SKCC AND RIDEWISER PRESENT "Latte Laps" 2011/12
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Dates for the 2012/13 Latte Laps sessions will be confirmed later on in the year:
What are Latte Laps ?

Learn the art of criterium racing with Olympian Rob Crowe and his Ridewiser/SKCC mentors over three skills sessions. Learn skills that you can use for both racing and everyday riding including rolling turns, pairs riding, cornering, echelons, gatekeeping, sitting a wheel, time trialling etc. 

Where?
SKCC Crit Circuit - White St, South Melbourne. Melways Ref 2EF11
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 Time
: Session 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.

Licence/Insurance Requirements
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).

Session Cost
All sessions are free of charge to all participants, with current SKCC members receiving a complimentary coffee after the session.

Bookings are essential, keep an eye on the SKCC Women's bulletin and the SKCC newsletter for registration details

RIDEWISER ERGO SESSIONS
ergo: (say er-GO!) > turbo-powered indoor bike

“the fastest way to improve your ride”
The start to improving your fitness & feelings through the fun world of Ridewiser cycling is just a few steps away:

  1. All participants must first REGISTER online to be booked into a proposed session time-slot by the administrator. If in a group, advise your session-day preference and ideal time-slot options (e.g. 7am – 8am Thursdays)
  2.  
  3. Attend your ergo session at Level 1, Rear Entrance via the Laneway, 30 Inkerman Street, St Kilda
  4. Bring drink bottle, hand-towel, gym or cycling clothes, runners or cycling shoes with your own pedals (note: showers are on site).
  5.  
  6. Organised groups of 7 or more riders mean you can pick your time-slot, pick your program, pick your friends & everyone gets a Ridewiser Drink Bottle too!

Please email Ridewiser or call 9534 7785.

 

WOMEN'S DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM 

Have you been racing for a season, or more ? Are you still missing pieces of the puzzle when racing tactically ? Learn how to read a race, and fully understand and implement tactics that will help you win OR improve your finish.  

How ? SKCC Women have the benefit, free of charge, of four comprehensive skills sessions written by Rebecca Domange.

  • Who is Rebecca Domange ?
    Bec is an experienced cyclist competing at the elite end of competitive cycling. A member of the TDT Bikeforce R.A.C.E. women's team, Bec is taking a step back from competitive cycling. She is a qualified Level One coach (and a PE teacher) and has a passion for developing women's race craft skills to assist women to thrive in the peloton.

    Session One: Understanding Bike Racing - Sunday, 11th September, 2011
    - Attacking
  • - Holding position in the peloton
  • - Lead Outs
  • - Sprint Finish
  • Session Two: Skills for Racing - Date TBA
  • - Cornering
  • - Descending
  • - Rolling turns
  • - SE effort technique
  • - Sprinting
  • - Climbing
  • Session Three: Training - Date TBA
  • - Recovery
  • - Time Management
  • - Training Program
  • - Technique
  • - Food/Nutrition
  • - Goal Setting
  • Session Four: Advanced Bike Handling - Date TBA
  • - No Hands
  • - Taking clothes off whilst riding
  • - Bunny Hop gutters
  • - Track standing
  • - Eating