SPEEDWEEK: A ROSEBANDIT ADVENTURE by Liz Gerrity The week began, as many do, with a Monday. But that is not where our story begins. No! Because Speedweek is not like other weeks. Speedweek is an ethereal blunder of watts and confusion. So, Speedweek begins on a Saturday. But one does not simply go to Speedweek!.
The Rose Bandit Elite Race Team is currently racing in the 2013 USA Crits Speedweek. This year, with our ever growing race team, our Rose Bandit Speedweek Team is also comprised of two of our Category 3 racers to provide them with more race experience in the week long hard and fast races. Our Rose.
There are so many different things to do, places to ride, groups to ride with, rides to participate in here in Miami and elsewhere that it might beg the question why should a female rider want to join the Rose Bandits Team over one of the MANY other groups? As the managers, members, and racer.
This Thursday, the Rose Bandit Team had an amazing invitation from Highgear Cycling–to ride with cycling legend Mario Cipollini in a special “LADIES ONLY!!” ride. Mario, aka Super Mario, wanted to get to know and ride with the women cyclists of Miami. We had a chance to meet, greet, and pose for some pics with.
The Rose Bandit Team is excited and ready to ride the Gran Fondo Giro d’Italia Miami-Coral Gables this coming weekend. We have been training hard and logging lots of miles in preparation for the 101 mile ride around Miami. The Gran Fondo Giro d’Italia brings together the top organization level and production value of the Giro d’Italia with.
This past weekend, the Rose Bandit Race Team headed to Clermont, FL (aka the mountains of Florida) for the State Road Race Championships. The team loaded up cars and headed north on Friday since racing began on Saturday with the Age Group/Masters Championship Races. With the passage of Hurricane Sandy along the Florida coast, it.
As cyclists, we hear it everyday: nutrition is a key part to getting stronger on the bike. Many of us log the miles but do not consider the impact we put on our bodies daily. Cyclists (and all athletes) tend to overlook the intangibles such as sleep, diet, and recovery in our training–focusing only on.
When you become a member of the Rose Bandit Team, not only do you become a member of an elite group of women who train with purpose and provide each other with support and camaraderie, you also get to take part in some great clinics to help grow your knowledge in the sport of cycling. .
Why I’m a Rose Bandit My membership into the Rose Bandits was a gift, literally a Christmas present from my loving husband wrapped in a card that said “Welcome to Rose Bandits.” I didn’t realize what a thoughtful present this team membership would end up being – I thought I was just getting a cool.
Who thought you could get writer’s block over a blog post that has no particular subject matter or outline requirements. I suppose that’s the plight of a science geek (me). It’s hard for me to write introspective pieces (I cried in Starbucks whilst trying to write my personal statement for my medical school application- oh.