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January 9/09 9:46 am - Ride to Conquer Cancer Seminars at Bike Sports

Posted by Editoress on 01/9/09

Ride to Conquer Cancer Seminars at Bike Sports
Courtesy Richard Drydak

My name is Richard Drydak and we're conducting cycling seminars to assist participants at any cycling ride, and specifically for The Ride to Conquer Cancer (RTCC). I'm a participant and an RTCC Training Ride Leader, and have found that many riders could benefit from general guidelines to help them prepare and handle these kinds of rides. We're hoping to provide some basics so riders can eliminate some of the unknowns and potential fears to help them complete such rides more enjoyably and hopefully continue cycling afterwards.

The first this Saturday (January 10th), in Newmarket at Bike Sports. Tom Zielinski, the owner of Bike Sports and a previous Polish National Team member, has kindly donated his facility and time on this project.

We will be holding our second seminar on February 7th, in Newmarket.

Seminar #1 - January 10 - 10am

Seminar #2 - February 7 - 10am

Location: Bike Sports - Richmond Hill
10133 Yonge St
Richmond Hill, ON L4C1T5


The seminar schedule will be:

- Bicycle fitting for each participant
- Basic Maintenance (tire change, tire repair, chain repair, etc)
- 45 minute ride on trainer (group riding, hill climbing, downhill riding)
- 30-minute Nutrition talk
- 30-minute talk on Sports Nutrition by Darrin O'Callaghan - NutriWave Group

Gear Required: Bring your bicycle and trainer

Cost: $20.00 for the seminar.



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