training camps

Fun Travel With Like-Minded People

 

Our training camps offer you a way to train and travel at the same time!  Enjoy a personal touch as we explore sites such as the Hill Country of Texas and the mountains of California.  For one low price you get hand-picked accommodations, home-cooked meals, professionally-led rides, educational seminars and off-the-bike excursions.  


Look at what we have to offer (below) and keep checking back as we add more and more trips in 2020!

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OH, the places you'll go!

SOLD OUT!! Hincapie Gran Fondo: March 29 - 31, 2019

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 STAY WITH US!  Don't get up too early to enjoy the ride!  Come stay with us right at the Start line and take your time!  Our guests will enjoy a private room, home-cooked meals and a post-ride celebration party! 

SOLD OUT!! Fredericksburg, Texas: March 20 - 23, 2020

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For years and years, Texans have sung the praises of the beloved  Hill Country. The breathtaking landscapes hum with unique varieties of wildlife and vegetation, and the surrounding culture has grown up in accordance with this colorful legacy! It’s not surprising that this Texas oasis inspired George Strait’s ode to the bright stars, prairie sky, and blooming sage deep in the heart of Texas.  This area of Texas has some of the best climbing in the state!  


Your accommodations include a king-size bed in one of 2, 2-bedroom cabins, both on the hidden-away gem of a country place with modern amenities!  You'll enjoy:


  • 2 on-site, home-cooked dinners
  • 3 on-site. home-cooked breakfasts
  • champagne reception (Friday night)
  • All on-ride snacks and nutrition
  • Wine with all dinners
  • Professionally-led rides on quiet roads
  • A unique "thank you" gift upon departure


 PRICE:  $500 per person (double occupancy) OR $750 per person (single occupancy).  Price includes all amenities listed above.  A $100 per person deposit is required immediately upon booking.  Balance due February 15, 2020 to prevent forfeiture of reservation and deposit.  Price does not include USA Cycling 1-day license (required) if you are not already a licensed member.   



SOLD OUT!! Buffalo Gap, Texas: April 17 - 20, 2020

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NEW!  Just south of Abilene is the historic town of Buffalo Gap.  With the famous Perini's Steak House and the legendary views of the vistas once roamed by buffalo, Buffalo Gap has some darn good riding!   Come see the old Taylor County Jail , the Perini Ranch Country Market and quiet ranch lands.  We'll explore the roads around Abilene, Buffalo Gap and climb the famous Steamboat Mountain Hill Climb.  Find out why The Dallas Morning News named Buffalo Gap one of the Top 5 places to visit in Texas!

This camp also includes educational lectures on climbing, descending, power meters and basic maintenance..



Gonzales and Shiner, Texas: October 2 - 5, 2020

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NEW!  It's COME AND TAKE IT  weekend!!  Take a historical tour of "The Birthplace of Texas Independence!"  Our unique cycling camp includes a tour of the Spoetzl Brewery, home of Shiner Beer.  We'll also take a bike ride in Gonzales to see the only town in Texas to have two city squares.  Come see the old Gonzales County Jail tour, the monument remembering "Come And Take It!" and old Victorian houses which are occupied to this day.  

And, of course, cycling.  We'll ride bikes on old country roads in southern Gonzales County.  See old cemeteries and farms, cattle and horses, working ranches and grain silos.  All led by someone familiar with the locale because it's his hometown, your Coach.

This camp also includes educational lectures on training with a heart rate monitor, training with a power meter and strength training.