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Old 05-21-20, 01:39 PM
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Originally Posted by Doge View Post
I doesn't. But it does mean there is a market for coaching and it seems to be increasing.
Another thing is the buddy/mentor system. Some are being paid to ride with others. My kid is being paid to ride with a fast (Cat 1 fast) 14 year old. I don't think he is coaching, just someone to put in miles with. That is pretty much what I did with my kid was pair him up with talent - paid and not paid.
What liability does your son take on if he is riding with a junior like that if something bad happens, like getting struck by a car?

I know a couple coaches who won't train juniors because they don't want to have any responsibility for them riding on open roads.
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