Introduction to Mountain Bike Skills Class

  • Participants

    Age 14 & up

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! Participants must provide their own trail ready mountain bike (Look for suspension systems and thick knobby tires. If you have questions about a bike's suitability contact the REI Richmond store). 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.


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