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Written By on November 2, 2016

We are really in need of volunteers for MIVA’s cyclocross race on Saturday at Beban Park. We need at least 20 people for set up on Friday and at least 10 people for marshalling and registration on Saturday. Email Ron Hewitson – to volunteer and get the details you need. Oh and we are hosting a great social at White Sails after the race from 6pm on. Thanks in advance Mike McCarney President MIVA

My Little Pony Cross – Nov.8

Written By on October 6, 2015

MIVA is looking forward to acting as the host club for Race #6 in the Cross on the Rock series, taking place Sunday November 8th, at Arbutus Meadows…. LITTLE PONY CROSS returns! All the race details are available HERE. From there you can register (right now) for the race. This race is on the back end of a doubleheader, meaning we *really* need a volunteer crew to help set up the course on Saturday, and take down Sunday. Please contact Ron at if you can volunteer!  Spread the word and come on out!  In 2013 the Pony Cross debuted at? 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

Onward and Upward…

Written By on November 18, 2014

MIVA, I’m honoured and humbled to move into the position of president with the Mid Island Velo Association. I’m excited to continue being a part of such a great organization of inspiring people. To those that I haven’t met yet, I look forward to the chance very soon. My name is Corey Friesen, I’ve been a life long fan of all things bike. From BMX’ing to freestyle, from mountain biking to road biking, and from time trialing here to bike touring through Japan, everything good happens when you are on a bike.  When I moved to Nanaimo in 2011 I? Read More