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2015 FCV Youth Bursary nears "sell out"
03.31.2015
Mary Kelly Memorial 100
03.30.2015
Ryan Aitcheson confirmed for Saturday night at FCV
03.30.2015
Updated Bursary information....
03.29.2015
Schedule changes
03.24.2015
We're not the only one
02.22.2015
FCV Adult Rider Devo Program
02.16.2015
Saturday Sport Paceline this weekend
01.27.2015
Thank you Newmarket eagles
01.18.2015
Milton....
01.18.2015
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2015 FCV Youth Bursary nears "sell out"
03.31.2015

What a campaign.... Only 100 tickets left to sell for the 2015 FCV Youth Bursary. They will sell out before the weekend.

This means 100% of the money collected will go to youth members of the FCV. The bursary funds are distributed to riders participating in National and International races in 2015.

The FCV would like to thank, Don Jewer (WestJet), Terry Dethridge (The Bicycle Shop - Brantford), Dennis Higgins (Higgins Fine Opticians) and all the volunteers who make the Bursary possible.

The draw will be made by the winner of the Mary Kelly Memorial evnt on Saturday Night at the FCV.




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Mary Kelly Memorial 100
03.30.2015

Saturday night April 4th the 2015 Mary Kelly Memorial will be presented at the Forest City Velodrome in London Ontario.

The race will be the featured race in an evening of racing for all categories at the FCV. The Mary Kelly Memorial race is 100 laps for women of all ages. Sarah Mason has won the event in the last 2 years and is once again on track to defend her last 2 wins in the very tough event.

There will be racing for all categories including the future stars of Ontario Cycling.

Racing begins at 7pm with the Mary Kelly 100 starting at 8pm. This is an event that will not want to be missed.

Registration and sign on at 6pm, with warm ups at 6:15pm.

General admission is $10.00 for adults, Seniors $5.00 with Kids always FREE.

The Grand Prize draw for the FCV Youth Burasry is planned to take place at the podium presentation of the women's feature event.... Get your tickets today from any member of the FCV.




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Ryan Aitcheson confirmed for Saturday night at FCV
03.30.2015

Ryan Aitcheson - Road Professional from the Astellas Pro Cycling has confirmed that he will be racing at the FCV this Saturday night. Aitcheson home for a break has 2 podiums in 3 races to start the American Road season.

The 24 year old has been racing outside of Canada for 5 years and grew up on the boards at the FCV.

The Mary Kelly Memorial race night starts at 7pm with the Women's 100 lap feature set to begin at 8pm.

The winner of the 100 lap feature will make the Draw for the 2 West Jet tickets as part of the 2015 FCV Youth Cycling Burasry.




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Updated Bursary information....
03.29.2015

The Forest City Velodrome Raffle for 2015 is underway ! All proceeds from this year's raffle will go to the FCV Bursary Fund.

Prizes include:

1st Prize - 2 tickets anywhere WestJet flies ( $2,800 approximate value )

2nd Prize - A set of high performance track wheels ( $500 value )

3rd Prize - A pair of Rudy Sports glasses ( value $240 )

3rd Prize - Treat gift basket containing a restaurant gift certificate, wine, wine glasses, chocolates, etc... ( $150 value )

4th Prize - FCV cycling jersey signed by Clara Hughes ( $100 value )

Tickets are $10.00 each. Each book contains 10 tickets. Tickets will be available until all tickets are sold or March 30. If you are not at the velodrome in the next week or two and would like a book or two of tickets to sell to family members, friends and co-workers, please e-mail Kathleen Gregory ( gregorys@rogers.com ), Colleen Taylor (scotty_colleen@yahoo.ca ) or Rob Good (forestcityvelodrome@live.com) and we will mail the tickets to you. All ticket stubs and unsold tickets must be returned to the FCV by March 30, 2015.

The draw will be made on Saturday, April 4, 2015 at the Forest City Velodrome during the Mary Kelly Memorial Race.

The fundraising committee would like to thank Don Jewer from WestJet, Dennis Higgins of Higgins Fine Optical, The Bicycle Shop - Brantford and Aylmer Express for their generous donations in support of the FCV Raffle and Bursary.

Thank you for your continued support,

The FCV Fundraising Committee




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Schedule changes
03.24.2015

The Saturday and Sunday sport pacelines are now finished for the season. The Thursday night session is now a rec only session. The date we will be moving to our summer schedule will be posted soon.




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We're not the only one
02.22.2015

Races at the 2015 World Championship Track evente in France were held up during the weekend due to water leaking from the roof onto the track.

Even million dollar tracks have our type of problems too.




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FCV Adult Rider Devo Program
02.16.2015

FCV Rider Development Program

This is a drill-based track and road cycling program designed to build confidence, develop skills and professionalism, and improve fitness for beginners, enthusiasts, and recreational riders. It is for adult and masters riders and is well-suited to those training for charity rides, touring rides, or regular club outings as well as those simply interested in developing as cyclists. The supportive and inclusive atmosphere will be focused on fun, friendship, and individual development and achievement.

The program is open to all FCV members at no cost. Sessions will begin on the track on Sundays 2-4 pm. As weather permits, the program will transition outdoors onto the road and new dates/times will be announced. Saturday morning road rides and road skills will be held 10-1 pm and will be added as weather permits. Because it is a skills development course, it is not a drop-in program; only registered riders may participate. To register, please contact the FCV at forestcityvelodrome@live.com. Space is limited.

Session Leader: Benjamin Hill

First session will be on Sunday Mar 1 2-4.




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Saturday Sport Paceline this weekend
01.27.2015

The FCV will introduce a Sport Pace Line session on Saturday afternoon's for the next couple of weeks.

Saturday January 31st - 4:30pm - 6:30pm

Saturday February 7th - 4:30pm - 6:30pm

Saturday Feb 13 & 14th O-Cup Race in Milton

Saturday February 21st - 4:30pm - 6:30pm

Saturday February 28th - 4:30pm - 6:30pm

These sessions are in addition to the regular Sunday morning sessions.




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Thank you Newmarket eagles
01.18.2015

The FCV youth program thanks the Newmarket Eagles for their generous donation. This is the 5th year that the Eagles have helped with our youth cycling program at the Velodrome.

All of the funds go to help offset membership costs for the families of our youth cyclists.




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Milton....
01.18.2015

The FCV will not be issuing any cards for riders who have misplaced their Track 1 cards.

It is impossible for the FCV to know when a rider took the class or how they did.

It is the responsibility of each rider to show they can ride the track.

Thank you for your understanding.

FCV Management team.




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