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September 21/12 10:32 am - Victoria BC `Cross Clinic Coming up

Posted by Editoress on 09/21/12

Join 3-Time world single speed cyclocross champion Drew Mackenzie for a three hour clinic on all things cyclocross,  on September 29th, 9:30-12:30pm, in Victoria BC

Clinic:  Cyclocross 101 - CX Fundamentals

Date: September 29th, 2012
Time: 9:30-12:30pm
Location: Victoria, BC
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Clinic Topics and Drills Include:

Bike Set-up Basics

• Equipment selection and set up.
• Understanding and selecting clincher and tubular tires, and the importance of tire pressure.

Bike Handling and Cornering

• With many cross courses contain over 30 corners per lap, cornering skill and ability is one of the most crucial elements in cyclocross.
• Shifting and braking, weight shifts/body positioning, line choice and techniques for tricky terrain and challenging conditions such as sand, off-cambers, steep drops, and mud, snow, loose gravel, etc.

Dismounting and remounting skills

• Carrying and shouldering the bike.
• Techniques for barriers and stairs.

Race Preparation

• Pre-race routines, race day nutrition and racing strategy,
• What to expect in your first season, keys to being prepared,

Skillz drillz

• Practice race starts and holding position.
• Clipping in, weighting, surface assessment for traction and other drills to develop cx skills.


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