FAQs

Q: Is your club just for cyclists that want to race?

A: No, our club has a wide variety of cyclists. We have those who train to compete in road, triathlons, track, cyclocross and we have just as many who’s focus is on comuting and recreation riding. Our club is open to ALL cycling enthusiasts.

Q: Do you have Club rides?

A: Yes, although lacking in this area for a number of years, this year we will be having a Club ride on Sunday mornings. Please contact Simon at Cycles West or check on the website for more information

Q: What does it cost me to race in the Victoria Cycling League(VCL) as a member of the O2 Cycling Club?

A: The cost will vary depending on the number of races you enter. To qualify to race in the league you first need to be a member($20) and have a BCC racing licence($30) Then once you have a season race number($10) the cost is a nominal fee of $10/race.

Q: Someone told me that there are a lot of benefits for members of your Club

A: Yes there are. We have very generous and loyal sponsors. In addition, the Club hosts some of the VCL races held throughtout the road racing season and most of the revenue generated from these races is distributed back to the membership. Consequently, we can provide discounts on Schwalbe tire purchases, discounts on Louis Garneau merchandise purchased through Cycles West, Gift Cards for purchases at Cycles West, and free entries to races hosted by our Club. Membership Benefits & Obligations

Q: Does the Club have cycling clothing for its members?

A: Absolutely, we have a variety of quality club clothing (jerseys,shorts,jackets,skinsuits), all at very reasonable prices.

Q: Does the Club have social events?

A: Yes, in addition to our year end BBQ we arrange special Club rides throughout the year. For example, a challanging ride up Hurricane Ridge, or a leisurely ride to Jordon River or the envigorating 3 ferries ride( Mill Bay/Crofton/Saltspring Island) are often a highlights of the season.