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TNT Dec. 20th – sweating to Christmas tunes

TNT Dec 20th

dark, cold and possibly wet = something new!

Turbo trainer/ roller team workout in front of or inside the Bicycle Garage. Please plan to be ready to roll at 6:30pm for this one hour workout. Bring your bike, rollers/ turbo trainer and shoes. Please let Garry or me know if you need to borrow at turbo trainer/ rollers.

Larry

Thursday night training

December 27, 2012
6:15 pmto8:15 pm

Meet at 39550 Eureka Drive, Newark

From I-880, go west on Stevenson. Cross over the Boyce Road / Cherry Road intersection.

Take the first right onto Eureka and then the first driveway on the left.

Riders begin to congregate at 6:00 PM, sign in at 6:15. Structured warm up routine and then in to the nights program, usually set by out team coach, Larry Nolan.

The course is a 0.8 mile rectangle, so if your dropped, no worries. On the first Thursday of the month we meet as above, but go out on to city streets for a no-drop ride.

Normally the session lasts about 90 minutes and we finish around 8 PM

We ride rain or shine, 52 weeks of the year.

Helmets required and lights when necessary.

Thursday Night Training

December 20, 2012
6:15 pmto8:15 pm

Meet at 39550 Eureka Drive, Newark

From I-880, go west on Stevenson. Cross over the Boyce Road / Cherry Road intersection.

Take the first right onto Eureka and then the first driveway on the left.

Riders begin to congregate at 6:00 PM, sign in at 6:15. Structured warm up routine and then in to the nights program, usually set by out team coach, Larry Nolan.

The course is a 0.8 mile rectangle, so if your dropped, no worries. On the first Thursday of the month we meet as above, but go out on to city streets for a no-drop ride.

Normally the session lasts about 90 minutes and we finish around 8 PM

We ride rain or shine, 52 weeks of the year.

Helmets required and lights when necessary.

Race Team Ride #16 – Pizza Hell

December 29, 2012
8:15 amto2:15 pm

Saturday December 29th                Hard Hitters Hilly ride

‘A’ group 8:30 SHARP   ‘B’ Group 8:40, ‘C’ group 8:45

?? miles,  F-5 (?,000+ ft.) ‘C’ group will do shorter variation.

The FFBC summer Pizza Rides always include one hard climb for the “Hard Hitters”. This ride contains the majority of the hills. These could include ‘Old Calaveras’, ‘Country Club’, ‘Winding Vista’, ‘Yakima / Zapotec / Galindo’ combo, ‘The Animals’, ‘Sabre Cat’, ‘Pine (East Side)’, ‘Mill Creek’, ‘Morrison’, ‘Appian’ and ‘Garin’.

All race team members are requested to wear their team uniform.

Rain will stop play. No stopping, no dropping. Minimal regroups

Start from Niles Parking Lot on Niles Boulevard, Cross Street is ‘H’ Street

 

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

Race Team ride #15 – Morgan Territory here we come

December 26, 2012
12:15 amto1:30 pm

Wednesday 26th                                   LSD Hilly Ride

08:30 Sharp                                          65 Miles?

Depending on who turns up, I will split in to groups on the morning.

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, Mt. Diablo (junction), Walnut Creek, Clayton, Morgan Territory, Livermore, Pleasanton.

All race team members are requested to wear their team uniform.

Rain will stop play. One planned stop in Clayton, bring $$$ for coffee. No dropping.

Start from the Pleasanton Park and Ride on Johnson & Stoneridge,

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

December 22, 2012
8:14 am

Saturday December 22nd                                  LSD Hilly ride

‘A’ group 8:30 SHARP   ‘B’ Group 8:40, ‘C’ group 8:45

73 miles,  F-5 (5,000+ ft.) ‘C’ group will do a 50 mile long variation.

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  Get directions from Google Maps

 

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

Team Ride #13- Mt Hamilton (Nearly)

December 15, 2012
12:15 amto1:15 pm

Saturday December 15th                Low-key ride

8:30 SHARP                                                 60 miles F-5

All groups will leave at 8:30

I’m looking for a compacto ride to the base of the climb at Highway 130 and Mt. Hamilton Road and then The Race Team will split into our usual groups.

A ride to the CDF Station and then turn around.

No climb to the top.

Remember that the weather can be changeable, so bring

appropriate additional layers and accessories.

Total climbing for the day will be approx. 3000 ft. but I may add in some options for Quimby Road on the return.

All race team members are requested to wear their team uniform.

Rain will stop play. No stopping, no dropping. Minimal regroups

Start from Niles Parking Lot on Niles Boulevard, Cross Street is ‘H’ Street

 

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

TNT Dec. 6th – up Palomares

Since April 2012 we’ve been hitting the road as a team on the first Thursday night of every month. December 6th plans are waaaaaaay out there…

Meet at Niles parking lot (same as weekend rides) @ 6:15
- head out Niles Canyon and up Palomares
- climbing for a solid winter workout
- descending carefully so that you can ride for all of 2013

= front and rear lights for the duration of the ride are mandatory!
= buddy system the whole night. No one rider goes ahead or gets left behind = teamwork!

Larry