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Racing 101

When:
Saturday, May 12, 2018, 9:45 AM
Where:
West Sixth Brewery
501 W 6th St
Lexington, KY  40508

Category:
Summer Weekend Ride
Registration is not Required

Primary ride leader: Tim Klesk, 859-552-4117 Additional ride leaders: Bob Kennedy and Damian Minar

 

Distance: We will use the same P4P B and A/B 28 mile route.

Maps and Cue sheets will be provided

Pace: All Comers Ride

Terrain: 2 - Easy Rollers

Map and cue sheet both provided

The ride will have regrouping,
The ride is swept
Rain cancels - check bgcycling.org forum one hour before if unsure
Restroom facilities are available at the starting location
There will not be a store stop

 

Overall Difficulty:

Moderate

 

Details:

Ever wonder how to ride faster and still be safe?  Please join us immediately after the May 14th P4P educational session at West 6th Brewery.

 

There will be a 30 to 45 minute class where Gary Rogers will cover the following. Types of races, road, criterium, circuit, time trial, mountain bike, and cyclocross. How races differ from group rides. Positioning in the pack, attacks and counterattacks, tactics, do's and don't's, knowing the finish line, riding the week of a race, training to get faster and to be able to stay in the race when the pace goes up dramatically. How to not be intimidated to even try a race.

 

After the session we will ride a 28-mile route to practice some of the things you have learned.

have learned.

 

Links:

https://ridewithgps.com/routes/27167630