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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.  

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 on April 20th. 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

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.



"Bikes of Wrath" Bike Touring Movie

Coming to a theater close to you is a new bicycle movie titled, "Bikes of Wrath." This movie will play on one night only, April 15th, at 6:30PM and tickets must be ordered in advance at the following site:

https://us.demand.film/the-bikes-of-wrath/?utm_source=Demand.Film+Master+List&utm_campaign=b2711b4667-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2018_10_30_05_16_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_1a8fd6b54e-b2711b4667-226228509&mc_cid=b2711b4667&mc_eid=072a1696be

This is a Demand Film (money refunds if they don't sell enough tickets) about a group of Aussies riding from Oklahoma to California, retracing the Joad Family's travels during the Depression.  It's showing multiple theaters in OC, including Irvine, Newport, Foothill Ranch, Anaheim, Costa Mesa, etc. The last Aussie film, MAMIL, was a big hit and very fun to view. Reach out to your cycling friends and put together a group for a fun evening out. 


Rebecca Rusch Training Camp Discount Available

Our OCW Awards Banquet speaker from two years ago, Rebecca Rusch, has reached out to us to offer a discount to her upcoming camps and activities. Click on the links below for more information:

Rusch Academy: 

https://www.rebeccarusch.com/ruschacademy

OCC Wheelman can receive $200 off Rusch Academy with the code: RAGLT19-215-200

This 4-day, all-inclusive, fully-supported adventure is a one-way ticket to elevating performance, knowledge, and confidence—on and off the bike. We strive to deliver a world-class experience. Participants receive one-on-one time with Rebecca, overnight accomodations, locally-sourced meals that fuel, and camaraderie that springs only from shared outdoor adventure.

 

Rebecca's Private Idaho:

https://www.rebeccasprivateidaho.com

OCC Wheelmen can receive 15% off code for Rebecca’s Private Idaho: GRASSROOTS19-15

RPI is part of our Be Good™ foundation that raises funds to support the use of the bicycle as a vehicle for change. A portion of the proceeds from RPI support our local, national and global charity partners: Idaho High School Cycling League (NICA chapter), Wood River Bicycle Coalition (WRBC), People for Bikes, and World Bicycle Relief. We strive to deliver a world-class experience. Our 2019 event will include the fan favorite 100 mile Big Potato, an updated and improved 60 mile French Fry distance and back by popular demand The Queen’s Stage Race and the Tater Tot 20 mile course. So there’s really something for everyone!