Specialized Sweet Skills Clinic

The Specialized Sweet Skills Clinic offers skill instruction for beginner and intermediate riders.

  • We will review proper position, shifting, braking, descending and more!

  • Be prepared to tackle some challenging trails (don't worry, you'll be ready).

  • We encourage all skill levels to attend. Even the advanced rider can be reminded of the basics to improve their riding (go faster!).

  • NCCP and PMBI Certified coaches to teach you sweet skills

DATE: Saturday, June 29, 2019
TIME: 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
PLACE: Government House Park

COST: WOW Rider $40 (limit 10) | MTB Lover $60 (limit 20)


CLINIC SCHEDULE*

  • 9:00 am - Check In

  • 9:30 pm - Intros

  • 9:45 am to 12:30 pm - Group Skills

  • 12:30 pm to 1:00 pm - Break Time (light refreshments provided)

  • 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm - Instructional Trail Ride

  • 2:30 pm to 3:00 pm - Door Prizes and Wrap Up


SKILLS & THRILLS*

Beginner

  • Position & Balance

  • Shifting / Braking

  • Intro to Cornering

  • Terrain Awareness

  • Climb / Descent tactics

Intermediate

  • Review of position & balance

  • Speed control

  • Cornering maneuvers

  • Manuals

  • Front Wheel Lift

*subject to change

 
The gang from 2018

The gang from 2018


WHAT TO BRING / WEAR

  • 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