Cyclocross bike handling

This class is all about bike handling!  Learn the proper technique and body position for handling both slow and high-speed turns on variable terrain.  If this is your first season or you are a veteran racer, this class will make you faster (and safer) through the grass and mud.

Location: Woodland Park, Seattle

Intro to Cyclocross: Bike Handling with Elaine Bothe
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About Elaine Bothe:

Elaine bolstered her natural teaching instincts with an International Mountain Bike Instructor Level 2 Certification in addition to being a Fluidride FIT Level 2 Instructor. Building fitness and strength alongside technical confidence, step by step, is Elaine’s approach for both racers and people who just want to enjoy the ride.

She’s helped produce strong Cat 1 and 2 racers of all ages who have fun and win races. Past mentor-ees include National Championship medalists in MTB XC and Single Speed XC, regional endurance MTB XC, Enduro and DH winners, and OBRA State Champions, as well as people who have more fun on their regular rides because they can train efficiently, choose lines, descend, corner, brake and climb faster and with confidence.

Elaine has been riding for decades, highlighting her national racing career with gold and silver medals in her age group during the 2015 USAC MTB National Enduro and Downhill championships, a top 10 age group finish at the 2015 USAC Cyclocross National Championships, an age-group medal in the 2011 USAC National MTB Cross Country Championships, a first place podium in the 2014 Sea Otter Classic open 3 / 4 cyclocross and several top-10 Category 1 age-group finishes at Sea Otter XC and Enduro, and the USAC National Super D Championships. She races competitively in DH and podiums regularly in regional Expert Open category Enduro.