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If your love for cycling is leading you toward racing, here's the best way to start.
• Join a club (that way, your club mates can offer valuable support)
• Pick a race
• Plan out a training program and stick to it
• Get a training buddy from your club (this helps provide motivation)
• Go out and get riding
*Remember that it's not the results that count—it's that you tried. If you get less that perfect results in your first race keep in mind that IT'S YOUR FIRST RACE. Stick with your training and you'll be breezing over those finish lines in no time.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|