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2018 Annual Awards

Do you know a club member who has made great improvements in their cycling ability this year?  How about a member who has been a tireless volunteer at countless club events?  Or perhaps a brand new member who has jumped right in to club riding and volunteering?  If so, the Holiday Party Awards Committee wants to know about these people!

The nomination period will close on November 30th.  The Awards Committee will consider all nominees and select award recipients based upon your comments.  Awards will be presented at the Holiday Party on December 8th and at the New Year's Day Rides & Party on January 1, 2019 and published on the website.

You may make nominations in as many categories as you wish. When you've completed your nominations click on the "submit" button at the bottom of the form. Please note that many awards are given to both a male and female recipient.

You may also create your own award.  The last item in the list of available awards is "I want to create my own award".  Select this item, describe the award and tell us why your nominee deserves it.

A brief description of each award follows:

At Holiday Party

Lewis and Clark Award:  This award honors a club member who has completed an ambitious self-supported cycle-tour during the year.  Single nominee.

Good Shepherd Award:  Awarded to a ride leader who goes the extra mile to support ride participants.  This could involve making sure that no rider is left behind, or providing special assistance and encouragement or promoting fellowship and teamwork on club rides.  Single nominee.

Matt Wilson Spirit Award:  Awarded to a club member who has become an inspiration to others this year.  Single nominee.

Wendy Page Memorial Volunteer of the Year:  Awarded to a club member who has been an exceptionally valuable volunteer this year.  Single nominee.

Golden Shoe Award:  Awarded to the most supportive spouse or partner of a club member, someone who has gone out of their way to help their partner through a tough challenge.  Single nominee.

At New Year's Day Ride and Party

Rookie of the Year:  Awarded to a first year club member who has demonstrated exceptional enthusiasm for both cycling and involvement in the club over the past year. Male and female nominees.

Most Improved Rider: Awarded to a club member who has shown great personal improvement in cycling ability over the past year.  Male and female nominees.

King and Queen of the Mountain:  Awarded to a club member who has proven to be a strong climber.  This is not limited to those who have done big climbs, but can be someone who pushed themselves beyond their prior limits. Male and female nominees.

Rider Leader of the Year:  Awarded to a club member who has shown leadership in the ride program.  Male and female nominees.

Gear Head Award:  Awarded to a club member who has demonstrated cycling intensity and prowess above and beyond that which an average cyclist will tolerate.  It recognizes some extraordinary accomplishment.  Many of the winners have not been the fastest or strongest, but they have dared to try something others would shy away from.  Male and female nominees.

Leader of the Pack:  Awarded to a club member who has been active in the field of cycling advocacy.  Male and Female Nominees.

Online only

Create your own award.  The last item in the list of available awards is "I want to create my own award".  Select this item, describe the award and tell us why your nominee deserves it. This can be something truly special or spectacular of something cute or funny.


Please submit your nominations by
Sunday, December 2

Submit your nominations via this online form

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