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Learn-to-Ride ROAD Clinic


Aug. 10, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Event Information

Seeking greater confidence in your road cycling skills?

This year, Cycling BC is offering 3 Learn-To-Ride ROAD clinics designed for people who are new to road cycling and wish to learn how to brake, turn, and ride with others confidently. The clinics will be led by NCCP Certified Coach Ben Chaddock, Cycling BC’s Head of Coach Development and iRide Program Manager.

  • Aug 10 @ 6-8pm (Burnaby): Corner & Brake 1
  • Aug 17 @ 6-8pm (Burnaby): Corner & Brake 2
  • Aug 24 @ 6-8pm (Burnaby): Pack-Riding 1

A Cycling BC membership is required to register for the clinics and Cycling BC members can sign up for individual clinics or take advantage of cost savings by signing up for the whole series.

Drop handlebars are required, and flat pedals/sneakers are suggested.

Cycling BC Skill Levels

To help you choose the best clinic for your needs, please refer to the description of each program below.

  • Learn-to-Ride 1:
    • 1+ years of cycling experience
    • 1st year joining a cycling club.
    • I can stand & coast, tap my head while riding, signal while riding in a straight line.
    • What will I learn at the clinic?
      • Consolidate your fundamental cycling skills
      • Prepare to ride in your club’s “C” group or beyond
  • Learn-to-Ride 2:
    • 2+ years of cycling experience
    • 1st year trying an event: Gran Fondo or Competition
    • I can lift the front wheel, roll off the sidewalk, change gears silently, stop’n go without touching the ground
    • What will I learn at the clinic?
      • Refine your fundamental skills
      • Consolidate intermediate skills
      • Prepare to ride in your club’s “B” or “A” group, or participate in a larger group event

Cancellation/Refund Policy: If you need to cancel or reschedule a clinic, please get in touch with us as soon as possible. Refunds will be given for cancellations made up to 72 hours before the clinic. Cancellations less than 72 hours before the clinic cannot be refunded. You will not receive a refund if you do not show up for a clinic you have registered for, so please check your schedule before committing. Please email us at coaching@cyclingbc.net if you need to cancel. We reserve the right to cancel or reschedule clinics due to low attendance. If your clinic is cancelled, we will contact you via email. You will have the option to reschedule for a different class date, receive a credit, or get a full refund. Thank you for your understanding.