Thursday, July 24, 2014

Weekend Ride Notification 7/25

Summer nights. (photo by Maura G)

Good day folks! The Arkansas State Road Race Championship is this Saturday right here in NWA. One race for all the marbles! The proceeds are going to a great cause. See below for details.

Have a great weekend. Enjoy this video from Orica-GreenEDGE giving us a glimpse of just one day at the TdF. I promise it will make you laugh.


Saturday

WHF ride. I'm racing, so no ride from me this weekend.

Bentonville Square Ride. Leaves from Bentonville square @ 8:00 am.  Usually 55 to 65 miles.  Hard but with regrouping. Usually 15-20 riders. Pace spirited. Route TBD.

2014 Arkansas State Road Race Championship (click the flyer below for details). Online registration discount ends today 7/24 at 10 PM. 

From the HealthSouth Racing Team. "In light of the recent, tragic loss of an inspirational cyclist this past weekend we will be giving all proceeds from the Arkansas State Road Race to the Laura Wooldridge Memorial Fund. The memorial fund will be used to help support and improve on cycling infrastructure and Women's and children's cycling initiatives throughout central Arkansas. Laura was a big inspiration to many cyclists. It is the goal of the Laura Wooldridge Memorial Fund that this inspiration can continue.

To find out a bit more info about who Laura was you can read this great tribute to her on the Arkansas Outside website: http://www.arkansasoutside.com/we-lost-a-hero/

Also, Central Arkansas Velo (CARVE) is organizing a memorial ride and service for Laura this coming Thursday. More info regarding it can be found on their Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Central-Arkansas-Velo-CARVE/189839401030919

If anyone would like more info regarding the Memorial Fund you can contact Scott Penrod, VP of CARVE, at spenrod@team-carve.com

Donations will also be accepted at registration as well. Thank you for your support."


Sunday

ONYX Coffee Lab Ride. Leaves @ 12:30 from ONYX Coffee Lab off Gregg Street. Usually 50 miles or so. Pace Spirited. Route TBD.

Ride fast & be safe,
WHF

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