Sunday, April 15, 2012

APRIL 17-22 Event update Fundraiser and SCHOOLS; Suspension, Trials & Endurocross!

APRIL 17-22 Event update Fundraiser and SCHOOLS; Suspension, Trials & Endurocross!

Week of April 17-22!
  • Suspension School by Ryan Peddie, April 17th.  I'm sorry that some of you were trying to register and I missed activating a date, so you can NOW Register online atwww.offroadmotorcycletraining.ca  This course is perfect for all levels of riders...from your teenagers that have never thought about or worked on suspension to the rider that wants to fine tune his suspension for the perfect feel for what ever type of riding.
  • New bike? Kids upgrading to bigger bikes and clutches?  Brand new riders?  Women riders? Siggi will be training on most Wednesday evenings at the Blackfoot MX Track (Wildrose Motorcrosss Association).  He will be focusing on the novice crowd but certainly is open to any level rider/racer that want sto work on technical skills.  You will be ready to hit any trail after learning the tips/skills of rocks, logs, uphills and downhills.  Register online at www.offroadmotorcycletraining.ca  We MUST know you are coming as there is a minimum of 5 students for course to run.  Make sure you checkin on the day of the course as park is subject to closing depending on weather.
  • April 20th, first ANNUAL FUNDRAISER of a different nature 2012 Apr 20 poster R2.pdf.  Individuals from the club and Toys 4 Boys Motorsports are working together to build a fund for Second Gear Club racers that are competing in International Events.  We are making it a fun night and we've hired a REAL Comedian, Daryl Makk www.darylmakk.com who also rides motorcycles but is FUNNNNNNNYYY!  The guys at Toys 4 Boys are organizing/hosting the event at the Austrian Canadian Club.   Registration online is available www.secondgearclub.com/events .  Mark your calendars and invite colleagues from work or anyone outside of the motorcycle industry...you don't have to like motorcycles to enjoy this evening.  Darin Bullivant, owner of the first Christini to roll in to Canada, gave me a sneak peak....wow! what a great looking biking, and I can't wait to see how it feels with AWD.  Christini 300EX 2 stroke will be on display at the Austrian Club for all of you to see. ChrisitniPhotoShoot 4-3-12.jpg  Lots of draws and prizes and a great evening of entertainment.  Wait till you see the 'Man Kit' draw, draws for Him and Her and so much more.  Bring along a bottle of wine and a toonie for the Wine Barrel....if your name is drawn, you'll be going home with the whole works!  Draws for $100 bills, best seat in the house, door prizes....fine wine & scotch tasting....oh you can't help but have fun! 
 
  • April 21st Trials School with Stephen Foord.  This is one course you don't want to miss out on!  Expert Trials and Enduro Champion, Stephen Foord, is offering 2 half day courses on Saturday for all levels of trials riders.  Register online at www.offroadmotorcycletraining.ca
  • Saturday, April 28 Trials Competitions at Blackfoot start the season.  9 events planned for 2012 with our major sponsor, A&E Racing.  So after you take the schools and train on all the obstacles, you'll be ready to compete the next day?  Regardless, we are an easy going club and have a ton of fun at the trials competitions.  Don't worry if this is the first time you have competed or the first day on the bike this year...you will have FUN!  This is really the best way to get tips on how to complete obstacles with the best riders right there to show you the best lines.  Then stay for FREE BBQ and prizes.  Also, the Youth have their own sections that will be run as Closed-to-Club events which means they don't need a CMA competition license but only need to be Second Gear Club members.  Gate fee is reduced for competitions compliments of the WRMA.  Register at www.secondgearclub.com/events
  • Sunday, April 29 Endurocross race - Thank you to the Wildrose MX Association for agreeing to permit a For-Fun race that will be setup and run just like the real thing.  There will be practice, qualifying and the main event for Beginner, Intermediate, Veteran & Expert classes.  Event will be run as a Closed-To-Club event so that for a small reduced fee of $15pp or $20per family SGC membership plus entry fee of $20 you ride for the entire day.  NO COMPETITION LICENSE required.  Invite your friends, everyone welcome to have some bar to bar fun out on the new endurocross track at the Wildrose MX Park (Blackfoot), Calgary. 
Weather is sounding great for the weekend, look forward to seeing you all out there!

If you have any questions at all, drop me an email at info@secondgearclub.com or phone me at 403-616-1292.

Rhonda