Steamboat Devo (ages 14-18)
Steamboat Devo is for athletes interested in developing their off-road skills, endurance and competitive prowess through participating in group cycling activities and generally learning about competitive cycling. Steamboat Devo members will race in the Town Challenge MTB Series as well as other regional races. This group of riders will ride mountain bikes primarily, but might train on road bikes if available. Athletes will start the season with a lactate threshold test to determine their individualized training program. Additional cost could be associated with weekend travel to out-of-town races. Athletes will spend 2 days a week in the gym participating in strength training, stretching and core. Athletes will learn the importance of stewardship and fundamental trail maintenance while working on designated trail work days. Participation in MTB Nationals at Winter Park is encouraged.
Minimum ability requirements: Mountain biking experience and desire for physical and mental challenge.
Minimum equipment requirements: 26”-29” bike, cycling helmet, cycling gloves, sunglasses, water and spare tube, heart rate monitor with a chest strap.
Beneficial equipment: CamelBak, bike shorts, clipless pedals
DATES AND TIMES:
Early Season: May 3 - June 3
- Tuesday, Thursday, Friday- 4:00-6:00pm (mix of bike and gym)
Regular Season: June 7 - July 29
- Monday 7:30-10:00am ride, followed by 10:00-11:00am strength @ SSWSC strength center
- Wednesday 7:30-10:00am ride
- Thursday 4:00-5:30pm strength - CMC Bristol Gym
- Friday 7:30-11:30am (long ride day)