Glotman•Simpson Cycling is excited to offer an ongoing program of support for racers of all ability levels for men and women. The goal is to provide a team-based approach to racing and ambassador support for anyone in the club. Registered club members interested in racing are welcome to participate, however must hold a UCI or Citizens Race License. If you're interested in racing with the club, or have additional questions please contact us for more information. Race support provided:
Periodized 8 month training program (based on BC Premier Series events)
Base-miles training camp (January 2017)
6 week coached training series (with focus on team drills and race tactics)
Ambassador support for pre-race team tactics and goal setting
Access to tents and trainers at race events
Access to online racer forum with race reports, workouts, tips and general banter
Ongoing support during the year from the Race Director and Race Ambassador Team
Join us for the biggest 1-day ride of the season atop of Mount Baker on July 1st. Fondos are quickly approaching so check in for updates.
With some of the most competitive and difficult fields seen in years, the team proved to be a force to be reckoned with, earning 33 top 10 finishes in the time trial, road race and criterium disciplines.
We're heading into prime riding season, and have got a lot of rides, events and clinics coming up! Mark your calendars and get outside.
The Canadians took Tour de Bloom by storm, and the GS crew captured some podiums along the way, winning big in the Men's and Women's GC.
Glotman•Simpson Cycling is pleased to announce its generous sponsors, race team roster, and program for 2016
Starting Friday, July 10 the Glotman•Simpson Race Team will be capping off in high style what has already been an amazing year of racing. Over the last four months our racers have been your ambassadors, ride leaders and coaches; and for the next week it’s your chance to help support these men and women as volunteers and as cheering fans.
Devon Moonie and Justine Clift headed to the 2015 Global Relay Canadian Road Championships, kitted out in GS-team issue socks and believing firmly in their dreams. Here's their race report.
Team GSC is in full swing rallying at the races, while we've got plenty new events and rides coming up later this month.
The men and women of GS made the trek south this past April and May heading to the Tour of Walla Walla and Tour de Bloom Stage Races. Read how our GS riders proved their endurance and versatility with strong performances in each race.
The Redlands Bicycle Classic is the longest continuous running stage race in American bike racing. GS Womens Racing Team Members, Justine Clift and Meghan Grant headed south this April to line up with the pros.
Represented by men and women in all categories, the Glotman Simpson Cycling Club became a dominant force to be reckoned with at this year's Escape Velocity Spring Racing Series, with a total of ten road races hosted through the March and April months in the various locations across Langley, Aldergrove and Abbotsford, BC.
It is with great enthusiasm that Vancouver's largest road cycling club, Glotman•Simpson Cycling, announces its generous sponsors, race team roster, and program for 2015.
Welcome to the 2015 season! And welcome new club members. We've got a big season ahead, and it starts now with spring riding camps, our stellar race roster and ambassadors, and spin classes. Exclusive member offers this month are available from Lazer Helmets, Prima Real Food Energy Bars, and Different Bikes.
With the annual year-end party only days away, it seemed like a good time to look back on the 2014 season and take the opportunity to thank everyone - club members, training friends, and the many sponsors - for their support and encouragement during the year. It is also, admittedly, an opportunity to brag about the season’s results. But when the team has achieved so much in a year, why not brag a little?
Bob Welbourn bested his competition to becoming the 2014 Canadian Cyclocross Masters (40-49) Champion. GSX has been well received by many in the community, earning this season alone, 8 overall wins, 20 podium spots and 34 top tens! Coming up November 15, 2014 is our Year End Celebration. RSVP Now!
Cyclocross-Curious? This is the best weekend all season to come watch your GSX Cyclocross squad race the local scene. This weekend also marks the official last group ride of the Spring/Summer season and North Shore Route.
The latest results are now posted for the Tour de Vancouver competition, which has been extended to October 23, 2014. Check out our current promotions from YYoga, GranFondo Canada, and Lazer Helmets.
Cyclocross season is fast approaching and from what we keep hearing, a lot of you are just slightly excited! So grab your calendar and get a pen, we've got all your important GSX season dates. Read more about the upcoming events and race support.
As always in the second week of July, club rides were being missed, bikes were being tuned and shined, and nervous excitement was reaching its peak for the Glotman•Simpson Women's Race Team. It was BS Superweek again - a series of 9 high profile races over 10 days all located within the Lower Mainland.
Erin Redl shares us her perspective of the team's successes at BC Superweek, and what it's like racing with the pros.
Team Glotman•Simpson headed east to what turned out to be a rainy and cold Banff for the four day stage race of Banff National Park Bike Fest. Despite the dreary early spring-like conditions, the beautiful backdrop of the Canadian Rockies combined with an exciting and well-organized race event, fuelled our spirits and will to bring out the hammers and ride hard. Once again GS made their presence known with a podium and top GC finishes.
Michael Parrish pulled on the Masters Men, BC Premier Series leaders jersey at Robert Cameron Law Cycling Series this weekend and Joost van Ulden took a whopping three podiums. With great performances from both men and women south of the border in Olympia, GS secured another podium in the Womens Cat 3 race.
The Glotman•Simpson Womens race team was in full force at this year's Mutual of Enumclaw Stage Race, May 17 and 18, 2014. Justine Clift secured the yellow jersey and top spot in Enumclaw, Washington.
The CX season has been flying by and Glotman Simpson Cyclocross p/b Event Wizard has been a force to be reckoned with all season. We've got some racers headed to Nanaimo this week for the BC Champs so if you find yourself on the Island go lend some support.
Here we are already - prepping for the 2013 Cyclocross season! It seems fitting this email is arriving in your inbox on the first soggy day we've had in over a month. Kind of makes you feel all warm and fuzzy inside. Of course, you haven't just spent 45-60min in the pain cave, sliding around whilst desperately trying to hold the wheel of that rider in front of you. You know, the one that seems to have the grip of an Audi Quattro in the snow and the stamina of Nairo Quintana climbing Mont Ventoux. Don't worry, that day will be here soon enough.