2021 FTW Cyclocross Skills - Level 2

 

Presented by Triple C Coaching

 

Monday Evenings 5:30 pm - 6:45 pm, August 9, 16, 23, 30 and September 13 

AND Zoom Wednesday. September 1 at 7:00 pm (or recorded)

Wednesday, September 15 is make-up day in the event of severe weather cancellation.

LOCATION: At an unnamed MPLS City Park located intersection of Cedar and E. Minnehaha Parkway (1898-1800 E 49th St). Park is west side of Cedar and on Minnehaha Creek. Street parking on E 49th St. and in neighborhood. This is the same park as was used for level 1.

This course is designed as a continuation to FTW Cyclocross Skills - Level 1. In addition to graduates of Level 1, we welcome riders who identify as FTW (Femme, Transgender, Women) from beginners to USA Cycling cyclocross category 3 riders. 

Ideally, you should have a cross bike or gravel bike. MTBs are welcome too. Please use MTB pedals/shoes or flat pedals/shoes as is your preference.

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Goals/Objectives

  • Review cyclocross basics: dismount, carry, barriers, remount, corners, starts

  • Learn how to handle more challenging terrain: sand, off-cambers, steep ups/downs

  • Discuss/practice CX Tactics

  • Develop greater confidence via "sessioning" challenging features as a group 

  • Train on mini-courses, considering line choice, ride vs. run decisions, and pacing

Clinic Cost: $120 for full clinic

                    Zoom ONLY registration for $15

 

Pre-Registration ONLY at Bike Reg.

 

NEW THIS YEAR: Triple C Clinics are no longer permitted via USA Cycling. You do NOT need a USA Cycling license to participate.

Full clinic is limited to 10 riders in order to provide each athlete with sufficient attention and support to encourage growth.

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Instructor Corey Coogan Cisek has competed in cyclocross since 2007. She is a 2-time National Champion in the Master's Category. She has raced cyclocross professionally in Belgium, including representing the U.S. in over a dozen World Cups. She is a USAC Cycling Level 2 Certified Coach with 10 years experience coaching endurance sports. Her passion is teaching bike skills and cyclocross.