Liz Johnson is running a weekday 4 hour track summer school for ladies and teenagers (with some track experience) – fixed wheel bikes only.

Wednesday 20th August 2014 10am-2pm

Forest Town Welfare, Mansfield, NG19 0EE

During the first hour session you will learn and practice basic/intermediate track cycling techniques and develop skills

From 10 am absolute beginners/refresher on track riding:

  • Bike check / Safety
  • Mount/Dismount
  • Adjusting speed with a fixed wheel bike
  • Stopping safely at the rail
  • Observation

From 11pm onwards progressive track skills:

  • Following a leader / changing front
  • Sprinting off the front to the next group
  • Riding side by side
  • Holding a rider at the start

Lunch 12.30-12.50

From 1pm onwards games and races in different categories

Booking is ESSENTIAL – call or text 07929302579

You’ll need to bring:

  1. Pedals
  2. Helmet
  3. Track mitts
  4. Cycling shoes/clothes
  5. Change of clothes etc
  6. FOOD and Drink (cake and fruit provided)
Velodrome markings

Velodrome markings

Bikes can be provided (about 10 in total) but the smallest size is a 48cm.

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