Tag: Cycling Tips
Competition doesn’t always come in the form of a timed event with packet pick-up, podium ceremonies, and prizes.
We took in majestic views of the famous Urubamba River flowing far below and snow-capped peaks jutting high above as we rode the grassy riverside trails passing through the ancient Inca roads that carved the desert highlands and deep canyons. There were many ruins, some waterfalls, a few stone huts built sometime in the 15th century, and llamas galore along the way.
The sixth-annual Colorado ride takes place on Sunday, September 29, starting and finishing in Longmont. Riders can choose either a 100-mile century ride, 65-mile ride, or a 28-mile ride. Registration is open and entries are available at an “early bird” price ($89) until September 1.
When I signed up for Venus de Miles, I knew I’d need to make some play dates to keep myself motivated and accountable in training. As I went about asking other women if they’d like to ride with me, I found myself saying, “Hey, wanna ride this week?” and following that with, “I mean, if you have time…”
A properly fitting bike is key to a woman’s efficiency and comfort during a ride. The bottom line of a good fit is whether the rider is in a powerful and efficient position and whether he/she is comfortable.
In part three of this video series, Jade Wilcoxson of Optum Pro Cycling offers health tips and encouragement for the everyday cyclist.