Learn Track Racing – FREE
The MN Cycling Center offers a FREE fixed gear bike racing program for junior racers, aged 12-18. This time-tested 4-session, 8-12 hour program teaches the fundamentals of fixed gear bike racing. Our experienced coaches guide students through the basics of riding a fixed gear bike, track cycling tactics and more. Sessions will be held on a closed and safely moderated asphalt venue. Classes are limited to 10 students, so apply soon.
What You’ll Learn
Students will learn track racing basics and upon completion, will be prepared to race a fixed gear bike on a velodrome. Courses will cover:
- What is a velodrome?
- Fundamentals of riding a fixed gear bicycle
- Fundamentals of group riding on a fixed gear bicycle
- Pack riding strategy and practice including experience with close contact and movement within a pack of riders
- Race pace group riding on a fixed gear bicycle.
June 13, June 20, June 27, July 11.
Bikes will be available to students who need one. Participants who have fixed gear bikes are welcome to use them. No hand brakes are allowed. Students will receive snacks and water, great SWAG from sponsors and assistance in applying for a FREE USA Cycling junior raicing license (including great discounts and offers).
All coaches carry Safe Sport credentials and Fixed Action is fully insured.
Thank you, Canterbury Park!
Canterbury Park has graciously donated the use of a significant portion of their parking lot for the Fixed Action program. We’re grateful for their support of youth cycling!
The program will be permitted and insured through USA Cycling. Participants will need to apply for a FREE USA Cycling Junior racing permit prior to the first class. Parents/Guardians of participants will need to sign a waiver for their students.
Classes will be held rain or shine.
1100 Canterbury Rd, Shakopee, MN 55379
Transportation can be arranged for students. Please contact us to request rides to/from class sessions.
- Closed-toe, flat-soled athletic shoes or cycling shoes
- Shorts/T-shirts or cycling apparel
Note: students wanting to wear their own dedicated cycling shoes, they must bring their own pedals.