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“This MTB class was amazing! I learned more in a few hours about mountain biking working with you than in my entirety!"

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Learn better mountain biking skills from pro rider and world record holder Amy Regan, who's been teaching and training others for over 20 years. Amy offers group class's and private lessons for all levels. Improve your techniques such as climbing and descending and negotiating rough terrain. Better bike handling means more enjoyable riding with less risk of injury.

Joining Amy Regan's Mountain Bike Skills Training gives you access to the clinic schedule, registration for classes, and the added benefit of being able to connect with other riders of your skill level through our message boards! Also check out our other meetup, AZ Mountain Biking, at meetup.com/azmtnbiking/.

Beginner Clinics are scheduled every month, and intermediate riders can request to be partnered with riders of similar skill levels. Message Amy to add your name to the current Intermediate Request list and she will contact you with details.

"Amy provides professional, quality coaching to enhance safety, competency, and overall enjoyment for MTB'ers. This is a real benefit to the riding community.” -Anthony

Please take a look at our calendar of classes and get signed up today! It will be the best thing you can do towards making sure that every mountain biking experience is a great one!

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Beginner Mountain Bike Skills Clinic

40th St entrance of Phoenix Mountain Preserve

$85.00

**Please read all of this page before RSVPing! Thank you!**

"Don't learn by crashing!" Crashing often makes us more fearful and sometimes we don't even know why it happened.

Professional instruction is the safest and fastest ways to learn the fundamentals and improve your skills. Amy Regan, a former pro racer, has been a certified coach, personal trainer and MTB instructor since 1996. She has taught hundreds of clinics and private lessons to help riders of all levels. Whether you are a brand new rider or have had some experience on trails, making sure you understand the fundamentals of mountain biking is the best way to gain confidence and have more fun on the trails. Climb better, descend with more confidence, and learn how to safely navigate a variety of terrain.

The clinic begins with making sure that your bike is set up correctly for you with a evaluation of your on your bike. Then you'll begin to learn (or review) the basic skills of mountain biking, such as position changes, balance, mounting and dismounting, braking, cornering, climbing and descending. Improving these necessary skills helps make sure that every ride is a great ride!

PLEASE NOTE: The RSVP list does not indicates the total number of sign-ups. Since there is a limit of 10 riders per class (5 per instructor), please sign-up soon to be sure you get a spot.

*COST: $85.00 / half-day class, with a limit of six people per instructor.
These clinics fill up fast, and so prepayment secures your spot. Payment must be received 7 days prior to the clinic to be able to attend. You may pay via Paypal, or Zelle to [masked]. For another method of payment text Amy at[masked].

MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS:

- Your own bike or rental ($35, contact Amy for details)
- Helmet
- 70 or more oz of water (bottles or hydration pack)
- Sunglasses
- Comfortable but not too baggy bike or workout clothing

RSVPs, PLEASE TEXT YOUR PHONE NUMBER SO THAT YOU CAN BE CONTACTED IF THERE ARE UPDATES TO THE THIS CLASS:[masked]

NOTES ON COVID-19

Please have a face covering available for use should in case of emergency. It should go without saying that you should not attend if have any symptoms, tested positive for Covid-19, or have knowledge of being recently exposed to the virus.

WAIVER, RELEASE, AND ASSUMPTION OF RISKS

I/we hereby waive, release and discharge the Meetup group AZ Mountain Biking (AZMB) and its officers, ride leaders,volunteers, employees, organizers, sponsors, members, and ride participants from any and all claims for personal injury, property damage,or death resulting from my/our participation in any AZMB event.

I/we acknowledge that mountain biking is a high-risk sport. I/we realize there are certain dangers inherent in the sport of mountain biking, and I/we assume these risks with the full understanding that injuries may result from my/our participation in any AZMB event.

I intend this release to discharge the above-named from any and all liability arising from or connected in any way with my/our participation in any event, even though that liability may result from the negligence or carelessness of the above named .

I/we certify that my/our bicycle is suitable for safe use in all events, that I/we are in good physical condition, and that I/we are able to complete the event. I/we agree to wear a bicycle helmet properly adjusted and fastened and approved by SNELL or ANSI.

I/we have read this waiver and release and fully understand its terms and agree that it shall be binding on my/our heirs and assigns. I/we consent to emergency care at my own expense if injured or ill.

Clicking Yes(or the equivalent) on the RSVP and/or participating in this event is my signature on this waiver.

Intermediate MTB Clinic for Improving Technical Skills!

Pima Dynamite Trailhead

$85.00

Do rocks freak you out, drops make you stop, or switchbacks make you switch (from a biker to a hiker)? If any of these things sound familiar, then this clinic will help!

Amy has taught over 300 lessons since 1996. World record holder/former pro 24 hour solo racer for Kona Mountain Bikes, she now dedicates herself and her work to helping others excel in their mountain biking abilities. Better skills = less risk and MORE FUN!

Amy, along with Assistant Instructor Brad Harris*, will evaluate your position on the bike and be making sure you understand where to put your weight over the bike, when to brake or not brake, when to sit, hover or stand, where to look, and the best not-so-secret technique of how to float over obstacles with (relative) ease!! Hint: you've heard it , you know it - it's the doing that makes it happen!

* Brad has been teaching MTB skills for many years. Over the past 5 years he has been co-teaching with Amy and AZ Mountain Biking, helping to keep our ratio of student to coach not greater than 6/1. Not only are Brad's MTB skills excellent, but he is an outstanding and patient teacher!

CLINIC COST: $85
(please text Amy at[masked] for alternative payment options)

***PLEASE NOTE: RSVPS MUST TEXT AMY AT[masked] AND/OR READ EMAILS FROM THE ORGANIZER CONCERNING THIS EVENT***

(Clinics can also be scheduled by request for any size group. Call Amy at[masked])

WAIVER, RELEASE, AND ASSUMPTION OF RISKS

I/we hereby waive, release and discharge the Meetup group AZ Mountain Biking (AZMB) and its officers, ride leaders,volunteers, employees, organizers, sponsors, members, and ride participants from any and all claims for personal injury, property damage,or death resulting from my/our participation in any AZMB event.

I/we acknowledge that mountain biking is a high-risk sport. I/we realize there are certain dangers inherent in the sport of mountain biking, and I/we assume these risks with the full understanding that injuries may result from my/our participation in any AZMB event.

I intend this release to discharge the above-named from any and all liability arising from or connected in any way with my/our participation in any event, even though that liability may result from the negligence or carelessness of the above named .

I/we certify that my/our bicycle is suitable for safe use in all events, that I/we are in good physical condition, and that I/we are able to complete the event. I/we agree to wear a bicycle helmet properly adjusted and fastened and approved by SNELL or ANSI.

I/we have read this waiver and release and fully understand its terms and agree that it shall be binding on my/our heirs and assigns. I/we consent to emergency care at my own expense if injured or ill.

Clicking Yes(or the equivalent) on the RSVP and/or participating in this event is my signature on this waiver.

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Intermediate MTB Clinic for Improving Technical Skills!

Pima Dynamite Trailhead

$85.00

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