TSR News 2/4 – 2/10

Greetings StormRiders!

** 1 month until the MS 150 Key to Largo (3/4 – 3/5)!! You should be registered now, it’s more fun than should be allowed! List of available hotels at the bottom of the page. Tally-Ho!

 


Saturday 2/4

Intermediate/Advanced

7:00 AM departure from Pinecrest Library (SW 111 st, 58 ave)

68 mile route south to Homestead with 2 stops: Stop 1: La Casita – 187 ave, 264 st. (mile 24), W to 217 ave, to 392 st, then north past Roberts (no stop), then 344 st east route back – Stop 2: Walgreens 162 ave, 328 st. (mile 44).

Shorter option is turn around at La Casita ~50 miles or direct to HBP ~47 miles.

With the MS to Key Largo just around the corner, we will be extending mileage on the Saturday rides – weather permitting.

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Beginner/ Intermediate

7:05 AM departure from Pinecrest Library (SW 111 st, 58 ave)

Destination: CVS at 112 ave, Coconut Palm Drive (248 st) ~28 miles. We will split into two groups, one at about 12- 16 mph and the other between 16-19 mph give or take.

 

– Saturday weather forecast: 64°/79° – Wind <-ENE

Pace line etiquette and TSR info

 


Sunday 2/5

Intermediate & Advanced

7:00 AM departure from Pinecrest Library (SW 111 st, 58 ave)

Destination: Key Biscayne, including Virginia Key loop and stop at the NEW Oasis! ~ 35 miles.

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Beginner/ Intermediate

7:15 AM departure from Deering Estate (behind Starbucks – 168 st, Old Cutler Rd)

Destination: Flashing lights or beyond (30 – 40 miles). The plan is working on pace lines and riding as a group. Speed will be 15 – 17 mph.

 

– Sunday weather forecast: 64°/80° – Wind <-ENE

 


Tuesday/Thursday *

Intermediate & Advanced

7:00 AM departure from Black Point Marina
21 mph on the first lap around the speedway, 23-24 mph for the second lap, 25+ third lap.
** Since the racers have been pushing the pace up, we will form a “B” group at the start and keep a steady pace ~(22 – 24).
Mileage: 24-36 miles depending on how many laps you do.
Regroup at the flashing lights before heading back to Blackpoint.

This ride is for road cyclists. Strict pace line rules must be followed.

* Tuesday is Patches day – wear your Patches racing kit if you have one.

 

Pace line etiquette and TSR info

 


Grand Tours on the horizon

 

2017

  • 2/11 – Dolphins Cancer Challenge – Registration link
  • 2/26 – Denito’s Ride For Kids “Shorty Fourty” – ENP to Flamingo – Registration link
  • 2/26 – Tour de Broward – Tour de Broward info
  • 3/4 – 3/5 – MS 150 – Key Largo – Team StormRiders is already registered, don’t forget to look for the team when you register for the ride. Plan now and let’s make this the biggest TSR event in a long time. Lodging options below.
  • 3/26 – EBC Snowbird Century – Homestead
  • 3/26 – Pedal for PAL – Police Athletic League – Palm Beach
  • 4/23 – Pedal for PAL – Police Athletic League – West Palm Beach
  • 7/4 – Annual TSR 4th of July Ride

 

* “Active” TSR members get a 10% discount at Cycle World. Contact captain@teamstormriders.com if your name is not on the TSR member list.

* TSR members get a 10% discount at Elite Cycling

~Ride Storm~

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Key Largo lodging options:

Largo hotels

 


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