VC Kit Redesign in the works


Take a look at a couple of new kit designs in the works for 2015. At July's Club Meeting, VC clothier extraordinaire Carey Jung provided an update on status of the 2015 VC kit design. In addition to showing 2 early designs, Carey talked about the switch to a new clothing vendor, cost estimates, and status. Here is a link to the slides he presented at the meeting.

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We meet on the first Monday of every month (unless that’s a holiday). We gather either at the Flying Saucer in the Triangle or at Mellow Johnny’s. We have food and beer, followed by discussion of club business, race results, and a guest speaker. Past speakers have included pro racers, experts on nutrition, cycling coaches, frame builders, massage therapists, and even an historian who talked about doping in cycling. Meetings are open to members and guests.

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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...


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...


Borrowing a line from Delbert McClinton, I had a real good time. Went with my old buddies and fellow 60+ guys John Bartle and Rick Hall. After the race was shut down due to wildfires two years in a row, and was not promoted last year, turn out was much lower than it used to be (only about 100...



It is time to submit your request for reimbursement for race and ride entry fees from the first half of 2014. Qualifying events include races or rides in which there was an entry fee, and in which you wore the 2014 jersey. To request reimbursement, fill out the form linked below, and send it back to John Bartle (directions are included in the form). For more details on the reimbursement program, check out the program description on the "About" section of this webpage.



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Austin, TX 78766