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Okanagan Spring Road Clinics 2019: Climbing

Date

April 13, 2019

Event Cost
Free – $25

Event Information

These clinics are for riders 13 years and older and will give riders a chance to learn specific skills involved with each skill mentioned. These clinics lead up to the Hayman Classic Youth Stage Race in Penticton on May 24-26, 2019.

Location: Kelowna, BC

April 13 – Climbing
May 5 – Criteriums
May 11 – Time Trials

Clinic Summary:

  • Based out of Kelowna
  • These clinics are open to targeted athletes first, invited athletes second
  • Maximum 10 participants
  • Two coaches if there are 6 or more riders
  • Specific skills and drills at each clinic
  • All schedules below are tentative and subject to change

Clinic “Rules”:

  • Punctuality is a must! – 10 am ride, means we roll at 10 am
  • Having a machine in working order is a must
  • Everyone respects everyone
  • Help where you can
  • Clean up after yourself
  • Safety
  • Have fun!

What to bring:

  • Road bike
  • High vis rechargeable led rear light for sure and front as well if you have it
  • 3 water bottles
  • Energy drink
  • Snacks
  • Lunch
  • Pump
  • Multi-tool
  • Spare tubes
  • CO2

April 13 – Climbing

Road racing has a lot do to do with being able to climb as well as possible. In this Clinic we will
look at the different types of climbs you will find racing in BC, strategies for getting up the hill as
fast as possible, what types of intervals will help you climb better, position on bike.

Schedule:

9:00 AM – Group Meeting
10:00 AM – Recon Climb 1
11:00 AM –
12:00 PM – Lunch
1:00 PM – Recon Climb 2
2:00 PM –
3:00 PM –
4:00 PM – Bike Maintenance Clinic