2002-03 Ride Schedule
Starting Nov. 10, 2003
|Winter Training Ride
The New Orleans Bicycle Club's annual Winter Training Ride Series begins November 10, 2002! Group training rides will be held on the North Shore every Sunday morning, except when they conflict with other events (see the dates below).
Be sure to participate in these group training rides through the rolling hills North of Lake Pontchartrain. To see what these rides are like, take the Virtual Training Ride from Abita Springs. These rides are aimed at riders who want to build a solid base for road and criterium racing in the Spring (and keep from getting fat in the winter).
DECEMBER "LSD*" rides will be moderately paced 60-70 mile rides geared
toward general fitness maintenance, with re-grouping at each intersection if
The JANUARY - FEBRUARY "Training Ride" series will be designed to provide a gradual increase in distance and intensity, so that riders will build a solid base of road miles as they enter the competitive season.
sure to bring adequate cold weather gear for these rides. Temperatures on the
Northshore are often significantly colder than on the Southshore. When
temperatures are below 40, suggested gear would include shoe covers, helmet
cover or head covering, gloves, tights, and a couple of layers that can be
easily removed or unzipped. Bring enough food and water! The Spring rides will
not always stop for food or water. There will be no
support, mechanical, culinary or otherwise, on these rides, so come
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