Sun, 9/7/14 Mellow Johnny's Ride 400 Nueces 8:15am roll-out. One group 50-ish miles
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.
Deeply discounted kits – high quality and professionally designed • Reimbursement for race and ride entry fees • Discount at Mellow Johnny’s – 20% on merchandise (except bikes); 10% on labor • Club bike deal from MJs • Four great weekly group rides • Monthly meetings with guest speakers on topics of interest to cyclists • Teammates in races, as well as a private discussion group for racers to swap information and preparation before races • Being part of a community of active riders and racers. Click here to join.
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
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