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We want you to know what’s going on around the city, so here’s a list of local cycling clubs for you to check out.
BIKE EDMOND (ROAD BIKE CLUB LOCATED IN EDMOND, OK) Bike Edmond is a 501(c)(7) non-profit dedicated to promoting all aspects of cycling in Edmond. Their members include racers, club riders, commuters, touring cyclists and folks who just like to have fun.
For more info about Bike Edmond:
BICYCLE LEAGUE OF NORMAN (RECREATIONAL & COMPETITIVE ROAD & MTB BIKE CLUB) The BLN is composed of recreational and competitive cyclists, both road and mountain. Many of their members are successful road and mountain bike racers. The BLN attempts to meet the cycling needs and goals of all of its members. By being a BLN member, you will receive an invitation to club parties and events, but most importantly, you will become a member of a fun, friendly, caring group of cyclists who promote cycling in and around Norman, OK.
For more info on BLN: www.bicycleleague.com/
DNA Racing (DNA Racing is a competitive cycling team out of OKC) Their goal is to add a fresh approach to racing as we know it & promote a healthy lifestyle. DNA Racings's Oklahoma City Pro-Am Classic Criterium offers three full days of high energy racing for both the amateur and elite cyclist. Staged in Midtown, Film Row & Automobile Alley, all three in the heart of OKC it offers an exciting atmosphere the whole family can enjoy. The Team also runs the Wheeler Criterium Summer Training Race Series in the Wheeler District. Gates open at 5:00, first race kicks off at 5:30, & last race ends at 7:50. Tents, chairs, coolers (with chosen beverages) are all welcome. Bring your cow bells, bull horns, whatever you think will contribute to the atmosphere and encourage others to have a great time. Follow this great team on Face book, Instagram or their website http://DNA-Racing.com
EVOKE Cycling formerly TEAM UNDISCOVERED (Race team and Pedal Club) Evoke Cycling is an Oklahoma based cycling team dedicated to promoting the sport of cycling. We pride ourselves on not only striving to be the best on the bike, but off the bike as well. Cycling is our lifestyle. Some of us race because we love it. We ride because we think it’s the key to a better, healthier Oklahoma. Follow the team on Facebook or their website: http://evokecycling.com/
The EVOKE Pedal club was established in 2014 with one simple purpose – to promote a pedal culture in Oklahoma. We are a club of riders from all aspects of the sport – from road to mountain and cyclocross to comfort and from all levels. We are not here to re-invent the bicycle community in Oklahoma – we just want to help promote it.
Keep up with us by joining the Pedal Club on Facebook.
JUVENILE DIABETES RESEARCH FOUNDATION (JDRF)(TRAINING AND FUNDRAISING)The Ride to Cure Diabetes supports the JDRF – the worldwide leader for research to cure type 1 diabetes. JDRF provided $101 million to diabetes research in 2009 and is responsible for more than $1.4 billion in direct funding since it was founded.
For more info about JDRF: http://ride.jdrf.org/
Go Mitch Go Foundation was ounded in 2009 to honor the legacy of Mitchell Graham Whitaker, the Go Mitch Go Foundation strives to raise money for lifesaving blood cancer research by supporting endurance athletes as they train. At Go Mitch Go we are committed to finding a cure for childhood blood cancers, raising awareness and assisting families battling cancer.
For more info about Go Mitch Go Foundation: http://gomitchgo.com/
MS SOCIETY – MS 150(FUNDRAISING AND BIKE RIDE) The Oklahoma Chapter of the National MS Society hosts a variety of special events throughout the year. Funds raised during these events help support the programs and services for Oklahomans with MS. The Mother Road Ride is the MS 150 in Oklahoma and rides from Tulsa to Oklahoma City over 2 days.
For more info about MS Society: www.nationalmssociety.org/index.aspx
OKLAHOMA BICYCLE SOCIETY (ROAD & TOURING) The Oklahoma Bicycle Society is a non-profit club dedicated to the promotion of bicycling as a safe and enjoyable outdoor activity. They actively support local, state and national programs that benefit bicycling, such as: Oklahoma City Bikeways, Lake Hefner Trails, Oklahoma Bicycle Coalition, The Scenic Trails System, The League of American Bicyclists and the Rails to Trails Conservancy.
Their members come from all walks of life and all levels of cycling experience, and they stand ready to share their vast body of knowledge with their fellow riders. Within the ranks of the society membership, one can find expert advice on any subject from ride routes to equipment selection and from racing and touring to repair and maintenance.
The Oklahoma Bicycle Society sponsors a year-round program of weekly rides that range from slow-paced family outings to others that will test the abilities of the most experienced riders. Also, in order to help the members get to know each other, they sponsor a number of events that combine a short ride with a party or picnic.
For more info about the OBS: www.oklahomabicyclesociety.com
OKLAHOMA CITY VELO CLUB (USCF ROAD RACING CLUB) The Oklahoma City Velo Club is a non-profit that promotes the sport of bicycle racing, promotes bicycle safety education and promotes or sponsors one or more bicycle racing teams and bicycle racing events.
No matter what experience level you’re at, OKC Velo welcomes anyone interested in bicycle road racing. You can be a Cat 1 rider or simply someone who likes to volunteer and watch the local racing scene. The Schlegel Cycling Road Team is operating under the OKC Velo Club. To become a Schlegel Team member, please visit their website.
For more info about the OKC VELO: www.okcvelo.org
OKLAHOMA EARTHBIKE FELLOWSHIP “OEF” (MOUNTAIN BIKE CLUB) The OEF is a statewide membership organization dedicated to the enhancement of the sport of off-road bicycling through trail advocacy, maintenance and cooperation with land managers and users. It is a club that grew out of the need for cool places to ride in Oklahoma. OEF has worked hard to secure riding areas in our state. Through their lobbying efforts, some state and city regulations concerning off-road bicycle use have changed. OEF is in part responsible for the rule changes that opened state lands and parks to off-road bicycle riding. They have received national recognition for all the work they have done.
For more info about the OEF: www.okearthbike.com
TEAM YOUNG LIFE(TRAINING AND FUNDRAISING) Join riders from OKC, as we take the challenge of riding 100 miles to raise money for Young Life of Greater OKC. So, put your buns to work and join the craze. Young Life leaders build relationship with teens, to show them how important they are and teach them to live their lives walking in God’s path.
For more info about Team Young Life: http://greaterokc.younglife.org/Pages/team-yl.aspx
Terra Tri is local multisport training company, offering opportunities to athletes of all ages and abilities, ranging from youth/newbies to elite/pro. The primary focus is to help each athlete expand their boundaries and achieve their potential in multisport events, most notably the local Tri-OKC race series and the Redman Half. Led by USAT Level 1 coaches Dan Tigert and Emmy Hufnagel, athletes meet in the OKC metro for group training in the disciplines of swim, bike, and run. Weekly calendars are emailed to all who are interested, and varying levels of training plans are available for purchase.
Saturday morning "Train with the Tribe" workouts range from group rides, long runs, and brick workouts, to clinics in bike handling, transition, and open water swim. Saturday mornings are always free and open to the public. For more information, visit terratri.com, or email firstname.lastname@example.org for weekly updates.
TRI OKC (OKLAHOMA CITY TRIATHLON CLUB) The Oklahoma City Triathlon Club includes athletes of all ability levels and they strive to make each person feel welcome and comfortable. Their goal is for each person to find their place and become an integral part of the tri-community. Membership is open to anyone interested in triathlons. TRI-OKC is a community where you can identify with other triathletes socially and for group training.
For more info about Tri OKC: www.triokc.org
YUKON BMX RACEWAY(RACING) Yukon BMX Raceway is operated by the Yukon Parents and Riders Association. They are a non-profit and a 501(c)3 organization. The association is includes volunteer parents and riders.
For more info about Yukon Bmx: www.yukonbmx.org