Women & Girls Introduction to track cycling - Session 1

Go-Ride , Manchester – Sunday, 03 Oct 2021

Event Summary

Event Overview

British Cycling  WOMEN and GIRLS ONLY session at Manchester Velodrome.

SESSION 1 of 3

Open to all Women - all abilities !

This is a coached session which is aimed at women riders of all ages and abilities (aged 12+)

Whether you are a complete novice and just want to 'have a go' or a regular racing rider wanting some quality training time - this 3 hour session is for you.

Expert coaching will be provided and you will be allowed plenty of track time, we will split into ability groups so that everyone gets the most from the experience.

Bikes will be available at the venue but if you have your own fixed wheel TRACK BIKE you are encouraged to bring it along to use.

 

Session timings:

Please arrive around 1115am to sign on, collect a bike and for a pre session briefing from the coaches.

12 noon start - 3 pm finish.

Parents/guardians of youth riders are expected to remain on site for the duration of the session please.

 

Please note that this is the first in a series of 3 progressive sessions which will build your confidence and abilities for track riding.  You will progress at your own pace and the coaches will encourage you along the way.

 

Event Details

Event URN:

494210

Start Date:

Sun, 3rd Oct 2021

Event Type:

Go-Ride (Non-Competitive)

Venue:

Manchester Velodrome, National Cycling Centre, Stuart Street, Manchester, Lancashire, M11 4DQ

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Event Organiser:

Andrew Akers
andrewakers@britishcycling.org.uk

Safeguarding lead:

Chris Howlett
rivers999@sky.com

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About the Event

Info for Riders

This is an 3 hour track riding session for women of all ages (minimum 12 years) and abilities.

No previous track experience is necessary but you must be a competent cyclist able to ride a road bike and preferably have a reasonable level of fitness to be able to ride for 20 minutes without stopping.

Ability groups will be formed to ensure that everyone experiences a useful session which caters for their needs.

Road bikes are not allowed on the velodrome - specific fixed wheel track bikes are used and there are loan bikes available.

If you do have your own - please bring it along.

Helmets are compulsory.

Clothing - it is recommended that you wear normal cycling kit, plus an undershirt. Long leggings and long sleeved tops are beneficial in case you fall, and gloves / track mitts and a helmet must be worn.

 

Coaching will be delivered by experienced track coaches.

Novice riders will be introduced to the basics of track riding in a gradual, safe and progressive manner.

More experienced riders will benefit from specific skills and drills with a focus on improving fitness and race readiness.

 

 

 

 

The Rides

Women and Girls Introduction to track cycling #1 Manchester Ride
Date Start Classification Rider Cat Duration
Sun 03/10/21 12:00 --- --- 03 hr
Sun 03/10/21 – 12:00

Event Summary

Event Overview

British Cycling  WOMEN and GIRLS ONLY session at Manchester Velodrome.

SESSION 1 of 3

Open to all Women - all abilities !

This is a coached session which is aimed at women riders of all ages and abilities (aged 12+)

Whether you are a complete novice and just want to 'have a go' or a regular racing rider wanting some quality training time - this 3 hour session is for you.

Expert coaching will be provided and you will be allowed plenty of track time, we will split into ability groups so that everyone gets the most from the experience.

Bikes will be available at the venue but if you have your own fixed wheel TRACK BIKE you are encouraged to bring it along to use.

 

Session timings:

Please arrive around 1115am to sign on, collect a bike and for a pre session briefing from the coaches.

12 noon start - 3 pm finish.

Parents/guardians of youth riders are expected to remain on site for the duration of the session please.

 

Please note that this is the first in a series of 3 progressive sessions which will build your confidence and abilities for track riding.  You will progress at your own pace and the coaches will encourage you along the way.

 

Event Details

Event URN:

494210

Start Date:

Sun, 3rd Oct 2021

Event Type:

Go-Ride (Non-Competitive)

Venue:

Manchester Velodrome, National Cycling Centre, Stuart Street, Manchester, Lancashire, M11 4DQ

View map

Event Organiser:

Andrew Akers
andrewakers@britishcycling.org.uk

Safeguarding lead:

Chris Howlett
rivers999@sky.com

Other Events:

View other events promoted by this organiser

About the Event

Info for Riders

This is an 3 hour track riding session for women of all ages (minimum 12 years) and abilities.

No previous track experience is necessary but you must be a competent cyclist able to ride a road bike and preferably have a reasonable level of fitness to be able to ride for 20 minutes without stopping.

Ability groups will be formed to ensure that everyone experiences a useful session which caters for their needs.

Road bikes are not allowed on the velodrome - specific fixed wheel track bikes are used and there are loan bikes available.

If you do have your own - please bring it along.

Helmets are compulsory.

Clothing - it is recommended that you wear normal cycling kit, plus an undershirt. Long leggings and long sleeved tops are beneficial in case you fall, and gloves / track mitts and a helmet must be worn.

 

Coaching will be delivered by experienced track coaches.

Novice riders will be introduced to the basics of track riding in a gradual, safe and progressive manner.

More experienced riders will benefit from specific skills and drills with a focus on improving fitness and race readiness.

 

 

 

 

The Rides

Women and Girls Introduction to track cycling #1 Manchester Ride
Date Start Classification Rider Cat Duration
Sun 03/10/21 12:00 --- --- 03 hr
Sun 03/10/21 – 12:00

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