CTS Mini Camp hosted by the Houstonian


Camp Description

Chris Carmichael and CTS coaches will be in Houston, TX for a 2-day intensive cycling camp hosted by the Houstonian Club and Bikebarn. The camp kicks off with a reception where athletes can meet Chris Carmichael and ask questions of the CTS coaches.   Saturday kicks off with a field test followed by a group ride where athletes will get hands on instruction from Chris and the other coaches.  The first 20 sign ups for camp get use of a PowerTap power meter. In the evening there is a dinner where coaches will go over the data from the field test and talk about training with power. Sunday there is another group ride of 3-4 hours where the focus is on group riding skills, pacelines, and riding efficiently. This camp is designed for riders that have some experience and are looking to improve their riding fitness and skills.

Houston, TX

This camp is hosted by the Houstonian Hotel, Club, and Spa located 111 North Post Oak Lane, Houston, Texas 77024.   The rides will in the suburban areas outside of the city limits.


Day Schedule
Friday There is a reception hosted by the Houstonian.   Meet and greet with Chris Carmichael and the other CTS coaches.   Bike drop off as well for installation of PowerTap power meter (for the first 20 registered.)
Saturday Athletes will drive out to meet for the ride.   The ride will start with the CTS field test.   That is a 3-mile time trial that athletes will do twice.   Power data will be collected to be used to establish individual training ranges.    Following the field test the ride will continue for a couple hours with a focus on group riding skills.   In the evening athletes and coaches will meet for dinner and go over the data collected from the field test and discuss training with power.
Sunday Athletes will again drive out to meet for the start of the ride.   Today’s ride a little longer 3-4 hours total with coaches giving instruction on pacelines, group riding skills, nutrition on the bike, and riding effectively.    Camp will conclude with the final ride.


  • Mechanical and SAG support
  • Friday reception, Saturday lunch on the road & dinner
  • 10% discount off future camps & coaching
  • $50 Bike Barn Gift Card
  • $100 toward a Bike Barn Custom Fit


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Location: Houston, TX

Date: September 19-21, 2014

Price: $525 Houstonian Club Members / $599 non-members


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Chris Carmichael teams up with the Houstonian to bring a weekend of riding and instruction to the Houston area cyclists. Athletes will learn about training with power, group riding skills, and training methods used by CTS coaches to maximize gains on the bike.

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Questions about camps? Call us at 866.355.0645

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Have Questions? Contact:
Brooke Hayward, Fitness Programs Manager, Houstonian Club
713.263.6536 or bhayward@houstonian.com


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We recommend you arrive by Friday, September 19, 2014 . Camp registration will be from Friday, September 19, 2014 . You must provide your own transportation. The conclusion of the camp will be Sunday, September 21, 2014.

Bike Transport and Assembly

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