Blue Ridge Spring Power Plus Training Camp: April 13-18, 2014

BLUE RIDGE CYCLING
POWER PLUS CAMP
APRIL 13-18, 2014   BEDFORD, VA
  


Join Hunter Allen, Dr. Andy Coggan, Scott Moninger, and Peaks Coaching Group for this exciting spring training camp in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia!

Learn about all about power training and ride tons of great miles with the Peaks Coaching Group power experts: Coach Hunter Allen and Dr. Andy Coggan, the authors of Training and Racing with a Power Meter.  Hunter, the founder of Peaks Coaching Group and guru power coach, along with Dr. Andy Coggan will be leading power presentations and riding daily with the campers. The focus of this camp will not only be on power education but also on improving your ride skills and techniques as well as race tactics and strategy.

Bedford, Virginia is the perfect place for a spring cycling camp with awesome climbing opportunities, quiet country roads for race scenarios, and it’s the hometown for the Peaks Coaching Group Headquarters. Not only will you get daily on the road coaching from Coach Hunter but also from Coach Scott Moninger, the winningest US Pro in history. After rides, the coaching team will be available for power file analysis, helping you understand your power numbers and giving advice to help you all season long. 

We will only be accepting 20 coaches/athletes, so sign up and reserve your spot today.  For USAC certified coaches this camp is worth 10 CEUs towards the maintenance of your coaching certification. 
 

 PowerTap® LogoPeaks Coaching Group is excited to announce that this camp will be sponsored by PowerTap.

At camp there will be PowerTap demos available for campers. 

 
THIS IS THE CAMP YOU'VE BEEN SEARCHING FOR!
Awesome training miles, tons of teaching and learning, challenging rides and races, lots of laughter, and fun with a great group of cyclist!
  • DR. ANDY COGGAN & HUNTER ALLEN PRESENT POWER SEMINARS - Learn about power all week from Dr. Andy Coggan and Hunter and the PCG coaching team!

  • RIDE WITH ANDY & HUNTER DAILY - Andy, Hunter, Scott, and the PCG Team; we have the best camper to coach ratio!

  • FUN RACES THROUGHOUT THE WEEK - Sprints, TT hill climb, "team" races with strategies, killer long day ride with race home!

  • ON-THE-ROAD COACHING WITH HUNTER, ANDY & THE TEAM - Focusing on improving your ride skills and techniques, plus race tactics and strategies.

  • GROUP POWER FILE ANALYSIS - With "the team who wrote the book on power training", Hunter Allen, Dr. Andy Coggan, and Peaks Coaching Group coaches. Plus live camper video reviews of ride and sprint position.

  • FULL ON-THE-ROAD SUPPORT - Just like the professionals

  • MECHANICAL SUPPORT - Our certified mechanic will assist in minor repairs throughout the week

  • LUNCHES, SNACKS, & DRINKS - Enjoy great ride food from Honeystinger and awesome ride drinks from Skratch Labs.

  • ENJOY THE CAMARADERIE 


PAYMENT INFORMATION

DOUBLE OCCUPANCY: $1895
SINGLE OCCUPANCY: Additional $295

DAY CAMPERS: $275 per day

Please note that coach tips are not included in the camp price.

A $500 refundable deposit is due at time of registration ($100 deposit for single day attendee). This deposit is refundable up to 90 days prior to camp beginning. You will be issued a final invoice 28 days before the commencement of your cycling camp; final payment is due 21 days before the commencement of your cycling camp and all such payments are final, non-refundable and non-applicable. Peaks Coaching Group recommends travel insurance in case of emergency cancellation.


CAMP SCHEDULE
Each morning we will meet at PCG Corporate Headquarters.

SUNDAY, APRIL 13

  • 1:00pm - 3:00pm - Welcome and Registration
  • 3:30pm - Ride: Warm Up (30 miles) and Basic bike handling
  • 6:00pm - Welcome BBQ at PCG Headquarters
  • 6:30pm - Meet the coaches and athletes; safety talk
  • 7:00pm - Introduction to Power


MONDAY, APRIL 14

  • 7:00am - 8:00am - Breakfast at hotel
  • 8:30am - Morning demo: Proper bike position
  • 9:00am - Big Island Loop (45 miles)
    • Group ride with 1 and 5 minute tests and pace line
  • Lunch - back at headquarters
  • 2:45pm - Hunter Allen Group Power File Review
  • 3:00pm - 5:00pm - Power Training Seminar with Hunter & Andy
  • 6:30pm - Dinner as a group
     

TUESDAY, APRIL 15

  • 7:00am - 8:00am - Breakfast at hotel
  • 8:30am - Morning demo: Pacing with Power
  • 10:00am - Thunder Ridge Power Climb (55 miles) 
    • "Race" 60 min TT, drills, handling, and descending
  • Lunch - back at headquarters
  • 2:45pm - Hunter Allen Group Power File Review
  • 3:00pm - 5:00pm - Power Training Seminar with Hunter & Andy
  • 6:10pm - Video review of athlete position on climb
  • 6:30pm - Dinner as a group


WEDNESDAY, APRIL 16

  • 7:00am - 8:00am - Breakfast at hotel
  • 8:30am - Morning demo: sprint technique and position
  • 10:00am - Sprint and Race Scenario Day (30 miles)
    • This is a favorite of many past campers! Learn about great sprint position, then try and beat your buddy! 
    • Plus have fun with "team" race scenarios: learn about strategy and how to work together to win!
  • Lunch - back at headquarters
  • 2:45pm - Hunter Allen Group Power File Review
  • 3:00pm - 6:00pm - Power Training Seminar with Hunter & Andy
  • 6:10pm - Video review of athlete sprint position
  • 6:30pm - Dinner as a group
     

THURSDAY, APRIL 17

  • 7:00am - 8:00am - Breakfast at hotel
  • 8:30am -  Morning demo: course overview and long day strategy
  • 8:45am - "B" Group Start
  • 9:15am - "A" Group Start
    • Peaks of Otter Long Day and Race (94 miles) 
      • Test your endurance on this one of a kind Race Day
      • 2 climbs, awesome descents and a 22 mile "race" home.
  • Lunch, recovery drinks, yoga - back at headquarters
  • 4:00pm - 6:30pm - Power file reviews
  • 6:30pm - Dinner at The Social Club
     

FRIDAY, APRIL 18

  • 7:00am - 8:00am - Breakfast at hotel
  • 8:30am - Morning demo: attack and bridge
  • 9:00am - Bedford Loop (45 miles)
    • Attack and Bridge drills, including a fun race home
  • Lunch - back at headquarters
  • 3:00pm - wrap up and head home


ARRIVAL / DEPARTURE
Checking in begins at 1:00pm April 13th. Please make arrangements to arrive between 1:00pm & 3:00pm when possible to facilitate the check in process.

For those traveling via air, please book travel into Roanoke Regional Airport. Peaks Coaching Group will be running complimentary shuttles to and from the airport on (first day & last day).  Please supply us with your travel schedule as soon as your travel is confirmed so we can coordinate pick up and drop off.

                                                                           
BIKE TRANSPORTATION
For those traveling by air you can either chose to ship your bike in advance or take with you in your travels.  Our support team will assemble all shipped bikes in advance and be onsite to support those that are traveling with their bike.


For shipping please ship bikes to arrive 48 hours in advance of camp to ensure arrival.  Please ship bikes to:

                Peaks Coaching Group Headquarters
                414 Jackson Street
                Bedford, VA 24523-3414
                (540) 587-9025   


LODGING & ACCOMMODATIONS
Our campers will be staying at the newly renovated Super 8, located just minutes from headquarters! The Super 8 has all you will need to make your stay pleasant - guest laundry facilities, Wi-Fi, continental breakfast, and more!
   
*The price of camp includes lodging for the week.


WEATHER
The weather in Bedford, Virginia in April has an average temperature of 70 degrees; low morning temperatures average 45 degrees with afternoons getting up to 70 degrees. Bring a range of clothing to be prepared for cooler temperatures.   

 

CAMP CHECKLIST

  • Clean & tuned bike
  • Helmet
  • Shorts & jerseys
  • Arm, knee, & leg warmers
  • Light wind vest
  • Light jacket
  • Rain jacket
  • Light weight base layers
  • Socks
  • Cycling gloves: short finger & long finger
  • Cycling shoes, pedals, & bootie covers
  • Eyewear/sunglasses
  • Small tote for your clothing in the support vehicles
  • Power meter & heart rate band
  • Sunscreen, chamois crème
  • Lap top computer with WKO+: this is important to get the most out of camp!

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COST
DOUBLE OCCUPANCY: $1895
SINGLE OCCUPANCY: Additional $295
DAY CAMPERS: $275 per day

Questions about camp? 
Email Brandi Jones
Brandi@peakscoachinggroup.com or call (540) 587-9025

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Price $1,895.00
Availability Out-of-Stock

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