January 10, 2020
by Alison Powers, ALP Cycles Coaching
Want to try bike racing and not sure where to start? Already racing and want to learn how to be more efficient? Want to meet other like-minded women and have fun on bikes? THEN THIS CLINIC IS FOR YOU!!
When: Saturday, May 9th, 2020 from 9 am - 12 pm
Where: Specialized Boulder; 5600 Airport Blvd; Boulder, CO 80301
Cost: $50 for three hours of hands-on learning.
USA Cycling certified ALP Cycles coaches Alison Powers, Patricia Schwager, Brie Walle, & Jennifer Sharp will teach you what you need to know to race your first criterium: cornering, sprinting, saving energy, safety, and race tactics. We'll even have a couple of mock races to apply these new skills!
What to bring: A fully functioning road bike with drop handlebars, brakes, helmet, water, a snack, and openness to learn. Clothing options will depend on weather: when in doubt, wear too much!
All participants must be USA Cycling licensed, sign a release and wear a helmet. One day license options available to all category 5s. Upgrade points available: 5pts from 5 to 4, 3pts from 4 to 3.
Register at: www.BikeReg.com/crit-101-clinic-pb-alp-cycles-racing.
Please arrive 15 minutes early to check-in and get ready to ride. Should weather challenge us, we'll move inside and have off the bike lectures.
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ABOUT ALISON POWERS
Alison Powers only recently retired from cycling, finishing her final season on the UnitedHealthcare Women’s Team. Her career has spanned a wide array of wins, including the 2013 USA Cycling Professional Criterium National Championship where she won in memorable fashion by soloing after an early breakaway that obliterated the pro women’s peloton. Other standout results during the 33-year-old’s 2013 season include the win at Redlands Bicycle Classic, second at the Tour of Elk Grove, third at the US National Road Championship and the US National Time Trial Championship, and stage wins at Cascade Classic, Tulsa Tough, Tour of the Gila and Redlands Bicycle Classic. Hailing from Fraser, Colorado, Powers has been racing bikes professionally for eight years and is a true athlete with her career beginning as a teenager in mountain bike racing. In her mid 20s, she added in alpine ski racing before switching over to the road. In addition to being the current Criterium National Champion, Powers has two other national championships (Time Trial, Team Pursuit) and 2 NRC titles (2009, 2013).
About ALP Cycles Coaching
ALP Cycles Coaching is located in the mountains of Colorado, and is a cycling coaching company with over 25 years of professional sports experience. ALP Cycles Coaching is unique in that we have 4 coaches, Alison Powers, Shawn Heidgen, Jennifer Triplett, and Patricia Schwager who each brings her own coaching strengths and personal experiences. We work together to create a training plan that works for each and every person. Visit them online at http://alpc
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