Mountain Biking

Children must be at least 8 years old to join the program and have a mountain bike with gears and hand brakes. Please make sure your bikes are in good condition with smooth shifting gears and working brakes.

A limited supply of bikes are available to rent ($50 rental fee and $75 refundable deposit) for the summer.

A SAMPLING OF WHAT WE'LL COVER IN THE PROGRAM:
  • Balance and bike handling
  • Proper gear shifting
  • Descending technique (just say "no" to "endos")
  • Ascending technique
  • Cornering technique
  • Front wheel lift
  • Back wheel lift
  • The Bunny Hop
  • How to do a wheelie
  • The Track Stand
  • On-trail maintenance
  • Food and hydration principles
  • Single track practice
  • Trail Etiquette for mountain biking








GEAR LIST:
  • A reliable bike!  If you need help shopping, inquire with us about recommendations.  Hand brakes and gears are required.
  • A MANDATORY bike tune-up!  Avoid becoming mosquito bait by riding a bike that's in good working order.
  • A MANDATORY BIKE HELMET
  • Water bottle or hydration pack
  • Biking gloves
  • Seat pouch for tools and tubes
  • Extra inner tube
  • Patch kit
  • Tire levers
  • Bike multitool
  • Windbreaker
  • BUG DOPE
  • Clipless pedals (recommended)
  • Protective eyewear (recommended)
  • Padded biking shorts (recommended)

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