Winter Club

Open to all youth but limited to 16 registrations taken on a 1st come, 1st serve basis.  January – March.   Registration Fee:  $150

  1. Mondays, 5:00 – 6:30pm
  2. Inspired Training Center, 190 W 1st Ave, Denver, CO
  3. Must register each week by Saturday for the upcoming Monday on the Inspired Training Center website
  4. Must be registered as a member of Winter Club to be considered a member of the Winter Club
  5. Wait listed youth will be contacted on Sunday
  6. After 2 absences the slot will be given to someone on the wait list and the youth that was absent will be moved to the wait list.

Recreational Club

This level is best for members who are just getting started in the sport, and are not ready /or not interested in racing. Registration Fee: $300

The benefits/minimum requirements of this membership:

  • 2 offered Training Sessions per week with Inspired Training Center (ITC) coaches including
    • Indoor training
    • Training rides with the club and team with basic skills coaching
    • Training will focus on bike safety, basic bike handling skills, hand signaling, basic pace lines
  • Personalized and one-on-one training is available with ITC at a discount rate.
  • Fitness Level – Basic Level Members must be able to ride minimum of 10 miles
  • FRCC Equipment – FRCC will provide a bike for members (if needed) at the basic level for their use during training activities. The member will not take the bike home with them until the coaches feel the member will take care of the bike and be responsible for the bike maintenance of the bike. This will be determined on a per member basis. All FRCC equipment is LOANED to the member and will be returned to FRCC in good condition. Priority is given to the Racing Team.
  • Bike Maintenance – Member will carry with them necessary tools for changing a flat and will understand how to change a tire, lube the chain, and adjust the seat height. Member can do ‘bike check’ before riding – tires for flat and for wear, brakes for wear, chain, seat for proper fit.
  • Parent Participation – Required. We find that youth will stay with an activity if their parents are also somewhat involved in that activity. Our expectation is that parents of Recreational members will participate a minimum of 1 time per month.  There are non-riding opportunities available. Here are the possible activities:
    • Participate on training rides
    • Participate in the monthly community programs
    • Serve as race support at races
    • Be a snack provider
    • Pick up other kids that need rides
  • Bannock St. Criterium is the FRCC annual fundraiser and all team members regardless of levels and parents are required to volunteer.
  • Discounts – available for team clothing, equipment, and bicycles, including club discount card purchases and service at select bicycle stores
  • Race and Camp Fee Entries – For members who are active and are in good standings, the club will assist in paying all or a portion of race/camp entries, to targeted races/camps during the year if needed.
  • Member Commitment:
    • No races required: Ride and train on their own at the level the member desires.
    • Must participate in a minimum of 4 club activities per month
    • Must participate in a minimum of 4 community programs between April – August
    • Must volunteer for FRCC race: Bannock St. Criterium, Sunday, August 6, 2018
    • Must purchase Team Kit – minimum of jersey and shorts
  • Team Attitude – A desire to ride, have fun, ride safely and responsibly at all times.

Road Race Team

This level is for the aspiring racer who wants to be competitive and committed to the sport.  Registration Fee:  $300

Membership benefits and requirements  include:

  • Everything provided above plus an additional Wednesday training.
  • Additional Training Activities:
    • Training rides with the club and with other competitive members
    • Training activities may focus on interval training or may focus on distance training, hill climbing, and more advanced pace line maneuvers.
    • Members must be comfortable riding in traffic safely and responsibly.
    • Member will follow direction from coaches.
  • Clinics – access to clinics covering topics such as fitness testing, training, skills, nutrition, and tactics.
  • Coaching – access to coaches via email and phone
  • Fitness Level – At a minimum, the member must be able:
    • Ride with the group for a 2-hour ride.
    • Ride safely and responsibly in a paceline on public roads.
    • Understand the rules of the road and obey them
    • Demonstrate the ability to understand group cycling dynamics.
  • Parent Participation – Required. We find that youth will stay with an activity if their parents are also somewhat involved in that activity. We ask that parents of Competitive members commit to a minimum of 1 of the following activities per month:
    • Participate on training rides
    • Participate in the monthly community programs
    • Serve as race support: help with tent sent-up, distribution of water, food and general support at races. Our expectation is that Competitive Level Parents commit to:
      • Must be present to help provide support at a minimum of 1 “Team Race”
      • Must be Team Parent at 1 Non-Team Race – be responsible for bringing tent and supplies
    • Racer Commitment:
      • Races: Participate in a minimum of 2 races per month per race season including “Team Races”
      • Must attend 5 out 6 Team Races
      • Must attend all team clinic/meetings
      • Must attend at least 6 training rides/sessions per month
      • Must participate in a minimum of 4 community programs between March – August
      • Must volunteer for the Bannock St. Criterium, Sunday August 6, 2018
      • Must purchase Team Kit and must wear a complete kit at races.
    • Team Attitude: Competitive, focused on goals for improvement.

Just US Girls – Girls & Women Only!

Registration Fee:  $150

  • May – September
  • Weekly Rides
    • Thursdays
      • Lunch time rides or 5pm
  • Girls & Women Only
  • Bikes will be provided for rides as needed
    • Any type of bike is okay
  • Just fun! Different fun locations & activities
  • Bikes will be provided as needed for the ride
  • Fitness level:
    • Must be able to ride a bike for 5 miles
  • Requirements:
    • Attend 3 out of 4 rides per month
    • Attend 3 Community Events or bring a new girl to ride in the group 3 different times
    • Must volunteer at Bannock St. Criterium on Sunday, August 6, 2018

Mountain Bike

Registration Fee: $300

  • May – August
  • Monday practices with Road Team
  • Midweek Mountain Bike Races – Rattler Series, RaceCo Series
  • Bi-Weekly Mountain Bike Rides in various locations
  • Bikes will be provided for rides only as needed
  • Fitness Level – At a minimum, the member must be able:
    • Ride with the group for a 1-hour ride.
    • Understand the rules of the road/trail and obey them
  • Requirements
    • Attend 3 out 4 Monday practices per month
    • Attend 3 Community Events
    • Attend 8 out of 12 Mountain Bike Races
    • Must volunteer at Bannock St. Criterium on Sunday, August 6

All Levels:

  • Refunds: refunds cannot be given to members (at any level) who decide to leave the club for whatever reason. This includes being asked to step down to a lower level of membership, asked to leave the club by the Team Director because of commitments not met, or for Racer or parent conduct/disciplinary reasons. Members are responsible for full membership payment for the entire calendar year (no prorating). Individuals joining after October 1st can participate for free until the start of the following year.

 

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