Introduction to Mountain Biking

Ages: Elementary (Grades 3-5), and Middle (Grades 6-8)
Number of participants: 6-10
Duration: 2-3 hour sessions
What’s included: Instruction, snacks, fun ride
Cost: $40 per rider

Goals of this program:

  • Have fun!
  • Develop basic skills for riding on trails.
  • Learn basic bike care.
  • Become more aware of how to share your experience and support others.
  • Prepare for more challenging mountain bike programs or camps.

Overview of skills (Always subject to adapt to students and weather):

  • Fit and Form, knowing your bike, safety gear, and braking
  • Body Position and how to adapt position to conditions
  • Fundamentals like turning and navigating over or around objects like roots and rocks
  • Conditioning

Necessary Equipment: Just about any bike will do (prefer handlebar brakes), helmet, and water bottle.

Upcoming Dates:

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