April 29, 2009 – Starting on Tuesday, May 5 at the University of British Columbia, Escape Velocity Cycling Club presents Vancouver’s most hotly contested bicycle racing of the season, the World Tuesday Night Championships. From the first Tuesday of May until the last Tuesday in August, the World Tuesday Night Championships electrify the summer evening with affordable and entertaining racing for cyclists of all levels. From novice racer to World Champion, all cyclists are welcome.
Dates: Every DRY Tuesday (Rain = No Racing) May 5 to August 25
Location: Thunderbird Stadium, University of British Columbia
– First race costs $15 (number + race)
– All races after cost $5
– All cyclists require a Cycling BC license: one-event insurance applications will NOT be offered this year.
– 6:00 PM – Sign on starts
– 6:30 PM – Women’s 1/2/3, Women’s Novice, & Cat 5 Men
– 7:00 PM – Cat 3 & Cat 4 men
– 7:30 PM – Cat 1/2 men
There will be weekly prizes and prizes for the overall winners in each category at the conclusion of the season. Weekly results will be posted on the Escape Velocity website.
– Fenders and aero bars MUST be removed prior to racing.
– If it is raining at UBC, the WTNC is cancelled.
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About Escape Velocity
Founded in August 1989, Team Escape Velocity is a Vancouver, BC based cycling club committed to promoting and developing the sport of cycling in Canada. With membership ranging from novice Category 5 riders to Canadian National Team members and North American champions, we pride ourselves in our community involvement, race organization, youth development, and leadership activities. For more information on EV see: www.escapevelocity.bc.ca.