Learn to Ride with Poise, Confidence and Skill!
Bikers will navigate the single-track trails of the Tahoe Basin and Truckee learning fundamental mountain biking skills from experienced coaches along the way. Riders will learn the all important basics – shifting and pedaling best practices, proper body positioning, weight transfer across obstacles, how to climb, cross and descend challenge-by-choice terrain and much more. This is a great way to build confidence, explore the great outdoors and kick off a truly lifelong sport.
Who: Designed for girls and boys student-athletes in grades 1st to 5th grade. 1st grader riders should be accompanied by their parent.
When: Wednesdays from 3:00pm ~ 5:00pm, beginning April 20th. Ride end time varies by ride location. Six rides are scheduled this Spring. Riding begins See calendar here for specific dates.
Where: Participants will explore nearby single track rides at Emigrant Trail, Tahoe Donner XC, Flume Trail and beyond! Parents and students will meet coaches at the trailhead. Locations will be shared the week prior to the ride.
Instructors: Skye Allsop, Eric Martin and others TBA
Capacity: 15-20 student bikers.
What to Bring: Participants will need their own bike (one that is in good working order), any special tools for fixing flats, spare tube, helmet, gloves and hydration system.
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