Brian Piccolo Velodrome – Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Attention to detail is the name of the game at BIG Picture Cycling. And no single event highlights that greater than our weekend track clinics. Our 2 day, 4 session schedule brings our top BPC coaches and their knowledge to a velodrome near you. While slightly sprint focused, the skills covered and techniques taught have broad application to not only all of the track racing disciplines, but to all aspects of competitive cycling.

12247078_947493598679816_5415239978048758020_nAnyone can tell you what to do to improve your performance. But the BPC coaching staff believes that visual examples help our athletes to learn the fastest. That’s why during our track clinic weekends we video tape and review nearly everything we do with all of our athletes. We have also found that doing group video review allows for the greatest depth of learning as you get to see, ask questions and receive instruction on not only your own efforts, but the efforts of everyone at the camp. We also offer the option to have your videos from the weekend edited together and sent to you to keep for an additional fee (see “Add Ons” tab)

FRIDAY

Today is arrival day. Out of town athletes should plan to arrive by 3pm if possible. Each athlete is responsible for building their own bike and ensuring that all their equipment is properly tuned and ready for a big week of riding. We will have our first pre-camp meeting around 5pm at the coach’s hotel and will complete the sign in/registration process. This is also when we will do individual introductions, general camp overview and plan for the weekend. Once complete we will go to dinner as a group at a local restaurant. **If you want to schedule a bike fit with ERO, you must arrive early on this day and schedule ahead of time with ERO directly at www.ero-sports.com**

 

SATURDAY

7:30am – Meet at velodrome and review plan for session

8:00am – Equipment check and riders change for warm up

8:30am – Begin Warm-Up and Session

  • Standing Starts with Video Review
  • Team Event Starts
  • Team Sprint Exchanges

11:00am – Break for lunch

12:30pm – Begin Abbreviated Warm-Up and Session

  • Flying 200m Approaches
  • Flying Lap Approaches
  • Video and Data Review of efforts

2:30pm – End of clinic for the day

 

SUNDAY

8:30am – Meet at track and prepare for warm up

9:00am – Begin Warm-Up and Session

  • Match Sprint Sparing
  • Video Review of Sparing Efforts
  • Track Stand Instruction and Practice

11:30am – Break for Lunch

1:00pm – Begin Abbreviated Warm-Up and Session

  • Mock Keirin Racing
  • Video Review of Racing
  • Bumping Instruction and Practice

3:00pm – End of Clinic for the Weekend

Brian Piccolo Sports Park & Velodrome

9501 Sheridan St.

Cooper City, FL 33024

 

Brian Piccolo Velodrome is a 333m outdoor concrete velodrome with 30 degree banking in the corners. While having not hosted any large national events in a few years, the velodrome does regularly play host to the Russian and French national track cycling teams looking for warm weather locations to train during the winter UCI World Cup and World Championship season. Even in January the average highs are in the upper 70’s and lows only dropping near 60. This means every daylight hour provides near perfect conditions to get out and turn some laps while absorbing plenty of vitamin D. Add to that the fact that January is the driest month of the year for South Florida and this really is a track cyclist’s paradise!

  • 4 hands-on track sessions led by BIG Picture Cycling Coaches
  • World Class instruction from BPC staff on a variety of techniques and skills
  • Group video review of all training efforts by BPC coaches
  • Lunch between training sessions on Saturday and Sunday
  • Nutrition and hydration supplies during training sessions

PERSONAL VIDEO COMPILATION:

Really enjoy the video review and on-site comments and feedback from the BPC coaches during the clinic? Well here’s your opportunity to take those images and thoughts home with you! For an additional fee, our BPC coaching staff will edit together your individual videos from the weekend and provide voice over feedback for you to watch and review again and again. This is the ultimate way to bring the BPC experience home with you! If you wish to add this to your package, just let us know during the camp reservation process! Pricing for this custom video is $150 with advanced purchase and $200 when purchased during or after camp.

 

BIKE FIT BY ERO:

All ERO bike fit appointments must be scheduled ahead of time with Missy at ERO directly. You can do this via their website at www.ero-sports.com or by emailing Missy at: missy@ero-sports.com

 

BPC WINTER ROAD MILES CAMP – Miami Beach, FL

The first of this track clinic on Friday also marks the conclusion of our road camp nearby Miami Beach, FL. If you are interested in this camp and wanted to sign up for both, we do offer a discounted rate for package deals. Please email us at info@bigpicturecycling.com for more details.

LOCATION:
Brian Piccolo Velodrome  
DATES:
February 11-12, 2017
PRICE:
$350/person -OR- $200/Full-Time BPC Athlete

Camp Details and Policies

  • In order to register for the camp, input your name and email in the box above and click “SIGNUP NOW”. Once we receive your sign up request, a member of the BPC staff will contact with the details to complete your registration and confirm your spot.
  • Upon registering for a camp, the athlete will be charged a 50% deposit of the balance due for the camp. The remaining 50% of the balance will be due 10 days prior to the start of the camp.
  • If an athlete signs up for a camp 10 days or less prior to the camp, 100% of the balance will be due upon sign up.

  • If a registered athlete is unable to attend the camp after the initial deposit has been made, the percentage of fee returned will be granted upon the following time line:
    • 30 days or more prior to start – 100% refund
    • 21-29 days prior to start – 75% refund
    • 14-20 days prior to start – 50% refund
    • 8-13 days prior to start – 25% refund
    • 7 days of less prior to start – no refund
  • Out of town athletes should plan to arrive no later than the afternoon of Friday February 10th.
  • If you are scheduling a bike fit with ERO you will need to arrive before noon or earlier. 
  • All athletes should plan to depart in the afternoon or evening of Sunday February 12th.
  • We recommend using Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood International Aiport as it is the closest to the Brian Piccolo Veldorome (~13 miles)
  • Camp athletes can also use Miami International Aiport (~25 miles)
  • All athletes are responsible for their own transportation from and to their airport/lodging
Housing is not included for this camp. All camp activities will take place at the velodrome. Athletes are advices to arrange their accommodations in as close of proximity to the velodrome as possible.
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