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Due to interest and demand in conducting Seminars and Skills Clinic for Mountain Bike Riders in the Triangle, TORC and The Bicycle Chain of Durham have combined forces and efforts to conduct this event.
This event will be comprised of a "Hands On" Skills Clinic at Lake Crabtree County Park.
Specifically, the program will involve "Hand On" segment, approx. 4.5 hours long, that will be conducted at Lake Crabtree County Park, 1400 Aviation Parkway, Morrisville, NC 27560. We will meet at the Gravel Parking Lot that is the FIRST Parking Lot to the Right, when you enter the Park.
Matt Fitzgerald is a Professional Downhill Racer, who placed 5th in the 2012 USA Cycling Mountain Bike Gravity Nationals. Matt Races on Devinci Downhill Mountain Bikes with Billy Goat Bikes of Asheville, NC.
Topics covered in the Skills Clinic will include: 1) Bike Setup, 2) Trail Preparedness, 3) Shared Use Etiquette / IMBA's Rules Of The Trails, 4) Simple Maintenance Tips, 5) Proper Rider Position, 6) Controlled Braking / Slow Technical Maneuvering, 6) Picking Your Line, and many other topics. We will cover as many topics as time permits.
RSVP's will be limited to and fulfilled on a "First-Come, First-Served" Basis.
Items To Bring: 1) Mechanically Sound Bike, 2) Helmet, 3) Water(!!!), 4) Gloves, 5) Mountain Bike Shoes, 6) Bike Shorts, (if you have), 7) Upper Body Clothing, (Wicking Material Shirt or Jersey), 8) Protective Eye Wear, 9) Energy Snacks, 10) Sunscreen.
We will have Tools for Basic Repairs and Adjustments and a First Aid Kit available.
Please feel free to email me via Meetup if you have any questions or need more information.
I sincerely look forward to seeing you at this forthcoming event. I promise that this event will be well worth your time to attend if you are interested in learning about Mountain Biking In The Triangle and if you are interested in furthering your skills and knowledge of Mountain Biking!
With Warmest Regards. Happy Trails!