Event

Title:
FULL--Intro to Mountain Biking -Core Skills Class
Calendar:
Outdoor Chattanooga Events - Public Calendar
Date:
04.21.2017 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Description

Mountain Biking is so much more than just riding a bike on a trail through the woods!

This entry-level class is designed to teach you the basics and reinforce the core skills that are required to get the most out of mountain biking. Learn about additional opportunities, local clubs, trail etiquette, basic maintenance and favorite locations to keep you riding. Using open field areas and equipment allows for instructional drills for skill building. Let our instructors teach you in a format that can be structured to your pace and individual learning style.

Topics include:
Know your bike and safety check
Riding body positions for off road terrain
Shifting, pedal positions, and using your brakes
Maneuvering techniques and drills
Climbing and descending
Single track riding techniques

Appropriate for ages 10 and up. Mountain bikes are available by reservation to use for class thanks to grants from the Ironman Foundation and Friends of Outdoor Chattanooga.

Prerequisites: Participants must already know how to confidently ride a bike for this class.

Fee: $10 per person

Advanced reservations are required.
Contact Outdoor Chattanooga at (423) 643-6888.