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NCC-AC launches a fitness training program
[Tue Feb 7 9:59:51 PST 2012]
Following the demand of many active cyclists, the National Cycling Centre - Atlantic Canada is proud to announce the creation of its Active for life training program!
The program will now be split in two groups: the Weekend Warriors plan and the Cyclo-sportif plan. Both touching the Active for life stage of the LTAD.
The Active for Life stage of LTAD is the final destination of all Canadians. In this stage, athletes and participants enjoy lifelong participation in a variety of competitive and recreational opportunities in sport and physical activity.
“This stage can be entered at any age, beginning with developing physical literacy in infancy, and evolves to being Competitive for Life and/or Fit for Life through all phases of adulthood.” CS4L
For more information on this development stage, refer to http://www.canadian-cycling.com/cca/about/documents/ltad_en.pdf on page 25.
The complete program details can be found here.
Winter Cross Course laid out and awaits you!
[Thu Feb 2 9:46:10 PST 2012]
Winter Cross 2012
[Wed Jan 18 10:18:47 PST 2012]
Looks like it's going to happen once again! Get ready, the 2012 Cyclo-cross Winter Classic will be held one again during Dieppe's Friendship Carnival!
The event will take place on Saturday, February 4th at 3 pm. Registration, for all hoping to get crazy on a bike, opens from 2:00 at the Cycling Centre, Rotary Park, Dieppe, NB.
2012 Elite coaching program
[Tue Jan 10 10:27:01 PST 2012]
Here are the details regarding the application process for teh 2012 Elite Coaching Program. The program is pretty much the same as usual, we've added an "Active for Life" part to it.
Details to be published very shortly on this new tier, but it will cater to the cyclists enjoying the sport to stay in shape physically. This could also be where master category riders could fit into the program.
As for the details regarding the Peter Wedge RACER program, it will be release in March as usual.
Application deadline for the Gold, Silver, and Bronze tiers is January 20th. If you have any questions, direct them to the Centre's Head Coach at Luc@AtlanticCyclingCentre.com.
Computrainer MultiRider nights are back!
[Tue Jan 10 6:51:21 PST 2012]
For those cyclists who made a New Year’s resolution to ride a bit more and get rid of the extra luggage, the Centre’s here for you. As of January 16th, the Computrainer MultiRider nights are starting again!
This year, we’re doing it better from what we’ve learned during our first winter. We’ll have three types of rides:
2012 Track Championships to attract Canada's best riders to New Brunswick
[Mon Jan 9 10:56:30 PST 2012]
(Ottawa, ON – January 9, 2012) The 2012 Canadian Track Cycling Championships will be held from September 12-18 in Dieppe, New Brunswick, at the National Cycling Centre - Atlantic Canada on the newly resurfaced Caisse Populaire de Dieppe/Memramcook Velodrome. This marquee venue will attract the best Canadian riders to the Maritimes for what promises to be a great spectacle of track cycling.
Canada’s top track riders will challenge for the coveted Red and White Jerseys coming off the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games in London. Competition at the Canadian Track Cycling Championships is always intense, and every year, this event sees breakthrough performances from young riders all over the country. ...
[Fri Dec 23 6:27:36 PST 2011]
Please take note the Centre will be closed until January 9th, 2012.
Velodrome Renovations done!
[Wed Dec 14 6:44:07 PST 2011]
Well, just a few minutes ago, the last board on the Caisse populaire Velodrome was screwed down! The Sport-etude athletes wanted to push there luck and ride it, but there was actually frost on most part of the track! But no need to say everyone is super excited about the revamping of this very valuable venue!
Special thanks to the City of Dieppe, the Government of NB, and the Caisse populaire for there generous support towards this great project!
Stay tuned, if the weather allows, we'll certainly plan a test ride!
Atlantic Cross Championships results
[Mon Oct 31 6:48:12 PDT 2011]
Here are the results of the 2011 Atlantic Cyclo-cross Championships. The race was shortened due to terrible weather conditions.
In addition to these results, we also add the winners of the Oakley Provincial Challenge:
First ever cross relay a success
[Sat Oct 29 19:43:41 PDT 2011]
The first ever cyclo-cross relay held during the 10th anniversary weekend at the National Cycling Centre was a great success. 20 teams participated in this very fun event. The teams were split into 3 categories: male, female, mix / family. Here are the results.
The event allowed us to test the course for tomorrow's Atlantic Cross Championships. Everyone really enjoyed the Rotary Park course. A 10th anniversary banquet was then held for celebrate the years of successes at the National Cycling Centre.
Start list for tomorrow's event can be found here and you can still register on the spot. Registration and number pick up will take place at the Centre's office between 9:30 to 10:30.
On-line registration closed for relay, but still opened for Atantics
[Sat Oct 29 3:54:38 PDT 2011]
This is it boys and girls! Today's the day for the first ever Cross Relay race! Just a reminder to everyone this should be a fun event, Halloween costums are even encouraged this evening! The course is pretty much all marked, and will be complete this morning!
For those who pre-registered, thank you very much for using our on-line system. You can still register on site. The number pick up (and late registrations) and confirmation of team mate will be from 4:30 to 5:30 at the National Cycling Centre office. Thanks for cooperating and showing up on time!
Mike's Bike Shop and Arc'Terix to offer more prizes!
[Fri Oct 28 10:39:17 PDT 2011]
As the week progresses and we're getting ready to say go, we are happy to be adding some more details to our prize list. In addition to the Oakley provincial challenge, the prize money, we got word that Mike's Bike Shop is throwing in not one, but two GoPro cameras and full 10th anniversary special edition racing kits! Arc'teryx is also jumping in the mix offering some nice (3) undershirts (valued at 80$ each). Both of these sponsors are also offering many other items for the weekend's events!
Oakley to kick in some glasses for the best team standing at Atlantic Cross Championships
[Mon Oct 24 10:38:08 PDT 2011]
The National Cycling Centre – Atlantic Canada is very happy to announce the presence of Oakley as a major sponsor of this year’s Atlantic Cyclo-cross Championships. Oakley will be the title sponsor of both the Men's A Team event and the Women's Individual event. ...
Change at top of MBS Cup
[Sun Oct 23 12:09:48 PDT 2011]
With only one week to go, we now have a new leader in the Mike's Bike Shop Cup; although nothing is over as it is still very close! Jean-Richard Cormier will now be wearing the Apogée leader's jersey with 970 points. Long time leader, Mark-André Deslauriers is still close with 945 points.
Krista Koval took week 17 while Cormier and Don Ricker were second and third respectively.
The last event of the summer will be held on the 25th at 6PM. Be there in great number to celebrate another great season of cycling!
MBS Cup - week 17
[Tue Oct 18 6:18:47 PDT 2011]
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