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Cycling Fitness Workshop with Brian Sopher – Sat. Jan. 2

Posted by GCC on December 30, 2009

Learn about cycling fitness with a celebrity trainer

Brian Sopher talks to cyclists about equipment and technique

“What kind of cycle should I buy? Does my cycle fit correctly? How can I prevent cycling soreness?”

Attention new, experienced and curious cyclists. Bring your questions, your bicycle and yourself to Panjim, Goa for a rare two-hour session with fitness expert and personal trainer, Brian Sopher.

Mr. Sopher is visiting Goa from Muscat, Oman. There, he runs his own fitness studio and provides personal training to novice cyclists, professional athletes, and even a Bollywood star or two! Sopher participates in road, mountain bike and endurance cycling events and will help you understand everything you need to know to enjoy your cycling experience.

Important Note: Space is limited, so you must register to attend this event. Call Joe Rodrigues on 9822166165 to register or send a message by email.

Date: Saturday January 2, 2010
Time: 8:30am – 10:30am
Location: outside Indoor Stadium, Campal (Panjim area), Goa, India  View Map

Bring: Your cycle; wear track or training shoes, shorts or track shorts; and drinking water.

If you need a cycle, call Elroy Fernandes on 9420252108. Join Goa Cycle Club on Facebook to meet other cyclists and stay up-to-date on cycling activities.

Says Brian Sopher on this event: “Workshop went really well, around 15 attended, questions were on bike maintenance, what gears to use for climbing, how to choose the right bike.”

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Goa’s second “Critical Mass” cycle ride – Sat. Nov. 28

Posted by GCC on November 25, 2009

“Bring A Friend” theme for this month’s rally

Join the Nov. 28 Goa Cycle Club Critical Mass

The Critical Mass ride is a monthly celebration of cycling, observed by more than 300 cities around the world.

As the end of the month approaches, Goa Cycle Club invites all community members to bring their cycles and their friends to its second Critical Mass cycle ride. Last month, more than 75 riders from Panjim, Porvorim, Saligao, Vasco, Goa Velha, Siolim and Taleigao participated. Ladies, children and gents, geared and non geared cycles, all were there.

Bring a friend (or two) to pedal Panjim’s streets in the safety of a group. Help make Goa green, bicycle-friendly, reduce motorised traffic and traffic jams and reduce emissions.

Come friends, neighbours, office mates, relatives, kids, adults, everyone welcome, free admission, join the fun!

Date: Saturday November 28, 2009
Time: 5:00pm – 6:30pm
Location: Starting point is Campal Football Ground, near Kala Academy  View Map

For more information about this event or Goa Cycle Club, call Joe Rodrigues on 9822166165 or send a message by email. If you need a cycle, call Elroy Fernandes on 9420252108. Join Goa Cycle Club on Facebook to meet other cyclists and stay up-to-date on cycling activities.

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Goa’s first ever “Critical Mass” cycle ride – Sat. Oct. 31

Posted by GCC on October 28, 2009

Bring your cycle and make history with Goa Cycle Club!

Goa Cycle Club Oct 2009 Critical Mass

Goa's first Critical Mass in Panjim, October 31, 2009

The Critical Mass ride is a celebration of cycling, observed monthly by more than 300 cities around the world. This year, more than 40 members of Goa Cycle Club will ride around Panjim for the state’s first Critical Mass cycle rally. Join Goa Cycle Club and pedal Panjim’s streets in the safety of a group. Help make Goa green, bicycle friendly, reduce motorised traffic and traffic jams and reduce emissions.

Meet at 4:30 at Panjim’s Bandodkar Samadhi opp. CCD Miramar, Campal. Route will turn into St: Inez opp Kala Academy turn left at St Inez 4 crossing onto 18th June Road, past the Mary Immaculate Church down to Rua De Qurem, old Patto Bridge round the Kadamba bus Stand and head back into Panjim via new Patto Bridge, behind old Secretariat onto M.G. Road past Don Bosco School to St Inez , Fire Brigade to Tonca behind Law and Dhempe College to Miramar.

Come friends, neighbours, office mates, relatives, kids, adults, everyone welcome, free admission, join the fun!

Date: Saturday October 31, 2009
Time: 4:30pm – 6:00pm
Location: Starting point is Cafe Coffee Day,  Miramar (Bandodkar Samadhi opp. CCD)

For more information about this event or Goa Cycle Club, call Joe Rodrigues on 9822166165 or send a message by email. If you need a cycle, call Elroy Fernandes on 9420252108. Join Goa Cycle Club on Facebook to meet other cyclists and stay up-to-date on cycling activities.

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Goa cycle club Critical Mass 1 posterSays Joe Rodrigues on this ride:

“Critical Mass Goa 1 – the first rally of the Critical Mass in Goa was a huge success with 75 riders from Panjim, Porvorim, Saligao, Vasco, Goa Velha, Siolim and Taleigao. ladies, Children and Gents, geared and non geared cycles, all were there.But whatever, do join in for regular cycling and the next event: Childrens Day Cycle Rally on 14th. Nov.

28th Nov. Critical mass Goa 2.

2nd Dec – Peace ride with International Musician Saskia Laroo in memory of the Mumbai Attacks last year. Also a workshop on Cycling by Mr. Brian Sopher from Muscat in December 2nd week.”

 

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Cycle ride and rally in Panjim – Friday Oct. 2

Posted by GCC on September 23, 2009

Goodbye rains, hello cycle season! Join Goa Cycle Club in a rally around Panjim

Cycle with us from Taleigao link road to Miramar, onto Dona Paula, back to Miramar, Campal and 18th June road and finish off at Azad Maidan. A public event to create the awareness for cycling for health, safety, less vehicular traffic , decongest the roads, reduce pollution, and make Panjim safe for walking and cycling.

Help to declare June 18 car-free day in Panjim – Talk to a Fitness Expert about the correct cycle for you – Learn more about Goa Cycle Club’s social and fitness rides

Come friends, neighbours, office mates, relatives, kids, adults, everyone welcome, free admission, join the fun!

Panjim church, Goa, India (Ulrike Rodrigues)Date: Friday, October 2, 2009
Time: 8:00am – 9:30am
Location: Starting point is Taleigaon, Panjim

For more information about this event or Goa Cycle Club, call Joe Rodrigues on 9822166165 or send a message by email. If you need a cycle, call Elroy Fernandes on 9420252108.

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Says Joe Rodrigues on this ride:

“It certainly was a rainy morning, in fact it was quite a stormy morning but 29 courageous people came in and we cycled the whole route and it was covered by Prudent network and Goa 365, both local news channels.”

View photos and video of this ride on  Goa Cycle Club’s Facebook page.

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