BE A SUPERHERO – NOMINATE A DESERVING ATHLETE, VOLUNTEER OR COACH

So many athletes, volunteers and coaches have worked hard to reach their goals or make this sport a wonderful experience….its time to recognize these individuals.

Its easy, just click on the link and provide the information on this very simply form.  It will only take a few minutes.  Nominating an outstanding individual shows them someone cares and notices the hard work they do—be their superhero today and nominate them!

Please get your nominations in for Kids of Mud, Mountain Bike, and Road for the 2017 season.

Kids of Mud (CLICK HERE)
Mountain Bike (CLICK HERE)
Road (CLICK HERE)

Nomination Deadline: Friday, September 22nd

Nomination Reminders:
– All MCA members are encouraged to nominate fellow members
– All MCA members are eligible to be nominated for awards.
– All nominations are forwarded to the Race Discipline Committee for consideration and final selection.
– For Road and MTB there are categories for Senior & older and Junior & younger.
– Top rider implies this is the best rider in the province.
– Nominees and award winners will be recognized at this year’s annual banquet on Saturday, November 25th at FortWhyte Alive.
– Nominations for Cyclocross will be posted soon and will be due by Oct 31.

If you were a recipient of a 2016 Annual award, please return your award for re-plating by Fri Oct 13th. Awards can be left at the Sport Manitoba printshop at 145 Pacific avenue if dropped off outside of regular business hours.

If you have any questions please contact the MCA at 204-925-5686

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MCA Summer Cycling Program

Youth Program Poster.pngThe MCA is offering a new Summer Cycling Program.  It is open for all Riders U13-U17.

MCA Summer Youth Program

This program is open to all youth ages 11 to 16 (as of Dec 31,2017).

You do not have to be an existing member of the Kids of Mud program to participate.

Program starts: July 04 ,2017                                       Program ends: Aug 24,2017

Tuesday & Thursdays (Twice a Week)                        6:30pm to 8:30pm

Registration link :

Registration closes Sunday, July 02/17

All Participants must be MCA members (Kids of Mud or a UCI/U17 license)

Kids of Mud Award Nominations

It is hard to believe we only have 3 weeks of KOM left.
The time has come for nominations for the KOM Awards.  Please take some time and nominate members of the KOM family who you think should receive these awards.

Kids of Mud Awards Criteria

 1.   COACH OF THE YEAR AWARD:

This award is designed to recognize and outstanding coach in the Kids of Mud program. Nominations will be accepted for all coaches from all levels of cycling in all areas of Manitoba. The award will go to a coach who is making extraordinary contributes to cycling, athlete development and who keeps athletes involved by making cycling fun!

 2.   VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR AWARD:

This award recognizes an individual(s) who has freely contributed their time and talents to make the Kids of Mud Program successful in Manitoba.

 Nomination Form: https://goo.gl/forms/SushmlJUomVdVWkH2

Bison Butte map and schedule changes

Thursday’s ride will be at Bison Butte. Bison Butte is in the Fort Whyte Alive complex. Fort Whyte closes at 8pm, so we can’t park there. We will meet on the East side of Cabela’s in the South part of the parking lot. From there, we will ride to Bison Butte. The youngest riders will spend most of their time in the Fort Whyte trails, as Bison Butte is too advanced for them.

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Tuesday, June 6 Ride has been changed from CMU to St Norbert Trails.

See you there!

Urgent – Road Caravan drivers Needed

Hello Everyone!

I am looking for Road Caravan Drivers (car & Motto) who might be interested in support our Canada Games Road Test event on May 13 in preparation for the Canada Games Road Events Aug 6-13.

We need a minimum of 11 drivers for May 13. We have 9 confirmed.

Training starts early next week.

Here is the Website posting with more details:  http://mbcycling.ca/caravan-drivers-needed-please-contact-mca/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rnefx-j3JfQ#action=share

Please contact me asap if you are interested.

Thank you

Twila Cruickshank   EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

204 925 5686  /  mbcycling.ca

cid:6742B33E-AEF8-43B7-A99E-E013243576F7@hitronhub.home

Omand Park Location

The location that we call Omand’s Creek Park is more correctly called Omand Park, in the area of Winnipeg called Halter Park. It is located just West of Raglan Road between Portage and Wolseley Avenues. We meet at the north side of the baseball field.

Click here for a mapOmand Park

Parking can be found along Raglan Road or, more conveniently, in the parking lot of Portage Avenue Church. Park close to Portage Avenue and bike along the sidewalk West along Portage Avenue to the park.

A Google search for Omand’s Creek gives you a different location.

See you all Tuesday.