Friends and family.
I know a lot of you are asking how things are. So I figured I would email out a daily report.
This is intended for Lauren's close friends and family. If you think I missed someone let me know and I can add them to my emails. (Lauren Franges Alumni)
This is a followup to a previous story about the success of our Liberty Belles ride . We now have some items up for auction (auction ends on July 14, 2012). Auctions to benefit the Cadence Cycling Foundation and Gearing Up
I happened to race on Sunday, June 3rd without really knowing I was racing, or that i had signed up for a race. Let me explain: a few weeks ago my friend Janine Verstraeten contacted me about a fundraiser ride she was doing to raise funds for two local charities: Gearing Up and the Cadence Cycling Foundation.
Cleveland, Ohio, 1949: and when Charles Bergna and Cecil Yates hoisted their bouquets over their heads little did they know that it would be more than 50 years before another US pairing would do the same thing.
It was Bergna’s third win in Cleveland, his final career total was five wins; Yates was more prolific with 16 wins – but it was the end of the Golden Age for US Six Day riders.
Here are a couple of pointers to help you understand and execute a well thought out race. Racing a bicycle is one of the cruelest forms of competition. It will tax your cardio and muscular systems to their maximum while demanding your complete attention and ability to respond to the ebb and flow of the race without a moment‘s hesitation.
Nick Roeder's Race Journal
Nick Roader Poadiums at the 2011 Junior PCT Grand Prix
Two TSV juniors completed the Ride of Dreams with Philadelphia based non-profit Neighborhood Bike Works. Saleem Coates and Mark Edens commented on their journey from Philadelphia to Washington DC.
Battenkill 2011 Race Report
A few of us decided in November that is would be a cool idea to race Battenkill this year. Battenkill is a 62 mile, point-to-point road race in NE New York with a pretty steady cult following. About 25% of the race is on unpaved roads and you climb about 4000’ over the circuit. Battenkill starts and finishes in a great little upstate town that looks like i
PLACE BIB FIRST NAME LAST NAME Team State Age Finish Time