It's incredible how much time is involved in actually training on the bike - and it's a balance - a lifestyle balance - a mixture of give and take. Each friend and family member of this team has come through in so many ways - offering words of encouragement, offering to help where help is needed, and even picking up the load here and there and doing some physical work! If you guys weren't behind us we wouldn't be so far ahead. Thank you for your continued support.
Title Sponsor, The Eat-Clean Diet™ is behind this team, every step
of the way. Best-selling author Tosca Reno's philosophies and nutritional strategies are so in tune with what these
women have to do to be successful in sport (and in life!). Planning,
preparation, goal-setting, visualization, and positive thinking
are all values that are respected and encouraged in the text found
in her book series, The Eat-Clean Diet®. Not only that, but
her Clean Eating principles are the key to unlimited sources of
energy and efficient recovery. The Eat-Clean Diet® is a lifestyle
- not a diet!
LOAD™ & E MEND™
of the worst experiences on a bike ride is bonking from a lack of
nutrition or dehydration. Perhaps the second worst experience is
not recovering properly after hard efforts on the bike. The women
on this team are stepping up their commitment to cycling, putting
more hours onto the bike and into training and still balancing a
full work load and lifestyle. Nutrition is so important and making
sure you're properly hydrated and nourished is key. e load™
and e mend™ will be supporting the efforts of The
Eat-Clean Diet® Women's Cycling Team in the 2010 race season - their
products assist endurance athletes during and after their training
efforts to keep hydrated and well-nourished so they can maximize
from the benefits of their training regimen fully. Go
to the e load™ website!
of the things that this team is all about is facing fear in the face!
All the women on the team balance families and careers, and are
still willing to take the risk to venture into road cycling and do
more than try! Besides the normal ego issues attached with performance,
these riders also deal with the real risks associated with cycling
- traffic, safety, dogs, getting lost and potential accidents.
SPOT Satellite GPS Messenger (SPOT) offers a direct way for the
team to send check-in messages and updates via satellite links to
friends and family to let them know where they are on the route
and that they are OK. Should the team run into a life threatening
emergency, with the push of a button, SPOT will notify the emergency
rescue centre of their GPS location.
With the additional feature of SPOT Adventures, the team can also
upload live satellite tracking of their route to share with friends,
as well as provide corresponding training reports and pictures on
their profile after each ride! With SPOT, "Team, Name" can stay
connected even beyond cell coverage! For more on SPOT: www.findmespot.com
Ride Glide™ from Reflect Sports, is a brand-new product just for
women - and we are really excited to be working with them to spread
the word! For a lot of developing and seasoned riders, putting a
lot of time into the saddle causes discomfort from chaffing and
saddle sores. Until now, there's never been a chamois cream created
just for women! This chamois cream eases the pressure and provides
a layer of protection that reduces chaffing and discomfort from
riding. We want women to be aware that there are products out there
to make their cycling experience a much happier one and we are committed
to spreading the news!
This year, Hoo-Ha Ride Glide™ would like to give 15% of all
sales referred by the team back to the team! So - if you're looking
at ordering some chamois cream, quote this number and you'll be
helping to support the team:
associated with the Gears Girls is a very exciting
thing for the team. We really want to make it easier for women to
get involved in organized bike racing. Our team understands that
support and encouragement for new and developing racers is vital
to their success. The
Gears Girls offers a great club for riders who are just getting
started, developing their cycling skills and building up their endurance
and fitness on group rides. For those that want to take it to the
next step, the Eat-Clean Diet® Women's Cycling Team is a great stepping
stone into organized & competitive cycling. Our team riders will
join Gears Girls club rides throughout the season and be available
for advice and information to the Gears Girls riders.
the season we will be working with RaceDayRush.com to film an insider's
view of the women's road races in Ontario. The footage from these
events will be made into actual training videos available on the
- increasing the exposure to and for women's cycling. We're excited
to help RaceDayRush.com offer access to women's racing like no one
has been able to do before!