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MCF member clubs welcome new members of all levels. Here are just a few.
MNJRC
Contact:  Dag Selander
Website:  MNJRC
 
SilverCycling
Contact:  Steven B. Knowlton
Website:  SilverCycling
 

Athletes Under Construction
Contact:  Larry Martin
Website:  www.aucracing.com

 

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Fitness Jargon

Drop some knowledge in your next training ride

ANAEROBIC THRESHOLD: The exercise level where the body begins to switch from aerobic (oxygen-using) to less-efficient anaerobic processes to produce energy.

BLOW UP: see bonk.

BONK: To exercise to the point of depletion of the body's energy stores, leaving one extremely weak and giddy.

CADENCE: Pedaling rate, measured in revolutions per minute (rpm).

INTERVAL TRAINING: Training with short periods of very intense exertion.

OXYGEN DEBT: To go anaerobic.

ROAD RASH: Abraded skin caused by a crash.

SADDLE SORE: An abrasion, boil or pressure sore caused by contact with the saddle.

VO2 MAX: A person's maximum oxygen intake rate.



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