Clinics

Clinics

CLINICS

Take your riding to the next level.

Our classes teach riders to be safe, agile, and efficient through targeted drills and direct coaching feedback. Whether you’re looking for basic handling skills or a recurring boot camp with tough workouts, you can find it at Cycle U. If you want to improve, Cycle U is the place.

  1. Cyclocross Bootcamp – August 2019
  2. Beginning Road Racing Clinics SBRP – March – August
  3. Road Riding Clinic, 101-301
  4. Hill Climbing boot camp

*Private Lessons are also available on these skills 1-1 or for your group


Cyclocross Bootcamp with National Champion Craig Undem:

Coach CraigTop local coaches, hands on coaching and ideal workouts give you everything you need to rock the Cross season in one package! Open to any level, new or experienced, join us for conditioning and skills that will have you confident, fit and ready for your best cross season yet!

Cost:                   $350 ($150 deposit holds your spot)
Location:            Various in Seattle and at selected race venues
Date for 2019:  Aug 1 – Sep 13
Times:               Evenings and Saturdays for 2 hour clinics and mock racing

Click here to sign up:  CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP


Beginning Road Racing Clinics SBRP:

Seattle USA Cycling Beginning Road Racer Program (SBRP)
Cycle University in conjunction with the WSBA (Washington State Bicycle Racing Association) and USAC (USA Cycling) are offering “Learn how to road race” clinics called Seattle USA Cycling Beginning Racer Program, SBRP. The goal is to make racing safer in the NW and introduce more riders to the correct technique for fast riding in a group race environment.

SBRP is a series of 5 unique clinics held at Pacific Raceways in Kent 5:30-6:30pm on selected Tuesdays April – August with practice races to teach riders how to race. Open to anyone wanting to learn how to race or improve their fast riding ability in a group. Two upgrade points are available at each of these 5 unique clinics for a total of 10 upgrade points which last for 3 years. Category 4 riders can use up to 3 SBRP points toward their Category 3 upgrade.

Here are the dates for 2019, all Tuesday nights 5:30pm at Pacific Raceways, look for the Cycle U car near registration to sign up or sign up in advance:

April – 2, 23
May – 7, 21, 28
June – 4, 18, 25
July – 2, 16

Cost is $40 per clinic or $150 for all 5 for WSBA members, non members must pay an additional $10 per clinic or $30 for all 5 clinics.

Click to sign up for individual classes:  CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP

Buy all 5 clinics:  CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP

Here is a basic overview of each session we will do in chronological order for the Clincs with races afterwards.  Your coach will ride with you in the race after the clinic to give more feedback:
Round #1 Spring SBRP, we will repeat this series for the 2nd 5 classes at PR:
 

Clinic #1:  Cycle U Kick off clinic. Main topic: Pack Skills, protecting your front wheel.  How crashes happen, how to avoid and how to mitigate risk and still finish.

#2:  Main topic: Cornering – Choosing and holding your line.  Moving up and around the pack during a race and the different formations you will see.

#3:  Main topic: Pack awareness and skills.   More advanced moves, break aways, leadouts, fast group corners.

#4:  Main Topic: Sprinting and tactics.   How to spring, practice and different things you will see and experience in a race.

#5:  Main Topic: Review and Bringing it all together for a great race.   Advanced topics and question answered, simulations of different scenarios.

Road Riding Clinics:

This class offers an introduction to group riding, cornering, and braking.  Our coaches will lead the class in drills designed to improve your cornering and braking technique, comfort riding close to others, and pace-line skills. Climbing and descending will be covered including how to stand on climbs, pacing and how to save energy on the descents.

Cost is $80 for a 3 hour clinic.
Schedule to be announced for 2019.


Road Hill Climbing boot camp.

Learn the secrets to better climbing.  Building on our Road series (details above), the boot camp includes 3 meetings at local climbs with strenuous climbing sets, descending technique practice, pacing analysis, mental training, and immediate coaching feedback.
After you complete these 3 sessions, you will then be giving a 2 month training plan that our will help you to continue your hill climbing skills and strengths development.

Cost is $350
Schedule to be announced for 2019.