When is Camp?
Aug 7th 2023 - Aug 11th 2023
10a - 5p each day
Where is Camp?
Ride out each day from Roy's Sheepshead Cycle
2679 Coney Island Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11235
Who can participate?
Intermediate to Advanced High School Cyclists
Riders must be 14-18 years old
Riders must have ridden a 20 mile ride at least once in the last year
Must have previous experience in a Ride Up Grades program or other established cycling program - or be able to demonstrate bike handling in person or via video before camp,
Why should young people do this?
Gain advanced cycling skills to commute and push yourself to new limits on the bike
Unique experience for college applications.
Meet friends and teammates for life.
Experience the city in a new and exciting way.
Achieve your potential on two wheels and qualify for the Ride Up Grades sponsor-shift or race team.
WHAT HAPPENS AT CAMP?
Communicating on a Group Ride
Group Ride Manners and Expectations
Shifting Effectively on Flats and Hills
Climbing and Descending Safely and Efficiently
Riding Shoulder to Shoulder
Rotating Double Pace Lines
Fueling the Body on the Bike
Strength and Stretching for Cyclists
ABC Quick Checks
Change a flat in under 10 Minutes
Fix a dropped Chain
Repair a broken Chain
Cleaning Your Bike
How to fuel your body on and off the bike to prepare for endurance riding or racing.
DESTINATIONS: Coney Island, Owl's Head, Fort Tilden & Prospect park are on the planned list for this year!
SOCIAL EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT:
Self-determination, teamwork, finding your own self worth, goal setting and the ability to rise to the occasion are critical to our group rides. Rides progress in difficulty and technicality as the team progresses their skills. A positive attitude is a must - we are here to feel good, ride bikes, and have fun!