You will quickly realize that there are no benchwarmers.
You will be provided with the coaching and camaraderie that will help you achieve both competitive and non-competitive cycling goals in a safe and enjoyable manner.
You will learn about fitness and nutrition. You will learn that having an Egg McMuffin before a big race is probably not a good idea. You will learn that fluids are your friend and that you truly are what you eat.
You will realize that what used to be very difficult and exhausting becomes much easier with practice and conditioning.
You will learn about clothing and gear that make the sport much more enjoyable.
You will become knowledgeable in the areas of bike maintenance and repair. Fixing a chain and changing a flat will become second nature.
You will learn how to fall and laugh about it later.
You will grow to love your helmet.
You will learn to respect nature and the outstanding trails that we are blessed to have almost in our backyards.
You will gain new friendships and find role models. You will become a role model for others and will suddenly realize that you do indeed have self-esteem.
You will learn how to safely maneuver challenging terrain and will also learn to push your limits.