Clinics

Friday, July 7

Women's Cycling Clinic

Racing professionals from Team Athletic Mentors / Greenware USA will host a free clinic on the BTR Bike Race course the evening before the race. This is a great opportunity to learn the basic skills for group riding and practice skills that will prepare you for better bike handling in a group or to transition to racing. This is an ‘on-bike’ clinic, so come prepared to ride.

  • Time: 6 to 8 p.m. (5:45 p.m. check-in).
  • Location: WMU's BTR Park, look for the tent near the start/finish area. Map.
  • Cost: Free if you pre-register$10 for onsite registration the day of clinic.

Learn and practice:

  • Cornering
  • Drafting
  • Group riding etiquette
  • Riding in a pace line

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Men's and Women's Bike Racing Skills Clinic

Team Athletic Mentors / Greenware USA experts will present this clinic for men and women. All abilities welcome, and a road bike is recommended for participants.This is an 'on-bike' clinic, so come prepared to ride. This is an excellent opportunity to practice racing skills for all categories and a perfect first race opportunity for new racers to attend a clinic on the actual race course the day before the event.

  • Time: 6:30 to 9 p.m. (6:15 p.m. check-in).
  • Location: WMU's BTR Park, look for the tent near the start/finish area. Map.
  • Cost: Free if you pre-register$10 for onsite registration the day of the clinic.

Learn and practice:

  • Cornering drills
  • Practice pack riding skills
  • Race preparation
  • Rules for criterium racing
  • Sprint technique

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Kids Bike Skills Clinic

TEAM Athletic Mentors/Greenware USA professionals are hosting this great chance for children of all ages to improve their biking skills. This clinic is not focused on racing, it’s all about having fun on 2 or 4 wheels.

  • Recommended for ages preschool to 12 years
  • Training wheels and balance bikes welcome
  • Kids will be separated into groups based on age and or ability
  • Gain confidence and improve your riding skills
  • Practice balancing, starting, stopping and pedaling

Register now