Introduction to Mountain Biking Class

9:00am1:00pm
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$79 for REI Members

$89 for non-members

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Overview

  • Fitness level 3 Moderate
  • Skill level 2 Intermediate
  • Minimum age 14
  • Group size 8 people

Experience the thrill of mountain biking with our enthusiastic, knowledgeable instructors! You'll practice various riding techniques, including body and pedal position, shifting, braking, climbing, descending, and navigating minor obstacles on the trail. We'll also go over important communication skills and mountain biking trail etiquette with the aim of keeping multi-use trails open and safe for everyone. And finally, we'll practice all these new skills on a beginner friendly trail ride! Don't have a bike? We'll provide mountain bikes for students at no additional charge. Recommended for those 14 and older; those under 18 must be accompanied by parent or responsible adult. This class is for those who are already comfortable riding a bike on flat and even terrain.

  • Learn techniques for effective bike handling on the trail
  • Practice mountain bike skills in a protected environment
  • Enjoy a beginner friendly trail ride with REI's expert instructors

What to bring with you

Notes

Please arrive 10-15 minutes prior to the start time for parking and paperwork considerations. $12 state park parking fee required for each vehicle (cash only) or CA State Park Poppy Pass.

Map image of Folsom Lake SRA: Granite Bay

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$12 state park parking fee REQUIRED for each vehicle (cash only) or CA State Park Poppy Pass. Restrooms and water available.