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Welcome to the website of the Osceola Velo Club


The Osceola Velo Club (originally of Central Florida, hence the name, and now) based in Lawrence, KS is an unsponsored, USA Cycling registered, road racing bicycle club which specializes in the development of the novice road racer (road, track, cyclo-cross). 

Whether you are a total newbie, an experienced racer, or just want to get "race fit," the Osceola Velo Club is the place for you.  

Come learn the ropes of bicycle road racing under the guidance of a nationally licensed cycling coach and experienced road racer (road, track, cyclo-cross).

Our Mottos

"Personal Improvement," "Teamwork," and, above all, "Have Fun!"

Dave Z., 2007 Lake Mary Criterium


Club Staff

  • KCA Hall of Fame & USA Cycling Licensed Coach
  • NSCA Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist

Latest Updates

10 Aug 2016Osceola Velo Club's Pat Schlager finished 10th in the Men's 55-59 Match Sprints at the USAC Masters Track National Championships held on the Major Taylor Velodrome in Indianapolis, IN!  Pat S. posted a new Personal Best Time of 13.835 seconds in the qualifying Flying 200 Meters on the 333 meter long, 28 deg banked track in Indy.  Unfortunately for Pat and many others, the skies opened up drenching the outdoor track causing a 5-hour rain delay.  Because of this long delay, the 1/8 Finals of the Match Sprints were cancelled, with just the top eight qualifiers contesting the 1/4 Finals in the early evening.  Still hunting down photos of Pat on the banking in Indy, but here are some photos of the facility and track.

31 Jul 2016Osceola Velo Club's Pat Schlager is the repeat State Champion in the 500 Meter Individual Time Trial!  The 2016 Kansas State Track Championships were held today in varying weather conditions (light rain, cloudy, bright sunshine, downpour, sunshine) at the Lawrence Grass Velodrome just outside Lawrence, KS.  In addition to Pat S.'s Gold Medal, Osceola Velo Club's Pete Williams was awarded the Silver Medal in the 500M Individual Time Trial and the Silver Medal in the Age Scratch Race.  Great racing, Team!  Check out some photos of Pat and Pete racing at the 'Drome.

28 Jul 2016Osceola Velo Club's Pat Schlager and Pete Williams competed in the Thursday Night Omnium Training Race Series which was held weekly out at the Lawrence Grass Velodrome located just outside Lawrence. KS.  The six races which made up the Omnium were the same six races which make up the Olympic Omnium -- The Flying Lap, Scratch Race, 500 Meter Individual Time Trial, Points Race, Individual Pursuit, and Elimination Race.  Pat S. raced all six weeks while Pete W. raced the final five.  Pat's 1st place in the 500M ITT and 3rd in the Flying Lap scored him sufficient Omnium points to secure 4th place overall in the Series.  Pete finished 7th overall thanks to his 3rd place in the Scratch Race.  Check out a photo of Pat at the podium presentation.


Pat S., 4th Overall, 2016 Thursday Night Omnium Training Race Series




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