NYCC Race Team

 

Welcome to NYCC Racing!

 

What is the NYCC Race and Development Team?

An outlet to allow NYCC members to further develop their fitness, speed, and bike handling skills through structured training, group rides and instruction from other riders/racers.  An opportunity for NYCC riders to explore racing for the first time with other like minded club members. A competitive set of both men's and women's race teams who will be competing in many of the local, regional, as well as national races with the goal of successful results.

Who is the NYCC Race and Development Team for?

Any NYCC member who wants to get faster, stronger or race / explore the possibility of racing.  

What does it cost?

  • The training and development program is free and included in the annual club membership fee.

  • Races vary in cost from $15 per race to season passes for $150+.

  • Equipement/kit - Team shirt starting at $60 and an Indoor trainer ($100 and up)

  • Team member requirements - every member has to commit to giving up a few hours for team duties over the year, leading rides and taking their turn mentoring the next wave of eager NYCC members wishing to take their riding to the next level.

What do I get?

  • Structured training plans/program - yearly plan, updated weekly, tailored for the time of year

  • Weekly training rides with pacelines starting at A21 

  • Guaranteed ability to race for the team in the team's Catagory 5 squad, after passing some very basic and easily attainable tasks centered around ensuring every rider who races with is safe for them selves and more importantly, those around them

  • Skills classes - racing, safe group riding, wheel touching, bumping, etc

  • Fantastic group of passionate cyclist and racers

  • Group chat rooms to geek off about your love of cycling and learn more about racing

 

What is required of me?

  • Minimum A21 speed and SIG equivalent paceline and riding skills - see SIG program for riders needing help to get there

  • Minimum 3 days a week of training

  • Safe riding

  • Friendly team first attitude

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