One week of training camp in Italy on the Giro stages of Lake Garda. Full and experiential days in which to challenge yourself and one another, talking, riding, and learning about how to be a stronger, faster, better cyclist.
I wanted to share this Facebook post by my friend Henry Dunbar who is the Director of Operations for Active Transportation for Arlington County Commuter Services, overseeing the Capital Bikeshare, BikeArlington, and WalkArlington programs. He was previously the Executive Director of Phoenix Bikes. His post was a reminder to me that cycling is more than just carbon fiber, fancy kit, stylish shades, and watts.
Officine Mattio is promoting a motivational campaign, urging people not to remain passive and "be," however and whenever, and choosing cycling as a lifestyle.
The UCI World Championships are heading down under again, taking place towards the end of September in Wollongong, Australia.
Now that the Tour has wrapped and Jonas Vingegaard can kick back and relax with his name written into the history books, we think it’s probably time to start talking about what's next - the Vuelta a España.
The experts all agree you should definitely spend time getting the muscles warm and ready to go.