2009 Eastern Race Mechanics Clinic
Providence Rhode IslandÂ June 29thÂ and 30th
9:00am to 5:ish pm
Â Â InstructorsMerlyn Townley â€“ Category One Race MechanicButch Balzano â€“ SRAM Neutral Race SupportJustin Koch â€“ USA CyclingBernard Kocis – SRAM Neutral Race SupportÂ Some but not all of what youâ€™ll learnâ€¢Â Neutral/Road/Mountain/Cyclo-cross support â€¢ Gluing tires â€¢ Washing â€¢ pit set-up â€¢ Working with athletes and staff â€¢ Wheel changes â€¢ Responsibilities of the team mechanic â€¢ What to expect on the road â€¢ Driving in a bicycle raceÂ Apply what you learnApply what you learn at the clinic working for the SRAM Neutral Race Service in theÂ Fitchburg Longsjo Classic Stage Race 7/3 thru 7/6. (This is not part of the clinic but an opportunity to gain valuable knowledge, experience and exposure at one of New Englandâ€™s premiere cycling events.)Cost$200 for this two day clinic. Price includes Race Mechanics Guide and lunch both days. It does not include the cost of the license itself. Payments for the clinic are to be made in advance and are non-refundable.Â Directions3 Steeple Street, 125 Canal St, Providence, RI 02903Â www.3SteepleStreet.comÂ For more information and to sign up, please contactMerlyn Townleywhereismerlyn@gmail.comÂ AllÂ students must have a minimum of 3 years shop experience.