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"Track 1" Intro-Sessions - April "Updated"!
04.20.2014
FCV closed on Easter Sunday
04.14.2014
Mary Kelly Memorial 100 - April 19th
03.30.2014
1 additional Track 1 session
03.29.2014
Raffle Ticket information
03.27.2014
Junior Stage Race June 14th & 15th in London
03.25.2014
Sold Raffle Tickets & Ticket Stubs.....
03.19.2014
Sunday Sport Paceline over for the season
03.13.2014
FCV Youth Championships p/b MEC - Race report
02.24.2014
Forest City Velodrome Bursary Fund 2014
02.18.2014
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"Track 1" Intro-Sessions - April "Updated"!
04.20.2014

Our very popular Track 1 "Introduction to ride" sessions are being planned for the next few months. Groups welcome...... Book today as we do arrange sessions many weeks in advance.

Saturday Track 1 sessions in September - April will start at Noon. Please arrive 30 minutes prior to your session to get the paperwork out of the way & your bike set up. Dress for the season and bring a helmet, gloves, arm & leg warmers, pump, and pedals, if you have them. If not, we have everything you will need. Your Track 1 session will start at Noon - 2pm, included is a skills session from 2pm - 2:15pm (that's 2 hours of track time), book your session today.

The next Track 1 is scheduled for....

Saturday April 19th ........... 9 riders available - Noon

Saturday April 26th ........ Completely "SOLD OUT" - 11am

SUNDAY April 27th ......... Completely "SOLD OUT" -

End of Season for Track 1

ForestCityVelodrome@Live.com to book a spot for yourself or your group in the next available introductory Track 1 session.

Cost is $20.00 per person for the session plus a $10.00 bike rental fee, We do not have debit..... Cash Only. Register early......
You and your group will have a "Blast".

Track 2 sessions can be arranged for Tuesday Evenings (after the recreational ride at 8:30pm). To register for track 2 please contact dennis@myoptician.ca. Please indicate when you took your track 1 session and how much track riding you have been doing in the last few weeks.




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FCV closed on Easter Sunday
04.14.2014

Just a heads up the FCV will be closed for Easter on Sunday April 20th.

We will reopen on Monday April 21st on our Summer schedule.




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Mary Kelly Memorial 100 - April 19th
03.30.2014

The 2014 Mary Kelly Memorial 100 is on the FCV race Schedule and will be held on Saturday April 19th.

Racing for all categories starts at 7pm with the 100 Lap Mary Kelly Memorial Race beginning at 8pm. This women's only race in Memory of Mary Kelly who was a strong supporter & volunteer of the FCV. Mary also ran the concession on race nights.

Expect Birthday Cake and other treats.

The FCV Bursary Grand Prize draw for 2 WestJet Tickets (anywhere WestJet flies) will be drawn at the conclusion of the 100 lap Featured women's race.




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1 additional Track 1 session
03.29.2014

The Forest City Velodrome has added 1 new Track 1 session's into April. The poor weather has increased the demand for riders wanting to learn how to ride at the FCV.

Please pass the word if you know riders who want to take the Introduction session at the Velodrome.




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Raffle Ticket information
03.27.2014

Good evening,

With less than a week until April 19th and the Mary Kelly Memorial Race where the draw for our raffle prizes will occur, including 2 tickets anywhere WestJet flies, we need all ticket stubs and money returned to the velodrome by April 16th. Please sell any tickets you still have as soon as possible and return the stubs and money to the box in the infield.

If you have tickets you are not able to sell, please return them ASAP, our goal is to sell all $10,000 tickets prior to the April 19th draw. If you would like more raffle tickets to sell, please e-mail me and I will get the tickets to you.

All proceeds from this raffle go to the FCV Youth Bursary Fund.

If anyone still has pledge money to turn in for the Family Day Bike-a-thon, please do so by March 30.

The Fundraising Committee would like to thank everyone for their assistance selling raffle tickets. Your support is greatly appreciated.

Kathleen

FCV Fundraising Co-Chair




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Junior Stage Race June 14th & 15th in London
03.25.2014

The Ontario Cycling Association and the Forest City Velodrome are please to announce a new race on the Ontario Cycling Calendar for 2014.

The "yet to be named" Junior Stage race will feature, 6 stages.... 2 - Individual Time Trials, 2 - timed sprint style circuit races and 2 - 90 minute Criterium/Road Races over 2 days. Riders will be able to Register for the Race in April at the OCA event registration link. Entry fees for all stages will be $50.00. The Prize Purse based on 100 entries is a minimum of $2,000.

The Junior Stage Race will be part of the London Youth Cup Doubleheader on Saturday June 14th (Delaware Speedway) and Sunday June 15th (Tourism London Youth Grand Prix) in London Ontario.

Out of Province Cadet/Junior racers must have a valid 2014 UCI Race License to compete.

More information and Tech Guides will be released shortly, you will be able to book the Travelodge Hotel on Exeter Road in London for $60,00 per night.... Just say you are with the Velodrome. Reserve today (519) 681-1200.

Follow us on Twitter: @Goody2112 or @ForestCityVelo




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Sold Raffle Tickets & Ticket Stubs.....
03.19.2014

The fundraising committee would like to thank everyone for selling raffle tickets to support the FCV Bursary Fund. If you have sold all your raffle tickets, please return the ticket stubs and money to the FCV. Ticket stubs and money can be dropped in the Raffle box in the infield. If paying by cheque, please make cheques payable to FCV Raffle. If you have tickets you will not be able to sell by the end of March, please return the unsold tickets to the Raffle box in the infield ASAP.

Tickets will be available until the end of March or until all tickets are sold. The draw will be held on April 19, 2014 at the Mary Kelly Race.

Currently 60% of the tickets have been sold and money returned to the organizers.




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Sunday Sport Paceline over for the season
03.13.2014

There is no Sunday morning Sport Paceline riding.

This session will start again in November.




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FCV Youth Championships p/b MEC - Race report
02.24.2014

The Forest City Velodrome in London Ontario held the 7th annual FCV Youth Championships p/b MEC on Saturday afternoon. This Youth race was a culmination of a lot of hard work by the 57 racers who have spent the winter training. Track racing in Ontario is exploding with the promise of the New Milton Velodrome on the horizon.

There were 9 categories of U19 racers taking to the boards of the 138m indoor Velodrome, with many outstanding performances throughout the day. Five riders had exceptional results and dominated their categories.

Pee Wee (U13) Boy's - Daniel Gregory (London) - Four Track Records.

Minime (U15) Girls - Nia Byway (Ottawa) - Three Track Records.

Minime (U15) Boys - Braydon Schooley (Peterbourgh) - Three Track Records.

Cadet (U17) Girls - Naomi DeSousa (Ancaster) - Four Track Records.

Junior (U19) Girls - Katherine Maine (Ottawa) - Three Track Records.

At the end of the Championships there were 22 track records that fell as the athletes competed in their own 5 event Omnium. Speed and fitness seemed to be at the front of everyone's mind.

The FCV would like to thank all of the Volunteers who made the Championship day run very smoothly. To the parents who cheered the competitors during the events... Lots of noise means lots of records.

Finally thank you to our Championship sponsor MEC (Mountain Equipment Coop) who made the medals possible for the top 5 in each category.




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Forest City Velodrome Bursary Fund 2014
02.18.2014

The Forest City Velodrome is having a raffle to support the Forest City Velodrome Bursary Fund.... Tickets are selling fast... get your today.

Prizes include:

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

2nd Prize - Diadora Jet Racer Shoes & GiroAir Attack Shield Helmet ( $740 value )

3rd Prize - Canadian Cycling jersey signed by members of the National team ( $250 value )

4th Prize - Treat gift basket ( $125 value )

Tickets are $10.00 each and can be purchased at the FCV or from any member of the FCV. The draw will be held on April 19 at the Forest City Velodrome during the Mary Kelly Memorial Race.

The fundraising committee would like to thank Don Jewer from WestJet, La Bicicletta, The National Team and Aylmer Express for their generous donations in support of the FCV Raffle.

For additional information or to purchase tickets by mail, please contact Rob Good at ForestCityVelodrome@Live.com

The Forest City Velodrome will mail the tickets to you.... just send a cheque to the FCV mailing address, and we will mail the tickets to you.

FCV 65 Karen Walk Waterloo Ont. N2L-5X1




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