Criterium Skills Clinic powered by CCSD is Set for March 15


Accelerate the learning curve of criterium racing with the Criterium Skills Clinic powered by CCSD!  The Criterium Skills Clinic will be held from 9:00 am to 12 noon on Sunday, March 15, 2014 at the Huennekens Criterium course in Mira Mesa, San Diego. The Criterium Skills Clinic’s target audience is Cat 4/5 men, Cat 3/4 women, as well as Cat 3/4 men and Masters 45/55/60+ racers who are new to racing or have less than 3 years race experience.

The Criterium Skills Clinic powered by CCSD is coached by Level 1 USAC coaches, plus a former professional cyclist. By attending the complete program, first-time attendee athletes receive 2 qualifying race days for a category 5 to 4 upgrade, or 2 upgrade points for a category 4 to 3 upgrade. For those attending a second time, you will receive 1 qualifying race day for a category 5 to 4 upgrade, or 1 upgrade point for a category 4 to 3 upgrade.

Details

  • On and off the bike training with USA Cycling Level 1 Coaches and retired professional Cody Stevenson (Adageo Energy, Jittery Joes)
  • 15 – 20-minute Training Practice Races, broken into multiple fields and by category/gender
  • Includes 5 Criterium specific Take-Home Workouts
  • Bring water, a snack, a hat, and a folding chair
  • Mechanic on hand for quick adjustments

Agenda

  • Rules You Need to Know
  • Warm up Technique
  • Cornering
  • Positioning
  • Racing Technique
  • Safety

Registration Info:
The registration fee is $35 and the Clinic limited to 60 athletes.

Register at usacycling.org

Itinerary:

Location:
Huennekens Criterium course in Mira Mesa, San Diego
(Closest address is 9591 Waples St, SD, CA 92121)

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