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SKILLS CLINIC: July MTB Series

Tuesday, July 19 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, July 26, 2022

MTB Skills Clinic

MTB series

WHO THIS CLINIC IS FOR
This clinic is for novice riders who don’t have much experience with mountain biking but are ready to dive in!

DESCRIPTION
In this four-week (Tuesday 7/5, 7/12, 7/19, 7/26) novice-level clinic, you’ll be paired with a BICP certified to cover MTB Foundation Skills and climbing, descending and cornering techniques. This is an introductory class at the novice level. You will learn and practice new skills during the first three sessions at Valmont, then take it on the trail for the final session!

What You’ll learn

  • Ride with balance and body-bike separation
  • Brake properly
  • Climb and descend on trails
  • Shift to the correct gear
  • Steer and corner
  • Performing basic front wheel lifts
  • Roll down small drops

Important Info

  • All riders MUST wear a helmet, and have a trail-ready bike.
  • Gloves, layers, and additional padding is encouraged.
  • You should have decent basic bike control.
  • Your bike should fit you and be in good working order.
  • Minimum age to participate is 14 years old.

Details

Date:
Tuesday, July 19
Time:
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Event Category:

Organizer

Boulder Mountainbike Alliance
Email:
bma@bouldermountainbike.org
Website:
bouldermountainbike.org

Venue

Valmont Bike Park
5275 Valmont Rd
Boulder, CO 80301 United States
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