MTB Basics & Beyond
THIS COURSE WILL GET YOU SKILLED AND COMFORTABLE ON YOUR MOUNTAIN BIKE.
BEST FOR RIDERS (ANY GENDER) WHO HAVE LITTLE TO NO EXPERIENCE ON A MOUNTAIN BIKE. YOU WILL LEARN SKILLS IN A SAFE, SOCIAL AND NON-INTIMIDATING ENVIRONMENT.
DATE: Saturday, June 8, 2019
TIME: 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
COST: $100 per rider
Skills & Thrills
Bike Safety Inspection
Position and Balance (neutral, ready, climb)
Operational Control (shifting / braking)
Direction Control (leaning / for-aft movements - intro to cornering)
Un-weight the front end of the bike
+ Additional skills that fit the group as riders improve!
How to fix a flat tire
How to clean / lube your chain
a little take home tool
Location is Edmonton river valley - exact meeting point and trails TBC closer to the date.
Instructor is Natalie Rix; PMBI Level 1 (add’l coaches as required)
Clinic limited to 6 riders per coach
What to Wear / Bring
Mountain Bike (hybrids / commuters are not appropriate for the trails)
Clothing for the weather
Shoes (flat sole or clip, close toed)
Chamois (aka padded shorts; recommended but not required)
Hydration pack / water bottle