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Events

2018 EVENTS CALENDAR

Speaker Series*

Feb 15: (Thurs) 7:00-8:00pm – Race Winning Strategies: Learn what it takes to win your next bike race, the town limit sign sprint or reach your next group ride’s KOM line first. The best in the business make it look easy but as you will find out, there are a lot of factors that go into achieving this feat. Join USA National Criterium Champion, 5-time California State Champion and AchievePTC Head Coach Dana Williams as he shares his top tips to success on the bike.
Where: Rapha Cycle Club San Francisco: 2198 Filbert St. San Francisco, CA

 

Feb 28: (Thurs) 7:00-8:00pm – Sport Nutrition: Optimize Your Performance: As the old saying goes ‘what you put in is what you get out’. And this certainly is the case in cycling. The nutrition you put in your body has a direct relationship to your performance on your next ride or race. Join Sport Nutritionist and AchievePTC Coach Sofia Marin as she shares what to eat and when to eat it to maximize your riding/training and racing.
Where: Rapha Cycle Club San Francisco: 2198 Filbert St. San Francisco, CA

 

March 22: (Thurs) 7:00-8:00pm – The Ins and Outs of a Bike Fit: Riding your bike, whether it’s one hour or 12 hours, requires you to sit on the saddle and generate power to your pedals. The position and height of your saddle, handle bars and pedals have a direct effect on your comfort and amount of power you can create and hence, the speed you can achieve. Join Master Bike Fitter and AchievePTC Coach Ryan Moore as he shares the ins and outs of effective bike fit.
Where: Rapha Cycle Club San Francisco: 2198 Filbert St. San Francisco, CA

 

 TBD: Injury Prevention & Management in Cycling – Presented by Dr. Kristin Wingfield (www.drkristinwingfield.com) and Dr. Robert Purchase (http://purchaseorthoclinic.com/). Common cycling injuries will be addressed including knee and low back pain, hip impingement, clavicle fractures and AC joint separation. 7:00 – 8:00pm @ Active Marin (421 Miller Ave. Mill Valley, CA).

Group Rides

Feb 11: (Sun) 9:30am-1:30pm – Coach Dana to lead the Rapha Winter Training Ride (**WTR) Series. Where: Rapha Cycle Club San Francisco: 2198 Filbert St. San Francisco, CA. Show up early and enjoy a pre-ride coffee and snack. Then we are off to tackle this route: https://www.strava.com/routes/11688025

Apr 8: (Sun) 9:00am-12:00pm – Wente RR/Red Kite Bump Course Recon (or Patterson Pass)

May 6: (Sun) 9:00am-12:00pm – Berkeley Hills Road Race Course Recon

May 30: (Wed) 5:45pm-8:00pm – Col du Pantoll: We will join this renowned ride hosted by Mike’s Bikes.
TBA:  Jensie Gran Fondo of Marin in support of the Marin Bicycle Coalition. 8:00 AM @ Stafford Lake Park, Novato CA\
**The Winter Training Series (WTR) is organized by Rapha Cycle Club SF and begins Jan 14th and takes place every Sunday during January and February. It is a structured, long, winter training series on the road. The ride leaves Rapha Cycle Club SF rain or shine, and while the ride is intended to stay together, some riders may fall off the back given pace or mechanicals. The group will move at a smooth but steady clip in the longstanding tradition of winter base rides: no sharp accelerations but no strolling, either

Holiday/Celebration Events

Jan 25: (Thurs) 6:30-8:00pm – New Years Kick Off Social at Rapha Cycle Club SF. Meet other Achieve athletes, enjoy some food and drinks and even win some swag.

July 14: (Sat) 8:30-1:30pm – Summer Ride & Lunch – We rollin’ in the East Bay….we’ll meet at a location TBA and begin our ride with the top of Mt.Diablo as our goal. Some fun racing and an opportunity to snag a Strava KOM/QOM will likely be in the mix, with a catered picnic lunch awaiting us at the summit of Mt. Diablo. Our Full bellies will guide us down the mountain to our starting point where we say farewell.

WEEKLY ACHIEVE RIDES

Coffee Ride – Tuesday: 7:00am-8:00am
Meeting location: Equator Coffee Prooflab, Tam Junction, Mill Valley, CA
Pace: Medium/Social
Route: Up to Four Corners or around Strawberry or over Camino Alto or to Headlands and back.
Lead by: Coach Dana

 

GPC Ride – On Hold Until Further Notice (Tuesday: 5:30pm-7:30pm)
Meeting location: Corner of Grizzly Peak and Spruce in Berkeley
*Be sure to arrive a few minute early to fill out the sign in sheet
Pace: Fast ride but regroups after every sprint.
Route: Grizzly Peak South along the ridge to Skyline, down into Redwood Rd, up Little Pinehurst and then up Pinehurst
Lead by: Coach Ryan

Trips/Training Camps

 

Previous/Future Events:

Life as a Pro Cyclist – What it’s Like and What it Takes to be One
Presented by: Joao Correia – former Cervelo Test Team rider, Co-owner of Corso Sport Management (Pro cyclist athlete management) and Founder of InGamba Bike Tours.
Date & Time: November 16, 2016 | 7:00pm-8:30pm
Location: Equator Coffee at Prooflab Mill Valley
244 Shorline Highway
Mill Valley, CA
*for Achieve Athletes

Race Winning Strategies
Learn what it takes to win your next bike race or group ride sprint. The best in the business make it look easy but as you will find out, there’s a lot of factors that go into achieving this feat.
Presented by: Roman Kilun – former 10 year Pro, Tour of California competitor and Achieve Athlete
Date & Time: TBA | TBA
Location: Equator Coffee Berkeley

 

Happy Hour 
Time: 5:30-7:00pm
Location: TBA
*Sporadically throughout the year and for Achieve athletes & friends

Previous Happy Hours Locations
Mill Valley Beerworks: 173 Throckmorton Ave, Mill Valley CA
City Beer: 1168 Folsom St. #101
Bar Bocce: 1250 Bridgeway, Sausalito CA
Bin 38: 3232 Scott St, San Francisco
The Tipsy Pig: 2231 Chestnut Street, San Francisco
Balboa Cafe: 38 Miller Ave, Mill Valley CA
Presidio Social Club: 563 Ruger St, San Francisco CA
Bungalow 44: 44 East Blithedale Ave, Mill Valley CA

Performance Cycle Coaching and Personal Training
Maximum Performance. Minimal Time.