Women's Introduction to Mountain Biking

9:00 AM  –  3:00 PM

Lincoln Woods State Park

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  • Fitness level  2: Easy Active
  • Skill level  2: Intermediate
  • Minimum age: 14
  • Group size: 10

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 with other like-minded women! Don't have a bike? We'll provide mountain bikes for students at no additional charge. Recommended for women 14 and older; those under 18 must be accompanied by parent or responsible adult. No rider will be left behind!

  • 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

Lincoln Woods State Park

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From boulders to bikes to boats, Rhode Island's Lincoln Woods State Park truly has it all. Boasting high-quality textured granite rocks, Lincoln Woods draws boulderers from throughout the Northeast and beyond. The park is also home to some of the best mountain biking in the state with over 600 acres of trails. Swimming, boating, and hiking are also available at this truly remarkable state park.