2019 Program Information
Kids of Mud is a Manitoba Cycling Association sanctioned Learn to Ride and Learn to Race program for kids 6* to 16 years of age. Off road cycling is an fun outdoor physical activity that combines the best of individual and team sport values offering both physical and mental challenges in a fun and supportive atmosphere. The best part is - you can participate as a family. Parents are encouraged to ride along.
Alter Ego Cycling Club
Together We Ride
Want to make some new cycling friends? Interested in learning new skills, finding new trails and roads to ride, pushing yourself to ride a new personal best or even your first race? Maybe you want to try a charity ride....your first century...but are looking for a good group to work with. Then consider riding with us this season.
Join us for rides, races and community events to connect with like-minded people. As a member you will learn from leaders who will heighten your abilities and confidence to conquer the trail or road and achieve your goals. We believe cycling is for everybody and offer an inclusive and supportive environment to build skills and confidence.
The Alter Ego Cycling Club is a Manitoba Cycling Association affiliated club. Clicking the link below will take you to the AECC Club registration site on the Manitoba Cycling Assication website. Here you will Register online, and purchase AECC membership and a license via the Manitoba Cycling Association (minimum of a General Membership is required). If you already have an MCA membership, you will only need your club membership.
Your license will be processed and mailed to you. You may be required to upload a photo that will be printed on the back of the license.
Here's what we have planned for 2019
- Organized weekly group rides
- Club Races for Road, MTB & Cyclocross
- Skills Clinics for road & MTB
- Adventure Rides & Road Trips
- Social Ride Series
- Charity Rides
- Volunteer Opportunities
Membership also gets you access to:
- Access to all planned rides and events
- 20% off regular priced parts, accessories and nutrition*
- 10% off regular priced bikes*
- Walk around in a sweet-looking Alter Ego Club Kit...kids sizes available.
- Join our Strava Group to get in inspired or hand out a few kudos
- Volunteer opportunities - we are affiliated with and active members of the MCA - cycling's volunteer based, Provincial Sport Organization & governing body. Our club hosts races, run a Kids of Mud program and encourages everyone to consider the benefits of volunteering including becoming certified coaches and/or officials.
- Club Strava and Facebook Pages to connect with the group, plan unofficial rides, get training tips and expert advice
*some conditions may apply, please talk to store staff for specific details
Join our Strava Club
Our weekly rides are listed for our members on Strava. Use it to view the routes we take and the pace we keep on our club rides. You don't need to be a AECC club member to join our Strava Club. It's just a fun way to stay connected.
Strava is a website and mobile app used to track athletic activity via satellite navigation and then upload and share such activities. Styled as a "Social Network for Athletes", it can be used for a number of sporting activities however the most popular activities tracked using the software are cycling and running.
Sunday Handshake Ride
2019 Season Ride Schedule to be determined - Stay Tuned
Ride Leader: Patrick Griffith, Lynn Jeffs & Sir Glenn Coutts
Voted as most fun and friendly road ride in the world*! On this ride we agree to ride as a group (or three depending on how many riders we get. We'll often split into pace groups) but there are designated sprint points, after which we regroup. Make sure you join us for coffee after the ride.
- When: Sundays @ 8:50am
- Meet up: Alter Ego Sports
- Route: St Adolphe
- Pace: 25km
- Distance: 50-60km
*Voted by AECC members - but it's totally true.
Wednesday Mountain Bike Ride
2019 Season Ride Schedule to be determined - Stay Tuned!
Ride Leader: Lucas Roy
This fun Mountain Bike Ride is for all levels, leaving the shop at 6:30pm or Meet us at 7pm at the Parking Lot adjacent to Cabala's) and heading to Bison Butte near Fort Whyte. Our focus will be on developing confidence and learning to ride over difficult terrain. Open to all club members and like all club rides, you can try one time before joining.
Helmets required and bikes designed for Mountain Biking are recommended.
- When: Thursdays @ 6:30PM
- Meet up: Alter Ego Sports
- Route: Bison Butte
- Pace: Tempo