Due to the overwhelming attendance at Sea Otter we will cancel tomorrow’s ride. For those who are in town and would like to ride the planned route was railroad, down coastal, up diaz ridge and then over to tennessee valley to do miwok and bobcat…..a nice long ride. Suggested pace is near race pace up railroad, recover going down coastal, near race pace up diaz and then recovery pace for the balance of the ride.
Riders….its hot out there. Bring plenty of electrolyte and drink early and often.
Have a great ride.
We have a mandatory practice tomorrow. Everyone needs to attend. We have a few things we need to go over as a team, recap Boggs and plan for the Marin race coming up. We’ll meet at the Depot at 3:40 and roll from there. Plan for at least two hours.
The Team Van departs Gus Gym at 11:30 or shortly thereafter. On-board:
Jim P (driver)
Amanda (Twin Pines, sharing w/Sophie)
Bob (Eagle & Rose)
Dominik (Twin Pines, sharing w/DK)
Dylan (Twin Pines, sharing w/Dom)
Sean (to Boggs only; Twin Pines)
Sophie (to Boggs only;Twin Pines, sharing w/Amanda).
(that leaves one empty seat)
Course inspection & pre-ride 3:00-ish led by Jim & Blair. Group dinner TBD, likely Mexican in Middletown or possibly at Twin Pines Casino. Bring money for breakfast (or your own b’fast–better!–because the options are very limited in Middletown).
Rumors are that there’s snow at the venue from the last storm (it will melt). But dress accordingly. Layers, like you’re going skiing. Trash bag for muddy clothes. Bring more warm clothes. There is NO WATER at the venue– everyone attending (athletes and support crew) bring a GALLON for drinking, etc. No trash cans either, so bring another trash bag for…your trash. Don’t forget your number plate. Roll of TP never a bad idea at Boggs. Bring extra race nutrition and snacks.
On that note, special thanks to the Martinezes for being our post-race food providers at Boggs!
Any questions or issues contact your coaches. Did we mention to bring warm clothes?
See you at Boggs.
Meet at the Depot at 3:40 if its not raining. Rain cancels the ride. I will not be there but Christy will be.
Due to the holiday….and the likelyhood of family gatherings and spring break, there will be no team training ride this Sunday. I do suggest you ride on your own if you are in town or have your bike with you. With our next race being on the 15th I suggest a 30 minute warm-up, 45 minutes of race intensity (no stopping, no slowing down) and 20 minutes of cool down. Get a recovery drink and a snack within 20 minutes after your workout.
Wednesday will find us doing a few hill repeats and threshold intensity work. Eat at least two hours before practice to allow for digestion and drink water throughout the day.
We have moved the team picture from 3:30 to 3:15. Please be advised.
We will be taking our 2012 team picture tomorrow. Please be in front of Tam High at 3:30 tomorrow wearing your jersey and, if you have them, shorts. Peter Streitman will be taking another great picture and again, as we did last year, we will have team signed, framed copies available for our sponsors at the end of the season.
I know we have a few riders out-of-town and perhaps a few that aren’t available but we’ll do the best we can.
We will depart from Tam High after the picture and head up railroad for a fast, intense practice.