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Accreditation at Sundrive (Feb 18th)

Event Details

This event is running from 18 February 2023 until 8 July 2023. It is next occurring on February 18, 2023 2:30 pm

  • Venue: Sundrive Velodrome
  • Categories: Accreditation
  • Upcoming Dates:
    • February 18, 2023 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
    • March 18, 2023 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
    • April 8, 2023 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
    • May 13, 2023 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
    • June 3, 2023 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
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Accreditation  at Sundrive
Gaining accreditation ensures that riders have the basic level of skill required to participate, safely, in training sessions. Riders are required to participate in at least one further full training session subsequent to the accreditation session in order for the coaches to assess their ability. Should the rider attain the required skills standard they will be ‘signed off’ and  added to the list of Track Accredited riders.   Once the rider is on that list they will be allowed to partake in competition subject to having the appropriate Cycling Ireland license

We have an extensive fleet of track bikes for hire and very experienced coaches on hand to help you make the transition. All hire bikes are fitted with Look Keo pedals (or toe strap via adapter) and gearing is restricted to 49×16.  This gearing is fine for training and developing cadence, but anyone looking to progress in the sport would eventually have to think about getting their own bike. But, as I say, we have hire bikes to help you get up and running. We don’t allow for changing of pedals but we do have a range of shoes with the correct cleats available.

There are of course benefits to taking in all aspects of our sport and we like to encourage and welcome everyone. Track helps you improve your pedaling, pace judgement, explosive power, seated acceleration and tactical awareness. But most importantly it is technically challenging and fun! Naturally it is those who put in the most time on the track who will excel, especially with the sprint events.