Sample Skills Covered in BEGINNER Mountain Bike Skills Clinic
• Helmet check and fit
• Bike safety inspection
• Correct riding position
• Controlled braking including emergency braking
• Riding around small obstacles
• Slow riding and balance
• Cornering and flat turns
• Getting over small obstacles like rocks and branches. Roll overs and wheelie lifts.
• Correct gear selection
• Ascending and descending hills
• Roll downs
• Short trail ride
• Tips on cleaning and maintaining your bike
This skills clinic is open to any person 16 years and over. Children under 18 years must be accompanied by an adult. All participants require a fully functioning mountain bike with knobby tyres (not slicks) and Australian Standards approved helmet. Front suspension on the bike is recommended.
The skills clinic will go from 9am-12am.Please arrive at 8.45am.
Please ensure that you bring water, a snack and sunscreen.
The clinic is being limited to a maximum of 8 participants so be quick to sign up. Please confirm that you are coming by clicking on YES next to ''WILL YOU ATTEND'' in the top right hand corner of the page next to the post for the ride and pay $85 on Paypal. Please note that you can also pay with credit card on the Paypal site.
VISA or cheque on the day will not be accepted. Refunds will not be offered. In the event of inclement weather, the alternate date for the skills clinic is Sunday August 17.If you cannot attend the alternate date you will not be able to make up the course at another time.
ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL BE REQUIRED TO COMPLETE A WAIVER ON ARRIVAL.
For further details please contact Lisa at Sydney Bike Skills on[masked] 756.