About The Coach

CycleFitCHICKS was founded in 2008 by Sylvie D’Aoust, an Chelsea/Ottawa area cyclist. The club is a place where women and girls can share their love for cycling in a safe, friendly, encouraging environment.

Through the club Sylvie launched her cycling coaching business – D’Aoust Training Systems.
Sylvie has completed her Level 3 Road Cycling National Coaching Certification and is looking forward to helping local and remote cyclist achieve their goals.

Sylvie has made it her mandate to provide avenues for women to be introduced to cycling, whether it is for sport or recreational purposes. “We need more women to feel comfortable on the bike and gain the confidence through skills clinics to be successful and comfortable competing in their first road race”.
The club focuses on fun, recreational riding, with the opportunity to attend cycling skills and general fitness clinics to improve riding and overall fitness. There are scheduled rides for all level of riders from beginners, recreational riders, and racers. We have nearly 100 members from the greater Ottawa/Gatineau area.
Where BEGINNERS are WANTED and EXPERIENCED cyclist are CHALLENGED. We’re taking cycling to a whole new level for women cyclist of all fitness levels.