Month: February 2013

  2013-02-19 |   Category : Fit to Be Tried- Julie's Blog

Mission accomplished on the inaugural Rio winter training camp. The motivation in organizing (with the help of Bev McInnes, team director) the camp was to help the team understand the value of variety in their training. The winter training camp took place at Tahoe Donner in Truckee, and it kicked off with a social gathering …

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  2013-02-18 |   Category : Athlete's Blog

Heidi’s Folsom BP Criterium  The first race of the season is always an overly nervous experience.  Several days before the event, my mind starts being consumed by it.  Have I trained enough?  Am I fitter than last year?  Everyone else has been training just as hard or harder.  Will I be able to keep up …

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  2013-02-13 |   Category : Athlete's Blog

  My experience at the Cal-Aggie crit was motivating, and it went well. I felt very strong throughout the race. I can completely see the benefits of our training intervals where we ramp up heart beat every 3-4 minutes. Totally felt that kind of effort during the race. In terms of tactics, it was difficult. …

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  2013-02-11 |   Category : Athlete's Blog

Off the cuff, Ah-Ha moment, by Stephanie Mayberg, Team Rio Strada rider… The Sunday ride was tough, but good.  I saw most of the Rio gals finishing up as I was starting and got warned of severe Valley winds. Initially,  my mind took control and I almost bagged it and headed home…but I regrouped, took …

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