Mountain Bike Capital USA™ Weekend

presented by Headwaters Center

Mountain Bike Capital Weekend

Come join us for an epic 3-day weekend of Bikes & Blues
June 22-24, 2018

Brush up your mountain bike skills in the mornings and enjoy Blues From The Top in the afternoons!

Riders of all ages and abilities can learn from and ride with Alison Powers and ALP Cycles Coaching along with other high-level mountain bike coaches / professional riders who will offer personalized training and skills clinics for you, your friends, and for everyone!  Become a more confident bike rider by dialing in your bike handling skills, confidence, and fitness.  Click here to register.

New Additions to this year's event:

  • Wilderness Aid Certification issued by Backcountry Medical Guides good for 2 years!  Sign up at backcountrymedicalguides.org and see the schedule below in green.
  • For discounted tickets to  Blues From The Top with headliners Kenny Wayne Shepherd and the North Mississippi Allstars enter the code bikesandblues here www.grandblues.org.

Coaches: 

  • Alison Powers (5 x National Champion, USA Cycling Level 2 coach, grew up in Fraser)
  •  Ann Trombley (2000 Olympian, USA Cycling Level 1 coach)
  • Sarka Ruzickova Swenson (Mountain Bike and skills Coach)
  • Emma Dunn (BICP Level 1 Mountain Bike Coach, Professional Moto, Enduro, and XC racer)

Participants Receive:

  • Drink ticket and lunch ticket
  • Coaching lessons and organized rides
  • Mountain Bike T-shirt
  • Sunday Fitness in the Park
  • Discounted ticket to Winter Park Resort

Event Location: The new Headwaters Center in downtown Winter Park (google map)

Registration:
Friday, June 22:
9am-2pm:  Day-of registration at Winter Park Visitor Center –or– 12pm-3:30pm Day-of registration at Headwaters Center

Saturday, June 23:
7am-9:15am:  Day of Registration at Headwaters Center

Friday Bike Schedule (June 22):

  • 3:30pm Meet and Greet with pre-ride meeting & coaches corner at Headwaters Center to get placed in your group riding skills
  • 4-6pm: Skills Camp including drills and fun obstacle courses (same as Sat morning, pick 1 or come to both)
    • Learn and practice basic to intermediate mountain bike skills that will help make you a more confident mountain biker. Topics include body position, vision, cornering, climbing how-to, wheelies and manuals, and confident descending.
    • How to set-up your bike for optimal riding: tire pressure, tire type, bike fit, brake level reach/adjustment, and suspension set up to riders weight and riding style.

Saturday Bike Schedule (June 23):

    •  9:15am: Meet and Greet with pre-ride meeting & coaches corner at Headwaters Center to get placed in your group riding skills
    • 9:45am - 12:15pm Ability/agility riders with coaches option
    • 9:45am-11:45pm: Skills Camp including drills and fun obstacle courses (same as Fri afternoon, pick 1 or come to both)
      • Learn and practice basic to intermediate mountain bike skills that will help make you a more confident mountain biker. Topics include: body position, vision, cornering, climbing how-to, wheelies and manuals, and confident descending.
      • How to set-up your bike for optimal riding: tire pressure, tire type, bike fit, brake level reach/adjustment, and suspension set up to riders weight and riding style
    • 12-2pm: Lunch & beer along with milling about with the stars
    • 1pm Alison Powers talk
    • 2pm get placed in appropriate ability group
    • 2:30pm-5:30pm Ability/agility rides with coaches

    Saturday Backcountry Wilderness Schedule (June 23):

    • 8:30AM-5:30PM
    • Welcome/Wilderness Med Introduction
    • Legal, Patient Assessment, Musculoskeletal
    • Lunch
    • Trip prep, wound management, head/neck/spine, first aid kids - rider and bike, extrication/litters

    Sunday Yoga (June 24):

    • 9-10am Yoga at Cooper Creek Square with an instructor

    Sunday Backcountry Wilderness Schedule (June 24):

    • 8:30AM-5:30PM
    • Burns, chest/abdomen, medical
    • Lunch
    • Cold/heat, altitude, environmental, SAR, water treatment, sports nutrition + hydration

    Register For Backcountry Wilderness Classes Here.

    Register For Bike Clinics Here.

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