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MCA Year End Banquet and Awards is up next on November 25th. More information HERE

Posted in Kids of Mud, Mountain Bike, News, Road

Road Test Event -Early Bird Discount Ends May 01

If you are planning to register for the Road Test Event at Birds Hill Park on May 13, the price will go up by $20 at midnight.

Register Today!

Details (Here)

Register (Here)

 

 

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Race Calendar Meeting – January 14th,2015

PURPOSE: To collaborate with all race disciplines to determine cycling’s 2015 sanctioned events.

WHEN: Wednesday, January 14th,2015.  6pm start

WHERE: Sport for Life Centre – 145 Pacific Avenue

WHO: Should Attend?

  • Club organizers responsible for individual events
  • Commissaires
  • Race Discipline Directors

 

See Race Calendar Policy (Race Calendar Setting Policy)

 

Discipline Committees:

As we prepare for the 2015 race season and Race calendar meeting on  Wednesday January 14th, I am sending out a reminder to all clubs that they may appoint a Club rep to represent your club on each of the Race discipline committees.  Club Presidents or Club Reps should advise the discipline chair by email as to who will be representing their club and for which discipline.

Click (Here) to see an overview of how communication flows between members/clubs, clubs reps, and your MCA Discipline Coordinator.

Race DisciplineRace Discipline CoordinatorRace Discipline Email address
Cyclo-crossTerry Macykmacyk1984@gmail.com
Kids of MudSeema Saini kom.mbcycling@gmail.com
Mountain BikeJackson LockenJackson.woodcockcycle@shaw.ca
RoadBrendan CadeBrendancade@gamil.com
  • Committees are the representive voice of our stakeholders and have the mandate to inform decision making.
  • Committee collaboration ensures that all voices are heard and influence the decisions that are made.
  • Ideas and concerns should be directed according to the reporting lines as defined in the organizational chart (Here).

Club reps, represent their Club.  Information flows from club members to the club rep. Club reps collaborate with the Discipline Coordinator and other race discipline Clubs Reps to decide on activities important to the growth and success of their discipline.  Meetings are led by the Discipline coordinator.  Communication also flows from the Discipline coordinator to the committee.  Club reps are expected to keep their clubs & members  informed about the discipline they represent as well as take a working role on any actions/activities as deemed important by the Race discipline committee.

If you have any questions please contact the Discipline Coordinator as listed above or the MCA Executive Director at cycling.ed@sportmanitoba.ca or 204-925-5686

Posted in BMX, Commissaire, Cyclocross, Kids of Mud, Mountain Bike, News, Road

AWARDS BANQUET – Deadline to Purchase tickets – Nov 12

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We have a lot to celebrate – please join us on Sunday, November 16 for our Annual Awards Banquet!

Deadline to purchase your MCA Banquet tickets is Wednesday, November 12th!

Online link to purchase tickets: https://ccnbikes.com/2014-annual-mca-awards-banquet/store/

  • $35.00/Adult
  • $15.00/Children age 12 and under

 

DATE: Sunday, November 16th

 LOCATION: Norwood Hotel/112 Marion St

 SCHEDULE:

  • ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING (Including MCA Board Elections): 0930am (Free)
  • BRUNCH/AWARDS BANQUET: 1130am (Tickets required)

 

 

Posted in BMX, Coach Clinics, Coaching, Commissaire, Cycling For Life, Events Calendar, News

Mountain Bike Provincial Championships – Saturday Aug 2nd

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MTB Provincial championships

Saturday, August 2

Falcon Ski Hill

Race Details (Click Here)

Online Registration closes Aug 1 at midnight

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Posted in Mountain Bike, News

Commissaire Course (Road/Cross) RSVP by March 10

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Commissaires play a critical role in our sport, ensuring that cycling races are held in the best possible conditions and that races are run fairly by ensuring that the rules are uniformly applied.  The MCA is pleased to provide the entry level course for those that are interested in becoming a Commissaire.

The structure of the course is as follows:

Technical – 2 days of classroom training Practical Assessment – Officiate in a training capacity under the guidance of the instructor

The Technical Course will introduce you to the basics of being a Commissaire as well as fundamental officiating skills (e.g. Timekeeping, Finish Judging, equipment check, etc.)  The goal of the training at this level is to build awareness and understanding of how to apply the regulations while learning to execute the officiating skills for the Road & Cross discipline competently.   Upon completion of the course, each candidate will be expected to successfully pass a Practical Assessment via officiating in a training capacity under the guidance of the instructor.

Logistics:

  • Day I: Saturday March 15  8:45 am – 4:30 pm
  • Day II: Saturday, March 22 8:45 am – 4:30 pm
  • Location: Sport for Life Centre,  145 Pacific Avenue

Instructor:  Arlene Woodcock

National Road Commissaire, Canada Cycling Commissaire Learning Facilitator, Canada Cycling Chief Road/Cross Commissaire, Manitoba Cycling Association

To Register for the course please contact Arlene Woodcock via email at : arlene.woodcock@hp.com

 

Posted in Commissaire, News, Road, Training

2014 Race Calendar Meeting – Thankyou/Next Steps

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Thank you to everyone that attended the race calendar meeting last evening (Jan 15th) and provided interest in hosting a race event this season. We had approx. 25 in attendance last evening, which was a very good turn-out despite weather conditions.

The purpose of the January meeting is to determine a structure for the race calendar to support all disciplines.

The first draft of the race calendar is now in the works with some fine tuning to be completed over the next 2 weeks.

NEXT STEPS:

1)Disciplines Directors will follow-up with Race organizers to resolve any date conflicts/date changes.

2)Race Dates will be posted on the MCA website by Jan 31,2014.

3)Race Organizers start to work on Event plans. Event Planning Summary Here

Race Organizer Tools:

Organizer reminders

Discipline Directors and Commissaures (2014)

Calendar Setting Policy

Event Information:

Race info part 1

Race info part 2

Race info part 3

 

 

 

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2013 Annual Awards Banquet – Nov 9 (5:30pm) “The Roblin Centre”

Awards powerpoint photo(CLICK HERE)

2013 ANNUAL  AWARDS BANQUET

WHEN:Saturday, November 9th

WHERE: 

  • The “Roblin Centre” located at the Red River Community College (Exchange District Campus)
  • Address: 160 Princess Street/Winnipeg
  • (Please use Princess and Elgin Entrance)
  • Parking information (Here)

Online registration for tickets closes at 12 midnight on Nov 3.  Please contact the MCA office for further details: 204-925-5686.

EVENT SCHEDULE:

  • 4:00pm – Annual General Meeting/Room P107 – Main Floor (Free of Charge. All MCA members welcome)
  • 5:30pm – Cocktails /The Roblin Centre Dining Hall/Main Floor: Use Elgin Street entrance. Parking details (here)
  • 6:30pm – Buffet Dinner
  • 7:30pm – Awards Presentations

Banquets tickets are available for purchase online before Nov 3 – midnight.

  • $35.00 per person
  • $15.00  for Under Age 13

Final Headcount must be provided to the venue by close of business on November 4.   Tickets will not be available for purchase once headcount is finialzed with vender. If there are any questions or concerns please contact the MCA office at 204-925-5686 or cycling.ed@sportmanitoba.ca.

Please note: “Paper” Banquet Tickets will not be printed.  Simply check-in at the MCA Welcome desk when you arrive.

Come celebrate the season with us !

MIKE APORIUS/WINNIPEG FREE PRESS -Red River College - 160 Princess May 07/2004

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Racing this weekend and don’t have your license yet? Don’t Panic….

 

If you are racing this weekend and don’t have your license yet…DON’T PANIC!

Make sure you registered and paid for your 2018 license and simply keep a copy of your receipt from CCNBIKES.  This is proof you have a license.   Your plastic card will arrive in the mail shortly.

Have a great weekend!

 

 

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Training Criterium – April 25 is CANCELLED

Sorry folks, the Training Criterium scheduled for April 25 is cancelled.

Posted in News

Active Transportion Event (Apr 15-18)

April 15 – 20
Why should your attend? Click (Here)
Events (Here)
Registration (Here)

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News from Cycling Canada: CANADIAN CYCLING HALL OF FAME NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR 2018

Ottawa, ON, April 11, 2018 – The Canadian Cycling Hall of Fame Selection Committee is inviting nominations from the cycling community for consideration for induction at the annual Hall of Fame Luncheon which will be held in September 2018. The Hall of Fame celebrations will once again be held in conjunction with Cycling Canada’s annual Legends Ride presented by Lexus.

The Nomination Form must be completed and submitted no later than May 25, 2018.  Successful nominees will be notified by June 15, 2018. Unsuccessful nominations will be kept for consideration for the following years’ nomination up to a maximum of three additional years.

Established in 2015, the Canadian Cycling Hall of Fame recognizes outstanding achievement and contribution to cycling racing in or for Canada. There are currently two categories of membership in the Canadian Cycling Hall of Fame; Athletes and Builders. At present, twenty members have been inducted to the Hall of Fame; seventeen athletes and three builders that were selected over the past three years.

Source: cyclingcanada.ca

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News from Cycling Canada: FOREMAN-MACKEY SEVENTH IN COMMONWEALTH GAMES TIME TRIAL

Gold Coast, Australia, April 10, 2018 – Cycling switched from the track to the road at the Commonwealth Games on Tuesday, with the individual time trial competition taking place at Currumbin Beach, south of Gold Coast.  Annie Foreman-Mackey was Canada’s top finisher, in seventh place in the women’s competition.

The main circuit was a single 25.5 kilometre loop, with two significant climbs; the first with a steep 10% grade. The women did this loop, while the men also tacked on an out-and-back section that took their race up to 38.5 kilometres.

Foreman-Mackey was the ninth rider to start out of 19 competitors, and her time of 38 minutes and 59.91 seconds put her in the Hot Seat as the leading rider when she finished. Foreman-Mackey stayed in the lead through four riders before she was knocked out of the top spot. In other Canadian results, Ariane Bonhomme was 13th and Steph Roorda was 14th. Katrin Garfoot of Australia took the gold medal, ahead of defending Games champion Linda Villumsen of New Zealand and Hayley Simmonds of England.

“I’m pretty happy with my ride,” said Foreman-Mackey. “It’s my first time trial of the year, and you have to see where you are at. I’m pleased with how I paced my ride; I was trying to ride controlled for the first 11 kilometres leading into the climb. We’ve been training for a shorter effort [in the 4000 metre Team Pursuit], so it felt a little long today, but I’m pleased with this as a starting point that I can build on during the season. We had some wind and some rain, and you just had to keep your head up and be ready for everything. It was amazing on every climb; they were lined with people and they somehow knew my name! On the final straight it was pretty amazing to hear the crowds. I even got to spend a little time in the Hot Seat, my first time doing that!”

In the men’s race, Jay Lamoureux was the top Canadian rider, finishing 14th out of 56 starters. Other Canadian results were Derek Gee in 18th and Adam Jamieson in 43rd.

“I think I was able to ride pretty consistently,” said Lamoureux. “I was going for riding a certain wattage [power output], and I executed quite nicely. I had better legs than I thought I would after the four days of track racing. I had no expectations on a placing, so I’m overjoyed with 14th.  The crowds were great, yelling ‘Go Canada’, and a lot of people were even yelling ‘Go Jay’, which was really cool.”

source: cycling canada

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