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Headwinds Cycling Club
2015 AGM


Hello All Members,
The Annual General Meeting for Headwinds will be held on Wednesday, November 25, 2015 at the Lethbridge Seniors Centre at 7:00 pm.  All executive positions (President, Vice-President, Treasurer, Secretary and Social Director) are to be elected at this meeting. This is your opportunity to get involved and help be a vital part of the cycling community and provide direction for the Headwinds Cycling Club.  If you want to be a part of the executive please submit your name to emailus(at) or iwaasarn(at)  It has been confirmed that some of the current executives will not be returning to their positions for the next year.  Names need to be submitted 1 week before the AGM, the deadline is Wednesday November 18.  
The club will provide provide pizza and non-alcoholic drinks as well as some giveaways at this meeting. Join us in to ensure that the club has a good team for a great 2016 season!
Kevin, Vanya, Vitaliy and Steve.
Headwinds Cycling Club


Last Updated on Sunday, 01 November 2015 21:00
The Bakery Fun-Dough











Sponsored by Alpenland and Penny Coffee House

Saturday September 19, 2015

The Ride An approximately 110km loop visiting 4 area Bakeries. Headwinds will cover the cost of bakery items at each bakery (but bring some cash as you may want more or special drinks). There will be a sag wagon provided and some shorter ride options. It is going to be a great ride and a fantastic way to bring the riding season to an end. We hope to see everyone there. When and Where We will be rolling out of the Penny Coffee House (331 5th St S) at 9:00am. The sag wagon will also roll out at that time for riders wishing to start from the Kooyman Bakery (Coalhurst). We will be done by 4:00pm after a wrap-up at Penny, if still on the route the sag can pick you up.
Ride Options
Full Loop ~110km Coalhurst to Penny ~95km Coalhurst to Coaldale ~60km
Link to map:
Route Description
The route will take the city bike path from Penny Coffee House to the west side of Lethbridge. From there we will take Westside drive to Highway 3, turning into Coalhurst and stopping at Kooyman Bakery. The route then heads out the back way of Coalhurst and will link with the Kipp road. It then takes you to Parklake and out to the 519 intersection. A right turn will take you out to Highway 25, where it takes you left into Picture Butte, stopping at Koster’s Bakery. It then heads out of Picture Butte to the Highway 845 junction, turn left and head to Coaldale, stopping at the Coaldale Bakery. It then continues on Highway 845 to the Highway 4 junction (Coutts Highway), turn right toward Lethbridge.
When coming back into town from highway 4 you can get onto the scenic drive bike path. It will take you along scenic drive where you can navigate your way back to the Penny Coffee House.
This should be a great ride, come out and celebrate a fun season of riding with the club.
If you can, please let the club know via email if you are planning on doing the ride as we can make arrangements with the bakeries and sag wagon drivers.





Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 September 2015 19:01
2015 Chief Mountain Ride

Chief Mountain Border Ride

June 7, 2015

The chief mountain border crossing ride is a scenic mountain ride that is just under a 50 km out and back ride that starts just outside the Waterton Gates. The ride to the border has two climbs that are challenging but the view is worth it and there is one descent. The ride back has one climb back to the great view and two descents and the last one is really fun. There will be an after ride BBQ and some free swag.


  1. Meet at the Southside Safeway parking lot at 0800 and carpooling as required
  2. Leave for Waterton from Lethbridge at 0815
  3. Arrive at the starting point, Maskinonge day use area at 0945
  4. Get organized and start ride at 1000 after quick safety note
  5. Stop and Chief Mountain Border Crossing (Please stay on the Canadian side) at around 1200 for power bars and potty break.
  6. Return back to Maskinonge day use area by around 1330 for BBQ supplied by Headwinds Club.
  7. Return back to Lethbridge after BBQ around 1500.
  8. Back at Southside Safeway parking lot at 1630.

* Ride will be cancelled if weather is not cooperative will plan to ride if weather is cool or light rain. If cancelled will be communicated via email and Facebook.


2015 Coulee Cruiser

coulee cruiser

Ladies and Gentlemen! It's time again for the annual Coulee Cruiser XC Race. Please click on the image in order to find out how to take part or HERE if you'd like to help out and volunteer for raceday. Please let us know if you are willing to help through the "Contact Us" form.

As posted, the event will include a bike fest as well as a Trailblazer kids race. For more details please refer to the poster below.





Last Updated on Friday, 24 April 2015 16:57
2015 Membership Registration


Hello Headwinds members!  Who’s ready for some cycling?  A few updates for you….
The 2015 membership registration is up and running.  You can get it done here.
This year we will have weekly social rides on Monday nights at 6:30pm, Thursday nights (fast rides) at 6pm, and Saturday mornings at 9am.
Due to the lack of people willing to lead MTB rides we do not have them scheduled. If someone is able and willing to regularly attend and lead the rides - please let us know and we can get them organized.
We have the following dates planned for day trip rides and family ice cream rides.  Mark these dates on your calendar!
Sunday, June 7 - Waterton gate  to Chief mountain border crossing  (times and details to be announced)
Sunday, Aug. 16 - Magrath to Del Bonita (times and details to be announced)

Ice Cream family rides - these kid friendly rides stick to the paved paths on the west side, and end at Dairy Queen if you wish to buy a cold treat.
Sunday, June 28 - 10 am - Nicholas Sheran park
Sunday, July 26 - 10 am - Nicholas Sheran park
Sunday, Aug. 30 - 10 am - Nicholas Sheran park
Sunday, Sept. 27 - 10 am - Nicholas Sheran park
Let us know if you have any questions or ideas for this year.  Enjoy and see you on the road!


Last Updated on Saturday, 02 May 2015 14:19

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