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04/22/2009

Women's Bike Clinic

 

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I just received an email about a women's cycling clinic to be held right before the south Florida MS150 ride. The clinic is for any of the girls that are part of the zMotion cycling team. I am almost embarrassed to mention, that despite all the biking I've done over the years, I have never changed a flat tire.

Now that I have started competing in duathlons this year, I would really like to learn how to change my own tire. I just signed up to do my first half ironman duathlon, at Miami Man, on November 8th. The biking portion of that race is 56 miles long. My husband is usually with me whenever I'm riding, so he always changes my flat tires. But he's not into duathlons, so he won't be racing at Miami Man.

Here's the details on the clinic:

Hello Team zMotion:

zMotion, Trek Bicycles and B&J Bicycle Shop has made arrangements for a special women’s workshop at the Cove on Monday night, April 27th from 6 to 8 p.m.  Details below; please reply to this email if you plan on attending so we can properly prepare!! Thanks!

Want to be more comfortable on your bike?  Learn about products made specifically for a woman’s frame?  Learn how to change a tire without getting so greasy?   Join us for a casual and informative evening for new as well as experienced women cyclists.  Ladies, get prepared for the Zimmerman MS Bike Ride to Key Largo this year by joining Ross Rushin, Trek Bicycle’s WSD Specialist for an informative seminar that includes discussions on the WSD difference, proper fit on your bicycle, bike maintenance and repair and a short Q and A session.  Bring the front wheel from your bike and tire levers if you would like to learn while you change the tire yourself.

Goody bags for all ladies and raffle prizes!

Refreshments will be served, courtesy of The Cove.  http://www.thecoverestaurant.com/home.html

CarmenMarston

VP, HR

carmenmarston@zadv.com

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too funny! I have been biking for years too, have even ridden across Oregon. Never once changed a tire either.

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