Women's Bike Racing 101 Clinic - Oct. 28-29

Women's Bike Racing 101 Clinic
Danville, CA Oct 28, 29


What: Learn cycling skills and potentially learn to race! A four session clinic for women run by women.

Where: Pegasus Bicycle Works, Danville, CA

When: Oct 28,29 -- Four sessions: Attend one or all four! Morning sessions: 8 am. Afternoon sessions: 1 pm

Cost: $40 per session or $150 for all 4 sessions. Register early and receive a free waterbottle!

Join coaches Taitt Sato, Liz Varner, Kathleen McCormick and Michelle Cleere for up to four sessions of valuable riding and racing skills both on and off the bike! Learn to safely and effectively race road races and criteriums.

Whether you are a very first time racer or a rider with a few races under your belt, this clinic will help you become a more confident and smarter racer and pave the way for you to become a stronger one.

Outdoor sessions earn upgrade points.

All levels welcome. Participate in one or more sessions. Register early and receive a free waterbottle.

Session 1 Classroom – Theory of Training: Saturday, October 28 (8:30AM - Noon). Learn how to create a periodized, scientific training plan; set-up heartrate zones; build endurance, power and speed; identify strength and weaknesses, assess potential, and use the different types of training for specific benefits.

Session 2 Outdoor – Ride Skills: Saturday, October 28 (1:30PM - 4:30PM). Gain comfort on the bike in a controlled setting. Learn and practice bumping, no-hands riding, bunny-hopping, sumo-cycling, emergency slow and stop, eating and drinking, close-quarters riding, how to avoid crashes, holding and protecting position. Bike games and prizes!

Session 3 Classroom – Introduction to Team and individual Tactics, Nutrition for Endurance Athletes, and the Psychology of Bike Racing presented by Michelle Cleere: Sunday, October 29 (8:30AM - Noon). Learn about attacking, counter attacks, blocking, bridging, chasing, lead-outs, controlling races and how to win with intelligence and planning. Nutrition for cyclists will talk about how much and what to eat for optimal performance. We will discuss carbs, fats, protein, supplements, glycemic index, weight loss and gain. Body fat and race weight determination offered to participants.

Session 4 Outdoor – Racing Skills: Sunday, October 29 (1:30PM - 4:30PM). Learn and practice close group riding, cornering at speed, sprinting, drafting, pacelining, echelons, shooting gaps, and much more.

Bring bike, helmet and riding gear for outside sessions.

Location and Directions:
All sessions meet at Pegasus Bicycle Works at 439 Railroad Avenue Danville, CA 94526.

From the 680 South, exit Diablo Rd, turn right off the freeway and left on Hartz. Go straight about a half mile through downtown Danville and turn right at the corner of Hartz and Railroad – just past Blockbuster Video. From the 680 North, exit Sycamore and turn left off the freeway. Turn right at San Ramon Valley Blvd and follow it about a mile. Bear left at the Y as it turns into Railroad Ave, and turn left before you reach Andronico’s.


Three Ways to Register:

By Mail: Send a note and check to: Wenzel Coaching Women’s Race Clinic, 4291 Fair Avenue, Oakland, CA 94619.

By E-mail or Phone: Send credit card information via E-mail or phone to taitt@speakeasy.net or 415-722-6125.

By PayPal: Make payment to Payment@WenzelCoaching.com through Paypal.com. Be sure to specify which sessions you are attending.

Cost: Per session: $40 or $150 for all 4 sessions. Free water bottle if you register by October 20, 2006

Arrive 8AM for morning sessions and 1PM for afternoon sessions.

Attend both outdoor sessions to receive USCF upgrade points: Cat 4 to 3 - 5 points, Cat 3 to 2 - 3 points. No points for one session only.

For further information e-mail Taitt Sato at taitt@wenzelcoaching or call 415-722-6125.

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