TaG™ Classes

Join TaGcycle indoors and outdoors  with a selection of workouts.  Each week the workouts are specifically made to improve your fitness and develop specific physiological systems that prepare you for the demands of cycling and many other sports. The indoor bikes we train with enable us to share with you decades of our Olympic training using “Wattage” and “Cadence”.  Wattage is  a measure of Power.  Cadence is leg speed and an important component of generating this power.  The workout is tailored to your individual needs by offering a fitness “test” called a Maximum Aerobic Power (MAP) test (after an orientation session).  This test is not to determine “if” you are fit, but rather to determine the wattages that apply to you personally, which will improve your fitness. We have seen improvements of over 30% in 12 weeks with our programs. TaG Training Outdoor includes  Road and MTB -Power Hour hills sessions ,  rides and  clinics .

 

TaG Indoor – NVan /Vancouver/Whistler

TaGCycle™  60 minute

This class is designed to accelerate your cycling level and help you achieve your goals, whether that is an improved Fondo, tackling a Trans Alp Event, a Mass Charity Ride or to ride with more experienced friends. It may simply be to move up the Strava Rankings on a favourite route! 60 minutes includes a warm-up, the workout portion and a cool down. The workout portion is intervals that follow a progressive format and periodized structure. The intervals are designed to address your needs for development in cycling specific zones and technique. Work will be done in specific power zones based on the Maximal Aerobic Power (MAP) test that is done at one of your first classes. TaGCycle Classic includes an MAP Test in your package. The test is taken during a regular class . Typically 2 Coaches are in class. One on the bike guiding and motivating you through the workout, and one on the floor guiding you through the computer and assisting with your hydration and any additional needs.

TaG Endurance™ 90 minute

Weekly 90 min classes encourage you to do your long rides with us putting some back to back…90 minutes … slightly less intense intervals . Endurance 90 min classes are included in Unlimited and TaGCycle packages * new class time added NVan Tuesdays 6pm( May 2019) 

 TaGDDay™   75 minute

75 minute classes that are designed for cyclists with some history in training and the ability to “enjoy” or appreciate a harder class. . Expect a longer and harder session than you would find elsewhere. Highly recommended for riders looking for effective training for race goals and personal bests . This class is geared towards those wanting a more challenging format structured by a periodized plan. Riders will be pushed slightly harder than in a regular TaGCycle class.

 TaG Outdoor

Join TaG for a variety of outdoor clinics , training weekends, coached group rides and progressive training regimes guaranteed to boost riding strength and improve overall proficiency as a cyclist.

Power Hour Road  – 90 min on Cypress

90 min – A progression of intervals each week building physiological adaptation, strength and principles on the bike. All the elements you have worked on with us indoors now become practically applied to the bike. Pacing. Threshold riding. Accelerations. Gearing and Cadence Variations. Big Gear work. Strength. VO2 Max development -Bring a timing device to this class – North Shore Mtg Location – on Cypress @ the Worksyard – Thursdays 6-7:30pm

Endurance Road Rides

Saturdays (May- August) , 6 coached and supported 100km rides. Remaining ride August 10 – Baker – Sign up on TaG Schedule

Sunday TaG Club Road

Join the TaG Trained Club and ride Outdoor Sunday mornings. 3 routes alternating Sundays –  North Shore, Richmond and Belcarra (new route 2019).  Click here for TaG Club information

Power Hour Mtn – Uphill Fitness/ Aerobic Training

90 min Class  Our goal is to continue to improve your cardiovascular fitness, but apply it to the bike with off road terrain on your mtn bike.  The coaches will be there to deliver the workout, give motivation and coach you on your riding technique and form on the bike.  These are not specific skill sessions. These are  intervals to improve your aerobic fitness,using the group motivation..but it is not a comparison or race. Christine Shandro  Trish Sinclair are the primary coaches  Both competed for Canada on the National XC Mtn bike team…. they know how to get you faster! NShore Mtg Location- Braemar at the tennis courts , Lynn Valley Trail marker

Power Hour Mtn – DH Technique Training

90 min class Descending with more speed and confidence is high on most people’s bucket list.  The DH Technique Training sessions will improve your agility and DH skill level,this will improve your riding confidence. This is a focused practice style of training where DH skills will be developed,and an important part of a well balanced training program.  Our goal is to help you achieve your goals for riding, whether that be improving your confidence on your local trails, in an enduro, or even a DH race

Enduro MTB – Ride

3 hrs of coached riding.  The focus is to learn and enhance the technique of riding blind or sight unseen.   Techniques will be cornering, rock rolls, loose descents, steeps, berms. Click here for more information 

Engine Builder MTB – Ride

Coached Endurance MTB rides 3-4 hrs featuring rides of Sp’akw’us50 courses and BC Bike Race.Learn to pick lines and ride efficiently. Make the most of your fitness and hone your techniques. Click here for more information