Skills Clinic Series - September

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Skills Clinic Series - September

No matter how you ride now, you are about to ride better!

When and where

Location

Valmont Bike Park 5275 Valmont Rd Boulder, CO 80301

Map and directions

How to get there

Refund Policy

Contact the organizer to request a refund.
Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

About this event

WHO THIS CLINIC IS FOR

This clinic is for novice riders who don’t have much experience with mountain biking but are ready to dive in!

DESCRIPTION

In this four-week novice-level clinic, you’ll be paired with a BICP certified coach to cover MTB Foundation Skills and climbing, descending and cornering techniques. This is an introductory class at the novice level. You will learn and practice new skills during the first three sessions at Valmont, then take it on the trail for the final session!

Wednesday Series Dates, 5 - 7 pm

  • 9/7
  • 9/14
  • 9/21
  • 9/28

You'll learn how to:

  • Ride with balance and body-bike separation
  • Brake properly
  • Climb and descend on trails
  • Shift to the correct gear
  • Steer and corner
  • Approach obstacles including perform basic front wheel lifts
  • Roll down drops

Maximum 12 students. No matter how you ride your bike, you're about to ride it better!

Clinics meet on the east side of Valmont Bike Park near the pavilion next to the dog park

Start Time: 5:30 pm (please be there at 5:15 pm to allow ample prep time)

COST

We love to ride and we know that you do too so we try to keep our expenses low and then pass that savings onto our members. Our goal is to make our clinics accessible to everyone and to grow Boulder's awesome cycling community. Not a member? Sign up now and save!

BMA Members: $180

Non Members: $280

IMPORTANT INFO

  • All participants MUST wear a helmet. Gloves and addition padding is encouraged.
  • Please bring water, and weather appropriate clothing. Layers are a great idea!
  • Bring a trail-ready bike that is in good working order and fits you.
  • All participants must sign a Boulder Mountainbike Alliance liability waiver once during the season.
  • Minimum age to participate is 14 years old.
  • For permitting, planning and payment purposes, you must sign up if you plan to join us.
  • BMA has a 24 hour cancellation policy - no refunds or credits will be given with less than 24 hours cancellation notice.

Send us an email if you have any questions - rides@bouldermountainbike.org

FAQs

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

Minimum age to participate is 14 years old.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

rides@bouldermountainbike.org

Is my registration fee or ticket transferable?

Yes. Please email rides@bouldermountainike.org with any changes. Each participant must sign a waiver, so if the clinic is transferred, a paper waiver must be signed on site.

$180 – $280