Training Camps

Ride together in amazing locations to explore, put in lots of miles and come away a better rider.

For advanced and mature riders only. Beginner / intermediate riders should look at our Summer Camps.

team trip to sea otter classic

Sea Otter Training Camp: April 2022

  • Wednesday April 6 – Sunday April 10
  • Monterey, CA
  • Ride a lot for 4 days
  • Racing is optional
  • Group camping / food / coaching / transport from Bend included
  • Age 13+
  • Talk to Coach Bill or Coach Lev for more info
mountain bike skills team camp oakridge oregon

Team Enduro Training Camp: June 2022

  • Only for CJC Race Team or Cascadia Club riders, see below for the public camp.
  • Oakridge, OR
  • June 27, 28, 29, 30: leave Bend on Monday afternoon, set up camp, ride all day Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Come home Thursday evening.
  • Shuttles, backcountry rides & swimming holes.
    • Monday afternoon shuttle
    • Tuesday ride all day
    • Wednesday ride all day
    • Thursday pack up the house and ride somewhere fun in Oakridge or another epic location along the drive home.
  • Group camping / food / coaching / transport from Bend included
  • Staying at Schmid’s house, riders will pitch tents in the yard for personal space. We have full use of house for meals, showers, common areas, etc.
  • Limited to 12 riders initially; will need a second vehicle if we have more than that.
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Enduro Training Camps

  • Enduro Training Camp in Oakridge (Sport / Expert): July 25 – 28, for experienced, strong riders ages 13 – 18 who are or will be racing in JR Sport or JR Expert categories
  • Open to the public for racers age 13+ competing in the Junior Sport or Junior Expert categories in races like the Cascadia Dirt Cup or Big Mountain Enduro.
  • July 25 – 28 in Oakridge, OR.
  • $1,000 all inclusive for the riders:
    • Coaches include Lev Stryker and Eugene Cathcart
    • Limited to 11 riders
    • Check in noon Monday in Oakridge for intros & short ride.
    • Shuttles, skills, timed training all day Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday until 2 pm
    • Staying at this private residence, Clyde Commons — house is available for showers, kitchen, etc. but riders will sleep in tents in the yard to have more space. Bring sleeping bag & tent or we can provide gear.
    • Shuttle all of the rad trails in the area including Dead, Alpine, Lawler and more.
  • Amazing trails, excellent coaching, long backcountry rides with shuttles & swimming holes at the bottom!
  • Must be capable of being on the bike all day over rough terrain — Coach Bill can send you some recommended training rides if you’re not sure.
  • Parents can email Bill@cogwild.com to discuss about what works for your rider or family logistics.
  • Enduro Training Camp in Bend (Beginner / Sport): July 18 – 21, for ages 11 – 14 who have experience riding but might be newer to racing in the JR Beginner or Sport categories
  • 4 day camp, Monday through Thursday
  • Age 11 – 14 who want to improve their skills and fitness for racing Enduro
  • Enduro has many nuances that we will discuss and go through together to make sure you’re more prepared for your next race.
obra junior cyclocross camp hood river oregon

Cyclocross Training Camp: August 2022

  • Hood River, OR
  • Open to the public for racers with cyclocross experience looking to build fitness and skills for the upcoming season.
  • Ride a lot for 4 days
  • Mock races, friendly competition, effective drills, long rides in the mountains
  • Group camping / food / rad coaches; and transport from Bend for Team riders is included
  • Age 13+ for camping; younger riders can attend Saturday and Sunday during the days only
  • August 18 – 21, 2022
    • Thursday 1pm check in at the property, intros and group ride
    • Friday all day camp
    • Saturday all day camp
    • Sunday clean up camp, mock races, lunch and departure around 1pm.