Month: April 2012

  2012-04-25 |   Category : events

The Sierra Foothills Cycling Club presents the second annual Gold Country Century. It starts in the Gold Rush town of Auburn, CA and traverses the scenic and rolling foothills of Placer County. A fun filled day of riding and events for the entire family including: 68 Mile Metric Century 33 Mile Half Metric Century Three mile  fun …

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  |   Category : Athlete's Blog

Auburn Century Training Group – As the Wheels Turn….   I loved the drills even though I felt like I wanted to extend the time so I could really “get there,” the taste was amazing. It will be up to me to go further.    You helped me realize that I feel – and I believe most …

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  2012-04-23 |   Category : Athlete's Blog

Sometimes when I train and train, I don’t see immediate results. Even though I’ve been racing and riding like I’m racing for years, I still have to remind myself that I need to be patient with my training. There is a payoff for all of this. Especially if I stick to my training plan and …

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  2012-04-16 |   Category : Fit to Be Tried- Julie's Blog

I learned the benefits of massage for recovery and injury prevention, firsthand as a professional/US National Team cyclist specializing in European stage races. These races take place over a rigorous consecutive 14 days, averaging 150k/day, punctuated by intense competition and epic courses. Needless to say, efficient time management and effective recovery is paramount. And for those …

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  |   Category : clinics

A great opportunity for any of you wanting to learn about bike racing team tactics and individual tactics, as well as honing in on your bike handling skills. Session 2 – Wednesday, April 18th Duration: 5:30-7:30pm   Sessions are put on by: Trainer/Coach: Julie Young of O2Fitness Coaching and Training (Pro Cyclist/Endurance Athlete) Rio Strada …

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  |   Category : Training Programs

Training Program Details Complete 12 week training program, starting April 30 $175 program fee -increases to $205after April 25 Minimum fitness requirement: must be able to run 10 miles Three training programs available: 50K, 50M and 100M Training programs open to all, even those who missed the opportunity to run the TRT this year,who are …

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  |   Category : Training Programs

Training Program Details Complete 12 week training program, starting April 30 Two weekly group workouts, in the Tahoe Basin, starting in June $325 program fee -increases to $355after April 25 Minimum fitness requirement: must be able to run 10 miles Three training programs available: 50K, 50M and 100M Training programs open to all, even those …

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  2012-04-06 |   Category : Fit to Be Tried- Julie's Blog

We had an exhillarating team tactics training session in Penryn on Wednesday night. The spring skies cleared to provide ideal conditions. In the first session – the agenda included: Discussion overview of concepts and on-bike race tactics clinic. Brief review of pack riding skills and safety Protocol – be aggressive but keep things safe Look …

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  |   Category : Athlete's Blog

I did the drills w/Dana today.  It was really great and I had a few cool ah-ha moments: We rode down Shirland Tract which always hurts my hands, but I took Julie’s advice and tried to soften my arms and not have such a death grip on my handlebars and go figure; my hands didn’t hurt!   …

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