Introduction to Mountain Biking Class

10:00am2:00pm
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$79 for REI Members

$99 for non-members

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Overview

  • Fitness level 3 Moderate
  • 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 a 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

Map image of Palos Forest Preserve - Wolf Rd Woods

More directions and information

If you have any questions, please contact us: Monday-Thursday 9AM-4PM or Friday-Sunday 8AM-10AM @ 1-877-819-3810 or by email at chicago-os@rei.com. - All of these are monitored mailboxes