We are a team that is how we ride, race, and live. That is why it was so important that we waited for Maya. We had to honor and respect the work she put in today. If we are not a loving team, then we are not a real team, and the best gifts in life are true friends. We care for each other first. Thank you everyone for understanding.
Please put family and Easter first tomorrow, if your family wants you home please do so. This is an optional ride.
I will not be joining the ride, I will be spending the day with my in-laws and family.
Everyone has to have a go home buddy please. That means you do not have to ride with them the whole time, but you need to know who you are riding home with. This is mandatory. I will not hear of a story where someone rides home alone.
This is learning responsibility and love for ones teammates.
Please coordinate with your buddy how long you will be riding up.
Ride as long as you like at an endurance pace. No intervals, no crazy hard work, just a good steady long ride. Go as high as you like. Have fun with your friends.
Bring a lot of food and please know that the water stop at Palasades is broken and that you will have to leave with a 3rd bottle.
That was an exhausting weekend, however we did financially great and made almost 5% of our annual budget. So in those terms we did great.
Thank you everyone for all the time you put into the team. I know it is a lot. Things will slow down this week and by the end of April they will full come to a crawl. That will be nice for all of us.
No races this weekend or outreach events, or fundraisers.
We are trying to get one last fitness bump before our big events. That is why we did all the hard work last week, and why we needed to ride on Sunday. The super biggies are coming and I really want everyone to have fun.
Morning ride starts at 6am now. If you can make it do it. However you then have to double up. I want the afternoon practice to be the priority.
Afternoon: Time Trial Intervals at Trails end 5X6 min efforts
More Time Trial intervals 10 min LT’s. 3-5.
3:45 and 4:30pm starts
Non Whiskey and Gila riders tempo team ride.
Whiskey and Gila Riders off.
No School for TUSD. I would like to leave early and ride up very high on the Mt. Lemmon. Cara maybe this is a day to ride to the top.
Old Man Shoot Out– 5:45am start
Big Boy Shoot Out– 6am start
C Team Ride– 6:30am start
If you ride Madera then, yes we will.
After the ride, big team breakfast at the house. Like a big one with dead stuff and vegetables.
If you can Mt Lemmon. 6am start
Whiskey riders you have been notified.
This is of course Easter so it is optional, and is determined by you and your family.
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Thanks to all who were able to attend our team meeting today. We hope that it was effective in disbursing a lot of information, dates and costs (see details repeated below), and that you enjoyed our guest speaker, Dave Dobler. Again, it is up to each individual to take the next step, if you choose…. Read more »
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We have a lot going on so please read carefully. But first a huge thank you to everyone for such an amazing weekend. I could not be prouder of the whole team. Thank you everyone for believing in the program and our way. This will be something of a rest week as we… Read more »
Thursday Practice– This will be another Crit skills and Openers practice. The goal of this practice is sharpen your high end speed via the sprint work that we do and to get you more comfortable in the group. You will not be looking to gain fitness at this point we are just trying to get… Read more »
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