Extra dollars for a young cyclist up for grabs

The River City Cycle Club is offering an award for young cyclists to go towards biking expenses.

The River City Cycle Club (RCCC) from Campbell River is making up to $1,000 available to an aspiring young cyclist.

The money can be used for training, clinics, workshops, travel to an event or equipment.

This award applies to all cycling disciplines such as road, mountain, cyclocross or BMX.

To be eligible for the award the applicant must be 25 years of age or younger as of December 31, 2011 and must either be a member in good standing of the River City Cycling club or of Cycling BC.

The applicant must also have demonstrated a commitment to the sport of cycling.

The application deadline is September 7, 2011. Application forms can be downloaded from the River City Cycle Club web site at www.rivercitycycle.ca For more information contact Linda Nagle at 250-923-7911 or 250-830-8538