So, you’ve got a new bike, and you’re eager to share it with some like-minded folks. Awesome.
By and large, the cycling community will welcome you with open arms, and there’s no better way to improve your riding than sharing time in the saddle with others who share your passion. Sure, it’s natural to feel a little self-conscious in a group setting. The key is to not take it too seriously (and, really, how seriously can you be when everyone is wearing Lycra and Spandex).
Below are a few favorite races and/or rides. For a complete listing, check out BikeReg.com.