Tuesday, February 27, 2007

Dismal Dash Pre-Ride

There will be a pre-ride of the Dismal Dash Time Trial course this Sunday (3/4). We are looking to roll at 2pm from the White Marsh Shopping Center in Surprising Suffolk. (1226 White Marsh Road)
Click Here for a Google Map

Contact Shawn B for more info on this ride.

Don't forget to register on Bikereg.com.

Since we are co-sponsoring, we need a to have a good showing for both on the course and help with the race - yes, you can do both. So get out those dedicated time trial bikes or screw on those aerobars (or better yet just ride it Eddy-style).

Monday, February 26, 2007

At Least Somebody Raced This Weekend

Congratulations to AAB teammate and UMW rider Jessica on her top 5 finish in the Women's B Road Race this past weekend at W&M.

Congrats Jess!

Race Results

Sunday, February 25, 2007

Snowball Crit #1 Cancelled


Todays race is being postponed due to poor weather. April 29th is the next available date for the course. All registrations will be transfered to the new date, if you require a refund or want to transfer to the March 11 race please contact: bill@virginiabeachvelo.com

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with any abuse of the service. Thank You.

Thursday, February 22, 2007

Dismal Dash Time Trial - Volunteers Needed

All About Bikes Racing will be co-sponsor the for Dismal Dash Time Trial on March 18 - VA's First BAR Race of the Season. We need volunteers to help with set-up, tear-down, course sweepers, etc. Contact Kim at obrienkim@gmail.com if you can help.

Don't forget to register for the race at Bikereg.com.

Wednesday, February 21, 2007

Race Team Meeting Thursday Feb 22

There will be a race team meeting at the shop on Thursday, February 22nd @ 700. This will be to talk about the upcoming season (Snowball is this weekend) and other team related topics. Hopefully, they'll be jerseys to hand out if they arrive today or tomorrow. Rumor has it that there may be some swag too.

Don will be providing some snacks and feel free to bring your favorite beverage.

Speaking of the Snowball Crit, AAB Racing will be well represented in the CAT 5 race with 10 racers in the field of 50 and 6 in the CAT 3/4 race.

Friday, February 9, 2007

Jerseys Update and Shoe Orders

Jerseys will be shipped on Feb 13th.

The Sidi shoe deal is ending soon. Get by the shop or call them Saturday to get your order in if you want one. The order is going out Monday the 12th. This is a good deal on one of the most comfortable cycling shoes on the market.

Criterium Tips

With the first race coming up in 2 weeks, here are some refresher tips (or for some of us new tips) on Criterium Races courtesy of CriteriumTips.com
Top Ten Criterium Tips
  1. Find your position in the pack
  2. Do Intervals
  3. Handling a crash
  4. Getting in and out of the pit
  5. Last lap strategy
  6. Show up warm
  7. Racing in thirds
  8. Be energy efficient
  9. Racing twice

Tuesday, February 6, 2007

Set Your TIVO or DVR - Cycling on Versus (OLN)

Cycling on Versus
Here's the schedule for VERSUS (formerly OLN) for the Spring Classics, the Tour de GA, the TdF and starting off with the Tour of CA.
CYCLYSM(tm)Sundays TV Schedule on Versus

Amgen Tour of California
The inaugural Amgen Tour of California got underway last year and made history as America's greatest new stage race drawing a record 1.3 million spectators . The 2007 edition will once again be staged over 650 miles of California's best terrain February 18-25, 2007. The UCI sanctioned race draws top professional teams from around the world including riders such as Americans Floyd Landis, Levi Leipheimer and George Hincapie. This years edition should prove to be just a successful as last years and will be the most significant cycling road race held in the United States.
Tour of CA TV Schedule

Then there always cycling.tv for your quick cycling video fix.

Monday, February 5, 2007

Dismal Dash Time Trial and More

Dismal Dash Time Trial March 18th
The Dismal Dash Time Trial registration is up on www.bikereg.com. It's sponsored by Chesapeake Cycling Club and the City of Suffolk.
It's the First Race of the Virginia Cycling Association BAR Series. If you don't plan on racing (and even if you are racing), CCC could always use the help of volunteers. I'll get more info on how you can voluteer and who to contact and post an update.

More Race News...
Looks like the Snowball Crit #1 CAT 3/4 race is full @ 50 entries. We have a strong showing of 12 registered in the 3/4 and the 5 races. There's still plenty of spaces left in the CAT 5 race so get registered.

Jerseys? Did Somebody Say Jerseys?
Somebody asked about Jerseys - Steven, Mr. B or Rob - give us an update from the shop on when we can expect the AAB jerseys.