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By: Cyclefitchicks  09-12-2011
Keywords: bike, Cycling

EVENTS and ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Thursday, Nov 3:
CycleFit CHICKS Fall club Social

Looking forward to seeing everyone out tonight.


Wednesday, Sept 28:
SUNDAY, OCT 2
Who’s going to try a cyclo-cross race this Sunday in Almonte? It’s a team race called the Madison, so really you’re doing half the race ;o)
I’m heading up and racing with Dalhia and the family will be cheering. After all the hard racing  we’re going out for breakfast.
Who wants to join? Let me know at
Race starts at 9am
Pre-register by Thursday midnight
Monday nights: Sadly our Monday skills nights are over for the summer.
Saturday group rides: This weekend will be our last club group ride, UNLESS we have some eager ladies who want to continue.
 

Monday, Sept 26: LAST Monday skills session- Focus will be on Cyclo-cross skills.
Meeting at Jacques Cartier Parc, Hull for 6pm. Lower parking lot near the water.

Cyclo-Cross Beginners clinic – Saturday, Sept 17 – HAS BEEN CANCELLED until further notice.

TUESDAY, Sept 13
CHICKS skills and a group ride night is moved to the Experimental Farm, for 6pm.
Skills group: ladies who would like to be introducted to Cyclo-Cross. Must have a mountain bike of cyclo-cross bike.
Faster group ride: will leave from the experimental farm at 6pm, head south
Slower group ride: will leave from the experimental farm at 6pm, head south
ZEN group ride: will leave from the experimental farm at 6pm and bike along the bike paths

MONDAY, Sept 12
For the month of September 2011, we will be meeting at the
Experimental Farm on TUESDAY nights 6pm, for skills night.
There will be two groups:

X-COUNRTY TRAINIG: We are proud to announce our new partnership with XC Chelsea Masters Club. As a CycleFit CHICKS member you will recieve 10% discount on club Fall/Winter Training rates.

Drop in is $10
A great change and complimentary training for cycling.

  SATURDAY, Aug 13

CycleFit CHICKS: Some of the ladies are going to compete in the Ontario Provincial Time Trials hosted by RWR, in Rockland – Clarence. We’re going to pre-ride the TT course this Saturday.

MONDAY, AUG 8 Ladies and girls (11-17) ONLY

OPEN CLUB NIGHT – all non-members and those interested in the club are invited to attend our Monday Skills session. It’s totally FREE!!!!!

  Club activities: You can decide to participate in one of two events:
1. 15km Time Trial – Must arrive and sign in before 6:15pm Sharp. TT starts at 6:30pm sharp Tuesday, Aug 2: Club Update
Well the summer is almost over and I figured I should post a little update about the growing success of the CycleFit CHICKS club.

2. Skills: Group riding, cornering, speed drills and more


Come with a friend or alone, we’ll keep you busy.
Always wanted to try a Time Trial, this is your chance.
Need some group riding skills, come on out

Just a recap:
As the spring and summer was getting underway we moved shops, from Euro-Sports to KUNSTADT Sports, which we, the club and members are supper happy about. Already Kunstadt’s had gone over and beyond and we are looking forward to growing the partnership for years to come!

I can only tell you that the ladies who have made that leap of faith to step out of their comfort zone of forever cycling by themselves and joined our club have become new cyclist, more confident, better and more efficiient and just more aware of how their bikes work and how to work their bikes. It`s so incredably amazing to see the transformation and very rewarding to see the ladies tackle something that they probably would never have done in a million years on their own! And to be able to offer them the opportunity to continue improving year after year within the club.
That is why CycleFit CHICKS has been established and will continue to grow, year after year because of the success of our members.

Our cycling season: The club has extended our club season to be a year long: April – March. So we are no longer wrapping it up in September, but moving full on into Cyclo-Cross season and than into winter training programs (soon to be announced), xc ski and downhill/snowboard ski fun events with Kunstadt’s.
Our $100 membership fee is the best rate in town for what you get as a member! The discounts are awesome!
Needless to say, you can still register to be a club member and SAVE!!!!

Bike Tour: We have our first CHICKS Cottage club bike tour for this September to Calabogie, very exciting!

Club Time Trials: This year we scaled back on the TT’s, but quickly added them back due to the demand.

Saturday, July 30
Bike Maintenance Clinic at Kunstadt Sports, Bank and Glebe
Register now! ONLY a couple spots left. It’s a great way to learn how to change YOUR own tire!!!

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CycleFit CHICKS will be volunteering at the National Capital Triathlon race, along the canal. We will be helping out at the bike mount/dismount area. Come by and say HI.

Tuesday, July 26

OPEN catagory: kids, anyone who does not have an official time trial bike. There is a 20km and 40km distance option.

Monday, July 18
Skills session at the NRC has been cancelled – this time ONLY due to the storms expected this afternoon and evening. We feel that it will be safer to cancel than conduct a cornering session in the rain.

Thursday, June 30
Sports Nutrition Presentation by Beth Mansfield
Members ONLY *******************************************************************************************************
CycleFit CHICKS and KUNSTADT Sports are dedicated to helping motivated individuals achieve goals by providing a positive environment that allows our clients to succeed in a lifetime of fitness and live a healthy, balanced and active lifestyle through safe, structured and adventurous cycling guidelines.

 As a CycleFit Chicks member, enjoy our weekly rides, clinics, community involvement sponsor benefits and more. We are Ottawa’s ONLY WOMENS CYCLING CLUB.

Encourage your friends, co-workers and family members to join and start enjoying what cycling has to offer

Sunday June 26
CycleFit CHICKS would like to announce our NEW partnership with KUNSTADT Sports. In doing so KUNSTADT is throwing a HUGE BBQ and SHOPPING party to welcome the CycleFit CHICKS and friends to the their shop.
5:30-8:30pm
FREE BBQ
Awesome one-time discounts on everything in the store
Members: 40%
Friends and non-members: 30%

Location: Bank and Glebe St
ALL are welcome!!!!!!
We look forward to seeing you and meeting you.
CycleFit CHICKS will also be taking club registrations that night as well.

Tuesday, Aug 2: CycleFitCHICKS – August Club Update:
Well the summer is almost over and I figured I should post a little update about the growing success of the CycleFit CHICKS club.

Just a recap: As the spring and summer was getting underway we moved shops, from Euro-Sports to KUNSTADT Sports, which we, the club and members are supper happy about. Already Kunstadt’s had gone over and beyond and we are looking forward to growing the partnership for years to come!

Membership: We set a club membership goal this year to grow from 80 members in 2010 to 120+ in 2011, and we are very proud to announce that we are now 122 members strong and growing. Registration: http://www.cyclefitchicks.ca/the-club/registration/

Average member: Our ladies come from all levels of fitness and levels in cycling. Our average age of member is 46yrs. Youngest 15, eldest 61, we cater to everyone!!! Beginners wanted and experienced cyclist are challenged. The ladies who participate on the Monday skills night, on a regular basis benefit most from all the club has to offer. Seriously, where can you get 30+ hours of cycling coaching from $100. OUr MOnday nights skills ramge from group riding, ascending hills, gearing on hills, descending hills, speed drills, cornering, time trials and so much more……. See MOnday schedule http://www.cyclefitchicks.ca/the-club/calender/

I can only tell you that the ladies who have made that leap of faith to step out of their comfort zone of forever cycling by themselves and joined our club have become new cyclist, more confident, better and more efficiient and just more aware of how their bikes work and how to work their bikes. It`s so incredably amazing to see the transformation and very rewarding to see the ladies tackle something that they probably would never have done in a million years on their own! And to be able to offer them the opportunity to continue improving year after year within the club. That is why CycleFit CHICKS has been established and will continue to grow, year after year because of the success of our members.

Our cycling season: The club has extended our club season to be a year long: April – March. So we are no longer wrapping it up in September, but moving full on into Cyclo-Cross season and than into winter training programs (soon to be announced), xc ski and downhill/snowboard ski fun events with Kunstadt’s. Our $100 membership fee is the best rate in town for what you get as a member! The discounts are awesome! Needless to say, you can still register to be a club member and SAVE!!!!

Bike Tour: We have our first CHICKS Cottage club bike tour for this September to Calabogie, very exciting!

Club Time Trials: This year we scaled back on the TT’s, but quickly added them back due to the demand.

There`s SOOOOO much more to talk about, check out our blog and postings at www.cyclefitchicks.ca Twitter: CycleFitCHICKS Facebook fan page: CycleFit CHICKS

-SKILLS- club members who are there for Cyclo-Cross skills: We will be joining Kunstadts and Tall Trees cycling groups for the Cyclo-cross skills night.
Who can join: any club member who is interested in trying Cyclo-Cross, that has a cyclo-cross bike or mountian bike.

-GROUP ride: ladies who would like to get in a short group ride of about an hour, will leave from the Experimental Farm at 6pm.
FAST and SLOWER group rides will consist of an out and back or loop down Prince of Wales, HUnt Club to Riverside and back
ZEN group can choose which direction to take on the bike path.
TUESDAY, Sept 6

BIKE TOUR: Four spots still available for the Calabogie Cottage Bike tour:

The information in this article was current at 06 Dec 2011

Keywords: bike, Cycling