Right Start Beginners Clinic

presented by Wenzel Coaching

May 18, 2014

Livermore, CA

Permit #2014-1439
Clinic Road USAC
  Duration Start Registered Price
Clinic Participant 6 hours 9:00 AM 20 / 20

A 6-hour clinic focusing on the basic skills, form, and tactics needed to start racing safely and successfully.

Topics include:

  • Race specific handling skills and cornering techniques to improve confidence in a pack.
  • Positioning and riding in close proximity.
  • Surviving getting bumped.
  • Eating and drinking on the bike safely.
  • Increasing awareness in the pack to avoid getting into trouble while improving efficiency and overall result.
  • Pack riding skills, paceline, echelon, taking a wheel, and protecting your wheel.
  • Sprint techniques, including positioning, form, and course specific run-ins to the finish.

NOTE: This clinic is designed for beginner racers that are thinking about racing and new racers looking to improve their skills as they prepare to upgrade to a category 4. Approved Category upgrade points: 5 to 4 = 3 Race Experience Points

Ron Castia of Wenzel Coaching:

Ron is a Level 2 USA Cycling coach who has raced as professional in XC MTB and is a Cat 2 on the road and cyclocross. Ron has been racing in Northern California for 16 years and currently races for ThirstyBear Cycling Masters Team. Ron currently serves as an NCNCA Mentor and has volunteered at the Fremont Early Bird Criteriums for 9 years.

841 Tanager Rd, Livermore, CA 94551, USA

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