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

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