Lucarelli & Castaldi Series P123 4-29-18

Dark, Cold & rainy, was this past weekend's race! Race video from founder and Coach, David Sommerville who placed 18th in the event. This series features internal race competitions for Overall, Sprint, KOM and best 45+ Masters. In the M45+ event he scored 2nd place points and now sites 5th overall in the competition with many races left for the season!

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David Sommerville - 18th

Classic HIT Workout

Feeling flat with no procession in fitness?

"Hammering around" gets you nowhere, #GetVelaFit with HIT intervals.

It's all about changes in your "tempo' or effort in very structured micro-burst workouts.

Checkout an erg mode trainer workout 25 watt power distribution, 3 blocks of 30 seconds on and 15 seconds off, 3 minute recoveries between for a total of 60 30 second efforts.

Sounds crazy? Actually, you feel fantastic afterwards!

"HIT" us up for more training!

David Sommerville
R&A Cycles - now VELA SOCIETY Industry Partner

We are proud to announce that R&A Cycles as an Industry Partner for VELA SOCIETY. 

They have been a distinctive leader in the bicycle industry since 1976 and we are exicted to continue this great heritage together. 

Club and Race Team Members, get excited as they have the largest in stock selection of items to support your goals. 

The R&A Black experience is also on tap, look for upcoming events in which to attend. 

A New Approach R&A Black, a completely re-imagined approach to the purchase of your new bicycle, parts, accessories, and apparel. The idea is simple: provide a comfortable environment, in a private setting, to enable you to explore everything we have to offer. An optional pre-consultation questionnaire will allow us to tailor our environment to you alone, complete with music, a food and drink selection, and anything else you may want, to create your ideal ambiance.


More great news, VELA SOCIETY is registered USA Cycling Club!

Being a registered club allows VELA SOCIETY members to represent in competitive events, fun rides, Gran Fondos and non-competitive events.

Club ID is 10160

If you need more information on the process, questions or concerns, contact us!

David Sommerville
TrainingPeaks Garmin IQ App - Coached Workouts!

Get your daily specific VELA Society coached and tailored TrainingPeaks workouts right on your compatible Garmin device and let it guide you through your workout in real time.

Use indoors in ERG mode trainer, or outside providing step-by-step directions. Once downloaded to your device, they can be used immediately and it can be sourced anytime in "Workouts" folder for use later.

Requires Garmin IQ App installation and Garmin Connect in Mobile device with active sync. Wealth of information is provided in the TrainingPeaks Help Center on Connect IQ App.

Compatible with Garmin Edge 520, 820, 1000, Fenix 5 and Forerunner 935XT (Other may be available too!)

Further information from Garmin

There is nothing more satisfying than a workout that has been performed to perfection. With the TrainingPeaks Connect IQ app, you can complete your daily structured workouts right on your compatible Garmin device. Load compatible workouts built using the TrainingPeaks Workout Builder and complete them in real time through your device, using Heart Rate, Power, or Pace targets.

Download TrainingPeaks Garmin IQ App