New this year Jeff Faulds and friends will be hosting a skills and learning ride. These are skills and how-to clinics that are directed at a wide range of skill levels and open to all PCC members, all ages, all skill levels, everyone! Great chance to learn some new skills and better yourself on the bike. Prepare as you would for a normal PCC ride in your respective discipline. Any questions or requests email fauldsjeff@gmail.com

Road                      

17/05/2016

Road Riding 1 – Meet a 6:30pm in the back west parking lot of Trent University

We will go over the basics of road riding, how to ride in a group, and how to be safe on the road.

 

31/05/2016

Road Riding 2 – Meet a 6:30pm in the back west parking lot of Trent University

Advanced group riding, how to climb with speed, managing your energy and where to be in a group, road racing talk.

 

 

MTB                       

14/06/2016

MTB 101 – Meet a 6:30pm at Harold Town Conservation (Old Norwood road) by the parking lot.

How to set up your bike, proper braking skills, how your body weight and traction works, and the mind games of mtb riding.

 

28/06/2016 – Meet a 6:30pm at Harold Town Conservation (Old Norwood road) by the parking lot.

Advanced Cornering, Braking

How to hit corners fast both flat and berm corners, how to flick the bike around, proper braking and maintaining control

 

11/07/2016 – Meet a 6:30pm at Harold Town Conservation (Old Norwood road) by the parking lot.

Technical Terrain

How to ride the rough, rocks, roots, and rough terrain. Hard climbing and descending. How to get traction, and where to put your weight placement.

 

25/07/2016 – Meet a 6:30pm at Harold Town Conservation (Old Norwood road) by the parking lot.

Hoping, jumps, drops

How to bunny hop and get over obstacles, how to take a jump, and how to get over a drop.

 

08/08/2016 – Meet a 6:30pm at Harold Town Conservation (Old Norwood road) by the parking lot.

How to race/ride full out

How races work, The Jedi mind games of racing, how to maximize efficiency and go faster with less effort.

 

Cross                     

22/08/2016 – Meet a 6:30pm at Nichols Oval (west side under the shelter)

Cycle cross 101

Cycle cross how to on cornering, barriers, shoulders, and general cross knowledge

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