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LAVRA Women’s Race Clinic Series 1.26.19
January 26 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Chris Birch is a professional track cyclist based out of Los Angeles. She has competed for Team USA at UCI Events and World Cup events across the world, earning medals in the Madison and Team Pursuit events in her pursuit of racing at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. In 2019, she will be using her teaching skills developed as a graduate student at MIT and a professor and instructor at UC Riverside and CalTech to teach new and experienced track riders how to race, how to read and race, and how the develop and execute race strategies.
Registration is $20 for each clinic, limited to 16 riders.
Riders must be certified at Velo Sports Center.
To arrange for a rental bike prior to registration, or for any other questions, contact Zach LaBry (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Clinics will meet in the main lobby of the Velo Sports Center at 1:00 PM.
Introduction to Mass Start Racing on the Track
1 session: January 26, 2019 from 1:00-4:30 PM
Prerequisites: Completion of VSC certification
The Introduction to Mass Start Racing on the Track will introduce riders to the various events they’ll encounter on the track including scratch, points, tempo, and elimination events. Riders will learn the rules and etiquette of these races and well as basic strategy and practice maneuvering and tactics in a pack. This course is suitable for new racers interested in racing track and racers from other disciplines who are new to the track.