Intro. to Racing Skills Clinic
Who: Anyone who rides but has not raced
When: Sat. Mar. 29th 2-5pm
Where: Cedar Hill Park, Madison, TN
How much: FREE
Led by: USA Cycling Southeast Regional Coordinator & Harpeth Bicycle Club
*cat 5 men/cat 4 women/USAC upgrade points eligible
WHAT WILL WE COVER:
The afternoon will be focused on introducing bike riders and folks new to racing general bike handling and race skills needed for riding in a group, drafting, going around turns in a group, safety, and energy conservation. We will also be covering some of the basic information needed for racing with Q & A and a few other basics as they relate to the skills. The main goal of this event is to cover topics regarding on the bike skills and knowledge needed for being comfortable, being energy efficient in a group of riders and maintaining safety for both the rider and the group while covering as many of the bike skills and topics as possible. Be sure to bring your bike and cycling apparel needed for a ride. You will be riding your bike outside in whatever weather conditions are present.
Free pizza following the skills clinic
1. Participants who have never raced before will be registered for Sunday morning's beginners race (2-laps) at the Cedar Hill Criterium. You'll have in-race mentoring from seasoned racing TBRA veterans - FREE
2. Participants who complete the beginners race and your legs still want more, we'll get you in one of the official TBRA (TN Bicycle Racing Associations) events for beginners, either the Men's Category 5 or the Women's Cat. 4 race, FOR FREE too! (you will have to purchase a $15 USA Cycling 1-day license though).
3. Post-race reviews following your race(s). Free podium photos for all beginners race finishers
then grab some grub from one of our great food vendors, walk around and meet some of the great TBRA teams that are warming-up/cooling-down for their respective races, and just enjoy the day, races all day long! (and if you have kiddos we have a free race (noon) for them also!)
Our goal is to get some of you folks who've been riding for awhile, but for whatever reason, just haven't tried the competitive side of the sport. C'mon out - it's safe, it's fun and it's FREE!
Email us if you are interested in attending we're limited to #40 and currently at #28!
Hattie B's Racing
We take pride in promoting a good times bike race within our communities, it's good for the hood and, oh, after we drop the hammer on you, we'll drink all your beer.