Heritage Cycling Training Clinics/Programs
Whether you are training for a long distance event or just simply want to develop your cycling skills, Heritage Bikes & Rentals offers great skill developing clinics for cyclists of all ages (see Below for Kids Beginner Bike Riding Program)
Cycle Training - Couch to 50KM - Next Course starts May 11th
Four excursions of progressively challenging distance and elevation as a starter for getting into cycling shape to complete your first 1/2 Century Ride. The trips would be as follows:
Day 1) Approximate 1 hour warm up ride, assessment, checking equipment and making bike adjustments (seat height, seat forward/aft position, headset height adjust). Choices about optimal biking clothing may be made during this time. Teaching rules of the road and proper group riding etiquette.
Day 2) Approximate 2 hour ride on flat route, quiet roads to learn gearing and drafting.
Day 3) Approximate 2 hour ride on moderately hillier route to expand upon previous skills including riding on gravel, climbing and descending.
Day 4) Approximate 4 hour ride to understand longer distance cycling and how to perform better during big excursions. (Optional 1 hour brake for lunch not covered in the fee below.)
approximately 9 hours of guided cycling excursions.
Maps and Route notes for each excursions.
Coaching and technical support.
A Basic Bike Check up and bike fitting (this needs to be done in shop before the first ride).
Technical support in case of mechanical breakdown.
Support vehicle back up available in case of accident and/or serious fatigue.
$299.00 (plus HST) for individual training.
$225.00 per person (plus HST). (maximum of four.) $100 deposit required at time of booking. Please note that this program will not run with only 1 participant. If the course is cancelled, there will be a refund of deposit or the option to upgrade to private lessons.
***Need a bike? ask us about rentals.
Call or email to book: (613) 200-7959
More Training Options
Private Coaching: One-on-one ride bike coaching for new riders and those wishing to improve skills, bike handling, build endurance, speed and power. $70.00 per hour.
Group Coaching: Groups of 2 or more on the bike coaching. 2 riders or more $100.00 per hour.
Kids Beginner Bike Riding Program: (These are Private Lessons)
4 - 1 hour sessions
Location: To be Determined.
1st Lesson: Cycling without peddles, Bike sizing, finding balance, getting comfortable on a bike, going around obstacles.
2nd Lesson: Recap and review, Cycling without peddles, riding with one hand, signalling, advanced obstacles
3rd Lesson: Pedal Introduction, obstacles with peddles, turning, stopping, signalling
4th Lesson: Riding on the road, road rules, riding single file.
The Cost for the 4 lessons is $120 Plus HST
The rental of the bike for 4 sessions is $40 plus HST
If you decide to purchase the bike, the cost of the rental will be deducted from the cost of the bike.