COLORADO SPRINGS, CO (BRAIN) — Mechanics interested in learning how to work for a race team can now apply for registration in USA Cycling's 2012 Bill Woodul Race Mechanics Clinic, which is being held November 28 to December 2 at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs.
The program helps mechanics reach the next level of professional bicycle mechanic expertise, an advantage in a retail store and in work with teams and events. USAC-licensed mechanics may support Olympic trials, national championships, USA Cycling training camps and international events.
Interested mechanics need to first send in a resume outlining at least two years of bike mechanic experience. Once approved, they will be sent information on how to register. The cost is $500 if paid before September 10, or $575 from September 11 to October 15. The cost includes housing, meals, course materials and a USAC mechanics license. The course is limited to 60 participants.
More information: USA Cycling Bill Woodul Race Mechanic Clinic website.