Monday, March 17, 2014

On the Road!!

A BIG Thank You to everyone that signed up for the Fall and Winter CompuTrainer classes!    Despite Mother Nature torturing us with frigid temperatures, snow, and  icy roads the Fall and Winter season went great!   The focus at  "Kelley Acres" Speed Shop is to give all riders a similar experience in a fun environment regardless of your fitness level.  It seems this season we accomplished just that and more.   We were even able to help take the edge off by adding some long endurance Sunday rides going all over Europe with fun ErgVideos.

As Season 6 ends and the spring outdoor riding season begins there are many options to take your Speed Shop skills on the road. Below are just a few of the links that may be of interest. Please feel free to continue to use the Speed Shop Google Group and Facebook page during the spring and summer to share any information that may be relevant to the group. 

We also love to hear your success stories. There are lots of rides, races, vacations and personal goals in the works. Let us know how you are doing!  

Antietam Velo Club  - an inclusive competitive cycling club dedicated to supporting and promoting the bike racing in the Mid-Maryland area

DC Randonneurs - bicycle rides that are long-distance, unsupported, non-competitive, and time limited

Frederick Bike Rats Google Group -a forum for fun, inclusive local group rides in Frederick email:

Frederick Pedalers -  is a non-profit volunteer-led organization that promotes bicycling in Frederick County by leading rides, conducting cycling classes and cycling outreach activities

Frederick Velo Yahoo Group  a race oriented group ride centered around the Tuesday Night Worlds leaving from Glade Elementary

Frederick Triathlon Club provides a social setting where triathletes and multisport athletes of all abilities can learn and discuss the sport of triathlon and multisport offshoots

Mid Atlantic Bicycle Racing Association - primary resource for all road racing information in the Mid Atlantic

Mid Atlantic Time Trial Series (MATTS) a fantastic series of 5 Time Trials, aka  "the race of truth", held throughout the spring and summer

Racine MultiSports family focused multi-sport endurance races 

Team Integrity Cycling  - a competitive cycling club located in the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia

Camps and Clinics

Michaux MTB School - great place to hone your mountain bike skills with top local pros
Cat 4 Women's Race Clinic will be held on Saturday, April 26, 1:30pm. (see link below for clinic and race info) General race etiquette and skills, cornering, pack riding, and other race rules will be covered. Bring your bike and helmet and your questions! Our goal is familiarize new riders to racing and what to expect on race day. Contact Evelyn:

Cycling Camp San Diego comes to the right coast
Go to the Warrenton Camp

And finally a big SHOUT OUT to Coach Vicki and Coach Ray for helping out again this season.  We couldn't have had as many classes or kept the Shop running smoothly without your support!  Thank you!

Happy Spring!

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