Summer is a great time to get out and race – warm weather, drugstore lots of local weekday races, side effects group rides and general fun rides to take part in. If you’re just getting started, case or looking for the chance to just pick the brain of a coach to help improve your racing, I have a number of events going on this summer.
Upcoming: This Thursday, June 18th, 6pm:
I will be leading a free indoor classroom style clinic on racing. This will cover basic rules and resources to help you get started in racing, ideas of where fitness and rider skills should be before getting into a race, preparation of your gear and self. There will also be discussion on tactics and group skills to give you some tactical theory to help get you ahead of the pack and teach you how to use your fitness in the race. Racing isn’t usually about who’s the fastest – its about who is fast enough and uses the right tactics!
Western Bikeworks Tigard location: 7295 SW Dartmouth St, Tigard Or 97223
2nd Monday PIR Race clinics – On going through the summer!
On the 2nd Monday of each month, I offer a 40 minute clinic from 5:30-6:10pm, in association with Monday PIR. After the clinic, I ride in the Novice race to help further provide support to anyone just getting into it. This is a great clinic for anyone just getting into racing, or cat 4/5 riders looking to improve their skills. There is also a post race follow up to talk about what happened in the race, as usually post race is when most peoples get light bulbs turning on. The next one will be July 13th. The clinic is free with race entry to Monday PIR.
More info on the series can be found here:
If you have any questions on the clinics, let me know!