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Hi,Please forward this detail to your friends that want to try track. We  have a track day on Sunday 19 JAN from9am-12pm.TRYING OUT TRACK WITH TRACKCYCLINGSAHow do I book a bike?1) Contact jaco@trackcyclingsa.co.za with your bike size and transfer  rental fee once availability has been confirmed.When should I be at the Bellville velodrome?1) 9am on Sun 19 Jan. Pre-booking is essential.What should I bring?1) Helmet2) Shoes3) Own pedals OR we have Look Delta that will be fitted if it matches  your cleats - confirm in advance).4) Cycling kit e.g. shorts, top and gloves.5) Warm clothes if it is a cool day e.g. track pants and top. Leg and  arm warmers.6) Water7) Recovery drink and food e.g. coke/energy drink and banana/energy bar/gel8) Sunglasses with clear lenses will be beneficialWhat routine do we follow?1) Bike setup2) Ride etiquette and safety briefing3) Starting and stopping4) Getting on to and off the track.5) Warm-up for 15 minutes.6) Intervals.7) Timed 500m effort8) Cool downWho will help me?Instructors: Jaco Scholtz and Trackcyclingsa riders amongst them WP  and Springbok level riders and our club captain for Cat C, Christhonie  Geldenhuys.Club coach: Wynand Kapp is our new rider coach and Duncan McIntyre is  our coach for Cat A and B.Helpline: Jaco Scholtz (jaco@trackcyclingsa.co.za)What are the next steps?1) New riders need to attend the track day before venturing into more  advanced sessions. Riders usually sign-up and follow a month long  program with the coach after the track day and will then be given the  chance to ride category C at the monthly league event once the coach  and instructor is satisfied with the progress.2) Club skin suits can be ordered monthly.3) Become a club member - There are 3 levels of coaching and one can  choose the membership that suits one best. Club membership allows  riders to use the track for training when it is available.Getting a bike?1) Riders usually look for a new bike whilst making use of the rentals  for the first 4 weeks, but may rent the bikes for longer.What are the initial costs?1) Rental is R150 for the track day and includes coaching by  instructors on your introduction to the track.Thereafter one can sign up for a minimum of four rental sessions for  R600 under guidance of coach Wynand.EFT in advance with proof of payment is essential to guarantee rental  bike. Please note to confirm bike size and availability  (jaco@trackcyclingsa.co.za).BANKING DETAILS (please email proof of payment to jaco@trackcyclingsa.co.za)Bank ABSA savings accountAccount name TRACKCYCLINGSAAccount number 9258265027Branch Code 6320052) Monthly club fee once you have your own bike and sign up with the  club. Debit order system OR EFT.What can I expect from Trackcyclingsa at my first session?1) A well managed introduction to track2) Support3) Fixed gear fun!Please let me know if you have more questions.

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Is there perhaps something similar to this in Jhb?


I know you can go to Hector Norris Park ( JHB South) - one of the main guys there ( if not the main guy) is Grenville Scullard.

They are always keen for new blood & I'm sure they will accommodate you wrt a bike to try out...


Pm me if you're keen & I'll find out more info...

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Jeez guys, great idea but why on a race day? It's the Tour de PPA on the same day. If you're looking to get more people along maybe a Sat might work better. I'm super keen and would be there in a heart beat but most Sundays are booked up for races until March.

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@hellocolour, you can contact Jaco Scholtz: jaco@trackcyclingsa.co.za if you want to rent a bike during the week and not over the weekend.

Hope to see you on the TRACK!

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