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Club Taster Pro Ride @ Richmond Flyers


May. 5, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

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Club Taster Pro Ride @ Richmond Flyers  featuring former Pro Racer and National Champion, Ben Chaddock.

An exciting opportunity to go for a ride with a professional cyclist, play some bikes games and experience the Richmond Flyers 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 Jones Brown Inc.

This activity will take place in and around Kitsilano Beach, meeting at the Richmond Olympic Oval at 9am on May 5th, 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.

Event Details:

Dates: Saturday, May 5th, 2018
Time: 9:00am – 10:30am
Location: Richmond Olympic Oval – 6111 River Rd, Richmond, BC V7C 0A2
# of Leaders: 2
# of Participants: 32
Ratio Leaders / Riders: 1:8
Cost: Free
Participants Ability: 9-18;  Level 5+
Club Representative: Erich Harvey

For questions about the event, please contact Erich Harvey via email: cyclingrichmond@gmail.com. For registration system difficulties, please contact Cycling BC via email: iride@cyclingbc.net

The featured guest Pro at this Club Taster Pro Ride is none other than former Pro Racer and National Champion, Ben Chaddock.

About Ben Chaddock:

  • Ben Chaddock is a former pro cyclist (2014 – Garneau – Quebecor, 2013 Team Smartstop – Mountain Khakis, 2011-2012 Team Exergy)
  • 2012 Canadian National Criterium Champion
  • Program Manager of Cycling BC’s iRide program
  • Fully-trained NCCP Competition Development Coach and NCCP Learning Facilitator

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)