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SBT GRVL Cycling Camp August 2023

  • Steamboat Springs
  • Aug 16 - 20, 2023
  • Cycling Gravel

Experience A World-Class Gravel Race In Beautiful Steamboat Springs, Colorado

Come explore the amazing gravel roads of Steamboat Springs, refine your technical skills and event strategy, enjoy some of the wonderful food and nightlife that Steamboat Springs has to offer, and finish off the week with the world-class gravel race, SBT GRVL.

SBT GRVL is one of the world’s premier gravel races held on some of the greatest gravel Colorado has to offer. This gravel is unlike anything else you’ll find, a smooth hard pack that rolls fast, yet challenges with elevation and its persistence.  Steamboat Springs’ varied terrain and captivating scenery will provide the backdrop for our daily adventures. 

While at this camp, you will be treated like a professional cyclist in every way: from professional mechanical support to expert coaching instruction. After a few days of honing your gravel riding skills and exploring the fantastic roads around Routt County, we will bring it all together as we toe the line at the SBT GRVL event.

Your entry into the distance of your choice is included with the camp.


EXPLORE SBT GRVL
CAMP FOCUS

Gravel

DURATION

5 Days / 4 Nights

DAILY MILEAGE

25-144 Miles

DAILY ELEVATION

1000-9000 FT

ROUTE TERRAIN

Gravel

The CTS Camp Experience

Personalized Training Advice From Professional Coaches, Unparalleled Support, World-Class Locations, and Lasting Memories
ON THE BIKE
  • Ride With CTS Coaches
  • Professional Mechanics
  • Nutrition & Hydration Products
  • Support Vehicle
OFF THE BIKE
  • Training Presentations
  • Power File Analysis
  • Q&A With Coaches
  • 4 Lunches, 2 Dinners
  • Use of NormaTec Recovery System
CAMP FEATURES
  • SBT GRVL Entry
  • Daily Bike Tune & Wash
  • Bike Build & Prep for Shipping
  • CTS Jersey

Additional Details

WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED
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  • Airfare
  • Accomodations
  • Transportation To/From Airport
  • Bike Shipping or Rental
  • 4 Breakfasts/ 2 Dinners

OPTIONAL ADD-ONS
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  • Pre/Post Camp Private Coach Ride
  • Daily Massage

WHAT TO BRING
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  • Recommended Gearing:1-to-1 gear ratio is minimally recommended (example = 34 tooth chainring with 34 or 36 tooth cassette, or a 40-42 up front with 42 cassette)
  • Tubeless gravel tires, spare gravel tire, extra tire sealant, spare tubes and flat kit for during the event, hydration pack

Recommended Accommodations



Nordic Lodge

About 0.8 miles from where camp rides will start.

View lodging website

Camp Itinerary

DAY 1

CHECK-IN DAY - 8/16/2023

Check In Time: 2:00-4:00pm

Where: Coaches Field Office in Steamboat Springs, CO

Arrival Description: This is arrival and check-in day at the CTS field office.  After dropping off your bike and a brief check-in process, you’ll join the CTS coaching staff and fellow riders for a short leg opener ride at 5:00 pm. Following the short ride Coaches and Athletes will have a group dinner and a preview of the days ahead.

Dinner at @ 7:00-9:00PM

DAY 2

GRAVEL ENDURANCE RIDE AND COURSE RECON - 8/17/2023

Mileage: 50-60 miles

Elevation Gain: 2000-3500 FT

Time Range: 3 - 3.5 Hours

Brief Ride Description:  We will do a long gravel ride featuring key sections from the SBT GRVL event so that you are prepared for what’s to come. The day will provide enough miles to become familiar with the course and terrain while taking in the vast beauty that Steamboat Springs has to offer.

Lunch: post-ride

Training presentation following lunch

Dinner: on your own


DAY 3

GRAVEL SKILLS - 8/18/2023

Mileage: 20-30 miles

Elevation Gain: 1000-2000 FT

Time Range: 1 - 2 Hours

Brief Ride Description:  We will do a shorter gravel ride focusing on skills and techniques needed for the SBT GRVL event.  Following the ride, we will have lunch, a training presentation, an optional message, and a group dinner that evening.

Training presentation following lunch

Lunch: Post-ride

Dinner: on your own


DAY 4

EASY RIDE AND FINAL EVENT PREP - 8/19/2023

Mileage: 10-20miles

Elevation Gain: 1000-2000 FT

Time Range: 1 - 2 Hours

Brief Ride Description: After a quick morning talk reviewing the SBT GRVL course highlights we will do a shorter recovery ride to loosen up before the next day’s event.  Following the ride, we will have lunch, pick up our race packets, final prep for the event, and an optional massage.

Training presentation following lunch

Lunch: Post-ride

Dinner: on your own


DAY 5

SBT GRVL EVENT - 8/20/2023

Mileage:  37-141 miles

Elevation Gain: 2000-9000 FT

Time Range: Will vary

Brief Ride Description:  We will toe the line for the much anticipated SBT GRVL event.  There are three distances to choose from, but with CTS support and preparation we hope you choose a challenging one.  Following the event, we will have a parting group dinner.

Dinner at 6:00-8:00 PM at the coaches' house post-event. 

Camp Conclusion Description: The camp concludes following the SBT GRVL event and dinner.  CTS will pack your bike for departure after you finish the ride.

*times and routes subject to change


FAQs

If you have additional questions, our Athlete Services will be happy to answer them:
athleteservices@trainright.com  //   866.355.0645

VIEW ALL THE CAMP FAQS
SBT GRVL Cycling Camp 2023
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