Here is the schedule of how a typical Bike Medicine Camp will work


DAY 1 - Friday Orientation 1PM to 6PM 

How to buy the best bike for you. What is good equipment, what is not and avoiding gimmicks. 

Friday PowerPoint Show 1 

Bike check, safety in cycling, equipment assessment, correct usage and configuration . 

Power meters, heart rate monitors, computers and cadence. What is really necessary? 

Training with a plan for a successful season and beyond. Periodization and goals. The annual training plan and monthly training schedule. How to train like a racer to stay safe, strong and avoid injury. 

Friday PowerPoint Show 2 

The bike fit demystified. The critical component in form, power delivery, comfort and injury prevention explained. 

Friday PowerPoint Show 3 

The 10 most important maintenance items. Demonstration and hands-on training. 

The pro team bike wash system. How to totally clean, detail and mechanically inspect your bike in ten minutes. Demonstration and hands-on training. 

DAY 2 - Saturday 7AM to 6PM 

Handle your bike like a skilled racer. Learn and practice the first 15 of the 27 critical skills that separate racers from most riders. 

Getting the most out of a paceline. How to be safe and predictable in group riding situations. Plus, how to use the wind and road conditions to your advantage. 

Saturday PowerPoint Show 1 

Relaxation techniques - One of the main keys to performance and control on the bike. 

Spotting problem riders during an event and how to stay safe by avoiding accidents. 

Group ride - Practice what you have learned 

Saturday PowerPoint Show 2 

Roadside repairs. What to do after the unexpected happens, to get back riding. 

Fitness After 50 PowerPoint Show 

Recovery - The second side of training that makes it all work. 

DAY 3 - Sunday 7AM to 6PM 

Setting up a road course for daily training. How to get in all of the right exercises within 20 miles a day. How much do you really need to ride a day, in a week, in a year? 

Early season training. Introduction to the 4 in 1 workout and the Hypertrophy Period. 

Handle your bike like a skilled racer. Learn and practice the second 12 of the 27 critical skills that separate racers from most riders. 

Sunday PowerPoint Show 1 

How and what to eat to boost performance, recover, or lose weight. Why the pros don't use packaged food products. 

Eating and drinking on the bike. How to handle various foods and drinks safely. 

Group ride - Practice with you have learned. 

Sunday PowerPoint Show 2 

How to change a flat fast. Demonstration and hands-on training. 

Accommodating and recovery from injuries. 

The pro team bike wash system. How to totally clean, detail and mechanically inspect your bike in ten minutes. Demonstration and hands-on training.

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