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iRide Cyclocross

Aug. 14, 2017 @ 8:30 am - Aug. 18, 2017 @ 4:00 pm

Cost: $300


Lions Park
2300 Lions Way, Port Coquitlam, British Columbia Canada


Cycling BC iRide

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A partnership with the City of Port Coquitlam and Cycling BC iRide


*Go here to complete registration & sign CBC waiver, use Zone 4 drop-down menu and select iRide Camp*

iRide Cyclocross Summer Camp –(14 spots)

Do you like flying down hills? What about drifting your bike through the mud and ripping it up like a pro? Well then try Cycling BC’s iRide Cyclocross camp this summer and learn everything you need to know to try a race!

Each day start with 3hrs of cyclcocross skills practice and then transitions to technical lessons in the afternoon. This camp is led by 2012 Canadian Criterium Champion and iRide Head Coach, Ben Chaddock, with celebrity coach visits from some of Canada’s top Professional Cyclocross racers like Liv Giant’s Sandra Walter.  Hybrid iRide rental bikes are available but cyclocross bikes are recommended.

If you need help finding a cyclocross bike, please contact us. Afternoons sessions include trips to the Ridge Meadows BMX park, the Burnaby Velodrome and the bike maintenance & race craft lessons with professional instructors.  Bicycle storage is provided by Cycling BC. Cycling BC’s iRide Cyclocross camp is operating in partnership with the City of Port Coquitlam to help introduce local youth to the benefits of cycling.

Open to ages 10-13, iRide Level 4-5, co-ed

Event Details:

Dates: August 14 – August 18, 2017
Time: 8:30am – 4:00pm
Drop-off Location: Lions Park – 2300 Lions Way, Port Coquitlam, BC
Cost: $300.00
Participants Ability: Level 4 & 5
iRide Coaches: Ben Chaddock

For questions about the event, please contact Ben Chaddock via email: iride@cyclingbc.net.

For registration inquiries, please contact Chris Eastman via email: eastmanc@portcoquitlam.ca

What Do Riders Need to Bring?

  • Water, Snack, Lunch
  • Gloves, All-Weather Clothing, Sunscreen
  • CSA-Approved Bike helmet (free rentals are available – please email iride@cyclingbc.net)
  • Urban Hybrid or Cyclocross Bicycle (free rentals are available – please email iride@cyclingbc.net)

Weekly Schedule

  • Monday
    • AM: Cyclocross Skills:  Straight-line Riding  +  Obstacles
    • PM: Bike Maintenance:  Coached by Velofix, powered by Vancouver Cyclocross Coalition
  • Tuesday
    • AM: Cyclocross Skills:  Turns,  Off-camber hills,  Dismounts
    • PM: Burnaby Velodrome: Introductory Skills
  • Wednesday

    • AM: Cyclocross Skills: Gearing, Run Technique w/ bike

    • PM: Race Craft:  Video Review and Games

  • Thursday

    • AM: Cyclocross Skills:  Guest Coach- Professional Racer – Sandra Walter (10.30-11.30am)

    • PM: Burnaby Velodrome: Intermediate Skills

  • Friday
    • AM: Cyclocross Skills:  Guest Coach- Professional Racer – Sandra Walter (10.30-11.30am)
    • PM: Ridge Meadows BMX