Wed, Jun 01|
Location is TBD
Learn to Mountain Bike Race
Designed for women who have never formerly raced mountain bikes and want to try it out with the guidance of a certified coach leading up to and on race day.
Time & Location
Jun 01, 2022, 6:00 p.m. MDT – Jul 17, 2022, 2:00 p.m. MDT
Location is TBD
About the event
- Locations can vary, due to race. Practices are held at West Bragg Creek and Station Flats.
- The days will be composed of roughly 20-30 minutes of talking and about 90 minutes of riding.
- Be prepared to ride in all weather conditions.
Session 1 - Wednesday, June 1st 6 - 8pm
TALK: Training Program Overview and Burning Questions
BIKE SKILLS: Importance of Line Selection (Smoothest vs. Fastest)
Session 2 - Wednesday, June 8th 6 - 8pm
TALK: Endurance Racing Nutrition
BIKE SKILLS: Faster Cornering
Session 3 - Wednesday, June 15th 6 - 8pm
TALK: Trailside Bike Repair
BIKE SKILLS: Descending
Session 4 - Wednesday, June 22nd 6 - 8pm
TALK: Race Day Logistics
BIKE SKILLS: Technical Climbing
Session 5 - Wednesday, July 6th 6 - 8pm
TALK: Packing for an Endurance Event
BIKE SKILLS: Race Specific Skills (passing and starts)
Session 6 - Wednesday, July 13th 6 - 8pm
TALK: Managing Race Week and Race Day Stress
BIKE: Race Week Prep
Session 7 - Friday, July 15th 6 - 8pm
Talk: Last minute Q and A
Bike: Group Pre-Ride
Session 8 - Sunday, July 17th
Group will have a tent in the athlete area and coaches will be onsite before and during the race.
Session 1West Bragg Creek
Session 2West Bragg Creek
Learn to XC Mountain Bike Race