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Championship Weekend - News
07.30.2015
Ontario Criterium Championships in September
07.27.2015
Delaware Speedway fundraiser Friday night at 6pm
06.25.2015
Ride for FCV - Sunday August 30th
06.17.2015
Huff & Puff cancelled for the summer
05.17.2015
2015 Tour de Trilliums
05.12.2015
May 2nd - FCV 10th Annersary Open House
04.21.2015
New FCV summer riding schedule - Released
04.20.2015
FCV Raffle winners are:
04.05.2015
2015 FCV Youth Bursary nears "sell out"
03.31.2015
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Championship Weekend - News
07.30.2015

Press Release: London July 30th.

The Ontario Cycling Association, Forest City Velodorme Association and Tourism London are pleased to announce the dates for the Ontario Youth Cup Finale & Ontario Criterium Championships. The races will be held at the Sovereign Road Crit course on Saturday September 12th & Sunday September 13th.

Scott Matthews, an FCV volunteer said, "We have the organization willing to make these two great events happen, Tourism London stepped up for the Ontario Criterium Championships on the Sunday and they will provide the city of London marketing and Promotion". Matthews went on to say "the Sovereign road course is wide with very smooth pavement. The speeds will be very high as very little speed is scrubbed off in the corners". "The organizing committee welcomes all Ontario Cyclists to London on Championship weekend".

Tourism London got involved 3 years ago with the FCV & Ontario Youth Cup Series, The organization loves the Bicycle races and want to see even more riders come to London and participate in the Championship Weekend.

The London Airport Inn & Suites a local hotel has stepped up to offer $99 per night rooms for the participants (just say you are with the FCV cycling group).

Events:

Tourism London Youth Cup Grand Prix - Saturday September 12th,

Tech Guide: https://eventsquare-ccn-prod.s3.amazonaws.com/uploads/waivers/Tourism_London_Series_Finale_Tech_Guide-201507291232.pdf

Registration: https://ccnbikes.com/#!/events/2015-tourism-london-youth-grand-prix-finale

Ontario Criterium Championships p/b Tourism London - Sunday September13th,

Tech Guide: https://eventsquare-ccn-prod.s3.amazonaws.com/uploads/waivers/Crit_Provincials_1-201507291232.pdf

Registration: https://ccnbikes.com/#!/events/2015-ontario-provincial-crit-championships

Every Category can participate, Minimum race distance is 50 minutes.... Master A - 60 minutes, Elite 1-2 & U23 - 90 minutes.

FCV Organizing Committee




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Ontario Criterium Championships in September
07.27.2015

The Forest City Velodrome will be organizing the 2015 Ontario Criterium Championships. The date will be Sunday September 13th. Racing will begin at 9am and continue until 4pm.

All OCA categories will be represented. Many of the volunteers who put on the London Tourism Youth Grand Prix will handle registration and answering questions from the participants.

To help out contact: ForestCityVelodrome@Live.com




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Delaware Speedway fundraiser Friday night at 6pm
06.25.2015

The Youth racers of the FCV will be at Delaware Speedway on Friday night running the 50/50 draw....

Last year over $750 were collected and put into the FCV Youth Bursary. Event Chairperson, Kathleen Gregory is confident we will go over $1,000 in 2015.

The kids are looking forward to seeing the cars race as well.

Event starts at 6pm when the gates open.... special thanks to Delaware Speedway staff for getting the FCV involved....

I can hardly wait to smell the everything Stockcar Racing has to offer.... Gearheads unite!!!




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Ride for FCV - Sunday August 30th
06.17.2015

The Forest City Velodrome is pleased to announce a late summer fundraising ride to support the on going programs at the FCV.

100% of the funds generated from the ride will be applied to the operations of the FCV - Rent, heat and Hydro.

There are 2 routes planned for the ride, a 50k & 100k. You can pick which every distance suits your fitness.

The cost of the fundraiser is $100. If you would like to make an addition donation there is a box on the registration page.....

www.rideforFCV.ca




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Huff & Puff cancelled for the summer
05.17.2015

the FCV has cancelled the Huff and Puff sessions until September.




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2015 Tour de Trilliums
05.12.2015

Monday May 18th.... 8:30am in Aylmer!!!

100km of the best riding in Southern Ontario

30 South Street

Please let John Hueston know you are coming.... Limited to 40 riders.

Donations to the FCV are encouraged!!!!




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May 2nd - FCV 10th Annersary Open House
04.21.2015

The FCV is holding its 10th anniversary open house on Saturday night May 2nd, the night before the Springbank Road Race. All track cyclists are welcome to come to the Forest City Velodrome at 6:30pm to mingle and say hello.

There will be an hour of racing with our current crop of Ontario track racers beginning at 7pm. The open house is a thank you to every past member of the FCV for their participation in a program that started in 2005.

Please pass this announcement to as many members of the FCV as possible. Go to the FCV website for more information, www.forestcityvelodrome.ca.




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New FCV summer riding schedule - Released
04.20.2015

Finally the nice weather has arrived and many cyclists are now riding outside on the roads for fitness and speed.

As in past years, the volunteers at the FCV want to make sure you have time to ride indoors during the summer.

Starting today, the FCV will be open for riding on Monday evenings beginning at 6pm. The combination Recreational and sport riding session will run for 2 hours. Depending on the numbers of riders the session could go longer.

Wednesday afternoon: Huff & Puff sessions will continue from 3pm - 5pm.

All youth sessions will be run on the road.

Have a great Summer, see you in September.




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FCV Raffle winners are:
04.05.2015

The FCV Bursary Raffle winners were drawn at the Mary Kelly Memorial race on Saturday April 4th. Thank you to everyone who bought and sold tickets to help support the FCV Bursary Fund.

Thank you to all our sponsors for their donations of raffle items:

Don Jewer / WestJet - 2 round trip tickets anywhere WestJet flies, The Bicycle Shop Brantford - a set of high performance track wheels, Dennis Higgins of Higgins Fine Optical - a set of Rudy Sports Glasses.

The winners are:

2 WestJet tickets - Neil Armstrong of St Catharines

Set of high performance track wheels - Tom Thorburn of London

Rudy sports glasses - Ardie McKellar of Manotick

Gift basket - John Van Raay of Chatham

Signed jersey - Alain Daoust of Oakville

Thank you,

FCV fundraising committee




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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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