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Western Wheelers Bicycle Club

Tier 2A Climbing and Descending-It's all about the technique! (Women Only)

  • Sat, August 24, 2019
  • 8:00 AM
  • Bicycle Outfitter
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Meet at The Bicycle Outfitter at 8 am for a 8:15 roll out. 

Duration of the class is expected to be 3-4 hours, depending on conditions.  Please plan accordingly.

This women only class covers the techniques you need for effective climbing and fun, safe descending.   

Skills that will be covered:

  - Cornering Techniques: Apex, late apex, early apex turning

  - Hip steering and “disconnecting” bike and rider

  - Braking Techniques: Before corner, mid corner course corrections

  - Body position for  efficient climbing and safe descending

  - Standing and shifting on climbs

This advanced class requires that you be fully proficient in the skills taught in the foundational class (emergency stops, avoidance, effective braking, etc). If not, we strongly recommend that you complete the Cycling Fundamentals class before taking this course.

LOGISTICS/PAYMENT-  Information about meeting times and places will be sent to all registrants prior to their class.

The cost to Western Wheelers who are on family or individual memberships in good standing (no guests, please) is $50 per student per class.  (Note that the $50 cost for participants represents a discounted rate subsidized by WWBC.)

Payment is due in full at the time of registration and is non-refundable. Registrations may be transferred to other club members in good standing.

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR - Matt McNamara is a certified skills instructor through USA Cycling, co-creator of USA Cycling’s Beginner Racer Program (BRP), and a certified Level 1 coach with distinction. In addition, he coaches at the Regional Talent ID Camps each year and has led the U.S. National Team at the Junior Tour of Ireland twice. Over the past several years his attention has turned to the safety and efficacy of non-racers by developing  criteria and a curriculum that serves a broad audience and makes the sport safer for all who enjoy it.

Please direct any questions about Western Wheelers Bicycle Skills sessions to Bill Sherwin, Skills/Training/Safety Chair, at  wbsherwin@comcast.net

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