They’re back again!
SKCC and Ridewiser present “Latte Laps”, the ever popular coffee crits of the summer season. Learn the art of criterium racing with Olympian Rob Crowe and his Ridewiser/SKCC mentors in the first of three skills sessions.
Once again, the TFM-Giant team, sponsored by the Freedom Machine and GIANT Bikes, and led by Danny Cohen, are giving their time as mentors for the three sessions.
The focus will be on safety, bunch etiquette & cornering….skills that you can use for both racing and everyday riding. Numbers will be capped at 40. Secure your place now by emailing us - firstname.lastname@example.org
. On the day, preference will be given to pre-registered entrants.Where:
SKCC Crit Circuit – White St, South Melbourne. Melways Ref 2EF11Registration on the day:
Opens at 6:15am and closes at 6:45am sharp. It’s always appreciated if you arrive before 6:30am if you need to purchase a race permit.
Session begins: at 6:45am and finishes at 7:45am.Who can participate?
Any male or female with a road bike. (You don’t have to be a SKCC member either) (No tri-bars, flat bar handlebars or mountain bikes). Experience at racing is not necessary to participate.Licence/Insurance Requirements for Latte Laps:
You will need ONE of the following; a full competitive licence OR a recreational licence OR a 3 race permit (purchased on the day) OR a day licence (purchased on the day).Can I race afterwards?
Yes, you will need ONE of the following……a full competitive licence OR a 3 race permit (purchased on the day) OR a day licence (purchased on the day). Please note that E Grade is a mixed novice grade, so if you have not raced before this is the correct Grade to start in.Session Cost:
All sessions are free of charge, however, there is a race entry fee of $10 for E Grade and $15 for all other grades should you wish to race after the skills session. SKCC members receive a complimentary coffee after the session. A voucher will be given out when registering.What do I need to bring?
Road bike, Helmet, Water bottle, Money, Current CSV Licence (where applicable).Format of the Sessions:
You will be provided with a Rider Ranking Matrix. You will self rank yourself with a colour according to your level of experience. Before commencing the drills participants will be split into groups according to their chosen colour. All groups will be doing exactly the same drills, but self ranking ensures that you are cycling with a group that has a similar level of experience. Rob Crowe will start with a brief overview of the session at 6.45am. The individual groups will then break out and commence the first 10 minute drill. A short Q&A session will be conducted before the next drill commences. It is anticipated that there will be three drills over the 45 minute session.Note: Other session dates are:
Sunday, December 12th, 2010
Sunday, January 30th, 2011
You can come to one or all three sessions. Different material is covered in each session.
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