Madison 2019 Cyclocross Practices

Greetings cyclocross friends!

Madison Parks, Capitol Off Road Pathfinders, L5 and Neff Cycling are joining up to offer a huge calendar of free cyclocross practice opportunities this year.

You have 2 options to choose from at each practice: a beginners clinic and an intermediate/advanced practice. It’s your choice, or you could try both! All practices are free and open to the public. All ages and abilities are welcome (boys and girls); anyone old enough to ride a bike and take instruction fairly well.

The calendar (all dates are Wednesdays):

8/14, Aldo Leopold Park (Madison)
8/21, Badger Prairie Park (Verona)
8/28, Reindahl Park (Madison)
9/4, Badger Prairie Park (Verona)
9/11, Olin Park (Madison)
9/18, Badger Prairie Park (Verona)
9/25, Olbrich Park (Madison)
10/2, Badger Prairie Park (Verona)
10/9, Orchard Ridge Valley Park (Madison)
10/16, Badger Prairie Park (Verona)
10/23, Marshall Park (Madison)

See attached map of Madison practice locations.

Time: 5:30pm to 6:45pm.. You may wish to arrive little earlier to warm up.

What you need: Definitely, you will need a bicycle in good working order (a mountain bike is fine but you’ll probably want to remove all of the water bottle cages), a snug fitting helmet and a full water bottle. In addition, for your own comfort (but not essential), you might want cycling shorts, sunglasses, and cycling gloves. All riders must wear a helmet. Knobby tires are highly recommended.

Some parks do not have bathrooms or water. Please plan accordingly.

In addition to the cycling skills you will learn, expect to make new friends, get in really good shape, have a ton of fun and perhaps get so stoked about cyclocross that you might want to race this fall as part of the Wisconsin CX Series.

Rain: if the weather looks questionable, or the ground is damp or wet, practice may be cancelled or relocated to Badger Prairie Park. The latest weather information will be posted on the relevant Facebook pages by noon the day of each practice.

Tell your friends and neighbors, share on social media.

Information and updates can be found on:
madcitydirt.com/ click on the “events” tab, or visit the Forum and search “cyclocross”
facebook.com/corp.mtb.msn
facebook.com/NCSRacingTeam/
facebook.com/cityofmadisonparks

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