Whether you want to join group rides, train for an event, race or get out on your mountain bike, Headwinds welcomes all cyclists – new and old, racers or weekend warriors alike. With so many great weekly group rides on and off the road, memorable classic series day trips, the always entertaining Headwinds Poker ride, gruelling Time Trials to easy Sunday Ice cream rides – whatever your reasons, Simply Ride. Membership in Headwinds is open to anyone. Along with providing many opportunities to enrich your cycling experience and connect with other riders, it also entitles its members to some discounts with local businesses. It also allows you to use club materials for free (like bike boxes for travel) and access to quality club gear for cheap. Additionally, club events will host Draw prizes and are rewarded randomly based on different criteria ie. no need to be the fastest . There is some great stuff from our sponsors: Ascent, Bert and Mac’s, Alpenland and other local businesses Make sure you thank them! Shop locally. You will support local businesses and get better service.
Your membership includes mandatory Alberta Bicycle Association (ABA) insurance and membership for all club rides. This affords many benefits: access to camps and coaching development, affiliation and membership with the Canadian Cycling Association, and access to video library and resource materials. For more details check out the ABA website.
2023 Membership costs:
- Adult is only $65 CAD
- Juniors (under 17) $55 CAD
- Grom Army $125
Note that the majority of club fees go to ABA membership and insurance.
If you want to get out with some like-minded people, no matter what your skill level or speed, we have rides for you. Simply Ride.