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Breathless Agony Training


Don't Fear the Reaper - 4/27/19

Breathless Agony Training rides have started and will be posted on the OCW Home page when scheduled. We encourage all interested riders to contact ride leader Randy Profeta at: RANDY@TRAILSENDCC.COM  to be added to his email list.

Rides will usually be scheduled on Sundays at 8am  and  they will start at "The Square"  near  Main and MacArthur unless notified otherwise.  

Spring Edition of Chain Reaction is Now Available

Michelle Vester has once again outdone herself in producing the Spring edition of Chain Reaction. Is is full of colorful entertaining articles that you will enjoy. Be sure to check it out by clicking here:

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Breathless Agony

Ready to test your endurance and strength? Breathless Agony is one of the most challenging centuries in Southern California: 107 miles and 12,000 ft of climbing! Join us on April 27th for an epic experience. Cost of the event is $90 through March 27th, then increases to $110 until registration closes at 3:00 PM on April 19th. There will be registration available at Friday evening check-in (April 26th) and the day of the ride for $125 (cash only.)  For more information, to register, or buy a jersey go to: https://www.ocwheelmen.org/breathless

Route slips and a RidewithGPS link are available here:
https://www.ocwheelmen.org/ba2017route

Breathless Agony is part of the Planet Ultra led three part series, King of the Mountain. This is the 14th year of this outstanding series that leads off on April 13th with the Mulholland Challenge, followed by Breathless Agony on April 27th, and finishing on May 18th with Heartbreak Hundred. A very special jersey will be available to only those riders who successfully complete all three events. For more information, go to
https://planetultra.com/king-of-the-mountains-century-challenge/

Volunteer to help at Breathless Agony. Volunteers receive and early discounted registration to Amtrak.



Brian Sable Memorial Ride

Here is a message from Captain John Walker of the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department that he asked we pass along to our members:

My name is John Walker and I ride with Citrus Valley Velo, a cycling club out of Redlands, California.  Recently, a longtime member, Brian Sabel, was struck by a hit and run driver and ultimately succumbed to his injuries.  We are having a memorial ride in Brian’s honor on April 27th and would like to invite members of your organization to join us. 
We anticipate media will be present and would like to take the opportunity to seek the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect in addition to raising awareness for cyclist and motorist alike.  
Please feel free to call should you have any questions. 
909-677-7630

Unfortunately the date conflicts with our Breathless Agony Ride. However, if you live in the area and are not involved with our ride, please consider attending this important event.

See flyer below for additional details