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by jmpb
Mon Mar 09, 2015 8:28 pm
Forum: Rides & Race Reports
Topic: Wednesday Group Training Rides
Replies: 12
Views: 2265

Wednesday Group Training Rides

Hi folks. For anyone who is interested, I am planning some training rides out of OBB Victoria on Wednesday evenings starting on March 11. Leaving the shop at 6 pm sharp, we will be doing various interval sessions out around the farmlands on the way to Sidney. Be sure to bring a couple of clip on lig...
by jmpb
Sat May 31, 2014 8:26 pm
Forum: Rides & Race Reports
Topic: Metchosin road race
Replies: 3
Views: 1028

Re: Metchosin road race

Thanks for the race note Stephane, and great racing! Thanks so much to you and Andrew for your great teamwork today. Victoria Wheelers is an awesome club and our race team is gelling so well. The two riders who broke away were Parker from Stuckylife and Richard Wooles, the BC Provincial coach. At on...
by jmpb
Mon Apr 07, 2014 8:19 pm
Forum: Rides & Race Reports
Topic: VCL #2 Caleb Pike April 6
Replies: 4
Views: 976

VCL #2 Caleb Pike April 6

It was a great day for Victoria Wheelers at Caleb Pike on Sunday. Third place in the B race and 5 A men in the top 10 including 3rd, 4th and 5th. These were the longest races so far this year and the Wheelers represented well. Here's looking forward to a fantastic 2014 season. Thanks to the organize...
by jmpb
Wed Mar 19, 2014 8:49 pm
Forum: Rides & Race Reports
Topic: Men's Wednesday Training Ride
Replies: 2
Views: 866

Men's Wednesday Training Ride

Well, Coach Tom worked us over tonight in our first Wednesday night training session of the year. 6 of the men from the Victoria Wheelers met at OBB at 5:30 Wednesday evening. Tom, Mick, Jon B, Trevor, Joe and Stephane set out for a warm up along the water through Uplands. Once we hit 10 Mile Point ...
by jmpb
Sat Sep 14, 2013 4:29 pm
Forum: Rides & Race Reports
Topic: RBC Whistler Gran Fondo
Replies: 0
Views: 973

RBC Whistler Gran Fondo

Overcast skies welcomed the riders to the start line on West Georgia Street in Downtown Vancouver on Saturday September 7 for the RBC Whistler Gran Fondo. Lining up in the Licensed Racers coral at the front of the group at 6 in the morning I noticed a guy with an Ottawa Bicycle Club jersey. Since I ...
by jmpb
Mon May 20, 2013 7:50 pm
Forum: Rides & Race Reports
Topic: Napa-Sonoma Gran Fondo
Replies: 1
Views: 1507

Napa-Sonoma Gran Fondo

Hi from sunny and hot California. Saturday May 18 was the date for the Napa-Sonoma Gran Fondo. My wife and I participated in the ride and it was a fantastic event all around! I rode the 75 mile route and she did the 50 mile. The day started in downtown Sonoma with over 1000 cyclists heading out onto...
by jmpb
Sat Apr 20, 2013 4:06 pm
Forum: Rides & Race Reports
Topic: Latoria Road Race, April 17
Replies: 1
Views: 1174

Latoria Road Race, April 17

The first Wednesday night VCL race was well attended and Victoria Wheelers - OBB had fantastic representation in the races. In the "A" race, there were 6 Vic. Wheelers - OBB racers. Scott Martin, Tom Skinner, Jon Benskin, Mick Bryson, Trever MacKenzie and Gavin Eaton. The A Race had 17 riders line u...
by jmpb
Mon Feb 25, 2013 7:50 pm
Forum: Rides & Race Reports
Topic: Cowichan Valley Ride - Saturday Feb. 23
Replies: 1
Views: 1161

Cowichan Valley Ride - Saturday Feb. 23

Sunny skies and relatively dry roads were a welcome sight for 5 intrepid cyclists planning a ride into the Cowichan Valley on Sat. Feb. 23. Joe and Kim Gard, Mick Bryson, Trevor Orme and Shannon Baerg met at the switch bridge near Uptown at 9. The wettest part of the ride was up the Malahat, but onc...
by jmpb
Sun Feb 17, 2013 6:29 pm
Forum: General
Topic: supported group rides
Replies: 5
Views: 2376

Re: supported group rides

These rides sound like a lot of fun Joe. If I am in town on those dates I am definitely in!

Mick
by jmpb
Mon Feb 04, 2013 6:09 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Hello Wheelers 2013!
Replies: 2
Views: 1748

Re: Hello Wheelers 2013!

I agree Trevor, 2013 is going to be AWESOME!
Looking forward to riding and racing with all of the guys and I will definitely be having folks over for drinks on the patio once the weather get nice.

Mick