Professional Development – Caravan Driver Training
Posted by Andrew in OCA News Thursday, 28 August 2014 13:31 No Comments
In collaboration with the organizers of the World Tour and Cycling Canada, we are pleased to announce a presentation of the new online training for caravan drivers in cycling events. The objective of this training is to inform participants about basic rules for driving a vehicle in a cycling caravan. This training will become mandatory for all drivers at national events in 2015.
Team Canada for Mountain Bike Worlds Announced
TEAM CANADA FOR MOUNTAIN BIKE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS ANNOUNCED
10 Ontario Athletes Headed to Norway
Cycling Canada is pleased to announce its roster for the 2014 UCI Mountain Bike and Trials World Championships, to take place in Hafjell/Lillehammer, Norway from Sept. 2 to 7. With a total of 39 athletes – 10 downhillers, 27 cross-country riders and two trialists, Canada will have most of its 2014 Canadian Champions competing in the pinnacle event of the season.
Emily Batty of Brooklyn, ON finished the World Cup in fourth place overall. She was on the World Cup podium once this season, a second place in Cairns, AUS. At the 2014 Commonwealth Games, Pendrel and Batty took the top two spots on the podium with Pendrel winning the title. In the U23 category, Léandre Bouchard of Alma, QC posted three Top 10 performances, including a fifth place in Nove Mesto Na Morave, while Evan McNeely finished seventh in Mont-Sainte-Anne.
Team Canada For Track Pan Am Championships Announced
CANADA SENDING TOP SQUAD TO TRACK PAN-AMERICAN CHAMPIONSHIPS
5 Ontario Athletes Representing Canada
(Ottawa, ON – August 20, 2014) With Olympic qualification points on the line, Canada is sending its “A” team to the 2014 UCI Pan-American Track Championships in Aguascalientes, Mexico, from Sept. 11 to 14. Sixteen Canadians will be in Mexico, with the dual objectives of stepping on the podium and scoring as many UCI points as possible in the Olympic events – the team pursuit, team sprint, omnium, sprint and keirin.
NEW Ontario and Youth Cup Track Calendar – Mattamy National Cycling Center
Posted by Greg in Show Case Tuesday, 19 August 2014 15:44 No Comments
The Ontario Cycling Association, in partnership with the Town of Milton and the Mattamy National Cycling Centre, is pleased to announce a brand new Ontario Cup and Youth Cup Series. Starting this December, members of the OCA will have the opportunity to race at a brand new, world class velodrome, right here in Ontario.
The first ever Youth Cup event will take place on December 13th followed by the first Ontario Cup on the weekend of the 19th and 20th. More information regarding both series will be available on the OCA website in the upcoming weeks. See below for a full schedule of events.
Summer Epic 8 Hour – Entry Deadline Wednesday Aug 20
Posted by Chris in OCA News Tuesday, 19 August 2014 11:56 No Comments
Courtesy of Pulse Racing Inc.
The FINAL Entry Deadline for Summer Epic 8 Hour is Wednesday Aug 20 at midnight. There is no day-of entry.
Get full race info and Enter On-Line via www.epic8hour.ca
The Summer Epic 8 Hour presented by Specialized will take place on Saturday Aug 23 at Hardwood Ski and Bike. The Epic 8 Hour Relay is all about the camaraderie, sportsmanship and the gritty, hard-core enjoyment of riding with friends. The Epic 8 Hour relay is a personal and team challenge to complete as many laps as possible from 10 am to 6 pm. Many riders prefer the 8 hour format for a solo challenge, but the majority of riders still enjoy the mix of fun, fast riding and the competitive (or not so competitive), social team atmosphere. Whether riding just for fun, or vying for a podium spot in your category, the Epic 8 Hour will be a memorable experience!