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Central Virginia Resources

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Races and Rides

List of Most Swimming, Cycling, Running, Triathlon and Duathlon Races and rides in Virginia. 


Free bike check-up  

Did you find a bike that you want to buy?  Do you want someone to take a look at it for you? Our partners shops will do it for free!

Bring it by Richmond Bicycle Studio and they will take a look and tell you what or if it needs any work.

Bring it by 3Sports or Endorphin Fitness and they will do a safety check and tell you what it needs to make it safe and reliable.


Bike Shipping Services

If you are selling a bike and don't want the hassle of taking it apart and shipping it, bring it to one of our partner shops, Richmond Bicycle Studio or Endorphin Fitness, and they will do it for you.


Richmond Bicycle Studio is offering a Swichio only deal!  They will disassemble your bike, provide packing materials, pack and ship your bike for $25 + actual shipping cost!  Save yourself the time and the hassel and let the experts do it for you.


Buying a bike and having it shipped to you?  Bring it to Endorphin Fitness  and they will do a bike build/assembly and tune-up for $79.99.



Bike Fit

If you bought a bike and want to make sure that if fits just right, visit one of our partners to get a complete bike fit to maximize your performance. 

At Central Virginia Endurance,  the fit process includes a musculoskeletal evaluation to best understand the individual's capabilities as it realtes to their chosen bicycle as well as the aerodynamic factors involved for optimal performance.

 

At Richmond Bicycle Studio, Craig Dodson is Richmond’s only cycling-specific Biomechanist, having earned an MA in Movement Science from Western New Mexico University (2007).  He has dedicated nearly 10 years to mastering the bio-mechanical/mechanical relationships between rider and bike.

Endorphin Fitness bike fit technicians have over 30 years of experience with making sure riders are in their optimal position for better performance, comfort, and injury prevention.  They offer a standard fit for $175 or a fit utilizing the Serotta Size Cycle Technology for $250.  Learn more.


Bike Build Up

Not sure what it costs to build up a frame?  Here are sample prices to build up a road bike with different component options with one of our partner bike shops, Endorphin Fitness.  All prices include installation.  Find a frame you like on Swichio?  Get it shipped directly to the shop!

Shimano 105 5700 group - $840

Shimano Ultegra 6800 (11 Speed) - $1195

SRAM Rival - $940

SRAM Red22 (11 speed) - $2340


Local Triathlon Training Groups and Coaching

Richmond Tri Club - A social club promoting the ideals of multisport activities across all levels including beginning 1st time "newbie" athletes, recreational age group athletes, and elite age group and open division athletes.

Reach your maximum fitness and triathlon potential with TRIquest/TRIgirl Training.  We provide you with a highly effective and proven training program that balances your professional life, personal life and training time.  Optimize your fitness with quality sport specific training that is built around a strong partnership between athletes, coaches and teammates.

Endorphin Fitness guides individuals to achieving more through endurance (swim/cycle/run) coaching, fitness training, and youth coaching.  Endorphin Fitness also has a full service bicycle shop and produces many popular races in the local area.

Central Virginia Endurance is your source for coaching services to achieve those dreams that you have set out to conquer.  Let the coaches at CVE get you to the start line healthy, happy and prepared to achieve your goal.  

Charlottesville Triathlon Club  brings triathletes together to train, race and live life to it's fullest in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. If you are new to the sport or area and don't know how to get started or where or who to train with, send us an e-mail to say hello and we will be happy to help you.

Interested in racing XTerra?  Preparing for can be far different than training for road tri's; Chris Harnish M.S. CSCS, HFS specializes in XTerra and off-road coaching, as well as road triathlon.  Chris also hosts and produces Exercise Science and Performance (ESP) Podcasts. Each 60-90 ESP Podcast is dedicated to delivering the latest applied research for Health, Fitness and Performance.  Tune into the Podcasts for free here.  


Local Cycling Teams/Clubs

Altius Racing

Cutaway 3Sports

Design Physics Racing

Luna Chix

Richmond Area Bicycle Association

Richmond ASR

Richmond Velo Sport

Spin Mafia Masters Cycling p/b Carytown Bikes

Team Carytown Bicycle Racing

Team Wholefoods/Nature's Path

River City Women's Racing

Team Run Ride Race

Tradewinds Women's Racing

VCU Cycling


Local Cycling Resources

Ride Richmond


Local Running Clubs

Richmond Road Runners



Local Bike Shops

3Sports

Balance Bicycle Shop

Conte's

Coqui

Richmond Bicycle Studio

Endorphin Fitness

Carytown Bicycle Company

Performance Bikes




Local Run Shops

3Sports

Lucky Foot

Road Runner Running Store





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