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Newsletter – May 2020

President’s UpdateThis has been a very challenging time for the club, first with bushfires (and more pertinently the ensuing smoke) which derailed the end of our criterium and track seasons, as well as the start to the road calendar. Then ...

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Crit Season Report 19/20 – Wow! That escalated quickly!

Well, folks – it’s over! What a massive anticlimax. Who could have seen that coming? I am really disappointed we’ve missed out on our annual club champs, and half of the ACT Champs, but life is like the box of ...

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Statement Regarding CORONAVIRUS, Racing and Training

Cycling Australia has released a statement regarding the Coronavirus, racing and training activities. The full statement can be found here: https://cycling.org.au/…/cycling-australia-statement-regard… Vikings Cycling Club and the Canberra Cycling Club supports this statement and jointly believe that this is the right course ...

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2020 Winter Road Volunteers

Call for volunteers for 2020 Road CalendarThe success of the Winter Road season relies on riders and volunteers.Riders are obvious: when everyone shows up to race it makes for a great day of racing and we don’t have to cancel races due ...

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ACT Criterium Champs timetable – updated

Event entries (must be prior to the race night) https://cycling.org.au/act/2020-act-criterium-championships Night 1 – Wednesday 11th March (Juniors)17:00 U8 7Mins+1Lap17:15 U9 10Mins+1Lap17:30 U11 12Mins+2Laps17:50 U13 15Mins+2Laps18:10 U15 20Mins+2Laps18:35 U17 25Mins+2Laps Night 2 – Thursday 12th March17:40 MMAS7+ 20Mins+2Laps17:40 U19 30Mins+2Laps18:15 U23/MElite ...

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Summer Crits Update – Change of Calendar for ACT Championships

With 5 official rounds to go, it’s definitely down to the business end. The points are really tight at the top of a number of grades, so it’s all to play for. To accommodate the ACT Criterium Championships, we have ...

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CCC Air Quality Racing Guidelines and Race Notification

CCC has developed Air Quality Racing Guidelines based on those published by the recently released CA policy. In summary, these state that racing may be cancelled where AQI is >66.  The decision to cancel will be based on real-time data as published ...

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URGENT CRITS UPDATE – 5th Feb

It is with enormous frustration that we yet again need to cancel crits. Conditions have quickly and unexpectedly deteriorated over the last 2 hours and AQI is too high to proceed. Hopefully the rain this weekend will end this run ...

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