Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Cyclocross 101: Free clinic on September 8 in Medina

WHEN: Thursday, September 8, 6-8 p.m.

WHERE: Reagan Park in Medina (Baseball Field Entrance at 550 East Reagan Parkway, off Foote Road)

WHY: Cyclocross -- which is a fusion of road bike riding, mountain biking, bike handling, running and steeplechase -- is one of the fastest-growing cycling disciplines in the United States, probably because it's so fun for both participants and spectators. Check out this article in the August/September issue of Ohio Sports & Fitness for more about the CX phenomenon.

COST: Free!

WHO: Everyone is welcome, from newbies to seasoned riders.

WHAT TO EXPECT: Attendees will learn the basics of cyclocross, including the features of cyclocross bicycles and how to prepare for a cyclocross race. The clinic includes skill stations and cyclocross bicycle demos.

TO ATTEND: Please RSVP on Century Cycles' Facebook Event page or by calling Century Cycles in Medina at 330-722-7119. Bring your own bicycle (any style OK -- mountain, road, CX, etc.) and a bicycle helmet.

PRESENTED BY: Century Cycles, Grunt Girl Racing, and Raleigh America.

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