Mike Fraysse Sports' award-winning Better Bicycling Weekends are back for 2009! As featured in the New York Times and countless other nation-wide publications, Better Bicycling Weekends are getaways to the beautiful Catskill Mountains for anyone interested in gettiong more out of the lifetime sport of bicycling. These clinics are designed for cyclists and triathletes (and their families) age 12-80 of any and all abilities who want to learn more about the sport of cycling in a laid-back, relaxed country setting.
Besides the riding on lightly traveled and impreccably smooth country roads, there are plenty of opportunities to relax and have fun at the resort while getting away from the hustle and bustle of the everyday rat race. Enjoy the morning paper or a good book on the porch of the Victorian mansion, gaze at the stars after dusk, go for a swim in our pool, or take a hike on our 28-acre property's network of trails.The lifetime sport of bicycling offers fitness and enjoyment, so learning about correct and efficient technique will greatly enhance your knowledge and enjoyment.
Outside the resort, enjoy a multitude of activities, from antiqueing, to horse shows, canoe/kayak excursions down the Delaware River, bald eagle watching, fishing, and so much more!
Typical Weekend Schedule:
Friday Evening: Bike fit analysis followed by wine and cheese as we break up into individual groups for discussion with US Cycling Federation coaches, followed by dinner and a Q & A session.
Saturday Morning: Breakfast, followed by an overall evaluation of riding technique and bike handling skills. Based on this evaluation we will work on each rider 1-on-1 to improve his or her weak points through skills drills (such as cornering, bumping and touching wheels on the lawn, etc.)
Saturday PM after Lunch: Group ride along the Lackawaxen River incorporating cornering technique and various drills, with breaks for eagle watching on the Delaware River and to check out some of the local attractions, such as the Roebling Bridge and Minisink Battlefield.
Saturday Evening: Dinner followed by Q & A period with former US Olympic Team Coach Mike Fraysse.
Sunday AM: Breakfast, then hill climbing and descending technique drills, followed by a group ride to the original Woodstock Concert site in Bethel Woods.
Sunday PM: Lunch, relax by pool, depart.
For more information or to reserve a spot, please contact us by phone or email: