SKCC CRITERIUM TRAINING (LATTE LAPS)
Learn the art of criterium racing with Olympian Rob Crowe and his Ridewiser/SKCC mentors over three skill sessions. The focus will be on safety, bunch etiquette & cornering - skills that you can use for both racing and everyday riding.
SKCC Crit Circuit - White St, South Melbourne. Melways Ref 2EF11 Registration Registration 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. Start TimeSession begins at 6:45am and finishes at 7:45am.
Who can participate?
Any male or female with a road bike. (No tri-bars, flat bar handlebars or mountain bikes). Experience at racing is not necessary to participate.
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.
All sessions are free of charge, however there is a race entry fee of $10 for E Grade and $20 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
Participants will be split into groups according to their bunch riding experience and preferred speed. All groups will be doing exactly the same drills.
Rob Crowe will start with a 15 minute overview of the session. 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.
It doesn’t matter if you miss a session as different material is covered in each session.
Bookings are essential, register online at www.ridewiser.com.au to reserve your spot.
Sessions for 2014/2015
Sessions with Crowie and his crew will be posted once we have the SKCC Crit racing calendar finalised and training dates confirmed with Rob. We'll keep you posted!