Michigan Bicycle Racing
Michigan Bicycle Racing Association
Welcome to The Flying Rhino Road Team Webpage. I am Mark Wolowiec while having been a club user since 1992 but already been a sponsored racer from 1993 presenting. I have already been the road captain for around 10 years. I've raced hill, roadway and mix. I enjoy operating and racing my many bikes. It is certainly my enthusiasm, something which began as an interest to keep fit the "ski" season has become per year round commitment and permanent way of life.
We joined the Rhino's unsure truly everything about rushing, hard to believe i am aware, but We liked riding on long trips and doing century trips even in the beginning and don't forget doing the Assemmacher 100 bike event in Swartz Creek seeing the purple and yellowish jerseys associated with Rhino's. We adored those colors! What caught my interest while on the century trip had been watching with accuracy those 4-5 Rhino's do a pace line. We thought to myself, I'd like to have the ability to accomplish that. As I then followed this group, among Rhino's invited me to join in the rotation of bikers. I was stressed nevertheless the riders were very cordial and made me personally feel welcome. Right from the start i needed to be part of this club. Now, after 18+ years Im still right here.I would hope and believe other cyclists would join our club for the same reasons as I did. I've made countless friends, discovered a great deal about how to drive and race a bike and now have had tremendous fun along the way.
I think one of the most formative photos in my mind at the time, and time is every little thing, ended up being an area race in southeast Michigan called the Tour De Michigan sponsored by Blue Care Health Network. It was a few criteriums in 6 or 7 Michigan urban centers establish in late August every year where newbie cyclists and top Pro could race. From the seeing as a spectator the downtown Rochester stage and experience the wind within my face given that peleton whisked by. I was addicted to that speed!! It absolutely was exhilarating.i desired to complete it.I was excited to use rushing.
I eventually through word-of-mouth discovered my method to Kinetic Bikes in Clarkston. We met Jeff Noftz and Robert Linden. Both had been extremely instrumental and persuaded me to take part in the numerous Rhino group rides, particularly the Tuesday evening Waterford Track. I was reluctant to start with, but performed ultimately get. They together with Rhino's would not dissatisfy. I remember driving in a cotton t-shirt, untucked plus in black non-descript shorts, flying by at 25mph within the last place during one of many mini-races, just holding on.but having fun and desiring more. I've made Waterford Track a frequent happening each Summer in my own instruction regimen.
Our company is constantly selecting brand-new bikers, whether you're a new comer to the region, a new comer to cycling, a coming back masters rider or an up and coming youngster/junior rider.we enjoy you!! I believe that road riding/racing is the core of a cyclist. I think whenever you can master riding a bike, and do so really, it will parley into enhancing your abilities for mountain, mix or bmx, and roadway racing.
As a cyclist athlete, i've felt it crucial that you have a complete year round dedication to health and fitness. Diet plan, nutrition and physical activity are important for the yearly pattern. Both interior and outdoor biking, cross training in an activity you love, gym work, a stretching system, and incorporating T'ai Chi and/ or Yoga are typical required for the well-rounded cyclist.
I've for several years made use of my road season to prepare me for cyclo-cross, so the period additionally the demands are great. Winter months months from December until mid-March are invested at the gym and throwing-in the weekly KENSINGTON METRO PARK TRAINING RIDE on Sunday's at 9:30am. The inspiring factors with this ride, plus moving away from the instructor and the camaraderie of group riding, is always to get ready for the annual trip to TUCSON, AZ. We have helped operate and organize this travel now for 11 years since 2011. It really is meant as a great week of riding/ trained in the greater Tucson and University of Arizona area along with other riders/ racers from through the entire nation in warm weather. It is essential for just about any cyclist as a jump begin the biking period.
Upon returning from Tucson the month of March and April level the start of the street and biking period. The FLYING RHINO'S number the WATERFORD TRAINING SERIES on 3 successive Saturdays at Waterford Hills Racewayin Waterford associated with the Waterford Sportsman's Club. For each associated with after Sundayis the Ann Arbor Velo Club sponsors the ANN ARBOR INSTRUCTION SERIES. Both show are working for more than 20+ many years as they are a fantastic learning/ training device regarding cyclist of any ability. Both are strongly suggested weather you drive road, mountain or mix.