E – BIKE CAMP

TRANSFORM YOUR RIDING SKILLS.  A FUN INFORMATIVE RIDE CHANGING DAY. 

Single Day E- Bike Camp Dates:
PUHOI
MARCH
Saturday 23rd – (8 spaces left)
Sunday 24th  – (3 spaces left)

Saturday 30th –
Sunday 31st – ( 9 spaces left)

This camp will teach you the essentials to be a  safer, more confident  rider.

Camp Location:
Puhoi, Hibiscis Coast, North Auckland Region

Join us for 1 day to ride the beautiful road/gravel back roads of the Hibiscus Coast. Our focus is fun and learning in a friendly environment while building confidence in bike handling skills and techniques.  We ride the Puhoi loop (54k) in two split rides. This camp is focused on e -bikes riding road and gravel terrain (not advanced mtb e – bike riding) but mtb e -bike riders are most welcome.

This E – Bike Camp is suited to almost all riders and abilities. We wait for any slower riders at the top of all climbs and regroup. Our skills discussions will address all key elements and information on riding and reading the road/gravel roads including climbing short and long climbs efficiently and learning how to descend safely at speed. You will learn secrets gained from more than 10 years of gravel riding and 2 decades of racing and training. This camp will prepare you for any tours, bike packing trips or events you are planning.

Topics covered: Skills discussions
Body position/Bike fit (encompassing shoes/seat/handle bars)
Equipment and Tyres/Bike maintenance/Set ups for different gravel roads
Gears/timing/cadence
Balance and control
Brakes set up
Braking zones and techniques
Climbing /Descending body language
Correct safe cornering techniques, picking lines on road and gravel
Reading the gravel surface and terrain
Nutrition and fueling and Food!
Training and adventure strategies
Effort/Pacing/Power settings and much, much more

Please Note: This camp is for all levels of fun sport riders . But all riders are expected to have some level of fitness. We ride two 27k rides with a lunch break inbetween.

Your coach:
Anthony Mortimore is an ex professional road cyclist and elite MTB racer with 20+ years experience.  Also an avid bike packing tourist having cycled (Colombia, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Australia, France, Italy, Greece, Austria, Holland, Belgium). Coaching since 04 and Riding Gravel for more than 15 years (mostly off road on my roadie until gravel bikes showed up on the scene).  The skills I have learned racing on and offroad translate perfectly into riding gravel.

Professional experience:
Includes competing Internationally in more than 1000 events. 10 years on the Professional  racing circuit in USA and Canada, including 5 USA Professional road cycling championships.  A season in Europe which included major events such as the Tour of Spain (La Vuelta), Criterium du Dauphine Libre, Midi Libre, and Tour du Laude (France) as well as the Tour of Luxembourg.
3 years racing Crosscountry MTB events in USA for Team K2 Bike/Ritchey including 2 MTB World Cups and 100 other events.

 

Anthony has coached more than 300 riders at his 2 day cycling camps.

Get a group of riders together for an informative and ride changing weekend. 

E bike Road/Gravel Camp Program.
The camp meets for 1 day
8am – 10am Orientation and introduction, Bike/Body position check and adjustments,  Skills discussions and practice, Ride 1.5hrs approx , Lunch break (30 minutes) Second ride 1.5hrs approx. Mini Yoga/stretching session (optional), Nutrition Supplement and Sports Supplement recommendations (optional),  Fitness Training/Adventure Travel and Event preparation talk/discussion (optional) Camp Q and A Chat at Cafe. Finish 3.30pm approx

Camp Fee: $180
Includes in total 7 + hours coaching, training and instruction. Plus Lunch.  Limited to 10 riders.
Payment details will be emailed to you when you are confirmed for your chosen camp date weekend.

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Puhoi, Auckland

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