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News: October 14th Meeting

OCTOBER 14, 2015 MEETING It was agreed that all the remaining stock of EMCC clothing should be disposed of, and it has now been donated to the group sending cycling equipment to a needy club in Uganda, courtesy of Randy Murchison at Velocity Cycles. We are looking into purchasing new EMCC jerseys from Jakroo in…

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October 20, 2015

Clive Burke, 2015 European Masters Criterium Champion

LA TETE ET LES JAMBES In 1894 Henri Degrange published his well-known treatise on training for racing, “La tête et les jambes”, the theme being that it takes more than just strong legs to win a bike race. Here, in his own words, is how Clive Burke used his head and legs to win the…

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October 14, 2015

AGE STANDARDS 101

AGE STANDARDS 101 Starting in 1987, our first full year of racing, the EMCC has always had some sort of Age Standard competition. Apart from a couple of years when due to a misunderstanding RTTC Standard Times were used, we have always used the long-standing VTTA Age Standard tables. The VTTA was established in 1943…

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October 14, 2015

2015 BAR and Award Winners

Edmonton Masters Cycling Club 2015 BAR and Award Winners The 2015 season is over, all the results are in, and all the 2015 trophy winners are known. To start at the top, in the rarefied air of the Master E (70 to 79) category, Sid McKinney will be taking the BAR trophy back down to…

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September 29, 2015

KAZAK KIDS

KAZAK KIDS Three junior cyclists from Edmonton, Evan Burtnik, Anna Talman, and Stefan Ritter, have been selected to represent Canada at the 2015 UCI World Junior Track Cycling Championships in Astana, Kazakhstan this summer. These riders make up 1/3 of the Canadian team, and not only did they need to be among the best in…

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June 15, 2015

Joseph Lake 20.6km TT Results

Joseph Lake 20.6km TT Results Results can be found on the 2015 results page.

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June 4, 2015

Glory Hills Road Race Results

Glory Hills Road Race Results The results are now posted on the 2015 results page. Should have some photos of the night to share shortly. Another reasonable turn-out of riders and all the volunteers fought their way out of the city through the worst traffic chaos in recent memory. The gusty wind was a bit tricky…

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May 28, 2015

TWP520 TT Results

TWP520 TT Results Click here to view the results on the 2015 results page. The first event on the new 20 km course on TWP 520 enjoyed a sunny evening, and the biggest turnout we’ve had in a couple of years. There were some reports of riders battling monster dogs and hordes of insects, and…

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May 21, 2015

That Was The Week That Was

That Was The Week That Was Due to the snow on Wednesday our Adverse Weather Special Protocol Implementation Team (AW, SPIT) cancelled the 2-up TTT, so our midweek season didn’t start as planned. Things are looking much better for the first criterium omnium this Wednesday, though. There was a small turn-out for the Saturday morning…

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May 11, 2015

That Was The Penticton Week 2015

That Was The Penticton Week 2015 A total of 31 EMCC members signed on in Penticton this year, one more than last year, so this is obviously still a very popular event. The club donated an EMCC jersey to be displayed in the Tiki Shores’ new bike room. It may have been a bit cool…

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May 11, 2015