Tuesday, May 1, 2012

May is CPEI Bike Month

May is bike month and to celebrate CPEI will be holding "Pedalpolooza" for the month of May with various bike related activities and events.

Events for May:
Sporting Intentions Saturday Morning Ride will recommence Sat, May 5th. Contact Geoff Murray at 902-394-3644 or peibikeguy@gmail.com for details.

Monday Night Beginner Rides will begin Monday, May 7th starting at 6pm. Short clinic on various topics each week before the ride. Meet at Sears Parking lot in west Royalty. Contact ride leadder Shannon Burt at climbingshanman@gmail.com for more info.

Thursday night road ride will start Thursday, May 17th at 6:30pm meeting at Sherwood BMR. For more info contact ride leader Jan Meulenkamp at janmeulenkamp@bellaliant.net

May 1st the Victoria Park Bike lane opens. Join CPEI at 12:30 to cruise the park. Meet at Governor's house. Let us show the critics that it is well used.

The annual Mothers Day Time Trial is the first ‘warm-up’ race of the cycling season in Prince Edward Island and takes place Saturday, May 12th at Bluefield High school starting at 9am. Open to all ability levels. If you have never raced before this is a great place to start.

The Ride of Silence will take place Wednesday, May 16th at 7pm. Meet at the Provincial Government Offices Parking Lot (Adjacent the Victoria Park Bike Lane). Join cyclists worldwide in a silent slow-paced ride (max. 12 mph/20 kph) in honor of those who have been injured or killed while cycling on public roadways. First 50 people get Ride of Silence t-shirt.

International Bike to Work day is Friday, May 18th so grab your bike and leave your car at home.

The first race in the MTB Atlantic series takes place in May. Atlantic MTB Series Event #1 NS XC Victoria's Secret
Sunday, May 20th, 2012

Rigid Riders MTB Club Opening Night will be Tuesday, May 22 at Brookvale Nordic Center at 6:30. Be there early if you need to register or register online at www.cpei.ca. People are encouraged to register online before opening night to prevent a back log of people trying to register the first few Tuesdays.

Citizen Series Road Event #1 Emyvale is Tenatatively set for Sunday, May 27th at Bluefield High School. Date will be confirmed next week and posted at www.cpei.ca.

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