Friday, February 6, 2015

Wheelmen Report: January Strava Champions Crowned

     At its Wednesday evening meeting, the Cal Poly San Luis Obispo Wheelmen cycling team crowned its January Strava champions.
     Anthony Fryer and Julia Mace were the official champions, for the male and female categories.

Anthony Fryer and Grant Pocklington, with their Fluid product prizes. 
Maddie Giger was in attendance and earned Fluid product. 
     Fluid, a generous Wheelmen sponsor, provided neat awards for the winners and top-three places, in both the male and female categories.
     Additionally, Mr. Richard Smith, the founder of Fluid, provided an impressive presentation. While at the Wheelmen meeting, Smith discussed a range of topics, which primarily pertained to hydration, all while keeping the environment light and providing numerous Fluid sample products.
     The Wheelmen Strava challenge is a new concept for the 2014-15 academic school year. It encourages cycling, both on a social and competitive basis.
     Riders were awarded points based on ride time, group riding, and racing. Both group riding and racing provided extra points.