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2014 Kansas Adaptive Cycling Omnium

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2014 Kansas Adaptive Cycling Omnium
Robert J. Dole VA Adaptive Cycling Clinic
May 30- thru -June 1

Kansas Adaptive Cycling Omnium -Race weekend

Entry: $35 per race. $90 for Omnium (all 3 races).

Points will be calculated as an Omnium based on cumulative points earned from race placing, and number of entered racers.

The Omnium will include the **3 RACES**, listed below.

What is your UCI race classification? You will need it to register. If you don't know, look here on page 14,15,16,http://www.uci.ch/Modules/BUILTIN/getObject.asp?MenuId=&ObjTypeCode=FILE&type=FILE&id=MzQwMzY&LangId=1

If you need help decifering email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 BikeReg reg200  Click image to go to registration or read down for more info.

You can choose Omnium for all 3 races or pick from the 3 races, 1 or 2. Online Registration Deadline: Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at 5:00 PM CT

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Race Weekend Information

If  you have questions about your classification read the info at the link below then contact James Watson.

 All Scholarship requests- Military/Veteran/Racer- Contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it (620-218-3133) All scholarships will be resolved of at the event. 

Racer Transport from ICT: Transport available to and from hotel and events, we will need your itinerary by May 28th.
Racer Meeting: Friday 6:00PM at the Time Trial staging area in the parking lot at Kechi Park (Next to the gas station/convenience store).
Dinners/Social: Racer and Staff Social Saturday evening 5 to 7PM at the Fairfield Inn & Suites Lobby & Patio.
Awards Dinner: Will be "post race" on Sunday. Awards will be given at that time.

Race Support: We will have a SAG available at the Road Race. (Not responsible for any damage or loss if asked to assist). Snacks & drinks available to participants & volunteers. “QUADS” (and others with heat issues) SAG will have water to pour or spray you with at each race.
Race categories: H1/H2/H3/H4/H5. Categories may be added, removed, or combined as needed.
Prizes: Cash and or Awards

Registration: Racer Registration/Waiver 5:30 to 6:15 inside Kechi gas station/store. Meeting @ 6:25 PM in Kechi Park Parking lot.
Online registration will get your spot in the race. Paper registration / Waivers will still need to be signed at registration prior to the Racer Meeting at the Time Trial.)

Kechi 14.4k Time Trial Friday May 30 – 7:00PM: Located in Kechi KS ( 444 N Oliver St, #B, Kechi, KS 67067). Parking is next to the Convenience store at Kechi Park. Course is a fairly flat out and back route with a tight turn around. Generally racers find a tail wind going out and a head wind on return. http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/84100229 (Not a closed course)

Atlanta 24 Mile Road Race: Saturday May 31 - 9AM: The start is located at the south end of Atlanta KS. The race follows the rolling hill terrain of the county roads in 6 mile stretches in a clockwise loop with a few steep climbs in the last 6 miles and finishes at the start.  https://goo.gl/maps/6or9X (Not a closed course)

Robert J. Dole VA Adaptive Cycling Clinic & Criterium June 1:  Clinic – 8:30AM to 11AM, Clinic will be held at the Robert J. Dole VA Medical Center 5500 East Kellogg Dr N, Wichita, KS 67218, north parking area(follow signs).  Race - 12:00 Noon, Start is at north end of the VA grounds. Course is a technical closed .7 mile loop around the VA grounds. There are several tight corners and narrow roadways.

Hotel info:

Fairfield Inn & Suites Wichita Downtown

525 South Main Street · Wichita, Kansas 67202 USA

We have reserved a block of rooms for Adaptive Cycling Racers from May 28, 2014 through June 3, 2014 at our discounted rate incase racers need extra days before or after. These rooms are available at the rates below. After the cut-off date of May 21st  any remaining rooms will be released. There are only a few ADA rooms but these are large rooms with big doors on th bathrooms. Most racers are fine in regular rooms each year. If you need ADA specific or have other needs contact the hotel directly

King Room Rate

Double Queen Room Rate

Limited

King w/Pullout Rate

Limited

$104.00 (plus tax)

$104.00

(plus tax)

$104.00

(plus tax)

 

 

 

Reservations:

Wheelchair Sports Inc

Start date: 5/28/14

End date: 6/3/14

Last day to book by: 5/27/14

Marriott hotel(s) offering your special group rate:

  •   Fairfield Inn & Suites Wichita Downtown  for 104.00 USD  per night

Book your group rate: (by Clicking Here) Wheelchair Sports >>  or contact the hotel directly @ (316) 201-1400 Please tell them the room is under "Wheelchair Sports".

CREDIT CARD REQUIRED!

Put in the "notes" field: your roommates name, note you need one, or that you will be on your own. (tell person booking if by phone)

 Those on scholarship will still need to hold room and present at check in for incidentals.

If you do not have a credit/debit card you can contact us and then mail a check or money order. Must be received and clear the bank before your registration is effective and a room is held

 

 

Robert J. Dole Adaptive Cycling Clinic

Sunday June 1, 8:30AM to 11AM at the Robert J. Dole VA Medical Center

This clinic is free and open to all.

For more information or to RSVP contact > James Watson < Click Name 

 

 

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The KC Ability Expo

The KC Ability Expo brings inspiration to the metro

 

  To watch the video click here :  http://fox4kc.com/2013/09/28/the-kc-ability-expo-brings-inspiration-to-the-metro/

 

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Determined people around the metro turned difficulties into opportunities at Saturday and Sunday’s Kansas City Ability Expo.

People with disabilities are using state of the art equipment to rise above their challenges however some expo attendees said real freedom starts with your state of mind.

“When you are dancing everything just seems to disappear,” said Joanne Fluke of Groove Ability.

Fluke was born with a disease similar to spina bifida and has no feeling from the waist down. Despite her condition, she began dancing as a girl and claims it is her passion. Although Fluke has heard the word “can’t” many times, she has refused to listen to it. Recently she started dancing Zumba.

“I don’t let that stop me. I pretty much keep pushing forward.  I may hesitate for a moment.  We all hesitate, but then once I make the final decision, it’s all out,” she said.

Fluke also gave a little advice to those who have been afraid to try something new.

“Give it one shot, one shot. Get out there on the dance floor and you will realize that every worry that you have about your disability, every struggle seems to fade away, even if it is just for a moment,” she said.

Another person who was part of the expo was James Watson of Wheelchair Sports, Inc. Watson used to love to bike, until a car accident in 1996 made him a quadriplegic. That moment changed a lot about how he now does things. However, despite the accident he has found a way to continue doing what he loves.

“This is called the Top End Force R Hand Cycle. There have been leaps and bounds in hand cycles to allow us to ride faster and further and get folks in these hand cycles with all the adaptions,” said Watson.

James brought seven hand cycles and a foot powered chopper to the KC Ability Expo to show others how to adapt and get behind the wheel again. Adaptations in both road bikes and wheelchairs are allowing people with disabilities to escape some of their obstacles and in doing so have inspired others to do the same.

 

K.C. Ability Expo

 

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