Upcoming 2022 Courses
Women’s road cycling development courses
This program was launched in 2017 and has gone through a few variations to meet the needs of the community. Participants from this program will learn everything from gear selection, to bike handling and emergency maneuvers, to climbing and team riding skills.
This year, we will once again be running road clinics in conjunction with RNR Premier Event, with the clinic broken into three levels, each level has two date options. Capacity has been limited to 16 participants.
1. I want to Ride my Bicycle
This clinic is for anyone who is not comfortable or is nervous on their bike. You will learn how to appropriately use your gearing and brakes, proper pedal stroke, cornering and manoeuvring and other useful skills to get you more comfortable on your bike.
All bike types are welcome (road, mountain, hybrid, electric, gravel and fat bike).
Option One: Wednesday, May 18th from 6pm – 8pm near the Calgary Zoo.
Option Two: Sunday, May 29th from 10am – 12pm at the infield of the Calgary Velodrome.
2. Pathway Adventures
This clinic is for anyone who has completed the “I want to Ride my Bicycle” clinic or can comfortably ride/do the skills from that clinic.
This clinic will build on the skills from “I want to Ride my Bicycle” and you will also learn tight cornering, how to ascend and descend small hills, and navigating pathway traffic so that you can comfortable ride the pathways this summer!
Option One: Wednesday, May 25th from 6pm – 8pm near the Calgary Zoo.
Option Two: Sunday, June 12th from 10am – 12pm at the infield of the Calgary Velodrome.
3. Road Ready
This clinic is for anyone who has completed the “Pathway Adventures” clinic or can comfortably ride/do the skills from that clinic.
This clinic will build on the skills from “Pathway Adventures” and you will also learn how “rules of the road” on a bicycle, how to ride in a group, quick and emergency maneuvering and braking, and more so that you can comfortable ride the roads this summer!
Option One: Wednesday, June 1st from 6pm – 8pm near the Calgary Zoo.
Option Two: Sunday, June 19th from 10am – 12pm at the infield of the Calgary Velodrome.
Women’s track cycling development program
This program has been running through the Calgary Bicycle Track League (CBTL) with Watt Riot Cycling coaches since 2017. The program runs for five (5) weeks on Monday evenings beginning May 16th, 2022 from 6:30 – 8:30 pm at a cost of $75 to participants. Participants are not required to own a track bike, they will be provided by CBTL, our coaches will set you up on your bike in the first session, you will need to remember you bike number and saddle height for sequential weeks.
Participants will learn everything for basic track skill through to racing and motor pacing. The program is progressive and we recommend participants attend all sessions. Capacity is currently limited to 18 participants.
At any time participants not holding full CBTL memberships have the option to “top-up” there fees and become full CBTL members with access to all other CBTL programming.
Registration will be available on Zone4 through CBTL membership portal, select the Women’s Program Option.
Women’s group rides
Watt Riot Cycling is happy to be hosting women’s group rides for 2022.
Rides will leave at 9am from Bike and Brew in Bridgeland on the first Sunday of every month from May until September.
Rides will be approximately 1.5 – 2hrs in length with advance registration required. Registration for each ride closes the preceding Monday. Participants are required to hold a general ABA license (you can purchase a license here) and present proof of licensing to ride leader.
Participants are recommended to carry a flat kit with them at all times.
We also recommend bringing a cell phone with a fully charged battery and cash or a credit card.
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