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    Have your cake and eat it too! Happy 40th KVC party.

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    Opinicon Road in the spring.

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    Bridge over the Rideau; Burnt Hills Rd.

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    Waiting out the rain in North Hatley QC.: 2011 week-long tour.

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    Showing the colours at the annual Bath Canada Day Parade.

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    Little Long Lake Road.

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    Swing break just south of Beaver Lake.

The Road Ahead  : Upcoming Rides

Latest News

KVC Tours Planned

Exciting rides were planned for every weekend plus weekday evenings from April to October at our recent Tour Planning and Potluck meeting. Full details will be posted in the calendar above as each date approaches, but here is a summary for April - May. It`s not too late to add more, contact Hal Cain: tours@kvc.

APRIL 13, SUNDAY: PRESIDENT'S RIDE TO BATTERSEA WITH BRUNCH IN CREEKSIDE INN Through beautiful rolling countryside with great downhill sections!
APRIL 19, SATURDAY: PAUL RAPPELL'S KINGSTON-ROUBAIX RIDE
APRIL 26, SATURDAY: RIDE TO NAPANEE 70km moderate ride through scenic country roads
MAY 04, SUNDAY: 'BRING YOUR BUDDY' RIDE - EASY/MOD
MAY 10, SATURDAY: ANDY'S ANVIL - CHALL.
MAY 17-19: KVC OVERNIGHT - MOD
MAY 24SMELL THE LILACS: CHALL/MOD/EASY


JERSEYS

If you want a club jersey, send an e-mail to Kristine (macleod6257@gmail.com) to see if  one in your size is still available.  Only $65 for members ($100 for non-members).


DISCOUNTS

Local cycle stores offer discounts from 10% to 15% to KVC members, click on sponsors on this page.

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CYCLE PROMOTION EVENTS

Cycling Week is coming up at the very beginning of June. Lasting from Sunday, 1 June to Sunday, 8 June, it features at least three days you can lend a hand.
On Sunday, 1 June, we plan to be a part of the Kingston Cycling Festival at the Rogers K-Rock Centre. A follow-up to last year's "Bicycle Rodeo", this should be a bigger, more complete event, and a great kickoff to Cycling Week. We will need lots of help here, especially on the indoor Cycling Skills Circuit, on the ice surface (with the ice removed, of course). The first meeting with the K-Rock events co-ordinator has already been held. More news to come.
The KVC has sponsored and organized the Roll-In Breakfast for cycle commuters on Clean Air Day since 2003. This year it's on Wednesday, 4 June, at the corner of Princess and Clergy Streets. This is always a fun early morning activty that draws loads of cyclists. We've even run out of food; that's how many people we attract!
On Sunday, 8 June, Kingston will see the first-ever Kingston Streets Alive. With 6.6 km of King and Princess Streets closed to motor traffic, from Lake Ontario Park to the Memorial Cantre, Kingstonians will have the chance to cycle past art exhibits and music performances, fitness demos, and other engaging activities. You can be a part of a KVC activity, or help out with some other aspect of this ambitious event.
On Sunday, 6 July, the third annual Multiple Sclerosis Prince Edawrd County Bike Tour will take place. Cruising along roads seldom cycled, the ride begins at the fairgrounds in Picton and heads north, east, and west through Big Island and Demorestville. The MS Society takes great care of its riders. Do the ride, or volunteer to be a Tour Leader!
Why not volunteer for one or more of these terrific events? You'll come away satisfied and more in tune with the Kingston community. Contact paul.rappell@gmail.com.


KCAT City Cycling Map  Available

The Kingston Coalition for Active Transportation (KCAT) and Public Health have published a Kingston urban cycling route map.

Direct link to a PDF of the map is here.

 

2014 Membership Application Information

  • The 2014 KVC membership year runs from April 1, 2014, to March 31, 2015.
  • The annual fee for a regular membership is $25.
  • Family memberships are $35. (A "family" is up to two adults – 18 years and older – and/or any number of persons under 18 years old all residing at the same address.)

Download, print and complete the application form and liability waiver found in the PDF document below. Mail with your payment (payable to the "Kingston Velo Club") to our Post Office address.

THE FORM:

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