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 THE SINGLE TRACK. YOU WILL LEARN SKILLS IN A SAFE, SOCIAL AND NON-INTIMIDATING ENVIRONMENT.

DATE(S): Saturday, June 8, 2019 | JULY TBC
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


Extras

  • 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

 
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What to Wear / Bring

  • Mountain Bike (hybrids / commuters are not appropriate for the trails)

  • Helmet (mandatory)

  • Clothing for the weather

  • Gloves (recommended)

  • Shoes (flat sole or clip, close toed)

  • Chamois (aka padded shorts; recommended but not required)

  • Hydration pack / water bottle

  • Snack

  • Sunscreen

  • Bug spray

  • Sunglasses