Nov. 22 FSB/VSRT Joint Winter Training Ride

Saturday, November 22 is the first of three joint FSB/VSRT (Valley Spokesmen Racing Team) Winter Training Rides.  VSRT will be hosting this ride and they have chosen to do the Moraga Loop.  There are two route options for this ride (approximate mileage and elevation are listed below).  We will be meeting in downtown Livermore at Peet’s Coffee (152 S Livermore Ave), be ready to roll at 8:30am.  A stop is planned in Alamo at Livermore Cyclery on the return leg of the longer route. Heavy rain cancels the ride.  Be sure to check the team’s Facebook page or your email …

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Early Bird Criterium Training Series

The Early Bird Criterium Training Series in Fremont is highly recommended if you are interested in racing in 2015 and learning valuable racing skills.  Even experienced racers attend the series and use it as an early season tune-up and chance to get in a little crit practice before the real racing begins.  Each day in the series focuses on a different skill, which is practiced in a mentored environment and followed by a mentored training race (no placings are recorded).  There are five days in the series: 1/4, 1/11, 1/18, 1/25, and 2/1.  In the past there has been online …

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Nov. 19 General Membership Meeting

Our next general membership meeting is coming up on Wednesday, November 19th at 6pm.  Both Surla’s and Fuddruckers were booked, so we will be at a NEW LOCATION for this meeting: Round Table Pizza in Manteca (253 Spreckels Ave).  It’s a little more central so we are hoping new members from the surrounding areas will also be able to attend. Agenda items will include introduction of the new board members, discussion about member benefits for next season and an update on the clothing order and how the process will work this year.  This will be our last meeting of 2014, …

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Nov. 7 – RSVP Date for SLO LSD Camp

If you are a current CdV member, planning on attending the SLO Winter Training Camp on Dec. 5-7, please contact Doug Vrieling at dvrieling@gmail.com – YOU MUST RSVP BY NOV. 7th.  CdV will be subsidizing lodging and we need a final count to know how many hotel rooms to reserve.

FSB/VSRT Joint Winter Training Ride #1 on Nov. 22

Saturday, November 22 is the first of three joint FSB/VSRT (Valley Spokesmen Racing Team) Winter Training Rides.  VSRT will be hosting this ride and they have chosen the Moraga Loop for this ride.  The route (approx. 80 miles, 3,700 ft in elevation) can be seen here: http://www.strava.com/activities/123000824.  Ride will leave from the flagpole in downtown Livermore (near Peet’s Coffee at 152 S Livermore Ave) at 8:30am.  A stop is planned in Alamo at Livermore Cyclery on the return leg.