a Mountain Bike and not sure what it does come to voyager park tomorrow (May 7th) at 6:30 PM for some informal coaching. Learn about your gears ,breaking and basic riding skills.


I started Mountain Biking after I retired from Police and military service in 1990 after developing knee problems from hockey and running. Over the years my cycling included Road Riding and Cyclocross.

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BLIZZARD BIKE 2018 recap

Posted on February 25, 2018 at 9:00 PM Comments 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 inter...

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Canmore, Grizzly fat bike marathon and relay

Posted on December 21, 2017 at 1:15 AM Comments comments (0)

Velothon 2017

Posted on September 7, 2017 at 1:30 PM Comments comments (1)

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 Ga...

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Posted 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

Trail Building

Posted on June 21, 2017 at 6:10 PM Comments 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.


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First road ride of the season

Posted 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 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 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 sha...

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MS ride to END MS 2017

Posted on March 4, 2017 at 8:15 PM Comments comments (1)

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 Jun...

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Posted 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 Belbi...

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2017 registration / Updates

Posted 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" 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

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A note from our Vice President

Posted 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 biki...

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

Posted on September 8, 2016 at 10:00 PM Comments comments (2)

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 o...

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Bell Joy Ride

Posted 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. 

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Cross is comming

Posted on August 17, 2016 at 4:05 PM Comments comments (0)


Cross is Comming!!!

 United Cycle is putting on Wednesday midweek cyclocross races are starting Aug 31st. Check out there faceboo...

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Beat the Weiner relay

Posted on July 8, 2016 at 12:55 AM Comments 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 lef...

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Interested in volunteering?

Posted on June 24, 2016 at 5:35 AM Comments 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:


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Posted on May 8, 2016 at 1:15 PM Comments comments (7)

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 ...

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Posted on May 1, 2016 at 11:40 AM Comments comments (0)

Hey everyone, 

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.

T-Shirt Contest

Here's your chance to have a say in what we wear!

We would like to have club t-...

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DBA kit

Posted on April 27, 2016 at 2:55 PM Comments comments (2)

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)

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