The Boise VeloWomen have worked countless hours of the last 6 months to plan and implement their annually cyclocross race and community fundraiser. The race at Crimson Gem Orchard was a huge success, boasting 105 racers and loads of fun. All the details below!
If you have been following the Boise VeloWomen blog posts this season, it is no new news that these women are incredible athletes who are dedicated to their love of cycling and overall fitness. When not racing, many BVWs compete in other disciplines and participate in other national events.
BVW have a fantastic cyclocross race coming soon in Emmett, Idaho at Crimson Gem Orchard, a working apple and cherry orchard. Proceeds to benefit the Emmett Valley Friendship Coalition and Food Bank so bring your perishable food items to earn additional raffle tickets. See the details below!
Idaho Augusts are known for being hot and dry. Our grass gets less green, our gardens tend to wilt. And with fire season in full force, the Boise skies fill with smoke and athletes face the daily question, "Is it too smokey to train outdoors?" In between checking the Air Qualiy Index, the Boise VeloWomen were still dedicated to training and succeeding in some of August's awesome events.
Between team events, our ladies have been having fun competing in other events, MTB races, endurance rides, and Triathlons! See below for more info!
Every Summer, Criterium season ends with a bang at the ASWB Banducci Twilight Criterium and Idaho State Criterium Championships. This year, both races became part of the Treasure Valley Grand Prix, adding a time trial to Friday night, and adding collaboration and excitement with the hand-cycling community. Read more for the deets!
June has been full of dedication, determination, loads of fun and rewards for hard work. The Boise VeloWomen, through our love of cycling, have trained hard for these challenges and tested our strengths. Events include the Lyle Pearson 200 and Mike Mercy Memorial 2016 Idaho State Time Trial. Boise VeloWomen have also been busy participating in various charity rides, Hubbard TTs and SWICA Crits. Information on these is coming soon!
Jessica G. & Nadine C.
Collaborating to keep you informed!