Introduction to Mountain Biking Class

9:00 AM  –  3:00 PM

The Trustees' Noanet Woodlands

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  • Fitness level  2: Easy Active
  • Skill level  2: Intermediate
  • Minimum age: 14
  • Group size: 5

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

The Trustees' Noanet Woodlands

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What makes Noanet Woodlands a special place? We think it's the more than 17 miles of shady trails and woods roads you'll find here for walking, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and horseback riding. Enjoy leisurely strolls, mountain biking, and birding - you might even hike to the top of Noanet Peak for terrific views of the Boston skyline.