Friday, June 8
SW Michigan Cycling Weekend includes two, low-fee skills clinics for youth at WMU's Business Technology and Research Park. Map.
6:15 to 8 p.m.
Fees: $5/$10 pre-register; $10/$15 at the clinic.
Bring your bike; helmets required.
Junior Bike Racing Clinic
TEAM Athletic Mentors/Greenware USA professionals are hosting a junior bike racing clinic for youth interested in learning about bike racing and practicing races skills on the BTR race course. The clinic will cover:
- Criterium racing rules
- Race preparation
- Cornering, including drills
- Pack riding skills
- Pack riding technique
- Registration is now open at athleticmentors.com. $10 per family pre-registered. $15 to register at the clinic.
Kids Bike Skills Clinic
TEAM Athletic Mentors/Greenware USA professionals are hosting this great chance for children of all ages to improve their biking skills. This clinic is not focused on racing—it’s all about having fun on two or four wheels.
- Recommended for ages preschool to 12 years
- Training wheels and balance bikes welcome
- Kids will be separated into groups based on age and or ability
- Gain confidence and improve riding skills
- Practice balancing, starting, stopping and pedaling
- Registration is now open at athleticmentors.com. $5 per family pre-registered. $10 registration at the clinic.