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Hill Climb Series – Update

Written By on August 8, 2015

All 5 Hill Climb events are on THURSDAY evenings now, with the final climb up Doumont being moved from the Saturday.  See the updated poster below! All are individual starts, unless we are short on volunteers and the timer has to run the show, in which case a mass start will be used. The Hill Climb Series is total points accumulated, with the final race at Doumont being worth double points.  Pre registration links are all located here! Hill Climb #1 Recap Results Hill Climb #2 Nanaimo Lakes Road Hill Climb #3 Witchcraft Hill Climb #4 Departure Bay Hill Climb? Read More

MIVA Hill Climb #1 – Jameson Road

Written By on August 6, 2015

23 racers showed up to climb the 160m debut in the 2015 MIVA Hill Climb Championship Series, in addition to 4 volunteers, and another 5 spectators. To put this in perspective, last year 11 people raced this! In fact searching through the database* I couldn’t find any with more than 15 riders attending. THANK YOU to this amazing community for helping to grow our sport and supporting our events. Hill Climb #1 started at Kilpatrick/JinglePot, went up to Jameson, to Northwood, then on the last unnamed road on the right the final push made people earn their finish line photo (Thank you? Read More

Pro D Day Triathlon Camp – MIVA Volunteers Needed

Written By on February 19, 2015

Byron Trajan is helping to put on a Pro D Day Tri Camp, many groups from town such as Hub City Tri Club, White Rapids Swim Club, Natural Edge Fitness, and others are helping to put on a fun day for kids aged 7-12.  This takes place on Monday, February 23rd, 2015. Between 845am-1000am Brad Goodman is putting participants on wind trainers, while Byron is working on bike handling, mounting/dismounting with the rest.  There’ll be some Leaders in Training to help out, but it couldn’t hurt to have a few adults there to keep things running smooth. From 3-4pm there? Read More

2015 Nanaimo Bike Information Night

Written By on January 9, 2015

This is an important event that I feel we all play a part in, please make every effort to attend, thanks! -Corey   We would like to invite you to the 2015 Nanaimo Bike Information Nightwhich is being held at Bowen Park Complex on Thursday January 22nd 2015 from 7 to 9pm. The evening will include updates by the city and other organizations on the extension of the E&N trail, a new Bicycle Map,  the Bicycling Master plan,  and other bicycling topics & issues. We hope to generate a wide interest and to get feedback and lots of questions.We are inviting City of Nanaimo Mayor? Read More

And the winner is..

Written By on January 1, 2015

Happy New Year MIVA, We had a flurry of registrations come in on the 31st, resulting in MIVA already having 40 members before the year even began! To keep things fair, I used the random number generator first: It gave me the #25.  I then opened the MIVA 2015 Membership List and went to the 25th registration on the list: So congratulations to Mark Allison!  Once the orders are ready to be taken on the new 2015 gear MIVA will contact you for sizing.   Thanks to everyone who registered for MIVA nice and early to get yourself into the? Read More

Final Day – Early Bird Registration

Written By on December 31, 2014

I hope everyone had a great break over the holidays, just a friendly reminder for anyone who has yet to register for 2015 just yet….TONIGHT is the deadline for getting in the free jersey draw prize.  Webscorer link here. Have a great time tonight and be safe!  

Spin #7 – 1/8/2014

Written By on December 23, 2014

The first spin of 2015 will take place on January 8th at Northridge Fitness.  Follow the link below for registration and details.  Once again it’s free to all MIVA members.   http://www.webscorer.com/register?raceid=34318  

2015 MIVA Membership and Race Pass

Written By on December 23, 2014

Membership There’s no time like NOW to get your 2015 membership forms in (attached).  This will have you covered for the spin sessions all winter, as well as get you into the draw for a FREE JERSEY.  All members who renew before Dec 31st, 2014 will go into the New Years Day draw for a free jersey.  So far there are 20 members renewed/signed on, so your odds are pretty good, get on it quick. Two ways to become a member: 1) old fashioned way: print attached 2015 MIVA Membership Form form, fill it out, write a cheque, and bring them? Read More