Posted by: ahypio | September 15, 2008

Cross Camp

This one time at Cross Camp, Ali made me do funny things with my bike.

In all seriousness the Ridley Cross Clinic on Saturday was amazing. I’ve never gained more two wheeled knowledge in one day in my life. Ali and Kathy took control of me and the rest of the newbies from the start and lavished us with one on one attention. We went step by step through the mount and dismount until we had all perfected it and then moved on to cornering, braking and finally a simulated mass start. I caught on to the whole thing pretty quick and by the end of the day was able to hit the barriers at full speed. I signed up for Dr X’s Thursday training sessions and will be able to hit most of those so I should have the technique down pat by the end of the season. Now if I could only get that top end fitness thing going.

Yes those are full size barriers, they just look like the kiddie ones.
I did say “hitting the barriers full speed”
Synchronized dismount
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