3 Sunday Rider Clinic

Clinic is free to BRBC members using code provided in email. Broadmoor UMC members contact Bruce Wickert for your code.

Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/brbc-3-sunday-rider-clinic-april-26th-may-3rd-17th-2020-tickets-97897160041

Always wanted to try riding the beautiful byways of Louisiana, but felt intimidated by open roads, or riding in groups? Just starting out, and want to improve your skill set? If so, THIS IS THE TRAINING SERIES FOR YOU!

BRBC Ride Chairman, Bruce Wickert, is leading BRBC’s Spring Road Rider Clinic. The clinic hosted over three Sundays (April 26, May 3, and May 17), is the perfect foundation for becoming a better road rider. Listed below is a brief synopsis of each class:

ROAD BIKE RIDER Session 1 of 3
Sun. April 26 1:00PM—4:00PM
Location: Broadmoor UMC, 10230 Mollylea Dr, Baton Rouge. AEB (Adult Education Building along south tree line)
Organizer: Bruce Wickert

This event is open to all BRBC members, either new, or experienced, who want to take their riding to the next level of safety, and comfort in 3 sessions, one each Sunday.

Topics include:
1. Traffic Law & Driving a Bike
2. Communications & Signaling
3. Intersections & Turns
4. Sidewalks, Trails, & Night Riding
5. Miscellaneous Tips
6. Crashes: Hazard Avoidance
7. Layers of Protection
8. Causes of Crashes
9. Parking Lot Hazard Avoidance Drills
a. Emergency Braking
b. Scanning
c. Rock Dodge
d. Quick Turn

Bring your bike to practice hazard avoidance techniques in the parking lot.
All other materials provided.

ROAD BIKE RIDER Session 2 of 3
Sun. May 3 1:00PM—4:00PM
Location: Broadmoor UMC, 10230 Mollylea Dr, Baton Rouge. AEB (Adult Education Building along south tree line)

Topics include:
1. Different type bikes
2. Parts of a Bike
3. Bike fit
4. Bike Safety Inspection – ABC Quick Check
5. Lights, front and back
6. Clothing, pedals & shoes
7. Nutrition and hydration
8. Gearing: Riding flats vs. hills
9. Touring and bike camping
8. Commuting
9. Driving your Bike (video)

Bring your bike to practice driving your bike techniques on a “C” paced ride in the neighborhood.
All other materials provided.

ROAD BIKE RIDER Session 3 of 3
Sun. May 17 1:00PM—4:00PM
Location: Broadmoor UMC, 10230 Mollylea Dr, Baton Rouge. AEB (Adult Education Building along south tree line)
Topics include:
1. BRBC website, facebook, and RidewithGPS
2. BRBC rides & Leaders
3. Map Reading/Cue sheets
4. RWGPS, Garmin, Strava
5. Rider etiquette
6. Riding a pay ride
7. Emergency Situations
8. Roadside Repairs: Fix Flats and other nice to know skills
9. Chain Maintenance
10. Saddle Bag Contents

Bring your bike to practice bike etiquette techniques, and following a map, cue sheet, or RWGPS device, done on a “C” paced ride in the town.
All other materials provided, but you must sign up on Eventbrite.

YOU MUST BRING YOUR BIKE TO EACH SESSION!

http://www.batonrougebikeclub.com

Ride Leader and Trainer:
Bruce Wickert
225.963.8616 voice or tex