Monday, August 11, 2014

Highland MTB News and Practices 8/12-8/17

1.  Please get a basic tool kit and a method for carrying it on rides(under seat bag, small backpack, etc.), including the following:

  • spare inner tube (small patch kit optional)
  • 2 tire levers
  • inflation method (small pump or CO2 kit)
  • multi tool (or small collection of basic tools)
  • money (it can be a good idea to carry $10-20 for emergencies)
  • cell phone (in plastic bag - protect it from rain and sweat)
  • I.D. (even just hand-written -- your name, a phone number where someone could reach your loved ones)

2.  Please be sure to send email if you will be missing any practices or have any questions about practices.

3.  Please follow this link to find or offer rides to practices and rides (these events are also on our team Google Calendar)

TRAINING AND EVENTS CALENDAR (click here to see the complete, interactive calendar where you can record ride details, and find or offer rides to events)

Week of
Aug 11 -
Aug 18
Event
Coaches, Ride Leaders, Racers Attending, Notes
I Need a Ride (provide name & contact info)
I Can Provide a Ride
(provide name & contact info)
Tues, 8/12
Independent Strength Training: Choose at least 3 exercises from this list: http://www.bicycling.com/training-nutrition/training-fitness/core-values




Wed, 8/13
Skills Practice at the Deer Pen (contact Coach Peterson if you are not sure where this is), 2-4 p.m.
Coaches: Peterson
Ride Leaders:
Racers:




Thurs, 8/14
Independent Hills Ride: Hill Repeats: During your ride, find a huge hill. Sprint up it. Repeat 3 more times. Smile.
Please post your contact info here if you'd like to ride with a teammate:

List your name, mileage, and ride time here:


Fri, 8/15
Trail Ride at Battle Creek (meet at the rec center again, 1-3 p.m.:


Coaches: Peterson
Ride Leaders:
Racers:


Sat, 8/16
Trail Ride at Salem Hills, 10-12 a.m.

Trail Directions and Conditions
Coaches: Peterson
Ride Leaders:
Racers:


Sun, 8/17
Independent Strength Training: Choose at least 3 exercises from this list: http://www.bicycling.com/training-nutrition/training-fitness/core-values




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