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Blue Sky Velo CX Cup 2015

Join us Saturday, September 16th for the Blue Sky Velo CX Cup at Dry Creek Park in Longmont for an an exciting day of bicycle racing.

Blue Sky Cup - hopping the barriers

Join in the fun, or watch as racers spring over barriers, swoop through corners and charge over run-ups, obstacles that are sure to test the racer’s physical, technical and mental abilities; excitement for everyone at every twist and turn! Our Expo Area will have local vendors with food & beverage and merchandise.

For our local cross racers, you have come to expect a great race experience from the Blue Sky Cup and we plan to deliver with a course that will challenge beginners and seasoned riders with climbs, curves and off-camber sections that will test your racing mettle. This years course will feature a few all new sections in addition to the challenges you experienced last year. Join us for the fun! (course map and directions)

Don’t miss out on this full day of fun for the entire family!

Race Schedule &  Race Flyer.

REGISTER TODAY!

Volunteers Needed! We need help to put on this race. If you can help, please sign up and pitch in:
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Do you enjoy riding your bike? Looking for a new team or club for 2017?

Come join us for an informative meeting to learn about the club and our upcoming activities for the new year!

WHERE:
Longmont Public Library Meeting Room
409 4th Ave
Longmont, CO

TIME: 1:30-3:30 PM

Blue Sky Velo is a non-profit Longmont-based bike club that promotes community through cycling.

Our diverse membership ranges from novice recreational cyclists to competitive racers. in a variety of disciplines.

If you enjoy triathlons, road riding, mountain biking, cyclocross or recreational riding and want some folks to ride with — come to our annual membership meeting and hear what we have to offer. Maybe,  Blue Sky Velo is the bike club for you!

 

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Blue Sky Velo is proud to have Excel Sports as our new bicycle shop sponsor! They have promoted elite levels of cycling across the Boulder County area and are stoked about having Blue Sky Velo on board as we promote all levels of cycling (beginner through racer) and across our multiple disciplines.
Excel Sports has both an extensive on-line store (www.excelsports.com) and a retail store in Boulder (map here). The staff is both knowledgeable and helpful and will always greet you with a warm “Hello” and a smile. Stop by and check them out. Be sure to let them know you are a member of Blue Sky Velo !

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Blue Sky Velo will be holding it’s annual membership meeting and drive on Saturday, January 23, 2016, from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm at the Longmont YMCA (9th & Lashley) , in the Meeker Room (directly behind the weight room). (map here)

Open to current members and general public, so spread the word to your friends, co-workers, anyone that might be interested in learning more about what Blue Sky Velo has to offer.

Mark your calendar for our 2016 Kick off Meeting and New Membership Welcome! Your 2016 captains will present highlights for 2016 plus we’ll have Panache rep on site for trying on your bike/tri clothing options for fit and sizing! (Take advantage of that as we’ll be putting in an order soon after the kick off meeting!)

Perfect time to invite your friends!

We’ll have light snacks and beverages available too! See you on the 23rd!

Saturday, January 23rd – 4:00-5:30 PM
Longmont YMCA (Meeker Room)

PDF – Blue Sky Velo Kickoff Meeting 2016

Blue Sky Velo CX Cup 2015

Join us Saturday, October 2th for the Blue Sky Velo CX Cup at an all new venue for an all new course on Hops and Heifer’s Farm. Come out for a full day of fun for the whole family and exciting racing on what is sure to become a classic course.

Blue Sky Cup - hopping the barriers

Join in the fun, or watch as racers spring over barriers, swoop through corners and charge over run-ups, obstacles that are sure to test the racer’s physical, technical and mental abilities; excitement for everyone at every twist and turn! Our Expo Area will have local vendors with food & beverage and merchandise.

For our local cross racers, you have come to expect a great race experience from the Blue Sky Cup and we plan to deliver with a course that will challenge beginners and seasoned riders with climbs, curves and backwoods beauty. This brand new course design will be a distinctly Blue Sky experience, with fast and flowy racing reminiscent of the Xilinx course. There might even be a return of the hop-able barriers. Join us for the fun! (course map and directions)

Don’t miss out on this full day of fun for the entire family!

After you are done racing, get 20% off of Feedback Sports products at Boulder Cycle Sport by presenting your race number at the counter upon check-out. (Your printed results, or result on phone also works.) Thanks for supporting your local cycling scene! *Offer expires Nov 21st.

Race Schedule &  Race Flyer.

REGISTER TODAY!

Blue Sky Velo will be holding it’s annual membership meeting and drive on Saturday, January 24, 2014 from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm at the Longmont YMCA (9th & Lashley) , in the Meeker Room (in front of the cardio equipment). (map here)

Open to current members and general public, so spread the word to your friends, co-workers, anyone that might be interested in learning more about what Blue Sky Velo has to offer.

Come learn more about Blue Sky Velo – who we are, our different disciplines, and meet our members.

  • Hear about both the club’s general plans and our focus-specific plans for 2015
  • Meet the 2015 captains and board members
  • meet some of our club sponsors

Light snacks will be provided.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Saturday, January 24th – 3:00-4:30 PM
Longmont YMCA (Meeker Room)

Blue Sky Velo CX Cup 2014

Join us Sunday, October 26th for the Blue Sky Velo CX Cup at the legendary Xilinx campus! A full day of fun for the whole family and exciting racing on a classic course. Don’t miss out on racing this classic Colorado cross course.

Blue Sky Cup - hopping the barriers

Join in the fun, or watch as racers spring over barriers, trudge through sandpits and charge over run-ups, obstacles sure to test the racer’s physical, technical and mental abilities; excitement for everyone at every twist and turn! Expo Area will have face painting, chiropractic care, local vendors, and food & beverage booths. The talented Niwot Marching Band will be on-hand again to entertain and add to the excitement!

A full day of fun for the entire family!

Race Schedule &  Race Flyer.

REGISTER TODAY!

Join us for the Bluesky Velo Cup at Xilinx. This is the preliminary route.

BlueSky Velo CX Course 2014

Blue Sky Velo will be holding it’s annual membership meeting and drive on Thursday, January 16, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm in the back room of the LeftHand Brewery. (map here)

Come learn more about Blue Sky Velo – who we are, our different disciplines, and meet our members. See you there!

Thursday, January 16th – 6-8:30 PM
LeftHand Brewery

Thanks to all of you that made it out for the TTT practice this past Saturday.  Our day started with me, Nick, Jason and Nathan rolling out of Vic’s and getting a good warm-up heading to the start-line. There we met up with Sam and Eric and went over the details of the first half of the course.  It took us a little bit but we got our rotation flowing pretty smoothly and cruised up Route 36 and went flying down Nelson. At 76th we took a break to talk about the second half of the course and were joined by Doug, Craig and Jose.  From there we tackled the rollers of 76th and the slow grind of Neva into a gusty wind. Four of us hadn’t had enough so we took on a second lap and really settled into things.  I think we all got a good workout.

Teammates showed up on a mix of TT and road bikes so if you don’t have a TT rig this should not stop you from joining us next time.

Keep your eye open for Wednesday after work TT practice starting on the 13th of March. The sun stays up until 7 pm so we should wrap up by then.  Let me know how early you could start riding? Also let me know, if you prefer to meet at Vic’s or some other location.   If you didn’t get a chance to join us this past Saturday but still want to get some time trialing in this spring keep an eye open for further announcements.