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Club Taster Pro Ride @ Escape Velocity Devo Cycling


Apr. 21, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

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Club Taster Pro Ride @ Escape Velocity Devo Cycling

An exciting opportunity to go for a ride with a professional cyclist, play some bikes games and experience the Escape Velocity Devo Cycling Club.  This activation is open to young riders aged 9 and above, with an iRide skill level of 5+ who would like to try an open-house club ride. All participants will be cycling on a road or cyclocross bike. Free bikes are available but in limited supply. Please specify in the comment section during registration.

This program builds on Cycling BC’s iRide program and offers young riders that chance to try a local youth club for free.  Pre-registration is required and all sessions are covered by Cycling BC’s insurance policy with Marsh Canada.

This activity will take place in and around Kitsilano Beach, meeting at the Vancouver Planetarium at 9am on April 21st, 2018.

If your child enjoys their Club Taster Pro Ride experience, they can continue to test-out the club and visit for free 2 more times at a regularly scheduled club practice. Click here to see a full schedule of all of Cycling BC’s Youth Club practices.

Participants in the April 1st Club Taster Pro Ride will have the added benefit of appearances by two local pro riders; Sara Bergen and Maggie Coles-Lyster.

About Sara Bergen:

2nd year racing with Rally Cycling
Voted elite sports perosn of the year ( Cycling BC), 2 times
Represented Canada twice at UCI womens road worlds ( Qatar , Norway)
2 time Provincial Road Champion, 1 time Crit champ
Winner 2018 Mckenzie pass Stage of Cascade Cycling Classic
Winner of RBC Grandfondo Giro

About Maggie Coles-Lyster:

Junior Points Race World Champion and 2 time Junior Track World Championships medalist. Now battling it out around the world on the track and road as a first year elite rider with my sights set on the 2020 Olympic Games!

Event Details:

Dates: Saturday, April 21st, 2018
Time: 9:00am – 10:30am
Location: Vancouver Planetarium – 1100 Chestnut St, Vancouver, BC V6J 3J9
# of Leaders: 2
# of Participants: 32
Ratio Leaders / Riders: 1:8
Cost: Free
Participants Ability: 9-18;  Level 5+
Club Representative: Tim Sherstobitoff

For questions about the event, please contact Tim Sherstobitoff via email: devo-director@escapevelocity.bc.ca. For registration system difficulties, please contact Cycling BC via email: iride@cyclingbc.net

What Riders Need to Bring:

  • Water, Snack,
  • Gloves
  • All-weather clothing
  • Bike helmet
  • Road or Cyclocross Bicycle  (a few rental bikes may available – please specify during registration)