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12-03-09, 02:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 830
Posted By velogirls

SJ Classic was a late addition to the calendar...

SJ Classic was a late addition to the calendar last year. It's promoted by an out-of-district organization. It may very well be added to the calendar at a later date.

Remember, there are always...
12-02-09, 07:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 830
Posted By velogirls

Although most races in the NCNCA have on-line...

Although most races in the NCNCA have on-line pre-registration, the EBs do it the good old-fashioned way: show up at the race, fill out a waiver and hand them some cash.

You will need a USA...
12-01-09, 03:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 830
Posted By velogirls

2010 road racing in Northern CA

The official NCNCA road racing calendar has been posted:

http://www.ncnca.org/road/

In addition, details for the 2010 NCNCA Early Bird (EB) training series are posted here:
...
11-01-09, 10:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 804
Posted By velogirls

+1 on making sure your saddle is level (not nose...

+1 on making sure your saddle is level (not nose down). If your saddle is nose down it will put undue pressure on your hands, arms, and upper back. To level your saddle, place a clipboard on the...
09-24-09, 10:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,160
Posted By velogirls

I had a Saso track frame for a long time. It was...

I had a Saso track frame for a long time. It was labeled "Specialized" because the racer who raced on it (Bobby Walthour) was sponsored by Specialized at the time. It was a pretty awesome bike. ...
09-22-09, 10:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 805
Posted By velogirls

I provide a saddle demo program with Specialized...

I provide a saddle demo program with Specialized Body Geometry saddles as part of my bike fit services. I'l been fitting folks on Specialized saddles since 2006 and I've had a great success rate...
06-28-09, 04:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 532
Posted By velogirls

Velo Girls will be there. We've got a split team...

Velo Girls will be there. We've got a split team next weekend between SLO and Oakland. Stop by and say "hey!"
06-10-09, 02:40 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,978
Posted By velogirls

hey Eric! congratulations on your first race. ...

hey Eric! congratulations on your first race. call me if you want to chat about the experience. I'm happy to share some thoughts with you.

Lorri
05-06-09, 12:48 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,905
Posted By velogirls

I'm in! This will be my 4th DR in 4 years. ...

I'm in! This will be my 4th DR in 4 years.

Curtis, you can definitely get a registration. We see lots of them coming and going on the Velo Girls email group (as well as on various other...
05-06-09, 12:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 638
Posted By velogirls

dude! where do you think he learned all his...

dude! where do you think he learned all his tricks?

Bike Skills 102 -- mountain bike skills -- this Saturday 1:00 - 5:00 in Palo Alto

https://www.sportsbaseonline.com/Item.aspx?id=3029...
04-07-09, 03:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 747
Posted By velogirls

Hey ROJA, looks like you got some good advice and...

Hey ROJA, looks like you got some good advice and good references (I have heard nothing but good about both WOJ and Robinson). Rather than ask you a gazillion questions to try to figure this out...
04-06-09, 04:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 436
Posted By velogirls

no photos.....two weeks and we've had great...

no photos.....two weeks and we've had great turnout for this ride and it will just keep growing. I think we had 9 women the first week and 16 last week. in pat years, we've had a few dozen women...
04-02-09, 11:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 829
Posted By velogirls

Curtis, Pete, I know Valley Spokesmen is still...

Curtis, Pete, I know Valley Spokesmen is still looking for volunteers for the event! Maybe you could look into that option? Still time for a short ride when you're done servicing the ladies.
03-31-09, 09:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 436
Posted By velogirls

Women's FAST Group Ride -- SF Peninsula

Ladies, Velo Girls has a fast-paced group ride on Wednesday evenings, focusing on group riding skills, race tactics, and good old HIT. All women are welcome to participate. Rolling from Woodside...
03-30-09, 09:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 404
Posted By velogirls

Hey Roja, that would be me, and we've already...

Hey Roja, that would be me, and we've already connected via email. Thanks!

BTW, I will share that RSI is super-common in silicon valley and there are some simple adjustments that can be made to...
03-27-09, 12:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 488
Posted By velogirls

lots of tickets available on the velo girls email...

lots of tickets available on the velo girls email group -- http://sports.groups.yahoo.com/group/VeloGirls/
03-18-09, 12:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 810
Posted By velogirls

Juniors are younger than 18 years old. As a...

Juniors are younger than 18 years old. As a 20-something, you would being as a CAT5.
03-17-09, 12:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 810
Posted By velogirls

unless someone is transferring from another...

unless someone is transferring from another competitive/aerobic sport, I typically recommend that a cyclist rides consistently for at least a year before even considering bike racing. this isn't...
03-10-09, 06:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 463
Posted By velogirls

more photos and video here: ...

more photos and video here:

http://wordpress.ncncaracing.com/?p=404
03-07-09, 11:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,328
Posted By velogirls

Hey everybody! Thanks for coming out tomorrow...

Hey everybody! Thanks for coming out tomorrow and please stop by and say hello.
03-05-09, 07:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,383
Posted By velogirls

TT bars on a tandem? I'm a chicken, but I...

TT bars on a tandem? I'm a chicken, but I couldn't stoke if my captain were in the TT bars.

ps -- if you really want to get aero, pull out the razor, dude!
03-04-09, 04:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 481
Posted By velogirls

trust me, the E5s have the best prizes -- kisses...

trust me, the E5s have the best prizes -- kisses from Velo Girls, home-baked cookies, and MPGP t-shirts!

it's a tradition to make the E5s suffer early. at least this year it's 9:00am instead of...
03-04-09, 02:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 481
Posted By velogirls

try this: ...

try this:

http://velogirls.com/team/menloparkcrit.php
03-04-09, 12:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 481
Posted By velogirls

we should have about a dozen sponsors and others...

we should have about a dozen sponsors and others (SVBC, Xtracycle, etc) with booths at the registration area. much fun, maybe some swag, and cool bike folks all around.
03-03-09, 11:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 481
Posted By velogirls

the biggest, baddest, bestest race in Menlo Park

yup! it's the Tri-Flow Menlo Park Grand Prix p/b Hawk Relay (http://www.velogirls.com/team/menloparkcrit.php) this Sunday, MArch 8th from 9:00am to 6:00pm.

come out and cheer/heckle, take...
03-02-09, 11:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,726
Posted By velogirls

come play in Menlo Park! Blast is in. USPRO. ...

come play in Menlo Park! Blast is in. USPRO. Pete? are you a CAT4? the geezers and uber-geezers race is only for CATs 1 - 4. email me, okay?

mucho fun and fast racing, too! big expo, lovely...
02-26-09, 01:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 463
Posted By velogirls

yup! my clinics count for upgrade points as well...

yup! my clinics count for upgrade points as well (and I'm more charming and smell better than Alan)!

https://www.sportsbaseonline.com/Series.aspx?id=438...
02-19-09, 01:46 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,668
Posted By velogirls

Blast, what field are you racing at Menlo Park? ...

Blast, what field are you racing at Menlo Park? ahem!
02-06-09, 11:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,881
Posted By velogirls

Phipps, what are the deets on the polo field fun?

Phipps, what are the deets on the polo field fun?
02-06-09, 09:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,881
Posted By velogirls

good advice for new racers: it's much easier to...

good advice for new racers: it's much easier to sit "in" the pack (from an energy pov) than to dangle on the sides or the back. beyond the front 1/3 of the pack, you'll experience an accordian...
02-06-09, 09:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,881
Posted By velogirls

If you can sustain 18-20mph on the flats without...

If you can sustain 18-20mph on the flats without wind, you should be able to sit in the pack. of course, the other challenge in crits is that the effort is not a steady-state effort, but rather a...
02-02-09, 07:15 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,234
Posted By velogirls

not the best advice

okay, sounds like this guy just wasn't getting it, but I disagree with this piece of advice. If you have a mechanical, call out and raise your arm to indicate to the other racers that you're in...
02-02-09, 12:29 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,234
Posted By velogirls

That would be Katherine Hamilton, and I'll make...

That would be Katherine Hamilton, and I'll make sure she sees your compliment.
01-24-09, 03:14 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,234
Posted By velogirls

Team Velo Girls will have a tent up for meet the...

Team Velo Girls will have a tent up for meet the teams day (with yummy goodies for everybody). Stop by and say hello!
01-18-09, 09:44 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,234
Posted By velogirls

If someone hit your friend's rear wheel, he most...

If someone hit your friend's rear wheel, he most likely wouldn't have gone down. the person who hit his wheel would go down and it's very likely your friend wouldn't have even felt it.

if someone...
01-17-09, 05:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 714
Posted By velogirls

LOL! Henry could do any of our co-ed rides.....

LOL! Henry could do any of our co-ed rides.....
01-17-09, 12:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 714
Posted By velogirls

Blast, go ride with the various clubs, go to a...

Blast, go ride with the various clubs, go to a meeting, and see where you find a good fit. Every club is different, has a different culture, focus, benefits, etc.

Pen Velo -- in the past few...
01-17-09, 01:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 714
Posted By velogirls

the response from the ladies has been...

the response from the ladies has been overwhelming. if you plan to come to the info meeting on Wednesday, please RSVP so I'm certain to have enough room for everyone.

gentlemen? any interest...
01-17-09, 01:09 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,216
Posted By velogirls

I'm not a big fan of the EB RR. the course is...

I'm not a big fan of the EB RR. the course is not indicative of the other courses you will race throughout the season. if you're a new racer, you should focus on improving your bike handling skills...
01-17-09, 01:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,447
Posted By velogirls

my experience has been that if you just ride on...

my experience has been that if you just ride on it, the tar will wear off. I certainly wouldn't worry about it, and I definitely wouldn't use a chemical solvent on your tires.
01-17-09, 01:05 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,939
Posted By velogirls

CCC? you're CCC? I'm an alliteration, too! ...

CCC? you're CCC? I'm an alliteration, too!

oh, and nice bike.
01-14-09, 08:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 714
Posted By velogirls

how about pink like this? 91982

how about pink like this?

91982
01-14-09, 08:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 714
Posted By velogirls

no, it would say Tri-Flow. actually, it might be...

no, it would say Tri-Flow. actually, it might be cool to put together a BF team, don't you think?
01-14-09, 07:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 714
Posted By velogirls

hey, thanks Henry! Henry asked me why I...

hey, thanks Henry!

Henry asked me why I don't have a program like this for men. I've been asked that a lot over the years, and the most compelling reason is that I don't know if there's a...
01-10-09, 12:50 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,009
Posted By velogirls

The girls and I are riding over from Menlo Park...

The girls and I are riding over from Menlo Park to do the Advanced Clinic and then heading back via San Jose for a good, solid day! Say hello if you see us (in pink, hard to miss us).
01-04-09, 10:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,216
Posted By velogirls

Hey, Henry! How was your experience today? I...

Hey, Henry! How was your experience today? I waved in passing but didn't have a chance to say hello.

I was a mentor this year. I've participated in EBs since 2002 and have mentored every year...
12-21-08, 04:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 524
Posted By velogirls

I'm bringing my new racers to the 4:00. Larry is...

I'm bringing my new racers to the 4:00. Larry is the bomb -- a great racer, a good man, and a knowledgeable coach.

The EBs are a great program, but be careful in the actual races. In January,...
11-20-08, 12:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 448
Posted By velogirls

Thanks guys! I appreciate your unsolicited...

Thanks guys! I appreciate your unsolicited compliments. As you know, I absolutely love what I do, and I think it shows.

xox

Lorri
11-03-08, 01:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,709
Posted By velogirls

Hi Mudworm! I've been keeping a careful eye on...

Hi Mudworm! I've been keeping a careful eye on the forecast. Given the nature of the clinic, we will cancel in heavy rain and reschedule to another weekend.
10-31-08, 10:56 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,709
Posted By velogirls

Last update of the year. Our next series of...

Last update of the year. Our next series of clinics will likely be in March 2009 (after the rainy season, I hope).

11/8 -- Bike Skills 201 -- Climbing & Descending -- (co-ed) -- morning session...
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