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TNT – December 1, 2011

December 1, 2011 Thursday Night Training Plans – woohoo! We’re getting close to Chrismas and the new racing season.

before 6:30 – paceline warm-up
at 6:30pm – paceline warm-up with 5 laps to go (19mph, 20mph, 21mph, 22mph, then 23+mph to finish it off)
two technique sprints (small ring, turn 2 to 3 with good form)
break into two groups
new drill – 3 laps riding in a wide 2- person formation/ spaced out evenly (no rider comes within 10 feet of you)
3 laps rotating paceline (right side forward, left side back)
intent = feel the difference of the draft!
3 laps, no rider comes within 10 feet of you
3 laps rotating paceline (right side forward, left side back)
3 laps, no rider comes within 10 feet of you
3 laps rotating paceline (right side forward, left side back)
cool-down

Larry

Team meeting

January 9, 2012
7:30 pmto9:00 pm

Monthly Team meeting

Please note new day of week and new location

Monday January 9th, 19:30 – 21:00

New location, but still catered by Chipotle

Fremont Community Center

3375 Country Drive Fremont, CA United States 94536

 

I will need for members to RSVP for the meeting, so i know how many Burritos to order. Also, the choices will be more limited.

Beverages TBD. Hopefully Chipotle will provide, but if not, I will see what the team can provide.

Team Meeting

December 14, 2011
7:30 pmto9:02 pm

Monthly team meeting

Mission Coffee’s

151 Washington Blvd. Fremont, CA 94539

19:30 – 21:00

All attendees are requested to purchase an item from the coffee shop

Race Team Ride #17 – Tri City Training Locations (the long version)

December 31, 2011
8:15 amto2:15 pm

Saturday December 31st                Power ride
‘A’ group 8:30 SHARP   ‘B’ Group 8:40        72 miles F-5 (4,000)

On local roads, an exploration in and around Fremont for areas that are great for training on.
Featuring Appian, Nike Hill, The Early Birds Circuit, Eureka Drive, Old Calaveras, Country Club, The Animals, Mur de Pain, Pine, SabreCat, Mill Creek, Morrison Canyon and others. Low gearing recommended
All race team members are requested to wear their team uniform.
Rain will stop play. No stopping, no dropping.
Start from Niles Parking Lot on Niles Boulevard, Cross Street is ‘H’ Street

Garry Birch    (925) 556-1564 or (925) 819-0247 garry_b94568@yahoo.com

Race Team ride #16 – Morgan Territory here we come

December 26, 2011
8:15 amto2:15 pm

Monday December 26th            LSD Hilly Ride
‘A’ group 8:30 SHARP   ‘B’ Group 8:40    65 Miles?

Garry will lead a ride that includes ascents of Mt. Diablo to the “junction” and Morgan Territory.
Plenty of mountain to get rid of mountains of Christmas excess
Dublin, Blackhawk, Diablo, Walnut Creek, Clayton, Morgan Territory, Livermore, Pleasanton.
We may combine ‘A’  ‘B’ groups, as this ride does not normally attract a large turnout.
All race team members are requested to wear their team uniform.
Rain will NOT stop play. One planned coffee stop in Clayton, bring cash. No dropping.
Start from the Pleasanton Park and Ride on Johnson & Stoneridge, Pleasanton
From I-680 north, take Stoneridge East to Johnson Drive

Garry Birch (925) 819-0247 or (925) 556-1564 garry_b94568@yahoo.com

Race Team Ride #15 – Calaveras loop – Get home early for Christmas shopping

December 24, 2011
8:15 amto11:15 am

Saturday December 24th                Noodle ride
‘A’ and ‘B’ groups at 8:30
37 miles,  F-3 (2,000+ ft.)

From Niles, let’s do the Calaveras loop clockwise and get back at a reasonable hour to do some Christmas shopping. Ride has hard or as noodly as you like.
All race team members are requested to wear their team uniform.
Rain will stop play. One scheduled bathroom break, no dropping.
Start from the Niles Parking Lot next to Niles Plaza Park, on Niles Boulevard, opposite ‘H’ street.

Garry Birch (925) 819-0247 or (925) 556-1564 garry_b94568@yahoo.com

Race Team Ride #14 – Sports Basement SF Presidio / Nicasio / Olema / Mt Tam

December 17, 2011
8:15 amto2:15 pm

Saturday December 17th                LSD ride
‘A’ group 8:30 SHARP   ‘B’ Group 8:40
73 miles,  F-5 (5,000+ ft.) for ‘A’ group (‘B’ group will be less)

The route is a crossing of the Golden Gate, proceed north to Nicasio, cross over to Olema, go South on Highway 1 to Stinson and then back to SF by climbing over Mt. Tamalpais or around the Marin Headlands
All race team members are requested to wear their team uniform.
Rain will NOT stop play. One scheduled stop in Olema or Nicasio, no dropping.
Start from the Sports Basement store at the Presidio, 610 Old Mason St, San Francisco, CA 94129
(415) 437-0100
I AM TRYING TO GET SOME REFRESHMENTS FOR US WHEN WE RETURN TO SPORTS BASEMENT, AND DO NOT FORGET THIS IS A GOOD CHANCE TO DO SOME CHRISTMAS SHOPPING.
Garry Birch (925) 819-0247 or (925) 556-1564 garry_b94568@yahoo.com

Team Ride #13 – Pescadero RR course recce ride

December 10, 2011
12:15 amto2:15 pm

Saturday December 10th
‘A’ group 8:30 SHARP   ‘B’ Group 8:40
66 miles F-4/5 (3,500 ft)

The Race Team will split into two groups.
The ‘A’ group is invitation only. The ‘B’ group is for all other team members and guests.
Route to be determined, but we will do at least one complete loop of the course.
All race team members are requested to wear their team uniform.
Rain will NOT stop play. One planned stop at San Gregorio, no dropping. Minimal regroups
Start location to be determined. STAY TUNED

Garry Birch    (925) 556-1564 or (925) 819-0247
garry_b94568@yahoo.com