It’s all about the knobbly bottom…
Learn to go fast around corners!
Learn how to change your gears properly with Team CP Coaches Brett and Reta
– look up
– practice it on the flat in a big gear
– Pull up with your fingers and you push down with the same leg
therefore using your whole body
– Use your body weight to help you go up by standing tall on your pedals
Learn the key components of seated hill climbing. Get the most from your hill climbing and how you can be more efficient in your riding
Improve your uphill riding on your Mountain Bike with by getting your body position right, creating smooth pedal strokes and looking where you want to go.
Follow athletes as they complete their final transition from the Kayak to the cycle into Christchurch. Richard Greer from Team CP takes you through how to do it well and to make sure that you race keeps moving in the right direction.
This is a tough transition and covers quite a distance as you climb up the hill to your bike. Make sure that you practice this as a lot of time can be made up or lost if you don’t know what you are doing.
Team CP Coaches Richard Greer and Fleur Pawsey take the La Sportiva Helios 2.0 and Akasha for a test run. The goal is to get them dirty and see what they are capable of and ultimately answer the question of would you actually buy them??
From the top of Mount Hutt on skis or a snow board, mountain biking down the access road and then running to Methven with a couple of interesting obstacles in the way make this event a must do for next year!
The CP Media Team were out and about cheering athletes on during the 2016 Rakaia Salmon Run. Congratulations to everyone that cycled, or ran and thanks to the the organisers for putting on such a great event.