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FCVA Hosts MS-Awareness and Velo-Kids Program

January 11, 2005 – The Forest City Velodrome will host a Fund-Raising 800 Lap Recreational ride for MS Awareness & our Velo-Kids Programs on Sunday, February 12, 2006.

Piers Davidge is organizing the ride which will be a structured Pyramid Style, with two teams of 8 riders. The ride should average 34 kph, over the 3 hours of training (riding). Music, refreshments, and door prizes will be available. The Fun will start at 10am and finish at 1pm.

Any rider interested in participating is asked to email Piers to register,

110km for MS-Awareness and Velo-Kids Program
At the Forest City Velodrome

Sunday, February 12, 2006

Two groups of 8 riders riding a “To 10 lap pull and back” Pyramid

– Feeding/water during specified periods
– Good and loud music playing
– $25 per rider Or Pledge form

Must pre-register Contact Piers Davidge at Biopyhsto@aol.com

– Sign in and prep time starts at 10am
– Riding starts 10:45am
– Ending after just over three hours of riding
– Pace will start around 28-30km/hr & slowly increase to a steady 35km/hr
average speed is hoped to be 34km/hour

Bring friends and supporters to cheer the riders on 50/50 draws & Door prizes for riders and supporters

– Group of 8 riders on each side of track
– Each rider does a pull at the front starting at 1 lap each and building up to 10 and then back to 1 lap
– Each rider will pull for 100 laps and ride a total of 800 laps
800 lap total
– A rider can take a break but can only do this between their turns at the front
– This makes sure we get the full distance
– There will be planned food/drink and stretch breaks
– There will be lap counters for each team and the riders will wear numbers 1-8
– Pledge Sheets or entry fee due on the day of ride

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