Loppet Foundation

Mountain Bike Skill Builders: Foundational

Whether you are new to mountain biking or an experienced rider, focusing on your foundational skills will take your riding to the next level – safely and with confidence. This clinic is also a prerequisite for our Intermediate Skills Clinic.

All clinics are led by our BICP Level II Certified Skills Instructors that have a passion for sharing their knowledge, teaching and developing others. Clinics are limited to six riders.

In the Foundational Skills Clinic you will learn and practice:

  • Bike set-up
  • Body position
  • Pressure control and balance
  • Bike and body separation
  • Cornering techniques
  • Climbing and descending
  • Braking techniques
  • And more…

Required equipment for this class includes the following. We are happy to help you make bike adjustments during the first session.

  • A tuned mountain bike or fat bike
  • Flat platform pedals and smooth soled shoes
  • A helmet
  • Ability to lower your saddle

A discount of $10 off is offered to members of the Loppet Foundation and members of Club Trailhead (use discount code LoppetMember18). Registrants will be cross-referenced with membership records to ensure valid use of this discount code. Click here to learn more about Loppet Foundation membership!

Foundational Clinic Groups

September 26, October 3 & 10, 2018

  • 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
  • Meet in The Trailhead parking lot.
  • Cost: $99 members, $109 non-members.

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October 20, 2018 (One-Day Session)

  • 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 pm
  • Meet in The Trailhead parking lot.
  • Cost: $99 members, $109 non-members.

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Ladies Foundational Clinic Groups

September 5, 12 & 19, 2018

  • 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
  • Meet in The Trailhead parking lot.
  • Cost: $99 members, $109 non-members.

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October 6, 2018 (One-Day Session)

  • 12:00 – 4:00 p.m.
  • Meet in The Trailhead parking lot.
  • Cost: $99 members, $109 non-members.

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