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Our aim is to help any members who want to help themselves to achieve new cycling goals.

How do you want to become a better cyclist?

  1. Are you aiming for a PB in a Sportive?
  2. Do you want to improve your times in club TT events or try your first TT?
  3. Do you want to enter your first race at the Redbourn Fete Du Velo?
  4. Are you looking to ride stronger and move up a group in the Sunday Club runs?

 

We hope to offer coaching & development activities throughout the year suitable for all members to help them become better riders or to achieve specific goals.

Rider Development Plan (TBC)

Overview
Our investment in rider development has at its heart the goal of appealling to a broad range of rider groups with a range of activities managedby our coaches.

Activities: 

Basic Skills & Skills Development
Target Groups: Group 1: Intros to Inters+
Group 2: Mods to Fast+
Group 3: Juniors
Activity: 1) Safety briefing and session overview
2) Warm up / circuit familiarisation
3) Skills sessions: Balance, braking, cornering, contact, tight group riding, surviving pot holes etc.
4) Efforts: Group riding (in a line and in a chain), intervals (group to group or bell & whistle)
5) Fun races: Team pursuit, devil, handicap
Leaders: TBC
Venue: TBC
Dates: TBC

Basic Skills Development
Target Groups: Intros through to Inters+
Activity: Practical coaching on basic skills (cornering, manoeuvring, braking)
Venue: St Columbas School, St Albans
Dates: Saturday mornings TBC

Skills & Fitness
Target Groups: Intros, Inter & Inter+
Activity: Chaingang (Group riding skills & fitness development)
Leaders: Rachel McKay / Martin Arundel
Venue: Meet at Waitrose overflow Car Park, Mayne Avenue
Dates/Time: Every Wednesday from 12th May to 10th August (subject to attendance) meet at 19.00 for 19.15 start. TBC.

Fitness & Race Training
Target Groups: Group 1: Mods & Mod+
Group 2: Rapides to Fast+
Leaders: Various volunteer race team members and qualified coaches.
Activity: Chaingang (Group riding skills & fitness development)
Venue: Meet on Codicote - Hitchin Road at entrance to old Wyvale GC
Dates/time: Every Wednesday from 12th May to 10th August, meet up at 19.30. TBC.

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