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Mountain Bike Core Skills - 2 Day

£150.00

 


The most important skills you can ever learn when it comes to mountain biking.  Become a better, more confident rider with the ability to control the most difficult of terrain.

 

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  • Course Description

    The most important mountain bike skills you can ever learn when it comes to mountain biking. Become a better, more confident rider with the ability to control the most difficult of terrain.

    One of our most popular mountain bike skills courses and the most important MTB skills you can ever learn when it comes to mountain biking. Become a better rider, bursting with confidence, new techniques and the control to handle the most difficult of terrain with ease. Many of our very experienced leadership course candidates have commented on the fact that they would have benefited immensely from learning these skills when they first started mountain biking, so why not join us and go "back to basics" to move your riding forwards. 

    So what are the Core Skills? 

    Bike Set Up - Getting the bike to work for you, looking at saddle, suspension and brake set up.
    Weight Shift and the Cone of Movement
    - If you don't move you will fall off, this is where riding starts.
    Track Stands
    - The ability to balance, the most important skill to learn when it comes to riding a mountain bike.
    Manual Front Wheel Lifts
    - The ability to lift the front wheel over an obstacle using body position and weight shift.
    Power Assisted Front Wheel Lifts
    - The ability to lift the front wheel at slow speed over an obstacle whilst climbing.
    Rear Wheel Lifts
    - The ability to lift the rear wheel over an obstacle. 

    As well as the 4 core skills, we give you a thorough breakdown and understanding of climbing, descending and braking. The course concentrates on the technically correct way to perform the MTB core skills required to become a more competent and confident rider. Our Core Skills MTB coaching course is also ideal for those mountain bikers who may be looking at completing one of our British Cycling Leadership awards in the future but are not sure about their own personal riding skills. 

    Once you have got to grips with the techniques on day 1, you will be given the opportunity to transfer these skills to the trail on day 2 under the guidance of our expert MTB coaches. Using video feedback (where necessary) we will show you where you are going wrong and right and show you how much more you can get from your biking with these skills dialed in.

    If you are unsure whether this is the course for you please do not hesitate to contact us for a chat, we will be happy to help.

    Instructor Ratio: 1:6 maximum
    Course Cost: £150 for 2 days (Over 18's only)
    Course Venue:
    Whinlatter, Braithwaite, Keswick, Cumbria CA12 5TW

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    If you have a gift certificate to redeem or would prefer to be invoiced for your course place rather than booking online please contact [email protected] and we will organise that booking for you.

    Private Courses are available for both corporate & private groups or individuals - contact [email protected]

    Gift Certificates are available for all our courses and are the perfect gift for any family members or friends. Please contact us for more information.

    Free Entitlement: When you come along on your Cyclewise course you will be given a discount card that entitles you to 10% off shop purchases for the duration of your course. Contact us on 01768-898775 or e-mail [email protected] for more information about our courses.

    COSTS & DETAILS || TWO DAY COURSE £150.00

Sat 16 Feb 2019 - Sun 17 Feb 2019

9:00AM - 4:30PM

Whinlatter Forest Park, Whinlatter Forest Park, Braithwaite, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5TW, United Kingdom

6 places available on this course.


Sat 13 Apr 2019 - Sun 14 Apr 2019

9:00AM - 4:30PM

Whinlatter Forest Park, Whinlatter Forest Park, Braithwaite, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5TW, United Kingdom

6 places available on this course.


If you would like to take the course of a date not shown please get in touch to organise a day to suit your needs.

Please email us on [email protected].

 

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017687 78711 - [email protected]
Whinlatter Forest, Braithwaite, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5TW
Mon - Sun 10am - 5pm
01900 821998 - [email protected]
Unit 2, Faifield Buildings, South St, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9RU
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