Archive for August 2011

Quench Your Thirst the Day Before the Ride!

A timely article written by our women’s cycling advocate, road racer, and resident triathlete Laura Dellutri. Many of us have experienced rides at 100 degrees or more with a sweltering heat index that made a bike ride seem like an unplanned visit to the gym sauna.   This is the first year I have ridden in…

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Clown, clown, clowns abound!

As a Professional Cycling Coach since 1994 one of the highlights is meeting and training all types of people. I’ve trained Trauma Surgeons, Nurses, Ortho’s, PT’s, Teachers, College kids, Military Professionals, Ministers, Secret Service, and CPA’s you name it. One of the funniest was a client who was a “crap dealer” well when I realized…

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Tour of Lawrence

Team GP VeloTek helps Tour of Lawrence by volunteering at the Street Sprints and by racing in mass over the weekend. Even polar bear and coach Jim Whittaker was seen at the summer races. Back for the 3rd year the Tour of Lawrence offered great racing and great atmosphere for the three days of racing…

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Spring Fling Recap

Team GP Coach and founder Jim Whittaker drew first blood in the 2011 Road Season by winning the first sprint of the Masters 35+ crit. Jim kept up the fast sprinting and attacking in the 16th Annual Spring Fling crit series. Jim Battled Jack Mason (Monster Energy) to a close 2nd place only missing 1st…

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