Training Camp In Richmond For Top American Cyclists
The UCI Road World Championships 2015 are going to be held in Richmond next year. But USA Cycling and Richmond 2015 organizing committee have recently announced that a training camp will be held for around two days for the top cyclists of America so that the cyclists can get acquainted with the cycling routes of the championships and train together efficiently in Richmond.
The training camp is going to take place on the 22nd and 23rd of October, 2014 and top American female and male riders such as Ben King, Andrea Dvorak, Joe Dombrowski, Evelyn Stevens, Taylor Phinney etc. are going to participate in the training camp. All these riders are going to get the first opportunity to witness the courses of the 2015 UCI Road World Championships.
During the two-day camp, strategy sessions and team meetings are going to be held in order to help the riders. Along with that, the riders will ride through certain portions of the road and time trial courses. Team USA’s cyclists will also be a part of the community outreach programs and visit other special places in Richmond.
Steve Johnson (CEO and President of USA Cycling) is of the opinion that the training camp will help the Team USA’s riders to get mentally prepared for the 2015 Worlds and also give them a chance to get close to the hearts of the Richmond residents in the best possible manner.
Richmond 2015’s Chief Operating Officer- Tim Miller said that they are excited to showcase the 2015 Worlds courses to USA’s cycling team and are also thrilled to introduce the Team USA to Central Virginia and Richmond.
The UCI Road World Championships 2015 are going to take place from the 19th to 27th of September, 2015 and around thousand cyclist representing about seventy-five countries are going to compete in the championships.