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THIRD Annual Women's Track Clinic (Georgia)
Join GA Velo Bellas to learn how to ride the velodrome and have some fun!


Saturday, March 11, 2006


Dick Lane Velodrome, East Point, GA

More Info

Clinic Flyer

Women's Mountain Biking Symposium (Michigan)
Michigan Bellas will be in da house! Sponsored by MMBA (Michingan Mountain Biking Association) and BOW (Becoming an Outdoors Woman) proudly sponsor a clinic geared just for women. Learn skills, maintenance and how to get into racing. Plus a Mountain Biking 101 forum to answer all your questions. Visit MMBA for more info, and click on 2005 BOW Membership Application.

July 16, 2005
9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Stony Creek, MetroPark
Fee: $20

Northern California Training Camps & Clinics
Need the low-down on regional camps in a jiffy? Check out the NCNCA Clinics page for a listing of road and track clinics throughout the year.

The Spokesman Bicycles
Activities and Clinics Schedule

On-going events held at:

Spokesman Bicycles
231 Cathcart Street
Santa Cruz, CA

The folks at the Spokesman enjoy bringing people together to learn, share and discover different aspects of the cycling experience. Check their schedule to find an activity or clinic that suits you. Most events are free and cover everything from training to bike maintenance.

Beginner Clinics at Hellyer Velodrome

When from 8:30 to 11:30 AM, every Saturday morning year-round, except ...
a) those Saturdays when rain wets the track surface,
b) the Saturday in August of the NCNCA Track Championships
Services Bike rental for those without a fixed gear track bicycle;
basic track instruction from a trained track supervisor
Cost $5 track session fee, plus $5 for bike rental, if needed;
($4 entrance fee per car to Hellyer County Park)
Exact change helps!
Phone (408) 226-9716
If no one answers after 8:30 am on a Saturday in iffy weather, it is likely that the supervisor has concluded that riding on the track will be unfeasible throughout the morning.

Beginner sessions will consist of coaching and practice races. The goal is to create a situation where all the riders have fun while learning about the track. No racing license is needed, but helmets are required, and riders under 18 need a parent's signature on a release form before they can use the velodrome.

Riders who need to rent bikes should bring their own shoes and pedals to put on the rental bikes. Other than their own shoes and pedals, all a rider needs to bring is their regular riding clothes along with their helmet (a helmet is required to ride on the track). One's pedals can be removed from one's road bike at the track, but it streamlines the process for the rider to pull and bring the pedals, leaving the road bike at home. (okay...that's obvious!)

There is no limit to the number of riders who can be instructed, and therefore, no advance reservation system. However, the rental fleet is of finite size, and rental bikes at novice sessions are issued on a first-come-first-served basis. Most of the time there is no problem in accommodating everyone who shows up for a Sat AM session, but on rare occasion, they run out of rental bikes. If you plan to rent, it's best to be at the track right at 8:30 upon opening. Those who come later will get a bike from an increasingly depleted range of sizes.

Each novice session is organized and led by an experienced track supervisor. The supervisor will teach people the basic rules of the track and lead the group through on-the-bike exercises to teach the basics of track riding.

If you need more answers, contact Casey Kerrigan at or (510) 531-1400.

Cyclocross Clinics
Coming soon for 2005! When we know it, you'll know it!

VeloGirls Girls Got Skills Clinics
This two-day clinic has been developed especially for intermediate to advanced recreational riders and beginning racers. Participation is limited to 20 women so you're guaranteed personalized attention in a safe, encouraging environment. Various clinics are scheduled throughout the year. Check their website for updated class info.


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