The 2014 Winter Olympics are almost over, but for a few more days they’ll continue to bring us amazing examples of great sports and competition. The parallels between the winter sports and cycling are many and each athlete, no matter what their result, gives us inspiration to keep up with our own goals. Enjoy the last few days of the games and bring a bit of Olympic enthusiasm to your workouts.
While winter seems to go on forever, spring is coming soon and with it, the first set of races for the 2014 season. Check out what’s happening this weekend and what’s just around the corner.
Winter Bike Art – Interested in a little bit of culture that represents your favorite sport of cycling? Attend the art show at Ancien Cycles this Friday from 6-11PM and again on February 28. For details on the event, click here.
ABD Indoor TT Series Race #3 – This is the last indoor time trial for this series – the final race will be outside, which is something to look forward to! This weekend’s race features a course with rolling terrain, which will be favorable for all. For race details, click here.
Kenosha Velosport Training Crits –This series is for all levels of racers and offers an opportunity to tune-up your racing skills before the season really gets going. The course is a 1.5 mile loop with rolling hills and a few nice corners, which offers challenges for all types of riders. The event dates are March 17, 24 and April 7. For more information, click here.
Yoga for Cyclists – Cycling can be tough on the body, so maintaining core strength and flexibility is key to a solid foundation and a happy body. Yoga is a great addition to any cyclists training regimen and a class geared to cyclists is even better. Classes will be held on March 12 & 19 at 6:30PM at the Bloom Yoga Studio. For more information or to register, click on the link http://bit.ly/1aBGLzY
Gapers Block Crits – Calling all beginner bike racers to the starting line! The annual race series is coming soon and it’s designed to give you lots of practice at criterium racing so you’re ready for the summer season. Plan ahead and get ready to practice, practice, practice! For more information, click here.
Have a great weekend and take advantage of a few days above freezing!