USA Cycling is sponsoring a race mechanic clinic at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, CO from January 12th to 15, 2006. If you have U.S. citizenship, $250, two years of experience as a bike mechanic and want to have a Race Mechanic License you can come to this clinic.
Speakers and presentations from different areas of the race community cover numerous topics including:
• Caravan and motorcycle support • Pit setup for road and mountain bike races • Tool, equipment and supply needs • Race equipment preparation • Track, Road, MTB & Cross support • Wheel components and building theory • Wheel changes in competitive races • Bike wash techniques • Working and professional relationships between the mechanic and the athlete, coach, and soigneur.
$250 covers the clinic, housing, food, and instructional materials. Send check payable to USA Cycling and brief resume with email address by November 4th to
USA Cycling Attn: Mechanic's Clinic 1 Olympic Plaza Colorado Springs, CO 80909
For registration information contact Marlis Johnson, Program Manager -- 719.866.3511 or mjohnson@usacycling.
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