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First Chamois Time Race of 2014 Series is today!

The first race of the 2014 Chamois Time Series is today, April 16th, in Sharon Center. It is the same course as the Iowa City Road Race, to be held on April 26th. Great practice race for that big one. We hope to see you at this super fun event. Gorgeous course in Amish country.

Registration opens at 5:30pm, racing begins at 6:30pm.

$15 (plus $15 for one-day license if you are not an annual license holder)

Very beginner friendly!

Check out some photos from the 2012 Chamois Time race by our sponsor Justin Torner Photography. These awesome photos are also available for purchase through his web site and he will be there taking photos tonight as well!

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Women only ride

Women-Only Rides Start March 10th

Greetings! It’s time for the women-only rides to start again this year. We have a few updates/changes:
MONDAY RIDE LEADERS
New this year we are using VolunteerSpot to organize our Monday Night Ride Leaders. Please sign up to be a Monday Ride leader with 3 easy steps:

1. Click this link to go to our invitation page on VolunteerSpot http://vols.pt/7kRbfC
2. Enter your email address (you will NOT need to register an account on VolunteerSpot)
3. Sign Up! Choose your spots- VolunteerSpot will send you an automated confirmation and reminders. Easy!
What does a leader do? Welcome new riders, explain group ride etiquette and give pointers, pick route (15-25 miles), keep group together.

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WOMEN-ONLY GROUP RIDES
We are doing some slight re-branding of the weekly women-only rides this year:

MARCH – AUGUST: Road rides take place on Monday and Wednesday evenings starting with daylight savings in the spring. All rides begin at 5:45pm and leave from Geoff’s Bike and Ski (816 S. Gilbert St, Iowa City).

What to expect:
DevelopMental Mondays: Start your week off right with a medium-paced, beginner-friendly, or recovery-based ride that provides an exclusive women-only environment. These rides are designed to improve your confidence riding in a group setting, get you fitter, make you faster, and get you race ready! Rides typically have a leader that will choose the route and be able to give pointers along the way.

Race-Pace Wednesdays: These rides are quick-paced, race-tactic focused, and occasionally have guest speakers to share their sage-like wisdom regarding racing and riding strategy. These rides are FAST and FUN and will help take your riding and/or racing to the next level! The endorphin rush will be guaranteed to leave you smiling!

IOWA RACE SCHEDULE
* Details on all the Iowa and Regional cycling events here: http://www.iowabicycleracing.org/schedule/

2014 Kit Order Form!

Its that time of year again.  Kit order season.  Orders due Dec. 9th (2014 ICCC kit order form).

There are a couple of changes for the 2014 kits, most notably, much of the white accents are changing to black.  Also, the shorts are losing the side fade, along with the white to black change.  Don’t worry about the lack of sponsor logos either, these are just quick ‘get-the-idea’ versions.

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Sizing kit available at Geoff’s Bike and Ski until the end of this month (November).

Order Form: 2014 ICCC kit order form

Chamois Time 2013 is a wrap!

Thank you to all our sponsors, volunteers, our official, and all the racers who made it out to our races this year. We had a blast!

Results for race #4 and the entire series standings are up here.

 

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Photo credit to Emily Robnett.