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Hill Climbing 101

  • 29 Jul 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Meet at The Grenadier Cafe in High Park
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  • Going to Cyclon? Are you prepared to tackle the rolling hills in Mennonite country and the climbs around the Elora Gorge? This program is for you.

    • You are approaching a hill…
    • You realized that you are in the wrong gear
    • Your chain dropped off half way up the hill
    • You felt you couldn’t cycle up the hill and walked up the hill.
    • Should I be sitting or standing while climbing?

    Ray Gubala will give you practical tips on hill climbing at High Park. In this small group ‘hands on’ workshop, you will learn:
    • What gear is needed when going up a hill?
    • When to start shifting your gears?
    • Where to position yourself on your bike when climbing a hill?

    Ray is a TBN member and has extensive racing experience from the 70’s and 80’s. Ray earned a Gold medal at the National Track Championships for the Team Pursuit; a Silver medals in 1000m Sprint and the Madison; a Gold medal in the Team Time Trial from the Canada Summer Games. Also, several gold medals from the Provincial Championships and various medals/awards from race wins.

    The following requirements for the course are: bike with road curved bars, clip in pedals, appropriate cycling clothing and helmet.

    The group is to meet at The Grenadier Cafe in High Park on Monday July 29th @ 6:00 pm. This session will be approximately 2 hours length.

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Going to Cyclon? Are you prepared to tackle the rolling hills in Mennonite country and the climbs around the Elora Gorge? This program is for you.

  • ·        You are approaching a hill…
  • ·        You realized that you are in the wrong gear
  • ·        Your chain dropped off half way up the hill
  • ·        You felt you couldn’t cycle up the hill and walked up the hill.
  • ·        Should I be sitting or standing while climbing?

Ray Gubala will give you practical tips on hill climbing at High Park. In this small group ‘hands on’ workshop, you will learn:

  • ·        What gear is needed when going up a hill?
  • ·        When to start shifting your gears?
  • ·        Where to position yourself on your bike when climbing a hill?

Ray is a TBN member and has extensive racing experience from the 70’s and 80’s. Ray earned a Gold medal at the National Track Championships for the Team Pursuit; a Silver medals in 1000m Sprint and the Madison; a Gold medal in the Team Time Trial from the Canada Summer Games. Also, several gold medals from the Provincial Championships and various medals/awards from race wins.

 

The following requirements for the course are: bike with road curved bars, clip in pedals, appropriate cycling clothing and helmet.

 

The group is to meet at The Grenadier Cafe in High Park on Monday July 29th @ 6:00 pm.  This session will be approximately 2 hours length.


The cost is $15.00 per/person. There are NO refunds


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