Sunday, October 31, 2010

November 2010 Calendar For The Ladies Only Saturday Bikeride

Good Morning Ladies
Wow, what a great 2 months. In September, we did some long, flat rides to work on Cadence (The Art of Spinning) and understanding how it gives that little extra zest when climbing, or when wanting to pick up your speed. Also, how cadence will keep the legs feeling fresh on a long, steady bike ride or a way to recover from a climb. All of this was in prep for the climbing month to come. In October we went out and climbed. We started out with a few .5 to 2 percent climbs that covered a span of 35 to 44 miles. Then we combined the distance and added a few more climbs as we set our goal to ride 9 mile hill. The last challenge for the month was to go into Mummy Mt. This was the most challenging ride of the month, Well what can I say, except YOU did it! Thank you all for hanging in there these past 2 months. You ask what is in store for November, This month will be a recovery month. A time to relax and just ride and enjoy the Coolness of Arizona. To all the Ladies that will be doing the Tour De Tucson, Good Luck and have fun, and to those that will be doing their first Tri, may the water, not be so cold, the wind on your back and you grow wings on your running shoes.

November 2010 Ladies Only Bike Ride Calendar All rides will start at 7am because of day break

Sat Nov 6 Ahwatukee Bagel nosh
Sat Nov 13 Usury Pass Patricia's Place
Sat Nov 20 Tour De Tucson Tucson
Sun Nov 21 Ironman Tempe Town Lake
Fri Nov 26 BFNST* Pecos Park
Sat Nov 27 PV ride Tribe

*Black Friday No store Tour bike ride - This is a fundraiser put on by some of the Ladies that will be partaking in the Multiple Sclerosis 2 day bike ride at the end of March. So if you aren't planning on going shopping the day after Thanksgiving and would like a way to burn off some of that great feast, please come out and support The Ladies MS Group. you can register at


The Ironman will be held on Sunday, November 21st. and the Ladies will be Running Bike Aid Station #3 which will be located on Beeline Hwy, 1.5 miles south of Shea Blvd. This will be the primo place to be, you will get the chance to see all the participants and you will be in among some of the greatest athletes from around the world. YOU as a Volunteers will be handing off water, Gatorade, Coke, Gu, food, etc. to riders. The Volunteers are the pulse of this event. Bike Aid Station #3 will have two shifts:

Shift #1 6am to Noon

Shift #2 Noon to 5:30pm...

If you have a preference on which shift you would like to work, please let me know.

We need a minimum of 100 volunteers! If you know anyone who would like to join us, please have them go to and sign up!

For the event, we also need a few items for our station. We need a sound system to play music, and we also need canopies to cover our tables. Please let me know if you have either of these for us to use during the event!

Thanks for volunteering!
Please contact

Ruth Condon,

Thank you because without You this could not Be
Have a great Month


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