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2017 GVCC/Legaci Skills Clinic – April 1st and 2nd – at Spring Giros

Posted on | March 27, 2017 | No Comments

The GVCC is proud to announce partnership with Legaci Cycling to present a Skills Clinic at the Spring Giros. Below are the details. Email Jeff or Todd with any questions.
  • Submitted by Todd Scheske, GVCC Development Director
  • Location:  Wheatland Chili High School, Scottsville NY
  • Time:  8:00 am to 12 pm both days
  • Purpose: Promote a two-day Road Cycling Clinic in Rochester, NY on April 1-2, 2017. The target participants are beginner and recreational cyclists with little or no racing experience.  These will be category 4 and 5 riders.
  • Local/Statewide Benefit:  This is open to riders outside of Rochester and will help riders not only learn skills in a structured and guided environment but help them with upgrade opportunities per the new USAC requirements being implemented.
  • Other Information: The clinic will include (among other topics): basic group riding skills, group ride etiquette, pace lines (beginning and advanced), gear selection, bike fit/position, race strategy, cornering, attacking/counter attacking, bridging, sprinting, time trial starts/efforts, bike maintenance, etc.  Skills instruction will follow the format as posted on NYSBRA.
  • Attending both days will be worth 3 total race experience days.  Each single day worth 1 race day.

Contact Information:

Todd Scheske

GVCC Development Director

Rochester, New York

Email: coach@legacicycling.com

Phone: 585-455-2338

Schedule:

Day 1

8:00-8:40 am:  30-45 minutes classroom covering basic bike function, maintenance and fit, theory behind the skills that will be conducted that day and basic race theory regarding attacking, drafting etc.

8:50 – 9:30 am:       basic skills as presented in BASIC-COMPETITION-SKILLS-PROGRAM.pdf.

10:00 am: Giro Training event.  First 25 minutes will be paceline and working group etiquette then mentored racing for 25-30 minutes.

Day 2:

8:00-8:40 am:  30-45 minutes classroom covering basic theory behind the skills that will be conducted that day and more advanced race strategy and tactics including some discussion of previous day’s racing.

8:50 – 9:30 am:       skills as presented in BASIC-COMPETITION-SKILLS-PROGRAM.pdf.

10:00 am: Giro Training event.  First 25 minutes will be paceline and working group etiquette then mentored racing for 25-30 minutes.

11:15-11:30 am:  wrap up summary and Q&A

Giro #3 Cancelled

Posted on | March 25, 2017 | No Comments

Due to the weather and potentially dangerous conditions for both drivers and riders, Giro #3 (3/25) is cancelled.

Giro #2 is ON!

Posted on | March 19, 2017 | No Comments

The GVCC Presents: Strade Verde – Supported by Cyclewerx

Posted on | March 18, 2017 | No Comments

Strade Verde

Presented the GVCC – Supported by Cyclewerx

Sunday, April 9th, 2017

Held under USA Cycling event permit (permit # pending)

The GVCC is proud to present a grass roots USAC sanctioned event for racers that have trained hard all winter with the hopes of early season glory! This race is intended to give C5 riders a mass start, and the opportunity for upgrade points for 4s, 3s and even 2s. This race will not have bells and whistles, and expectations should be that if you are in the points, you will be scored accurately. Generous support will be provided by the team at Cyclewerx.

The race will cap the GVCC Spring Giro training series. This is a circuit race with each lap 8.5 miles. The course is rolling hills. Recommended gearing is 11/23. Each group will have a neutral start from the staging area at Wheatland Chili Middle School.

Registration and Sign-in:

  • Registration $10 for riders who have signed up for GVCC Winter/Spring Membership or GVCC Full Year Membership, $25 for everyone else.
  • No DAY OF Registration – ONLY pre-registration on www.bikereg.com/stradeverde
  • Maximum field limit 50 for all categories
  • Minimum field limit of 10. Promoter reserves the right to combine or cancel fields.
  • Sign-in Begins at 8:00 A.M, closes at 9:40 A.M. at Wheatland Chili Middle School – 940 N Rd, Scottsville, NY 14546– No exceptions
  • Current USA Cycling license or UCI license (Canadian riders) must be presented at sign in. If purchasing a one-day license, you must pay at sign-in. Please make checks payable to Genesee Valley Cycling Club.
  • First Race Starts at 10:00 A.M. Sharp!

Race Details and Contact Info:

Contact: Jeff Lubkowski or John Hunter at info@gvccracing.com or visit www.gvccracing.com for details.

Directions from the West: I-90 East to exit 47 (Le Roy) and go south on NY-19 S.  Turn left onto N Rd, Turn right onto NY-386 S, Wheatland Chili Middle School is on the left.

Directions from the East: I-90 West exit 46 and merge onto 390 South. Take Exit 11 for NY-251/Rush. Take the right lane and follow signs for NY-251 W. In Scottsville, make a left onto Main Street, make a slight right onto Chili Ave, Wheatland Chili Middle School is on the right.

Giro #1 Cancelled

Posted on | March 18, 2017 | No Comments

Due to the expected snowfall and unpredictability for when it will arrive and how the roads will be, we are cancelling the event today. See everyone on Sunday!

2017 GVCC/Legaci Skills Clinic – April 1st and 2nd – at Spring Giros

Posted on | March 6, 2017 | No Comments

The GVCC is proud to announce partnership with Legaci Cycling to present a Skills Clinic at the Spring Giros. Below are the details. Email Jeff or Todd with any questions. Read more

NEW MEMBERSHIP STRUCTURE FOR 2017

Posted on | February 7, 2017 | No Comments

Hi Everyone,

Please take a look at the new membership structure for 2017. You can find a detailed overview of the new structure on the membership page.

Please email me if you have any questions.

Jeff

2017 Registration is now open!

Posted on | February 3, 2017 | No Comments

Due to insurance changes, the GVCC requires members to have USAC licenses.

If you have any questions, please contact Jeff Lubkowski at jeff.lubkowski@gmail.com.

Also, have a look at the new club kits in the post below.

Thank you,

Jeff

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