This coming Thursday night, in conjunction with the final YCL session for 2012, we'll be hosting the Youth Cycling League end of season party. Everyone can feel free to come out, we'll have some pizza courtesy of Oz Pizza and drinks courtesy of the EPVA. We'll have all kids ride for the first hour or so and then we'll gather and party for the second hour till around 7:30pm, so please come out and join us to celebrate another great year of Youth Cycling at the DLV.
Just a reminder for folks that we will be hosting our Fall weekend beginners class this coming weekend, on Saturday and Sunday the 20th and 21st from 2pm till 5pm both days. You can still sign-up online here: http://www.dicklanevelodrome.com/node/805 and read more info about the class here: http://www.dicklanevelodrome.com/pages/beginnerprogram.html
Congratulations go out from the EPVA to our 2012 Riders of the Year, and new 2012 Team of the Year. It's was a Peachtree Bikes'athon this year with Peachtree riders Evelyn Ewing and Valentin Todorow winning the womens and mens championships respectively and Peachtree Bikes taking the team title. We had a great evening out at The Marlay House in Decatur last saturday, Wayne Whitesides was the big winner in the gold sprints tournament and a good time was had by all. We thank our host for the evening, and Rider of The Year prizes sponsors The Marlay House for their continued support of the velodrome.
6pm Saturday October 13th @ The Marlay House
With the 2012 racing season in the books we're planning the end of season party and awards ceremony for Saturday October the 13th. Once again our great sponsor The Marlay House will be hosting the event, and we'll once again be featuring a goldsprint tournament to add to the excitement. We'll also be announcing the winners of our 2012 Rider of Year competitions and the Team of the Year competition and they'll receive their fantastic prizes courtesy of The Marlay House:
Men’s and Women’s Individual Prizes
$120 in gift vouchers to The Marlay House for use on food and alcohol. Please tip your servers the original value of your bill!
Team of the Year Prize
$250 one time gift certificate for a team party! The winning team will be able to have a fantastic party amongst yourselves to the value of $250. This will be a use it or lose it deal, so you'll have spend the $250 in one go.
We've been foiled by the rain once again, so youth cycling league is cancelled for tonight(10/1).
Due to the rain we are going to cancel tonights training session.
Latest weather update it that we will be racing from 4pm with our afternoon program and are expecting to start our evening program slightly behind time at 6pm, so tell your friends and come on down to enjoy some racing!
Right now the track is damp, but the rain has stopped and the track is starting to dry out. We are expecting to start our afternoon program slightly late, and be able to work towards starting our evening program very close to on time at 6pm.
For new velodrome spectators, we aren't able to race in the rain, so rain does cause our events to be cancelled. We'll be keeping the website updated as we go through the afternoon with the latest on our expected plans and changes.
Courtesy of event sponsor Batdorf & Bronson, we are offering $2 ADMISSION(with coupon) to come and enjoy the racing, food and festivities. $2 Admission will be allowed through the use of the coupon below, just print the coupon, fill it out and bring it with you for your reduced price admission.
Coupon is here: http://www.dicklanevelodrome.com/sites/default/files/12postcardfrontmadi...
Courtesy of brand new sponsor Jaxx Bean Bags we will be raffling off some great bean bags as well as an assortment of other sponsor supplied gear. Jaxx Bean Bags are made right here in Atlanta, and they are a member of the Sustainable Furnishings Council. So be sure to print your $2 admission coupon here: http://www.dicklanevelodrome.com/sites/default/files/12postcardfrontmadi... and bring a few bucks extra to buy some tickets, they cost $2 each or you can get 3 for $5. To see some of the cool gear Jaxx has, check them out at http://www.jaxxbeanbags.com/
We've set the date for our Fall Weekend Beginners Class. The class will be held on Saturday the 20th and Sunday the 21st of October going from 2pm till 5pm both days. You can read all of the relevant info about the class over at the beginners class page: http://www.dicklanevelodrome.com/pages/beginnerprogram.html and you can sign up for the class over in our online store: http://www.dicklanevelodrome.com/node/805
DLV's favorite Paralympian Jennifer Schuble won herself a silver medal in the 500m time trial, and a bronze medal leading out the US team sprint team at the London Paralympics this past weekend. Jennifer also finished 5th in the individual pursuit and 6th in the road time trial. She was also featured in an online news story by Atlanta's 11Alive : http://www.11alive.com/news/article/255358/40/Paralympic-medalist-trains...