2015 Development Schedule

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The ChainStay is pleased to announce our 2015 development schedule! For 2015 we are upping our game and providing our guests even more opportunities to excel in Belgium and develop into better riders.

Our 2015 Development schedule:

U23 & Elite Development Camp — April 16th to June 10th, 2015

Junior & Youth Development Camp — July 7th to July 27th, 2015

Junior Development Camp — July 28th to August 17th

If you are interested in any of these camps, please contact us, to let us know your interest. As the schedule of these camps becomes more confirmed we will update this page to reflect our schedule.

U23 and Elite Development Camp

April 16th to June 10th, 2015 — Cost: €1999 euros

2015 will see us run our U23 and Elite development camp for 8 weeks of intense spring time racing in Belgium. This camp is open to all men 19 years racing age and older. All riders should have a high level of fitness and should be ready to compete in top level international races with distances of up to 180km and fields as large as 200 riders. The cost will include food on UCI/Interclub race nights, planned group activities, two sets of team kit, support in two to three races a week depending on schedule and personal consultation with Gregg on your racing once a week. We will also be leading training and skills sessions throughout the development camp. This trip is perfect if you would like to come to Belgium and gain fitness before returning home for your national championships. The planned schedule is for:

  • up to 6  Interclub – UCI level races (when we are accepted, races will be added here)
  • another 15 to 18 kermis races
  • potential for a stage race if the team is accepted


Junior and Youth Development Camp #1 and #2

For 2015 our Junior Camps will be run by Vertex Cycling LLC (www.vertexcycling.com). Below is a brief description of what is on offer, for more information please visit Vertex Cycling’s website or contact Tim Redus for more information.

We have designed this experience to give an opportunity for young racers to become familiar with the Belgian bike racing culture and to enjoy the history and lifestyle of a unique part of the world.

For Juniors 17-18, we offer a mix of high profile team and individual races including UCI races Gent-Mennen and Tour of Flanders, Interclubs, and Kermis.

For Juniors 15-16, we have a schedule of Kermis races and intense skill development sessions.

Camp 1 – Arrival is July 7 and departure July 27.

Camp 2 – arrival is July 28 and departure August 17.

Cost for each camp is $1750 for Juniors 15-16 and $1800 for Juniors 17-18. If you are interested in attending two sessions, a 10% discount may be applied.

Upon arrival, all meals, transportation, race registrations, license fees, etc. are included. We also include pick up and drop off at Brussels Airport or nearby train station. Personal items (razors, toiletries), souvenirs, etc. are not included.

Total camp attendance is limited to 10 riders per session.

A maximum of 4 spots are available to Juniors 15-16.