This five week Beginner program is for women who have little or no experience on a mountain bike and would like to learn the fundamentals of riding in a fun, safe, professional, and supportive environment.
This program is offered one evening per week, for five consecutive weeks. Each week we will focus on a different skill. The lesson will start with an hour of skill development followed by a trail ride to practice what we’ve learned.
This weekly program is the perfect way to have an overview of mountain biking, and to improve your skills, to be more confident on your bike, and have fun with your new Shred Sisters friends!
- Bike Anatomy/Safety Check, Bike Maintenance
- How to change a flat tire
- Stance & Balance
- Braking & Shifting
- Wheel Lifts
- Ratio: 6 riders per instructor
- Length: 2.5 hours from 6 pm to 8:30 pm
- Cost: $285 + GST
- Skills Level: Level 1 Green Beginner and Level 2 Green / Blue Experienced Beginner
- Fitness Level Minimum Requirement: Fitness Level 2
Pre-Requisite: must be comfortable riding double track gravel trails and to expect to ride single track trail 90% of the time
What level of mountain biker am I? Click Here for a detailed description.
*This course can be offered to any bike clubs or groups wishing to learn mountain biking skills with their peers.
Last Tuesday was my final session of the 5 week beginner mountain bike clinic. Thank you to the amazing Becca who has now given me the boost of confidence through learning so many skills and tips I needed to get on the trails. I would recommend this to anyone who wants a new sport to love!
Larissa Chapman Dutcher