Training Camps

2018 Camp Schedule

Join us for one of our weekend cycling adventures.  Whether you’re craving a girls’ weekend with riding and other fun activities, a climb-fest in the mountains, or one of our overnight bike touring trips, we’ve got some great offerings on the calendar for 2018.

 

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Carmel Valley Winter Cycling Escape – January 19th –  21st

Jump-start your winter training with this weekend camp based in the beautiful Carmel Valley.  With three days of road riding, you’ll be on your way to your best season yet!  Your registration includes accommodations at the historic Los Laureles Lodge, 2 dinners (Friday and Saturday), 2 breakfasts (Saturday and Sunday), 2 lunches (Saturday and Sunday) as well as coached rides, SAG support, educational seminars, and a relaxing afternoon at Refuge (hydro-thermal spa).

 

Bike Camping 101 (TBA) – Apr 21st – 22nd

Similar to Bike Touring 101, Bike Camping 101 is designed to teach you how to being Bike Camping.  The focus is on camping with some off-road riding, too.  We’ll teach you how to pack, how to prep your bike, and what gear you’ll need for an overnight camping trip.  This clinic includes a two-hour seminar on the topics of equipment, bicycle choice, what to bring, how to pack, camping, cooking, safety, and choosing your route.  Then, we head out for a weekend of bike camping (route & destination TBA).  The next day, we pack up and return to the start.  This is a fully-supported event and includes ride nutrition, dinner (Saturday) and breakfast (Sunday), SAG, and your camping registration.

 

10th Annual Alpine Altitude Adventure (aka Death Ride Training Camp) – Jun 22nd – 24th

Join us for a fun, co-ed training weekend in Markleeville, CA, home of the Death Ride.  This 10th annual co-ed weekend camp is designed to help prepare participants for the rigors of endurance riding at high altitude.  Based in Markleeville, CA, this camp is appropriate for Death Ride participants and others who wish to gain high altitude experience.  Daily mileage options range from 25 – 85 miles.  Registration fee includes camping (Friday + Saturday), a Friday skills clinic, SAG on rides, cycling nutrition, Saturday breakfast, lunch, and dinner, Sunday breakfast, and lots of fun with cool folks.

This camp is limited to 24 participants and sells out quickly each year, so don’t hesitate to register!

 

Death Ride campers on Monitor Pass

Death Ride campers on Monitor Pass

 

Bike Touring 101 — August 11th – 12th

Have you thought about touring on your bike but don’t know where to begin?  We’ll unravel the mysteries of supported, fully-loaded, and semi-loaded touring for you.  This clinic includes a two-hour seminar on the topics of equipment, bicycle choice, what to bring, how to pack, camping, cooking, safety, and choosing your route.  Then, we head out for a weekend of semi-loaded touring with a 50-mile hilly option or a 25-mile rolling option, both ending at Pigeon Point Lighthouse Hostel in Pescadero, where we’ll have dinner, spend the evening, soak in the hot tub, and sleep.  The next day, we pack up and return to the start.  This is a fully-supported event and includes ride nutrition, dinner (Saturday) and breakfast (Sunday), SAG, and your accommodations at the hostel.

 

Bike Touring at Pigeon Point

Bike Touring at Pigeon Point

 

Bike Touring 201 (Pt. Reyes) – TBA

Similar to our Bike Touring 101 trip, Bike Touring 201 is a great way to learn how to tour by bike, with a bit more challenging route.  This clinic includes a two-hour seminar on the topics of equipment, bicycle choice, what to bring, how to pack, camping, cooking, safety, and choosing your route.  Then, we head out for a weekend of semi-loaded touring with a 50-mile moderately hilly route, starting in San Francisco and ending at Pt. Reyes Hoste, where we’ll have dinner, spend the evening, and sleep.  The next day, we’ll have breakfast, pack up and return to San Francisco.  This is a fully-supported event and includes ride nutrition, dinner (Saturday) and breakfast (Sunday), SAG, and your accommodations at the hostel.

 

Central Coast Women’s Cycling Escape Weekend – TBA

Join us for a weekend of road cycling, wine tasting, and fun in the beautiful Central Coast of California.  Details soon!

 

Lake Tahoe Women’s Cycling Escape Weekend – TBA

Join us for a weekend of road cycling, outdoor adventure, and fun at beautiful Lake Tahoe.  Details soon!

 

 

 

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