Specialized Sweet Skills Clinic

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


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

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

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

 
The gang from 2018

The gang from 2018

 
 

SKILLS & THRILLS *

 
 

Beginner

  • Position & Balance

  • Shifting & Braking

  • Directional Control

  • Intro to Cornering

  • Terrain Awareness

  • Front Wheel Lift

Intermediate

  • Review of position & balance

  • Review of shifting & braking

  • Review of lateral & fore/aft movements

  • Cornering & Switchbacks

  • Manuals

  • Front/Rear Wheel Lifts - intro to bunny hop

 
 

*subject to change

 

WHAT TO BRING / WEAR

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

  • Helmet (mandatory)

  • Clothing for the weather

  • Gloves (recommended)

  • Shoes (flats recommended)

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

  • Hydration pack / water bottle

  • Snack / food for yourself

  • Sunscreen

  • Bug spray

  • Sunglasses