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by stephane
Thu Sep 06, 2018 3:48 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Saturday September 8th backpack food drive
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Saturday September 8th backpack food drive

Hi all, On Saturday, September 8th we invite all Wheelers members to come join the Wheelers "regular" ride at 9am or the "social" ride at 10am and bring a backpack or bag full of non-perishable food items to donate to the Mustard Seed bank. Some of the good folks from OBB will be on hand at the shop...
by stephane
Thu Jun 07, 2018 7:09 pm
Forum: Rides & Race Reports
Topic: 2018 Masters national championship
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2018 Masters national championship

On Saturday June 2nd, Canada's fittest MAMILs lined up for the Masters national championship race on the familiar Metchosin loop. The day's race was to be 11 laps for a total of 110 kms and close to 2000m total elevation. This race was sure to deliver a worthy winner, and 5 Wheelers participated in ...
by stephane
Sun Apr 15, 2018 4:59 pm
Forum: Rides & Race Reports
Topic: Caleb Pike VCL #1
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Views: 160

Caleb Pike VCL #1

A black and yellow swarm descended on the Nest café on a cold and cloudy Sunday morning as the Wheelers race team gathered for a caffeine boost and some pre-race chitchat in anticipation of the first Caleb Pike VCL race of 2018. After a brisk warm-up rollout to Caleb, and once we were all signed in ...
by stephane
Sun Feb 11, 2018 10:53 am
Forum: Ride Planning
Topic: Mount Baker 2018
Replies: 1
Views: 505

Mount Baker 2018 update

Hi everyone, So the date is set (Aug 25-26) and we have 11 riders signed up as well as a few other "maybes". All committed riders either have accommodation or are actively looking for a place to stay in Glacier where our base camp will be. There is no real limit to how many folks can come, but anyon...
by stephane
Sun Jan 28, 2018 7:55 pm
Forum: Ride Planning
Topic: Mount Baker 2018
Replies: 1
Views: 505

Mount Baker 2018

Hi everyone, The 3rd annual Mount Baker ride will be on the weekend of August 25-26 this year. This is an epic ride over 2 days and 350+ kms with 1 night in Glacier WA. We take the Swartz Bay to Tsawwassen ferry, ride through rolling pastoral scenery, majestic subalpine forest, up a huge mountain, a...
by stephane
Thu Dec 07, 2017 8:26 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Dec. 9th Food drive ride
Replies: 1
Views: 388

Dec. 9th Food drive online donations

Our backpack ride is only 2 days away! We are hoping to see lots of folks out on Saturday, but if for some reason you are unable to participate in the ride and would still like to contribute somehow, the Mustard Seed also accepts private online donations through their donation portal: https://mustar...
by stephane
Sat Dec 02, 2017 6:28 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Dec. 9th Food drive ride
Replies: 1
Views: 388

Dec. 9th Food drive ride

Do you like riding bikes? Do you also like helping those in need in our community? Then come out to the OBB ride on Saturday December 9th and join the Wheeler Backpack Challenge! For the last few years, our cycling friends at Tripleshot have organised a ride in early December where club members show...
by stephane
Mon Aug 07, 2017 7:27 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Final Newton Heights VCL Wednesday August 9th 2017
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Final Newton Heights VCL Wednesday August 9th 2017

The third and final Newton Heights VCL race is this Wednesday August 9th. Same schedule as last time: registration will be open at 6:00pm at the corner of Thomson Place and Newton Heights, and racing will start at 6:30. 8 laps for the Cs, 12 laps for the Bs and 18 laps for the As. If you are riding ...
by stephane
Sun Jul 02, 2017 6:32 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Newton Heights #2 Wednesday July 5th. Volunteers needed!
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Views: 303

Newton Heights #2 Wednesday July 5th. Volunteers needed!

Same schedule as last time: registration will be open at 6:00pm at the corner of Thomson Place and Newton Heights, and racing will start at 6:30. 8 laps for the Cs, 12 laps for the Bs and 18 laps for the As. If you are riding to and from the race, I recommend lights for the return trip. I am still l...
by stephane
Thu Jun 22, 2017 7:18 pm
Forum: Ride Planning
Topic: Big climby ride June 24
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Views: 335

Big climby ride June 24

I am planning another big climbing ride for this Saturday the 24th. 7am rollout from Alpha St. Starbucks.
Be ready for 115 km and 2000m elevation.

This route, but in reverse: https://www.strava.com/routes/9300448

Stéphane