Now -- KIT TIME -- is a Great Time to Join VC!

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It's kit time - a great time to become a VC member. VC is Austin's longest running, largest, and friendliest cycling club. Our Castelli team store is up and running and ready to accept orders. To join and purchase your kit, click the "Join" button, fill out a member form (even if you are a renewing member), purchase your membership, and then follow the instructions in the confirmation email you receive after paying your membership fee. It's that easy. We're trying to get all orders in by November 2nd, so don't wait too long -- that's Sunday! These are awesome looking kits! To see all the styles, click these links:

Why Join Violet Crown?

  • High quality and professionally designed kits at deep discounts
  • Reimbursement for race and ride entry fees
  • Discount at Mellow Johnny’s – 20% on merchandise (except bikes); 10% on labor
  • Club bike deal from MJs
  • Four great weekly group rides
  • Monthly meetings with guest speakers on topics of interest to cyclists (and beer!)
  • Teammates in races
  • Private discussion group to swap information and prepare before races
  • Being part of a community of active riders and racers.
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Here are a couple of new kit designs in the works for 2015. These designs have been updated since the ones displayed here in July. Carey Jung talked about the switch to a new clothing vendor, cost estimates, and status in the July meeting....

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While I'm not generally big on writing race reports, I thought I'd write this one to introduce VC riders to Ultra Marathon Cycling. After a total knee replacement several years ago, I decided it was time to give up my not-so-promising Cat 4 racing career. Then last year, a friend asked me to...

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Here is a short video of the 1400 Miles ride that Davis Tucker spoke about at the June 2014 Violet Crown Club meeting. "Pushing Cadence," a short documentary film, that tells the behind the scenes story of 1400 Miles. A Bike Ride from...

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Well the race lived up to expectations. I rode the Gran Fondo New York which took place on Sunday, May 18, with 3,000 plus riders who came from all over the world. The 100 mile route included 8,000 feet of climbing. Fortunately, I was prepared - meaning I put in some long miles and rode hills to...

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The Violet Crown Sports Association
P. O. Box 10186
Austin, TX 78766