Posted by Editoress on 11/22/12
TaG Cycling is hosting a Junior Rider Talent Search and Development from November 6th 2012 to April 1st, 2013.
TaG has partnered with a local supporter of high performance sport, Reid Carter, to provide opportunities for young athletes to participate in a program exploring the training benefits and possibilities in cycling.
The first week, November 5th, opened with 35 young athletes from XC Ski Racing, Hockey and Running. These athletes may already be in the sport in a cycling discipline (mountain bike, road, BMX or track) or interested in how great cycling workouts can be as dryland training for almost any other sport conditioning.
TaG Cycling is run by Olympic Cyclists, Lesley Tomlinson, Gina Grain and Chrissy De Vall, who understand how to achieve goals in sport. By providing complimentary six week opportunities for athletes 15- 19 years of age, the classes are designed to capture the basic elements of cycling in a fun and safe environment whilst focusing on technique and conditioning.
There will be classes throughout the winter in TaG Vancouver and Whistler. Following the winter, there will be organized training with Team Devo should any riders wish to continue outdoors and explore the sport. The Devo Team is driven by Head Coach Andrew "Pinner" Pinfold, who coaches at TaG.
Washboard Union Plays at TaG on December 13th
Join us at TaG Cycling Studio, #201-758 Copping St, North Vancouver, on December 13th at 5pm to 8pm. We will celebrate a great year of cycling, health and fun. This rocking band will play a couple of sets, while we drink Painted Rock Wines and enjoy our celebration.
Washboard Union is Aaron Grain's (Gina's brother) band. In the past couple of years they’ve been featured on numerous “New Talent” Programs. Washboard Union have many tunes on our playlists . This is a great Bluegrass/Rockabilly band.
There will be some thank-you draws from Shimano. Bring a receipt for anything Shimano, and be eligible to win carbon road pedals, XTR Trail MTB pedals and some other great items from Shimano.
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