Actif Epica is a winter bike event happening in February, 2012. On Wednesday evening there is an info session about the race, if you are interested in the Actif Epica and you are a newbie to long distance winter riding you might want to attend this…
Wednesday, December 14th there is an info night planned for Actif Epica – now just over 2 months away.
The session will be at Olympia Cycle and Ski, 1813 Portage Avenue, and will start at 7:00PM. It should be about 90 minutes in length.
7:00 – Introductions from Ian Hall, Actif Epica coordinator
7:10 – Ernie Whelan* – Cold weather safety/survival
7:40 – Hal Loewen – bike prep and clothing/gear advice (cables, freehub body, big boots, pogies, test all your stuff, etc.)
8:00 – Lindsay Gauld – mental toughness and mental preparation (tales from Ukatak and more)
8:15 – Q&A
*Ernie Whelan (Air Force Sergeant), is a former member of 435 Transport and Rescue Squadron in Winnipeg andSearch and Rescue Technician (SAR Tech), who is now a Survival, Evasion, Resistance, and Escape (SERE) Instructor at the Canadian Forces School of Survival and Aeromedical Training (CFSSAT) at 17 Wing, Winnipeg.
Can’t make the meeting, follow it at @actifepica, use Twitter to ask questions from any of the presenters.