TBT - These roads should all be familiar, as well as most of the faces. The more things change, the more they stay the same.
Continuing the tradition of the last few years we will meet at Thunderbird Coffee at the intersection of Koenig and Woodrow in Beautiful Central Austin at 7:30 AM Saturday July 4th and ride down to historic Lytton Springs TX which makes a loop of around 70 miles. Please don’t park in Thunderbird’s itty bitty parking lot. Hope to see you there.
We meet on the first Monday of every month (unless that’s a holiday). We gather either at the Flying Saucer in the Triangle or at Mellow Johnny’s. We have food and beer, followed by discussion of club business, race results, and a guest speaker. Past speakers have included pro racers, experts on nutrition, cycling coaches, frame builders, massage therapists, and even an historian who talked about doping in cycling. Meetings are open to members and guests.
While I'm not generally big on writing race reports, I thought I'd write this one to introduce VC riders to Ultra Marathon Cycling. After a total knee replacement several years ago, I decided it was time to give up my not-so-promising Cat 4 racing career. Then last year, a friend asked me to...more
Well the race lived up to expectations. I rode the Gran Fondo New York which took place on Sunday, May 18, with 3,000 plus riders who came from all over the world. The 100 mile route included 8,000 feet of climbing. Fortunately, I was prepared - meaning I put in some long miles and rode hills to...more