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Beginner Series

Join us for this confidence building series. Perfect for anyone new to the sport who wants to learn where to ride and some fundamental skills, while in a fun and encouraging environment. We will ride a new trail each week and focus on one skill each week.

 

Things you'll learn:

- How to check and set up your bike

- Where to ride and how to plan your route

- Riding Stance and Balance

- Climbing

- Braking

- Descending

The sessions will start with 30 minutes of skill sessions followed by a trail ride to apply what you've learned (1 to 1.5 hrs of riding). Sessions will begin at 6:30 pm. 

Cost: $250 +tax for 4 session over 4 weeks.

Recommended Minimum Ratings

Fitness - 2 

Skill - 2

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Intermediate Series

Riding the same trails every week? Want to see new areas, and improve your skills? Participants should be able to ride 2-2.5 hrs, be comfortable on "blue" XC trails, and have at least 1 season of experience on the mountain bike. We will ride a new area each week and focus on one skill each week.

Things you'll learn:

- Technical Climbing

- Braking 

- Descending steeper terrain

- Cornering

The sessions will start with 30 minutes of skill sessions followed by a trail ride to apply what you've learned (~2 hrs of riding). Sessions will begin at 6:30 pm. 

Cost: $250 +tax for 4 session over 4 weeks.

Recommended Minimum Ratings

Fitness - 2 

Skill - 3

Skill and Fitness Ratings Page

Intermediate PLUS Series

You can ride any blue level trail with no issues, and are ready to start increasing your speed, and facing some of the black trails. However you want to work in that direction while feeling under control.  

Things you'll learn:

- Confident line selection

- Increasing bike balance

- Experimenting with getting the wheels off the ground

- Body position for better traction

The sessions will start with 30 minutes of skill sessions followed by a trail ride to apply what you've learned (~2 hrs of riding). Sessions will begin at 6:30 pm. 

Cost: $250 +tax for 4 session over 4 weeks.

Recommended Minimum Ratings

Fitness - 3 

Skill - 4

Skill and Fitness Ratings Page

Advanced Series

You ride all the trails, but perhaps there are some holes in your game?  Want to increase speed, be more confident in loose steep sections and read the terrain better? Perhaps you have been mountain biking for years, but your technique is having trouble adapting to the new bikes and trail building techniques.  This is intended to be a diverse group of supportive individuals who are ready to try some new things.

 

Things you'll learn:

- Advanced braking techniques

- Maximizing traction 

- Descending steeps

- Increasing speed through all types of corners

The sessions will start with either a shuttle or a climb and then much of our time will be spent sessioning sections of the selected trail (~2 hrs of riding). Participants should be prepared to do some pedaling. Sessions will begin at 6:30 pm. 

Cost: $250 +tax  for 4 session over 4 weeks.

Recommended Minimum Ratings

Fitness - 3 

Skill - 4 moving to 5

Skill and Fitness Ratings Page

Multi Session Courses

 
 
 
 
 

Single Session Courses

Intro to MTB Half Day

Perfect for anyone new to the sport who wants to learn some fundamental skills and get some tips without committing to the full Discovery Series. Participants should be able to ride a bike on pathways.

 

Things you'll learn:

- How to check your bike

- Where to ride and how to plan your route

- Riding Stance and Balance

- Intro to Climbing

- Intro to Braking and Descending

This program will start with a skill session followed by a trail ride to apply what you've learned (~2 hrs of riding broken up with additional skill work). 

Cost: $85  +tax

Recommended Minimum Ratings

Fitness - 1 

Skill - 1

Skill and Fitness Ratings Page

Intro to Jumps and Drops

Evening session to work on making people comfortable with getting their wheels off the ground.

We take an incremental approach, starting small and working within comfort levels.

If you didn't learn this stuff when you were a kid through trial and error this is your chance to figure it out in a supportive group setting.

Cost: $55 +tax

Recommended Minimum Ratings

Fitness - 1 

Skill - 3

Skill and Fitness Ratings Page

Cornering Tune-Up

Intended for intermediate to advanced riders who wish to break down their cornering technique and learn some drills to improve their speed and control through the corners.

The dreaded cones come out for some warm up and analysis and drills, then we take it to the trails.

We cover the following aspects of cornering:

- Balance

- Body position

- Traction mitigation

- Braking

- Where you should be looking

- Line choice

It sometimes starts with a little frustration but the supportive group dynamic makes for a fun rewarding session.

Cost: $55 +tax

Recommended Minimum Ratings

Fitness - 2 

Skill - 4

Skill and Fitness Ratings Page

Steeps Tune-Up

We all like going down hills, but when it gets steep we shouldn't be just skidding to the bottom.
Lets spend an evening working on some drills and techniques to improve control, steering and speed down steep sections of trail.
Suitable for intermediate to advanced level riders who are interested in making some improvements to how they ride steeper trails.

Cost: $55 +tax

Recommended Minimum Ratings

Fitness - 2 

Skill - 4 

Skill and Fitness Ratings Page