Another way to get better on the bike is to sign up for a mountain bike camp with Alison Dunlap, two-time Olympian and former national and world champion in mountain biking.
I still haven't ridden in Moab, Utah! I must change that!
I have taken afternoon clinics with Alison Dunlap and had the opportunity to interview her as a journalist at Sea Otter Classic and other major bicycling races. She is a great teacher - fun, patient, encouraging and of course, a master at her craft. Here's the scoop on the Moab, Utah, camps with Alison.
"After running skills clinics for the past five years, we have decided to take a break, and instead focus our energy on expanding our Moab Camps."
April 27-May 1, 2010 Novice/Intermediate
We are introducing a new Beginner/Interm 5-day Moab Skills Camp
"For those of you that have come before, we have a new Intermediate/Adv Ride Camp."
May 11-15, 2010 Intermediate/Advanced
Sept 28-Oct 2, 2010 Intermediate/Advanced
$1985: All inclusive
$1595: Without lodging and massage
More about Alison
She's a USA Cycling certified Level II coach, a United States Anti-Doping Association Athlete Ambassador, a member of the USA Cycling Olympic Selection Committee, and a certified Wilderness First Responder.