Mountain Bike Skills: 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 Trailhead+ Access (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

Wednesdays May 15, 22 & 29, 2019

Registration Closed

Saturday June 15, 2019

Registration Closed

Ladies Foundational Clinic Groups – Tuesdays

6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Meet in The Trailhead parking lot. Cost: $119 members, $129 non-members.

May 14, 21 & 28

Registration Closed

June 4, 11 & 18

Registration Closed

June 11, 18 & 25

Registration Closed

August 6, 13 & 20

Registration Closed

September 10, 17 & 24

Registration Closed