Author Archives: Mike McCarney

MIVA events – May 29 to June 1

Written By on May 28, 2017

Yes it is finally summer! Monday Development Ride – roll out of the NIC @6pm – we have 3 groups ranging from about 24kmh and up. Come ride with a great group of people and improve your fitness and skills. Tuesday Crit Race – If you want to improve your speed and endurance why not try a Crit race. Yes the pace is fast but hey drafting is encouraged. Volunteers are needed. Racers it is time to take your turn so sign up! A lucky volunteer will win a sweet Easton wheel set at the end of the season. Wednesday? Read More

MIVA Women’s 100 event information…

Written By on May 24, 2017

MIVA Women’s 100 Who – Over 10,000 women around the world, including the women of MIVA! (See #womens100 hashtag on social media) What – The Rapha Women’s 100 is a global challenge inviting female cyclists around the world to ride 100 km or more on the same day. It’s not a race. On this day, MIVA will be hosting a female-only group ride in Nanaimo called the “MIVA Women’s 100” When – The ride will take place on Sunday, July 23, 2017. Start times will vary: 8:00AM (easy), 8:30AM (moderate) and 9AM (fast). Where – Approximate route will be the? Read More


Written By on May 17, 2017

The links on our site may be stale – the site is being upgraded as we speak by our webguy and MIVA member Matt. Use this Webscorer link to sign up for everything MIVA. Thanks for your patience! Mike

Are you going to “MIVA” this week?

Written By on May 14, 2017

Monday Development group ride from the NIC at 6pm. Come join one of our 3 groups! Tuesday Crit races on Boxwood – test your true grit factor. Race starts at 7pm. Thursday is a short 40k Time Trial – learn to ride at a higher pace = sufferfest! Volunteers needed! Sign up…

Bike to Work – Join MIVA’s team

Written By on May 9, 2017

I know lots of you/us bike to work or school so why not join our team and see how many people we can get involved and km’s we can collect. Or why not use this hyped up week to start biking to work. I hope to see lots of you out there – wear your MIVA colours! BTWW on facebook BTWW website  

MIVA This Week…

Written By on May 7, 2017

MONDAY Development Ride – NIC 6pm – come one come all. Anticipating 3 or maybe 4 groups so there should be one for everyone. The slowest group will practice “pace lining” (changing out the front rider). See you tomorrow!   TUESDAY Crit night – Racers we still need vollies or no race! Sign up!! Weather looks good, so let’s get those numbers back up.   THURSDAY 15k TT – this distance should appeal to most people, so why not come and try it out. I raced last week after a long time off – I was reminded that it is? Read More

MIVA this week…

Written By on April 30, 2017

MONDAY ride for all abilities – roll out of the NIC at 6pm CRIT race on Tuesday **7pm Start** – WE HAVE “O” VOLUNTEERS right now which means no one is racing. Racers take your turn this week! Sign up link below. $5 or season pass TIME TRIAL 20k on Thursday **7pm Start**- 2 volunteers still needed, sign up below. $5 or season pass.

Wednesday Night Rides are back!!

Written By on April 28, 2017

Back by popular demand are the Wednesday night rides which will be lead by Rock City Cycles and supported by MIVA. You must be a MIVA member (which means you are insured) OR you MUST sign a waiver before you ride. When? Wednesdays, roll out at 6:15pm Where? from RCC Who? Intermediate to Advanced riders How? Join MIVA or ride up to 2 times after signing our waiver See you Wednesday!!