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This Weekend – A Beginner Ride & Clinic and An Intermediate Hill Climbing Clinic!!

July 29, 2010

Saturday:

Beginner Ride & Clinic
What: Saturday #5 Beginner Road Rides & Clinic – Blue Star River Walk Expansion
Where: Address is: 1414 S. Alamo, 78204. Off IH10 at S. Alamo or off IH37/281 at Durango.
When: Jul 31, 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Description:Come join us the fifth Saturday of every month for the San Antonio’s Ride Like A Girl / Velo San Antonio Beginner Ride at Blue Star. This only happens a few times a year: January, May, July & October.

The start location this week will be at Blue Star Art Complex.

Address is: 1414 S. Alamo, 78204. You can access S Alamo from either IH10 at the Alamo Street exit or off IH37/281 at the Durango exit. Mapquest it to see what route is best for you. We’ll be meeting in the main parking lot, closest to S. Alamo.

We’ll meet around 8:00AM, start riding at 8:30AM.   We’ll be riding the new river walk expansion. We have 2 groups / levels.

Group 1 is the slower beginners. This will be a beginner pace, about 8 – 10 mph and we’ll go either 8-10 miles.

Group 2 is the faster beginners. Still a beginner pace, just a little faster and a little longer. About 10-12mph and we’ll go about 13-15 miles.

WalkFit San Antonio
What: WalkFit – Saturday #5 – Blue Star
Where: Blue Star. 1414 S. Alamo, 78204. Access S Alamo from either IH10 at the Alamo Street exit or off IH37/281 at the Durango exit.
When: Jul 31, 8:15 AM – 10:00 AM
Description: Come join us the fifth Saturday of every month for our WalkFit Program.
This only happens a few times a year: January, May, July & October.
The start location this week will be at Blue Star Art Complex. In the parking lot closest to S. Alamo.

We’ll be walking the route from the Blue Star Art Complex. It’s the new expansion of the riverwalk We will have route sheets available for everyone.

We will gather early, at 8:15AM Saturday morning. We’ll walk out at 8:30AM.
Please arrive a little early for your first one.

Sunday:

Hill Climbing Clinic & Ride
Sunday #1 MS 150 Training Intermediate Road Ride & Hill Climbing Clinic at Stone Oak

Where: Meet: 21700 Hardy Oak at Stone Oak Parkway. Aldaco’s Parking Lot 7:00am.
When: Aug 1, 7:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Description: No Fear!! It’s not as scary as it sounds. We ride to the pace of whoever shows up. We drop no one. Excellent hill training. If you really want to learn how to climb hills strong, this ride is for you!

We’ll meet at the corner of Hardy Oak & Stone Oak Parkway at 7:00am. Wheels down at 7:30am.

Pace information:

Scenic Intermediate – Steady, scenic pace of 12-14 mph – 15-21 miles
Veloce Intermediate – Moderate to fast pace of 14-15 mph – 22-32 miles
Advanced Intermediate – Fast, advanced pace of 16+mph – 40+ miles

We’ve put together an excellent route that includes long swweeping hills and a couple hi-grade climbs. Remember, we are riding to get better at climbing, you don’t need to already be a strong climber to join in. This ride will help make you a strong climber.

Sunday Scenic Intermediate/ Fast Beginner ride in the beautiful Hill Country Village every Sunday morning.

Where:  In the front parking lot of the Eye Center located at 14807 San Pedro 78232. Winding Way and Hwy 281 (NW corner).

When: Aug 1, 8:15 AM – 10:30 AM
Description: We have a group of FAST Beginners & Scenic Intermediate level riders that want to add to their mileage in training for some of the bigger rides. They’ll be riding the Hill Country Village route.. Distance from 15 to 30 miles. You choose how far you want to go.

Pace Information

Fast Beginner/ Scenic Intermediate: 11-14amph Miles 15-30 you choose how far.

This ride is not currently suitable for Super-Beginners. If you are a Super-Beginner & want to do this ride You have to contact Veronica @ 210-383-4663 so we can put a Super-Beginner group together for this ride.

Meet: 8:15am Wheels down: 8:30am

It is a 3.5 mile loop, you get to choose how far you go. It’s a No-Drop Ride, you won’t be left behind. Show up, enjoy yourself, let us know how you like this ride!!
Veronica 383-3660, option 4

Come on out and join us, it’s gonna be a fun-filled weekend!!!!

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2 Comments leave one →
  1. Letty Dietes permalink
    July 30, 2010 4:45 pm

    See you at Blue Star and Stone Oak.

  2. Helen Saldana permalink
    August 6, 2010 9:07 pm

    I am so glad the rides are on again, my sis Mari and I have been riding 15 to 20 miles. I hope to join you all on Sundays!

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