Thrills & Skills YOUTH CLUB Overview

All programs are led by qualifies NCCP Mountain Bike Coaches and follow the LTAD youth development model

 

High-Performance Racing is focused on helping teenage racers reach the highest level of the sport they desire. Riders work with a comprehensive

support network to help them represent our province on the national and international stage.

 

  • Thrills & Skills Cycling Jersey-requirement
  • Shorts or pants that won’t snag on bike
  • Mountain bike with at least front suspension and disc brakes.
  • Dropper post recommended
  • Clipless pedals and shoes
  • OR Mountain bike specific flat pedals and mountain bike specific flat shoes
  • Knee/elbow pads suggested
  • Knee/full shin pads mandatory if riding flat pedals
  • Crack/shatter resistant Sunglasses encouraged
  • Full fingered gloves
  • Water
  • Flat repair kit (tube, pump, tire levers, etc)
  • Proper fitting helmet
  • Yearly cycle program – Doumont / Westwood Trails
  • 2020 Early Race season
  • One to three days a week

 

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STREET SMARTS WORKSHOP OVERVIEW 

This workshop is 4 hours in duration.

 

Are you wanting to feel comfortable riding your bike on the roadways and understand your bike better?? Learn to become a Street-Smart cyclist and gain confidence riding in traffic. The day will start with introduction, then move into rules and regs of the road, common cycling routes, rider visibility and safety, road positioning, traffic lights, proper bike set up, effective bike handling, proper braking, understanding your gears. Gain confidence through cycling activities and have fun. We will be inside for the first 2 hrs and outside for the remaining 2 hrs. We will be going on a 5-10 km ride on the roads to help explain our roles as cyclists on them.

 

All participants must have a certified biking helmet, full functioning bike with lights and basic riding skills.  Bring snacks, water and weather appropriate clothing. (This workshop will be done rain or shine)

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TRAIL-SMARTS MOUNTAIN BIKE SKILLS CAMPS OVERVIEW

 

Level 1   1 day 4 hours total $50

Level 2    2 days 8 hours total $90

 

Would you like to hone your skills and build your confidence when you ride on XC trails. The goal is to help you develop a wider range of skills to keep you safe and having fun on the trails. Start the day off with some basic bike maintenance. Proper trail etiquette, effective bike handling, understanding gearing and hills, front wheel lifts to help overcome obstacles, roll downs, bumps and burms. Offering 3 different levels to properly suit your needs as a rider. This course is aimed at XC trail riding.

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E-BIKE SKILLS WORKSHOP OVERVIEW

Level 1 Novice 1 day 3 hours total $65

Level 2 Intermediate 2 days 8 hours total $120

Level 3 Advanced 4 days 16 hours total $250

This workshop is designed to raise confidence and challenge the skill level on your Commuter/On-Road E-Bike. E-Bikes are

generally heavier than regular bikes which means you need to be skilled at controlling your E-Bike.

Gain Valuable Skills on your E-Bike. Help reduce injuries by honing your skills and having fun. In this workshop we will cover

proper bike fit, understanding the motor and charger, learn the differences between pedal assist and throttle only, hill climbing,

gear choices, wet weather riding. There will be an obstacle course in a controlled area to complete which will work you and your skills to perfection.

 

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Mountain Bike Specific

Level 1   1 day 4 hours total $50

Level 2    2 days 8 hours total $90

Want to ride your Off road E-Bike with more skill and handling? This is just the workshop for you.

E-Bikes are generally heavier than regular bikes which means you need to be skilled at controlling your E-Bike.

Gain Valuable Skills on your E-Bike. Help reduce injuries by honing your skills and having fun. In this workshop

we will cover proper bike fit, understanding the motor and charger, learn the differences between pedal assist and

throttle only, hill climbing, gear choices, wet weather riding. This workshop with be conducted on dirt roads and single track

 

PLEASE CONTACT US HERE TO BOOK A PROGRAM!