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Clinic – Endurance Riding for Women
June 6, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm$20
June 6, 2015, 9:00am-12:00pm
This clinic will focus on improving comfort and endurance for the long rides coming up this summer. We will discuss and practice group riding expectations, nutrition and hydration, and pacing. This ride will be 45-50 miles, approximately three hours long on rolling terrain.
Choose the “Class Registration” tab, Navigate to May 9, choose the clinic, then you’ll need to create an account on our system and you can pay with a card.
Thanks for riding with us!
Welcome and Introductions
- Meeting location: Morrison Conoco at C-470 and Morrison Rd.
- Overview of the ride route and goals
Bicycle Basics, Handling and Safety
- Clothing basics (helmet, shorts, jerseys, shoes, glasses, gloves)
- Safety Issues on the Road
- Riding in traffic: BE VISIBLE!
- Follow rules of the road, take the lane at intersections, you are traffic! Lights.
- Riding in a group: single file or two abreast?
- Bike Paths: announce yourself, ride predictably
- Drinking and eating without stopping
- Carrying your food and hydration
- When to eat and drink
Group Riding – Out on the road we will practice:
- Riding in “the peloton”
- Riding in a pace line: straight and turning
- Turn/cornering practice
- Pacing, cadence, shifting
After the Ride
- Final Discussion and Questions
Please RSVP directly to Sue Lloyd Sue@inspiredtrainingcenter.com
About the Coach – Sue Lloyd
Philosophy: “My coaching philosophy mirrors my teaching philosophy of encouraging individual growth, goal achievement and personal confidence. There is no “one size fits all” to goal achievement, so each person I coach has a program that matches his or her personal goals and needs.”
As a USA Cycling (USAC) level 2 coach, public school teacher, instructional coach, ski instructor and counselor, Sue Lloyd has been working with learners and athletes for over 35 years. Her life-long love of athletics led her first to ski racing, then cycling, running, duathlon and triathlon. In addition to coaching individuals, Sue has coached at USA Cycling and Bicycle Racing Association of Colorado junior cycling camps, cycling clinics and CompuTrainer studio classes. She blends her extensive experience in adult and adolescent learning with coaching junior, senior, and masters level cyclists. While working full time and raising a family, Sue completed two road marathons, nine Pikes Peak ascent/marathons, competed in the 2002 USAT World Duathlon Championships, is the current Colorado State criterium champion (2011, 2012, 2013), Colorado State time trial champion (2012, 2013) and podiumed at the 2011, 2012, USAC Masters Nationals.