July 3/02 10:26 am - Grouse Registration, Ontario Track, Tour Tidbits
Posted by Editor on 07/3/02
A reminder that registration for the cross-country and mountain running events to be held in conjunction with the World Cup this weekend ends tomorrow (Thursday, July 4th) at 5:00 pm EDT.
Ontario Track League #4
Courtesy Rob Good
The Ontario Track League continues this Saturday Morning July 6th, at the Velodrome In Windell Centre, just outside Delhi Ontario. Many of the Developmental events are scheduled including; Mass start races covering 500m, 2000m, 4000m, Devil & Unknown Distance. Points will be continued to accumulate for the Year End Trophies Sponsored by North American Bici. Categories include Senior, Junior, Women, Masters.
There will be spare bikes available for any one to try the demanding 250m track, Just bring your pedal shoes & racing gear. Warm-ups begin at 9:30am Racing at 10:30am.
This series is a great tune-up for Nationals & Provincials later this month.
For more information Contact Vern Hutchison 1-416-321-2450
Tour de France Tidbits
Did you know that the FIRST Tour de France started on the First of July 1903? It was won by Maurice Garin.
On the 2nd of July, 1904, the start of the second Tour de France took place. 2428 km in 6 days was the menu for the 88 cyclists at the start.