USA Cycling, NorthEast Regional Mechanics Clinic- 29-30 June, 2009


2009 Eastern Race Mechanics Clinic

Providence Rhode Island

June 29th and 30th

9:00 am to 5:00 pm

   Instructors Merlyn Townley – Category One Race MechanicButch Balzano – SRAM Neutral Race SupportJustin Koch – USA CyclingBernard Kocis – SRAM Neutral Race Support Some but not all of what you’ll learn • Neutral/Road/Mountain/Cyclo-cross support • Gluing tires • Washing • Pit set-up • Working with athletes and staff • Wheel changes • Responsibilities of the team mechanic • What to expect on the road • Driving a car in a bicycle race Apply what you learn Select participants will be chosen to join the SRAM Neutral Race Service at the Fitchburg Longsjo Classic Stage Race 7/2 thru 7/5 in Massachusetts. While the race is not an official facet of the clinic, it’s a valuable opportunity to gain experience and exposure at one of New England’s premiere cycling events. Room and board is included for that event. Please note all students are required to have a minimum of 3-years shop experience as a bicycle mechanic. Cost $200.Price includes clinic, race mechanics manual/guide and lunch (both days). Payments for the clinic are to be made in advance and are non-refundable. License is an additional fee of $50, issued by USA Cycling.The license fee is a separate transaction and will be collected on site. Clinic Location/Directions 3 Steeple Street, 125 Canal StProvidence, RI  For more information and to sign up, please contact Merlyn Â