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Intro to Singletrack for Beginner/Novice   1 Day Clinic: Ages 14+

 
Date:May 13, 2017
July 16, 2017
Times:10:00am - 3:00pm
Location:Mt MacPherson Trails
Price:$89/person
  • Skill Level 1-2 / Fitness Level 2

This clinic is ideal for mountain bikers with little to no singletrack riding experience. This clinic will help you build the confidence you need to get out there and ride!

Morning Focus: learning the basic fundamentals of riding, in a controlled area.

  • Stance and Balance
  • Gears and Braking
  • Cornering
  • Front Wheel Lifts
  • Line Selection
  • Safety and Trail Etiquette
  • Basic bike anatomy and sizing, how to use your gear, and what to be prepared for

Afternoon Focus: applying our new skills out on the trail.

  • Time to ride!
  • Riders may be split into groups by age and/or ability levels.

*Maximum 6:1 student/instructor ratio.
*Snacks and beverages included, please bring your own lunch and water bottle/hydration pack for the trail.


Intermediate Progressive Skills   2 Day Clinic: Ages 14+

 
Date:June 3-4, 2017
July 8-9, 2017
Times:9:00am - 3:00pm each day
Location:Mt. MacPherson Trails
Price:$189/person
  • Skill Level 2-3 / Fitness Level 2+

This popular 2 day skills workshop is for intermediate riders who want to take their riding to the next level. Spend two full days at MacPherson learning advanced riding techniques and applying them on trail.

You will learn more advanced riding techniques such as:

  • Balance & Body Position, Pedal Positions
  • Braking Techniques and Selective Braking
  • Cornering, Berms, Bike/Body Separation
  • Wheel Lifts (front and rear), Bunny Hops, Small Jumps & Drops
  • Line Selection, Trail Scanning
  • Active Pressure Control- Pumping, Lifting, and Flowing

Skills and theory will be discussed and practiced in controlled areas as well as on trail, with plenty of time away from the parking areas. Please pack snacks, water, spare tube, tools/pump, etc to bring along for the day.

*Maximum 6:1 student/instructor ratio.
*Some snacks and beverages included (while at parking areas), please bring your own lunch and water bottle/hydration pack for the trail.


Advanced Shred Sessions   2 Day Clinic: Ages 16+

Coach Ted Morton 
Date:June 17-18, 2017
July 8-9, 2017
July 22-23, 2017
Times:9:00am - 4:00pm each day
Location:Mt. MacPherson and Boulder
Price:$249/person
  • Skill Level 3-4 / Fitness Level 3+

This clinic is designed to turn intermediate and advanced riders into experts, by focusing their attention on breaking bad habits and enlightening their riding with new skills. Riders in this clinic should be comfortable and capable of small wheel lifts, small bunny-hops and riding fairly sustained downhill trails. This session will encompass a lot of on the trail breakout lessons. The goal is to practice a lot and preach a little.

What you'll learn:

  • Bike Setup and Preparation
  • Increased Range of Motion - Proper body position, Neutral, Cruising and Attacking
  • Line Selection - Trail Scanning and how to utilize different line choices for different results - Fun vs. Race vs. Showboat!
  • Speed Control - Ever wondered where to pedal? How hard? Where should I be braking? Are skids really for kids!?
  • Direction Changes - we'll learn the difference between complete direction changes (corners), temporary changes and a bike vs. body direction change
  • Rock/log rolls
  • Riding Steeps
  • Finding 'Flow' on the trail
  • Rock gardens and roots!
  • Jumps and drops (pending group skill level)

Skills and theory will be discussed and practiced in controlled areas as well as on trail, with plenty of time away from the parking areas. Please pack snacks, water, spare tube, tools/pump, etc to bring along for the day.

*Maximum 6:1 student/instructor ratio.
*Some snacks and beverages included (while at parking areas), please bring your own lunch and water bottle/hydration pack for the trail.