Road Racing

Arctic Bike Club 2015 Bike Swap, April 11th 12:30-3:00pm

The Annual Arctic Bicycle Club Bike Gear Swap will be held at O’Malley / AT&T Sports Pavillon in South Anchorage on Saturday April 11th, 2015 from 12:30 to 3pm on the court side.

This is a no commission, open to the public, no check-in, you buy and sell your self-swap meet style bike swap.

Plan to use cash. No ATM on site, but several located near by. Some individuals may accept credit cards.

All items being sold must be Cycling / Bicycling related.

  • OK: Cycling or Cross Sport Clothing, Bikes, Tricycles, Gear, Parts, Bike Racks, Tools, trainers..etc.
  • Not OK: Skis, Camping, Firearms, Knives, Boating, or any other ‘general’ outdoor equipment

 

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More info to come in coming weeks.

Location:

AT&T Sports Pavilion, 11051 S Center Dr, Anchorage, AK 99515 (click on link for Google Maps to get directions).

This is located behind Alaska Club South and across from Lowes in South Anchorage between the Old Seward and Seward Hwy’s at O’malley Road.

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O'Malley / AT&T Sports Pavillion 61.120667, -149.859429 Traditional Site of the Arctic Bike Club Bike Swap11051 O/'Malley Center Dr., Anchorage, AK, 99508 (Directions)

2015 Bike for Women – registration opens February 18th (TODAY!) – 8pm

 

Arctic Bicycle Club - Road Race Division

Mark your calendars!  Set your alarms!

Registration opens – Wednesday, February 18th at 8:00pm

Get ready, get set, it’s time to ride!  Come on out and join the Arctic Bicycle Club for the 15th Annual Bike for Women. Join us and other cyclists in this fun 9-mile bike event for women.

Are you one of the lucky men getting this email? Share this with the gals in your life…they won’t want to miss the 2015 Bike for Women.

Time: 9:00am (start times will be assigned prior to event day)

Who: Women and girls of all ages

Where: Chugiak High School, 16525 Birchwood Loop Rd, Chugiak, AK 99567

Registration opens Wednesday, February 18th at 8:00pm.  

Click here to visit the registration and information site

http://www.bike4women.com

Adults: $25

Children (18 and under): $10

** registration includes a 2015 Bike for Women water bottle & awards banquet!

The event is limited to the first 700 registrants and fills up every year, sometimes very very quickly, we recommend getting signed up early!

This is a great event to practice your skills for the Gold Nugget and Eagle River Triathlons in a fun and comfortable atmosphere.

Click here to view the Bike for Women rules and course map

CHARITY

The Bike for Women is a benefit for the Arctic Bicycle Club promoting cycling opportunities in Alaska, advocating for cycling in our community and more!

Bike for Women will also benefit Let Every Woman Know.

Let Every Woman Know – Alaska is a non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness for gynecologic cancer and providing support for women within the state who have been diagnosed with these diseases. Proceeds donated to Let Every Woman Know will fund projects and programs specifically for Alaskan women.

Learn  more by visiting LetEveryWomanKnow.com

Visit the Bike for Women website at www.bike4women.com – your one stop spot for complete Bike for Women information.

Registration questions? Email Debora Summers at registration@bike4women.com.

Other questions? Email Race Directors, Kristin Folmar and Missy Roberts at info@bike4women.com


Official Bike for Women Merchandise

Exclusive Bike for Women Jersey & Arm Warmers

Order by February 26th  (yes you can order even after registration is closed) for guaranteed delivery by race day!

Women’s specific fit bike jersey.  Made by Primal, this custom jersey is great for a casual weekend ride or race day!  Trust us – these are great.  You will be the envy of your cycling buddies when you show up for a ride in this great jersey!

These are available on a pre-order basis.  Because they are custom there is a bit of lead time for orders. Orders placed by 2/26 will be available at bib-pick-up.  Orders placed after that date will be available either on event day or will be mailed post-event.

BONUS: Order by 2/26 and Save $10.00 on the jersey – just $65 (reg $75).  Save $5 on the arm warmers if you preorder too – just $35 (reg $40). (arm warmer image coming soon)

LOOK FOR MORE OFFICIAL GEAR COMING SOON TOO (T-shirts, sweatshirts and more)

 

We hope to see you on May 3rd! 

 

 

ABC 2014 Community Cycling Survey

The 2014 Arctic Bike Club Community Cycling Survey is now Live.

Please take a moment to complete it as well as distribute the link.
http://a8c.us/ABCsurvey2014

  • The survey will be open November 17th, 2014 -> January 15th, 2015.
  • You do not need to be a member of the Arctic Bike Club (ABC) to complete the survey.
  • All members of the biking community are encouraged to complete it.

The purpose of this survey is to help the Arctic Bike Club better understand your cycling habits, needs, so it can better service the community. The survey also collects some general demographic information about the South Central Alaska and specifically Anchorage cycling community. Most questions require an answer and some questions will only appear if previous responses enable them.

Up to 5 of those who have completed the survey in its entirely by the closure date will receive a free 2015 Arctic Bike Club Membership. As well as there may be drawings for other swag depending on total survey response sample gathered.

Note: Please only share http://a8c.us/ABCsurvey2014 as the link to the page that loads may change over the course of the survey.

Reminder: Annual End of Season Meeting Tonight 10/29 6pm; Free Pizza

The ABC Board of Directors Invites you to the Annual Meeting of the Arctic Bicycle Club!  This meeting is open to all ABC members, and is an opportunity to discuss issues of concern for the Club, and to chat with the Board of Directors.  We will also provide reports from the different divisions on how the 2014 season went and changes for next year. Board members for 2015 will also be recognized and voted on.  Free Pizza and soda!  Alcohol on your own.  Join us at Guido’s on International Airport Road at 6:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 29!

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Guido's Pizza 61.175053, -149.894264 549 W International Airport Rd, Anchorage, AK 99518(907) 563-2222549 W International Airport Rd, Anchorage, AK 99518, United States (Directions)

Jeff Dusenbury Ghost Bike Memorial & Other Club News this Week.

Ghost Bike Memorial  – Just prior to the End of the Season Gathering –  (tomorrow) Wednesday

They are setting the Ghost Bike Memorial in memory of Jeff tomorrow night (Wednesday) at 6:00pm at Spruce Park where Jeff was killed.  Just a casual get together of people wanting to be there to remember Jeff and to raise Bike Safety Awareness.  Melissa & Madi will be there and would appreciate your support.  Join us at the memorial just prior to the ABC Road Race Division post season gathering.

ABC Road Division End of Season Gathering
Wednesday, October 22, 7:00pm at the Trek Store
Award – pizza – beer – giveaways

RSVP – even if you are a maybe!

Welcome home to Chad Hoehne – a group of friends is helping to raise funds to support Chad’s medical expenses and his hand cycle fund. There will be shirts available for sale in support of Chad available at the wrap up party tomorrow – come on by and get one and support Chad.

ABC Big Board /  Annual Club Meeting
Guido’s on International Airport Road at 6:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 29

The ABC Board of Directors Invites you to the Annual Meeting of the Arctic Bicycle Club!  This meeting is open to all ABC members, and is an opportunity to discuss issues of concern for the Club, and to chat with the Board of Directors.  We will also provide reports from the different divisions on how the 2014 season went and changes for next year. Board members for 2015 will also be recognized and voted on.  Free Pizza and soda!  Alcohol on your own.  Join us at Guido’s on International Airport Road at 6:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 29th

Chugach State Park Advisory Board Vacancies

There are 5 vacancies on this citizen’s advisory board.  It would be great to see more of the biking community represented on this board.  View the Press Release or visit the website for more information.