Our Mountain
Bike Course

For beginners

The basic mountain bike courses will introduce you to basic techniques required in off-road and single-track mountain biking, equipping riders with skills to successfully ride many permissible natural and purpose-built mountain bike trails across the UK.

Suitable for adults 16+

The program will develop the rider’s ability, confidence and will also introduce and reinforce safety awareness. Learn the essential skills for tackling common mountain biking trail features.

We’ll give you the skills to make yourself ready at all times to tackle the trail ahead of you. From positioning yourself correctly on the bike to absorb obstacles and promote freedom of movement, to maintaining your momentum, learning how to stay in control with the confidence to start tackling more technical features.

If you would like to organise a 1-to-1 session,
please call 0161 796 6221 or email blackdog@ncagb.co.uk

Skills Itinerary

Bike check and set up A simple M Check which entails checking components on the bike to make sure it is going to perform to a safe standard while on the course, setting up the seat height and tyre pressures, checking the brakes.

Using the correct gears A brief chat about using gears correctly in different circumstances depending on terrain.

Braking control Using correct braking techniques while on the trails.

Body position  The correct techniques required for descending and climbing.

Weight shift  Allowing your body to relax allowing the bike to move freely.

Slow speed control  Learning to control your bike at slow speeds which will help you out of some difficult situations.

Front wheel lift  Lifting the front wheel over small obstacles like rocks or logs while on the trails.

June 2021

Sunday 27th June 2021

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Based at Philips Park in Whitefield

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