Great training opportunities at Alkek

On Sunday 4/19, For those of you not riding the MS 150 this weekend and are looking for something fun to do on a bike, come to Alkek for a round robin match sprint tournament on Sunday 4/19. Each racer will pay $10 to race. You will be seeded into a group of four based on your 200M qualifying time. We want to make sure racers of comparable speed are in the same grouping. No sandbagging please, as we want this to be fun for racers of all levels! Each racer in a group of four will sprint against each other to determine the placing for that group. First place takes $30 and second place takes $10. Gates will open at 1:00 p.m. and 200M qualifying begins at approximately 2:00 p.m. Rental bikes will be available.

Jon Fraley, 5 time National Champion and track coach will be at Alkek on May 23-24 for a two day sprint clinic. Jonathan’s most recent sprint victory came as he beat Njisane Philip, 4th in the 2012 Olympics, for bronze at 2014 Elite Track Nationals. Participants will receive in depth training on sprint form and the various phases of a sprint, how to effectively use power and increase your speed, and tactics for match sprints and keirans. The clinic will run from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Saturday and 9:00 a.m. to noon on Sunday. Please use this link to our Facebook page for more information