Elsewhere I’ve referred to my affinity for cycling. Given that it’s winter here in the Pacific Northwest, I tend to spend most of my time training indoors.
Riding a trainer is a bit monotonous; I find it can be helpful to identify a few key events to remain focused.
Perhaps most importantly, I’ve registered for two rides benefiting charitable causes. In May, I’m riding Reach the Beach, which benefits the American Lung Association. In August, I’ll be participating in Bike MS: Willamette Valley, organized by The National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
I’ve identified a few other events of interest; participation will be subject to factors like lottery selection, or resource availability (i.e., time & money). Some of those events include the following: