Come learn what bike racing is all about! The OAM NOW /Athletic Mentors Cycling Team is hosting a FREE Race Clinic on the BTR race course on Friday evening from 6:00pm – 8:00pm. This is a great opportunity to learn the basics for bike racing or group riding. For the seasoned racer, come sharpen your skills by practicing on the BTR course and helping some of the newer riders. Meet at WMU’s BTR park at 5:45 to check in, instruction begins promptly at 6:00. This is an ‘on-bike’ clinic so come prepared to ride. This is an excellent opportunity to practice racing skills for all categories and a perfect first race opportunity for new racers to attend a clinic on the actual race course the day before the event. A road bike is recommended for this clinic. Click here for more information on the Miller Energy Criterium at the WMU BTR Park.
You can also practice those new cycling skills on Sunday at the Maple Hill Race for Wishes.
Date: Friday, July 11, 2014
Time: 5:45 pm – 8:00pm
Location: Meet at WMU’s BTR park. Look for the tent near the start/finish area.
Cost: FREE if you pre- register. $10 day of (Register at the bottom of this page)
Some of the Topics You’ll Learn About or Practice:
- Rules for Crit Racing
- Race preparation
- Cornering Drills
- Practice pack riding skills
- Sprint technique