Reminder - 2nd Monday Clinics - Introduction to Racing Clinics at Monday Night PIR Series - May 11, 2015

Jim Anderson

May 8, 2015 at 8:13 AM


Reminder - Excited to offer this opportunity at PIR this coming week on
5/11, see details below!

Introduction to Racing Clinics:
Never tried bicycle racing and always wanted to see what it was all about?
Want to learn about the basics and more? Come join us for a FREE quick and
concise clinic at 5:30 p.m. before the start of the novice race on the 2nd
Monday of each month: May 11, June 8, July 13 and August 10.

Clinics are organized using expert coaches and instructors from local clubs
and teams. We will cover group-riding basics, assist with number pinning,
and walk you through a typical race. If time permits, we will teach tricks
for saving energy, riding smoothly, and safely maneuvering in the group.
Coaches will be available after the novice race to answer questions. There
are no clinics in the April series.

This year we are excited to offer a new feature to encourage novice racers
to come out to PIR. On May 4th and July 13th Oregon Bicycle Racing
Association (OBRA) will waive the one-day membership fee for racers rolling
up to the start line for the first time. (The standard $15 entry fee still

River City Bicycles and Laurelwood Brewing Company present the Monday
Nights Bike Race series beginning April 20th through August 31st. Races are
held at Portland International Raceway in North Portland on a flat, closed,
car-free circuit. Separate categories for beginners to more advanced
cyclists, including Novice (any age), Women (any age), and Masters Men
(ages 30+). The race series is a great opportunity for novice-level riders
to learn some bike racing basics with free clinics throughout the season.
Fast and fun racing for everyone – just show up with a helmet, road bike
and sense of adventure! Want more, check out all the details at: