May 13-14th rides and Women’s Cycling Day!

Saturday – Coffee Ride and Women’s Cycling Day! The Velodonnas at Velocity Cycling Club and Etobicoke Cycling Club are joining together to lead a Women’s Day Ride.  Join us!  If you have always wanted to invite a girlfriend on a ride, now is your chance!
Details:
Who:  whether you are experienced or new to road cycling in a group, come on out for a chill and chatty ride
Departure8 am sharp
Meeting point:  Humbertown mall parking lot at Royal York and south Kingsway
Routes:  2 routes for you to choose from:
Route 1:  Chill ride – approx. 40km loop with a stop for coffee around Lakeshore and Hurontario
Route 2:  a loop to Oakville and back, with a stop for coffee,  with the rest of the Velocity Club
Admin:  if you are not already a member of the Velocity Cycling Club or Etobicoke Cycling Club, you can still join us but please fill out a waiver here. Bring the waiver with you.

Sunday – Sorry Mom But We’re Riding! Starting at 8 am form  Klienberg Public School, Rich has planned a 100km loop of rolling country roads. Please RSVP to Rich rgwilliams@gmail.com if you are planning to ride with him Sunday.

Have a great ride this weekend everyone and Happy Mothers day.
Velocity

Safety Reminder – Working front and rear lights are mandatory for all Velocity road rides this year, not exceptions, no grace period. So be sure to have working lights or you won’t be able to participate, and that would really suck if you were turned away.

Women’s Weekend Ride!

This Saturday May 13 is Women’s Cycling Day!  The Velodonnas at Velocity Cycling Club and Etobicoke Cycling Club are joining together to lead a Women’s Day Ride.  Join us!  If you have always wanted to invite a girlfriend on a ride, now is your chance!

Details:
Who:  whether you are experienced or new to road cycling in a group, come on out for a chill and chatty ride
Departure8 am sharp
Meeting point:  Humbertown mall parking lot at Royal York and south Kingsway
Routes:  2 routes for you to choose from:
Route 1:  Chill ride – approx. 40km loop with a stop for coffee around Lakeshore and Hurontario
Route 2:  a loop to Oakville and back, with a stop for coffee,  with the rest of the Velocity Club
Admin:  if you are not already a member of the Velocity Cycling Club or Etobicoke Cycling Club, you can still join us but please fill out a waiver here.

Wednesday Intermediate Ride

Wednesday Intermediate Ride – 6pm from Humbertown. Captain Rich M. will lead a fun intermediate paced no drop ride. With maybe a few spirited sections thrown in.
Saturday Coffee Ride and Women’s ride – 8 am from Humbertown. Details to follow.
Sunday Ride –  It’s the Sorry Mom I’m Riding! Ride. Details to follow.

Velocity

Safety Reminder – Working front and rear lights are mandatory for all Velocity road rides this year, not exceptions, no grace period. So be sure to have working lights or you won’t be able to participate, and that would really suck if you were turned away.

Have you seen the forecast?!

Tonight looks like the best time to ride for the next 5 days.
Wednesday Intermediate Ride – 6pm from Humbertown. Captain Rich M. will lead a fun intermediate paced no drop ride. With maybe a few spirited sections thrown in.
Saturday Coffee Ride – 8 am from Humbertown. Maybe we’ll have a new yellow jersey/jacket winner this week. Let’s see if we can double the group size this weekend. Captain Katie will lead the coffee ride.
Sunday Ride –  If the weather is good we’ll ride at 8:30 from Klienberg Public School for a northern route lead by Rich W. with a bakery stop thrown in sure.

April 29th – 30th Rides

Saturday Coffee Ride – 8 am from Humbertown. Maybe we’ll have a new yellow jersey/jacket winner this week. Let’s see if we can double the group size this weekend. Rob Givens will lead the coffee ride.
Sunday Ride –  Sunday weather looks like a washout. All the more reason to ride tomorrow. So you can have the day off, or Zwift or whatever it is people do when they have free time.

Velocity

Safety Reminder – Working front and rear lights are mandatory for all Velocity road rides this year, not exceptions, no grace period. So be sure to have working lights or you won’t be able to participate, and that would really suck if you were turned away.

April 26th – 30th Rides

Wednesday Ride – We’ll Start at 6 Sharp from Humbertown Plaza. Katie Jessop will lead the ride.
Saturday Coffee Ride – Continue this Saturday 8 am from Humbertown. Maybe we’ll have a new yellow jersey/jacket winner this week. Let’s see if we can double to group size this weekend. Rob Givens will lead the coffee ride.
Sunday Ride –  we will send an announcement later this week.

VeloDonnas Ride again TONIGHT!

Last wk was such a huge success! Great turnout and lots of fun! Let’s DO THIS, again!!
Tonight we expect more VeloDonnas, you know who you are! Can’t wait to see you tonight 🙂
Remember, this is social, friendly, supportive and FUN!!
We’ll meet at Humbertown @ 5:50PM in the parking lot across the street from Second Cup for a quick pre-ride conversation and then roll out at 6pm sharp.

Necessary supplies for all rides:
– Water bottles
– Helmet
– Co2 canister or mini-pump
– Spare inner tube
Front and back light (make sure they are fully charged)
Check that your wheels are inflated to the appropriate PSI before each ride
– Dress appropriately…layers are always a good idea 🙂

We will ride a no drop pace out to Explorer drive where we will do some loops to practice riding in a group. If anyone is worried…don’t be! Remember…Fun, Supportive, Friendly, Social, NO DROP!

The forecast looks great – see you tonight VeloDonnas!
PS – Sorry Dudes this ride is all ours!

Safety Reminder – Working front and rear lights are mandatory for all VeloDonna road rides, no exceptions, no grace period. So be sure to have working lights or you won’t be able to participate, and that would really suck if you had to go back home after making the effort to show-up on time.

Upcoming rides

Saturday Coffee Ride – Continue this Saturday 8 am from Humbertown. Maybe we’ll have a new yellow jersey/jacket winner this week. Let’s see if we can double to group size this weekend. Jay Brown will lead the coffee ride.
Sunday Ride –  Unleash the Flying Monkeys. Meet @ Humbertown before 8am to roll out 8 am sharp for a brisk but steady paced endurance ride. Anabel and Jay will lead this ride.
The route Unleashing the Flying Monkeys | Strava Route from Humbertown is approximately 120k.
If you want something slightly shorter…you have two options:
1. Ride from Humbertown and turn back at Meadowvale Sports Park for a 60k ride; or
2. Meet us at Meadowvale Sports Park at around 9 am and head with us to Campbellville for a coffee @ the Flying Monkey, also a 60k ride.
Please let us know if you plan on joining and which option you are interested in doing. If you chose the first option you will need to know your way back – there won’t be a ride lead for that option.

RSVP ASAP  to info@velocitycyclingclub.com so we can get a sense of numbers. Thanks!.

Velocity

Safety Reminder – Working front and rear lights are mandatory for all Velocity road rides this year, not exceptions, no grace period. So be sure to have working lights or you won’t be able to participate, and that would really suck if you were turned away.