Category Archives: Group Rides

MIVA this week…

Written By on July 16, 2017

Monday – Group ride from NIC @ 6pm. Open to all levels – come out and ride with a great group of people. Tuesday – Crit Race – the second last one in the series. Race time is 7pm. Thursday – 15k time trial on Nanaimo River Road starting at 7pm. Only 2 more left in our series. Sign up below. Sunday – MIVA DIVA 100k – we have 23 signed up already! But there is lots more room so sign up ladies. See below. MIVA event sign up:

Cowichan Populaire 50 / 100 / 160 – June 3

Written By on May 28, 2017

This Saturday is a great opportunity to ride the Cowichan Populaire put on by the BC Randonneurs. You can choose one of three distances – 50k or 100k or 160k! Sign up here. This will also be the first ride for our newly formed “MIVA Women’s 100” group which is training to do a 100k event on July 23. MIVA members Kiyomi Shulz and Janna Gillick will be leading these ladies so if you are interested speak to one of them. Hopefully we will see lots of MIVA members out there on Saturday. How will we know? Because you will? Read More

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

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…

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!!

Monday / Development Ride – Starts April 10, 2017

Written By on April 3, 2017

Do you want to learn to ride safely in a group? Do you want to learn some techniques to ride smoother and easier? Do you want to meet some like minded friendly people? These are just a few of the reasons why you might want to come try out MIVA’s Monday night group ride (“Begin to group ride” “Development Ride”). This weekly group ride became really popular last year which meant that we were able to offer 3 different groups = 3 different speeds. This means there is a group just right for most people.  It is important that you? Read More

Weds Night Advanced Ride

Written By on July 20, 2016

Leaves 6pm from Rock City Cycles! Note from ride leader Angelina: Moving forward, this ride will be structured as a “Drop” ride. The Wednesday rides are a bit of a hammer-fest, but that’s why people love them!!