Great Group Riding Skills Clinic with Olympian Ann Trombley. Lots of good information and practice!
In this clinic we learned that the paceline is a group riding formation where riders share the work of pulling by rotating positions during a ride. We received instruction and practiced three types of pacelines: the single paceline, echelon, and double paceline. We learned the importance communicating clearly by using the commands: steady, up, and . . . read more
The rain stopped and skies cleared just in time for Jen Sharp’s Safe Riding Clinic. To start Jen asked us to name our top safety concerns, which were: being hit by a car, making tight turns, and stopping suddenly. The ABC’s or pre ride checks: Air, Brakes, Chain, were explained and tips for dressing in . . . read more
Illuminating, Engaging, and Confidence-Building! Five Venus members strengthened their group riding skills at the May 24th Beginning Group Riding Clinic with former Olympian and physical therapist Ann Trombley. Here’s what two participants had to say about this valuable hands-on clinic: We were a group of five enthusiastic participants plus our instructor, Ann Trombley. Ann is . . . read more
You too can get your phone to tell you where to go! Maggi Friend and Cindy Pickett did a fabulous job this past Thursday giving us a tour and demo of Ride with GPS. Participants’ questions were submitted in advance so they could make sure they covered all of them and then some. Two dozen Club . . . read more
“Follow us, we’re going this way!” On Saturday, May 15, 2021, our Bike Path(ta)palooza Clinic was held to give potential ride leaders and sweeps a chance to learn some of the bike paths we use on our rides to get through town. It was also a chance to practice the lessons learned in the recent . . . read more