training camps

2019 enduranceCAMP is NOW a 5 day, 4 night cycling training camp at the Westward Look Wyndham Grand Resort and Spa in Tucson, AZ. Camp begins Thursday Feb., 13th and will focus on endurance training, as well as teaching advanced training and group riding techniques under the careful supervision of our experienced coaching staff. Each day will feature 80-100 miles of riding (with shorter options also available) around the beautiful and varied terrain of southern AZ, followed by shorter optional rides each afternoon. Camp is limited to 12 people. Please expect SUN and 70-80 degree temperatures, but be prepared to ride in all weather conditions. If you have any questions please contact info@endurancewerx.com or call 646-201-9521. Camp is limited to 12 people on a first-come, first-served basis. SIGN UP HERE

By filling out the form you express your interest in camp and someone from enduranceWERX will reach out to you for deposit.

Registration $949 (after Jan 1st the price increases to $999) Includes: Daily mechanical preparation, ride service, and support. Daily vehicle sag support Daily training sessions led by enduranceWERX coaches Catered dinner on Sat. night. Common Room: Mesa Room. Bike Storage, Bike Maintenance, Meeting Place for group discussions Training presentations and skills practice. You will leave this camp with the experience and confidence to make you successful in 2019. Coaches Chad Butts – USAC Level 3 Coach, Category 1 Road Cyclist Allan Rego – USAC Level 2 Cycling Coach, Category 1 Road Cyclist John Beardsley – USAC Level 2 Cycling Coach, Category 3 Road Cyclist Mark Purdy – PBMA certified Mechanic

Registration

There is a non-refundable deposit of $300 made at date of registration to secure your spot. The balance of the camp fee will be made 30 days prior to the start of camp and will be billed automatically. Please review the cancellation policies below. Cancellation Policy Registration deposits are non-refundable. Additional fees are based on how close to the event cancellation notice is received. Cancellation Fees Deposit – Non refundable 15-30 days: 50% of camp Price 0-15 days: 75% of camp price enduranceWERX reserves the right to cancel a camp if it fails to meet the minimum attendance required. Any cancellations will be made at least 30 days prior to the camp. In the event of a cancellation all registrants will be issued a full refund. enduranceWERX is not responsible for fees incurred or associated with planning for the camp by registrants such as non-refundable airline tickets.

 

Arrival/Departure Midday-Evening shuttles will be available for Tucson Airport. Please provide Arrival and Departure details as soon as possible. Flights arriving at Phoenix, after camp has started, or outside reasonable shuttle hours will be responsible for their own transportation.

Accommodations

Host Hotel:
Westward Look Wyndham Grand Resort & Spa. http://westwardlook.com/ 245 East Ina Road, Tucson, AZ 85704

Other Options:
Best Western Inn & Suites Tucson Foothills Hotel & Suites 6201 North Oracle Road, Tucson 85704, Arizona
Red Lion Inn & Suites Tucson North – Foothills 7411 N Oracle Rd, Tucson, AZ 85704
Individuals are responsible for room reservations. For special camp rate at Wyndham you must identify yourself as part of the enduranceWERX group. The resort has extended a group rate of $179/night (single/double). Rates have been extended to our group for 2-days prior and post camp and there is complimentary in-room wireless internet.  Please call or email the reservations department at (800) 722-2500 or reservationstusgr@wyndham.com. Rooms will be held until January 21st.

Food:
We will have sport drinks, food, spare tubes/tires, etc in our follow vehicles. We will keep the bike room (Mesa Room) stocked with bananas, bars, hydration mix, recovery mix, etc. but with the exception of the Saturday night catered dinner all meals are your responsibility. If you plan to arrive before a or remain after, and wish to ride, please bring what food/drink supplies you will need for your riding.

What to Bring:
Bicycle: clean, tuned and ready to ride
Gearing: Your bike should have at least a 12-25 or 12-27 cassette and/or a compact crankset.
Helmet
Jerseys: at least 4 (short and or long sleeve)
Bibs/Shorts: at least 4 pair
Wind Vest
Base layer : 1 or 2 lightweight
Rain Jacket
Arm Warmers
Socks
Cycling gloves: short finger
Cycling Shoes & pedals (carry these with you if traveling by plane)
Saddle (Bring your saddle if you are renting a bike)
Eyewear/sunglasses
Chamois cream
Small tote or backpack for anything you wish to keep in support vehicles.
Heart Rate Monitor and/or Power Meter
Sunscreen
LIP BALM/CHAPSTICK!
Toiletries for clean up between rides

Items to add just in case:
Light jacket
Medium weight jacket
Long sleeve and/or thermal jersey
Long finger gloves
Shoe covers/booties
Leg or knee warmers or light tights.

Bike Rentals and Tucson Cycling Resources:
http://trekbicyclesoftucson.com A full service shop w/ a bicycle demo program ~$75/day. Located 2 miles from the hotel.
http://cycletucson.com Bicycle Rentals delivered to the hotel!
If you plan on renting, please bring fit measurements. It is important that your rental bike be as close as possible to the bike you have adapted to.

enduranceWERX 2019 tucsonCAMP Itinerary

Day 0, Wednesday Feb. 13th
7pm- 2019 tucsonCAMP CAMP Welcome: Hotel Lobby – Vigas Patio, upstairs

Day 1, Thursday Feb. 14th  

10:00 AM Ride starts at Hotel Entry. MESA room will be open at return of ride, not before.
2:00 PM – Ride return to MESA Room
2:15 PM – Cornering skills practice – We will have a short discussion about bike handling and cornering then venture to parking lot at southern edge of Westward Look, near Ina Rd. for a few bike drills. Good for the Mt. Lemmon Descent!
3:00 PM – Optional ride on your own

Dinner on your own
https://ridewithgps.com/routes/29260863

Day 2, Friday Feb. 15th, Mt. Lemmon Stage

7:30 AM – Breakfast
8:30 AM – Roll out for Mt. Lemmon 95 miles, all rides start at MESA room for rest of camp.
5PM – Coach roundtable discussion in MESA Room. Topics TBD
Dinner on your own.
https://ridewithgps.com/routes/29266152

Day 3, Sat. Feb. 16th, “SHOOTOUT” to Madera Canyon

6:00am- Breakfast – Will need to plan ahead as Hotel food is not available this early.
6:45am- Roll out for THE WORLD FAMOUS TUCSON SHOOTOUT (The Shootout has an “A” ride leaving at 7:30 and a “B” ride leaving at 7:15am) to Madera Canyon – 106 & 95 mile Options
106 Mile Option – Not much longer but about 1500 feet more vertical
https://ridewithgps.com/routes/6933322

Day 4, Sun Feb. 17th,Saguaro Canyon
8am- Breakfast on own
9am- Roll out for Saguaro 95 miles
https://ridewithgps.com/routes/29260861
6pm- Group dinner provided by enduranceWERX in PALM ROOM

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Day 5, Mon Feb. 18th, Gates Pass – Departure Day
6am- Breakfast
7am- Roll out Gates Pass
11 AM – Return. Pack and Transport to Airports for early departures
BIKE TRANSPORT/STORAGE:
Bikes will be stored and locked securely overnight throughout the camp in the Mesa Room. If you plan to ship your bike please notify us ASAP to arrange with the Hotel. If you would like to rent a bicycle while on the trip we recommend that you bring your saddle, shoes, and pedals to install on the rental. If you do not have your bike position measurements be sure to get them in advance so we can replicate your position once you get your rental.2013 CAMP: