COVID times have been strange and it's strange not to be asked "so what race are you training for?" The absence of this simple question is because of the lack of seeing one another and the lack of rac
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The threat of spreading Corid-19 (Corona virus) is impacting millions of individuals around the world! Social distancing is being suggested to minimize the effect of spreading contagious virus’. However, many of us rely on group workout sand training sessions to motivate our fitness and many of us depend on it to guide us through workouts.
I must start by saying this was an unforgettable ride for many reasons. I grew up in Lowndes County, Alabama, which is between Selma and Montgomery, so I have personal history with this bike route. I knew there would be some rolling hills and some nice long flats along Highway 80 - a perfect mix for a long ride. This bike route also directly follows the Selma to Montgomery March of 1965, which clearly has incredible historical significance to not just me, but all Americans.
Disc brakes do a few positive things for riders. First, they make it possible to brake later and with more confidence. Second, they make weather, wet or cold, less of an issue. The result is a bike you will descend on more quickly and will ride on more days of the year.
Around here, it’s not uncommon to meet families who are die-hard fans of their favorite college or professional football team with a few baseball super-fans thrown in here and there. Not in the Giles household. Lauren Giles and her family were professional cycling fanatics. So much so that when she later moved away from home, she would plan her vacations to coincide with the Tour de France so she could be home to watch it with her family.