Introduction to Mountain Biking Class

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$129 for REI Members

$149 for non-members

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  • Fitness level 3 Moderate
  • Skill level 2 Intermediate
  • Minimum age 14
  • Group size 7 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

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All of our experiences can be offered as private courses in order to accommodate your schedule or to arrange a group experience for your friends! Please email or call us at 303-756-3100 for more information.

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There is a $5 parking fee (cash only) for motor vehicles that are not registered in Boulder County. From Boulder, travel South on highway 93. The parking area is located on the right, 100 yards past Rd 128. If you have any questions or issues, please contact us @ 720-608-4198, or