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16 Feb 2014, 15:51

HOT Classes - Syllabus

All things techy

Taught by Professors Hansen and Younts about riding technology, which will cover all things tech toy – electronic wonders that tell you everything from how fast you go, far you go, how long it takes you to do it, horoscope, newspaper - oh okay maybe not ALL of that, but most of it! I don’t know enough about it to even explain the class. Class ends at 10:50. Take 10 and then head to the next class.


Enjoying the ride

Things you wear

  • Shoes
  • Gloves
  • Helmets
  • Jerseys
  • Other clothing (running?)

Things for your bike

  • Lights
  • Bags
  • Hydration
  • Music
  • Tires
  • Kickstands
  • Electric Assist

Computers

  • GPS
  • Garmin
  • Cell Phone
    • Quad Lock
  • Sensors
    • Heart Rate Monitor
    • Cadence
    • Power
  • Cameras
  • Video
    • Mounting
    • Dashware

Sharing the ride

Facebook

  • Posting
  • Notes
  • History

Sport Specific

  • Garmin Connect
  • Strava
  • MapMyRide

Blogging

  • blogger.com
  • wordpress.com
  • custom

Performance Riding Class

The performance riding class starts at 11:00. Taught by Professor Hansen and his council of advisors, this class will focus and maximizing your riding performance. Professor Hansen will cover what you can do to get the best performance by YOU and your ride. Should be a very informative class on how to develop a great riding strategy to help you achieve a top performance.

4 to 12.5 mph

  • Enjoy the ride
  • Want to do it again
  • Comfort
  • Seeing new things
  • Lightening the engine
    • Losing Weight
    • Calories in
    • Heart Rate Monitor
  • Finish century in 8 hours
    • Learning to eat
    • Learning to drink
    • Gels, Endurolytes, Salt
    • Embrace the turtle

12 to 16.6 mph

  • Injuries
  • Don’t ride slow (uphill)
  • Fitting the bike (trike)
  • Getting your bent legs
  • Learning to spin
  • Pacing
  • Reducing time off bike
  • On bike stretching
  • At 15+ mph -10 lbs equals +1 mph
  • 15+ mph usually means new bike
  • Finish century in 6 hours
    • While also enjoying it

17+ mph

  • Dedication
    • Lots of hard work
  • Aerodynamics
  • Weight (engine and bike)
  • Don’t ride slow (ever)
  • Intervals
  • Riding at 30+ mph
  • Finish century under 6 hours
    • Eating during hard exercise
    • Drinking during hard exercise
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