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Parkway Mall, 212 McAllister Drive, Unit 130A, Saint John

Phone: 640-0777


June 5, 2017

Pedal selection is, like most bike- related topics, a matter of personal preference and budget.

 

Some cyclists will always be more comfortable using a flat pedal (with great variety available based on the type of cycling you will do).  That said, most cycling enthusiasts are more likely to choose either pedals with toe clips and straps or clipless pedals, that combine a use-specific pedal with a cleat, that is attached to the cycling shoes.  For professionals and enthusiasts, this last style (clipless) is always preferred since performance on the bike is improved by their use.

 

Newbies to the joys of cycling can initially be intimidated by the idea of being "locked" into position on a bike, but the benefits of fit and performance generally out way those concerns and it's a short lived worry that a few rides will dissipate.  Happy Cycling!

Rant by Peter Guravich

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Local Bike Rides.

Check out Facebook or www.velo.nb.ca for more details.

 

Weekly Road rides every Monday at 6:00 pm leaving from Consolvo Bikes at Parkway Mall with Kevin Hayward, Luke Tudor, Peter Guravich, and Paul Echols. No one will be left behind. Lights are encouraged when riding at dusk. Usually ride info is posted by 5 pm every Monday on our facebook page: Consolvo Bikes Saint John.

Call 506-640-0777 for more info.

Please join Saint John cycling to be covered by their insurance for all club rides. Saint John Cycling is selling socks in our store.  Come out and get a pair.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Mountain Bike rides start April 27, 2016 Wednesday nights at 6:30 pm from Upper Fisher Lakes parking lot in Rockwood Park. Fast group leaves with Kevin Hayward.

Youth and Family oriented group leaves with Bill Consolvo, and Jason and Kim Burry same time same place.

We strongly suggest that you join either Saint John Cycling or Velo NB to be covered by insurance.

 

 

 

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Saturday ride at Spruce Lake Robin Doull, Andrew Dacres, Jill Lloyd, and Bill Consolvo with Fat bikes above.

  

 Bill and Rick Benson above

Michael, Rick, and Brendan Benson below

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Call Bill if you need to  rent one for $50.00 a day.

506-640-0777

 

 

 


              Ivan, Kevin Hayward, and Jill Lloyd at Rockwood Park above.
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We have a new Cag One skate sharpener ready to sharpen your skates at $6.00 taxes included. You can buy a card for $25.00 and get 5 pair sharpened for $25.00 instead of $30.00 with a hole punched each time.

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Cyclocross race was a huge success and a big thanks to Kevin Hayward and all of his volunteers and to Aaron Lloyd with Rockwood Park. Thanks to our sponsors Consolvo Bikes, Specialized, Norco, Shimano, and Subway.

We had 42 racers who had a great time


 


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Please call 640-0777 for more information. Photo taken by Kevin of our

first group ride of the season.


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A big thanks to all 56 racers who participated in the 7th annual Fall Cyclocross Race in
Nauwigewauk in the rain, and a big thanks to Dean Roberts and his crew for the great course
and the memorable spiral of doom, a video that you can view on facebook by Marci Webb
http://vimeo.com/m/77930311.


QUISPAM CROSS RACE WAS WELL ATTENDED ON SUNDAY November 10, 2013
and a big thanks to Dean Roberts and all of his volunteers for putting on a great race.

Video


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Shop to shop ride was grueling in the heat on Saturday July 6, 2013 for
Ray Brown who rode 164km on his fixee and other riders Cory Alexander
and Jay Bustin.
They made it from Consolvo Bikes to Darlings
Island Bike Shop where Bill and Craig were waiting for them.
Way to go guys!

 

 

 


 Ben Green on the left.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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Check out www.velo.nb.ca for upcoming races and events this season. They have Cross Country, Downhill, BMX, Cyclocross and Road Races throughout the season.

Mondays and Wednesdays!

Unisex Rides start in the spring at 6 pm. Every Monday and Wednesday meet at the Consolvo Bikes or designated location with Kevin Hayward and no one will be left behind. After October 1 it will change to
Cyclocross rides and place and time to be announced. They may have a brew or something to eat afterwards.
Call 506-640-0777 for more information.

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Mens Road Rides

Every Thursday at 6:00 pm. Fast paced road bike ride. Meet at Rothesay Post Office across from Rothesay commons, ready to ride at 6:00 pm. Contact Mark Mosher.
They have a great group of riders.

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Quick Chicks Road Rides

Women every Tuesday evening at 6:00 p.m. meet at Bikes and Beans ready to ride with your helmet and bike. For more info call Marci at 849-BIKE

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Wednesdays CO-ED Saint John Touring Group

Every Wednesday meet at 6:00 p.m. at the Gondola Point side of the Gondola Point Ferry for a moderately paced road ride on the Kingston Peninsula.

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Hampton Courthouse Ride

Park in the Hampton Tourist information center parking lot or behind courthouse or in Irving Gas station; it is always polite to ask business if
you can park there first before leaving your car.

Route:
1. Start in front of Courthouse on Main St.
2. Pass Pizza Delight on left go over railroad tracks
3. Pass Kozy Korner Restaurant on left
4. Go through green bridge
5. Pass Kredl’s on left keep straight
6. Heading towards Bloomfield go straight on Hwy 121 or Main St.
7. Pass Evelyn’s Bed and Breakfast on the right and pass church on the left.
8. Turn right at the sign for Bloomfield Station Rd.
9. Go straight and you’ll pass cemetery on the right and another church on the left
10. Go through Covered Bridge straight
11. Go through wooden bridge
12. Go across railroad tracks then up a steep hill put in lowest gear on your bike
13. At top of the hill turn Right onto Centennial Rd. now on Hampton Time Trial course 14. and go straight for a long way
15. Pass sign for Reynolds Auto Salvage on Right
16. Go almost to end up a gradual long hill bear right back towards Courthouse on Centennial Rd.
17. Go straight will come into Hampton pass by neighborhoods and Court House will be on your right.
18. You have just finished a 30-35 km road ride! Congratulations!

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