2019 RAW Smith’s Bike Shop Training Camp

Objective: Two days of information and one-on-one coaching designed to give RAW participants a great understanding of the event. Two days of challenging rides designed to simulate the expected challenges of the RAW route.

When: Saturday, July 13 and Sunday, July 14

Price: $35 per day or $50 per weekend

Topics: Discussions will happen before each ride, as well as on-bike instruction. Topics will include nutrition, pacing, drafting, ride essentials, and more.

What to Bring: Bike in good working condition, cycling clothing for 2 rides, water bottles, sunscreen, helmet, sunglasses, food for during the rides, money for gas station stops, and a flat kit.

On the Bike

  • Two intense training rides
  • Experience the terrain to be expected at the beginning of RAW
  • Ride with professional coaches and other experienced riders
  • Professional mechanics and a support vehicle on the rides
  • Train with nutrition and hydration products

Off the Bike

  • Interactive training presentations
  • Built-in time for Q&As with coaches
  • Catered lunch options
  • Use of Air Relax Recovery System
  • Customized learning opportunities

 

 

Ross White began racing bikes when he was 12 years old.  His younger years of racing culminated by racing the Tour de l’Abitibi, often referred to as the Tour de France for junior riders.  While achieving his degree in exercise physiology he spent four years racing at the collegiate varsity level. With eight years of experience racing the UCI America’s Tour, Ross has competed in some of the most prestigious races in the world.  As a USA Cycling licensed coach, Ross is always keen to pass his love and knowledge of the sport to other cyclists.

Saturday, July 13

9:00a

Day begins
Introductions and brief summary of the entire weekend. Coffee available.

9:30a

Presentation on ride essentials and nutrition for the ride

10:00a

Prepare to ride
Quick check to make sure everyone’s bike is working. Change for ride. Water available to fill water bottles. Lunch items available.

11:00a

Start training ride
Training time will be around 4 hours. This time will include stops for water. Aiming for around 60 miles. Professional mechanics and support vehicle during the ride.

3:00p

Return from ride

3:15p

Summary of the day
Answer any questions and reiterate the major points brought up from the training ride.

4:00p

Day 1 Wrap Up

6:00p

Dinner on your own or meet with other riders. Group location TBD.

Sunday, July 14

8:00aDay begins
Introductions and brief summary of day 2. Coffee available.
8:30aPrepare to ride
Quick check to make sure everyone’s bike is working. Change for ride. Water available to fill water bottles.
9:00aStart training ride
Training time will be around 4 hours. This time will include stops for water. Aiming for around 60 miles. Professional mechanics and support vehicle during the ride.
1:00pReturn from ride
1:15pFull Summary of the weekend
Answer any questions and reiterate the major points brought up from the training ride. Final questions and comments. Lunch available.
2:30pDay 2 Wrap Up
3:00pExtra learning/coaching time
Possible topics include bike build and shipping preparation, additional information on nutrition, additional information on what to wear and bring with you on the route. Talk to riders who have completed this course.

Click on the image below to view Ross White’s presentation from the RAW Information Night.

Click on the image below to to see the Wisconsin Bike Fed’s RAW Information Night presentation.

Click on the image below to see Rock and Ride’s RAW training classes.

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