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FULL -Mountain Bike Skills Clinic SERIES

A series of three skills clinics designed to build confidence riding

  • Started Jun 8
  • 219 US dollars
  • Clinic #1 - Wanatee in Marion Clinic. 2 & 3 - Beverly Park, Cedar Rapids, IA

Service Description

Join Down 2 Bike Project and build your riding skills on a mountain bike. By the end of the series, you will have the skills to feel more confident climbing, descending, braking, riding technical terrain and wheel lifts to dodge smaller rocks and logs. MTB CLINIC 101 -June 8th, 6:00 pm Wanatee - Marion, IA Fine tune your bike handling skills in a safe and controlled environment before hitting the trails. Our certified instructors will help you get familiar with your bike and learn the fundamental mountain biking skills to build your confidence. This clinic will cover pre-ride bike check, braking, shifting, pedal positions, ready/neutral position and bike body separation (needed for corners and obstacle dodging) and how to ride straight lines (if time allows). After the teaching portion we'll hit the trails and practice your newly learned skills. This course is an ALL LEVELS class and is a prerequisite for MTB 102 & 103 (unless permission is given from instructor). MTB CLINIC 102 -June 22nd, 6:00pm Beverly Park - Cedar Rapids, IA Level up! Continue learning the Core Fundamentals with a bit more challenge involved. It’s time to start diving deeper in the second of three Fundamental MTB clinics. This clinic is for you if you need help with: Reducing pedal strikes while rolling over small hills, logs, rocks How to navigate trail switchbacks and turn tight corners Climbing and navigating ascending terrain How to ride straight lines and progress to log features seen frequently on trails. Students should leave this class understanding the basics of ratcheting, climbing, descending, and how to safely dismount/restart during a climb. It is highly recommended to have taken a clinic similar to the MTB 101 course prior to the MTB Skills 102 course. MTB CLINIC 103 -July 6th, 6:00pm Beverly Park - Cedar Rapids, IA You’re feeling good and ready for more! Join us for the last clinic in a series of three preparing you for Intermediate Clinics TBA in July 2022. In this clinic you’ll learn: ·How to dodge rocks or obstacles in the trail ·Cornering ·Roll downs (8-12” features) Front and Rear Wheel Lifts (if time permits) Physical Requirements to participate in the clinic series: • Balance, steer, and stop a bicycle • Get on and off of a bicycle independently or with the assistance of a companion • Ride continuously for 30 minute periods • Have the ability to follow verbal and/or visual instruction • Wear a helmet and closed-toe shoes

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Cancellation Policy

REFUNDS Due to the high demand of clinics, limited slots available for sign ups, permit and insurance fee’s, the travel arrangements for the coaches and expenses to get to a camp to serve you, Down 2 Bike Project requires a 45 day notice to refund you 100% of the lesson and/or clinic cost. We will refund 50% with 30 days notice. Less than 30 days notice of a cancellation is non-refundable, however, we will do our best to reschedule with you if another clinic is available that season. Weather - If weather or trail conditions are problematic, Down 2 Bike Project will reschedule the clinic to a similar start time the same week. If participant is unable to attend, a credit will be applied and valid until October 2022.

Contact Details


Wanatee Park - Meadowlark Shelter parking lot 1600 Banner Drive, Marion, IA, USA