INTRODUCTION TO MOUNTAIN BIKING

 

Level 1   1 day 4 hours total $125

This program is focused on youth getting started with mountain biking that want to hone their skills and build their confidence when they ride on the trails. The goal is to help you develop a wider range of skills to keep you safe and having fun on the trails.

  • Learn some basic on trial bike maintenance skills
  • Essential tools and safety
  • Proper trail etiquette
  • Bike set up
  • Body Position and how it interacts with the bike
  • Braking techniques
  • Cornering techniques
  • Terrain awareness

 

Level 2  2 days 4 hours each – 8 hours total $195

This session builds on the Level 1 session enabling you to learn some more essential skills for mountain biking. Our aim is to give you more time and instruction to really get things dialed for your next ride with your friends.

  • Understanding gearing and hills
  • Front wheel lifts to help overcome obstacles
  • Importance of bike body separation
  • Roll downs and roots
  • Bumps and berms

 

Groups of 7 and individuals welcome

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ENDURO MOUNTAIN BIKING 

 

Level 1   1 day 4 hours total $125

This program is focused on intermediate youth with mountain biking skills that want to hone their enduro mountain biking skills and build their confidence while ripping down some sweet mountain single track. 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.
  • Essential tools and safety
  • Proper trail etiquette
  • Bike set up
  • Body Position and how it interacts with the bike
  • Braking techniques
  • Cornering techniques
  • Terrain awareness

 

Level 2    2 days 4 hours each – 8 hours total $195

This session builds on the Level 1 session enabling you to learn some more essential skills for mountain biking. Our aim is to give you more time and instruction to really get things dialed for you next ride with your friends.

  • Proper line choice
  • Advanced braking
  • Advanced cornering techniques
  • Pumping and jumping
  • Drops, roll downs and roots
  • Offering different levels to properly suit your needs as a rider.

 

Groups of 7 and individuals welcome

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CYCLOCROSS SKILLS TRAINING CLINICS

Clinics run 5 hours $100

Is the sport of Cyclocross something you love and enjoy or something you’ve always wanted to get into? Well this clinic may be for you! a typical clinic starts off with a bike check and setup. Spend the day having fun with friends and honing your CX racing skills. We start off covering the fundamental skills and clothing for Cyclocross. then move into demonstrating and practicing each of these skills: Shouldering, Dismount & Remount, Looking ahead, Carrying speed & Momentum, Bunny Hop, Sliding, Attacking the trail, Smooth riding, Line Choice, Climbing and Breathing. We will then put it all together on the trails and grass as well as a mini race, where we can really see everything in action. It is recommended to have some Cyclocross experience but not required.

Groups of 7 and individuals welcome

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STREET SMARTS COMMUTER CYCLING SKILLS PROGRAMS  

 

Level 1 Novice 1 day 4 hours $60

Level 2 Advanced 1 day 4 hours $60

 

Are you an aspiring commuter wanting to feel comfortable riding your bike on the roadways and trails to school 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 to start with a video presentation to help illustrate the rules and rider positioning before we ride in a controlled environment to simulate 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)

The Street Smarts Programs are run through various municipalities check your activity guide in your area or goto our upcoming events page to find a link.

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TASC HIGH PERFORMANCE YOUTH CLUB  This program is on hold for 2021 due to Covid-19

10 Week Program $200

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
  • 2021 Early Race season
  • One to three days a week