March 05, 2023
Intro to Mountain Biking (PRIVATE UNE Class)Apex Youth Connection 45 Granite Street Biddeford, ME 04005 Organized by Apex Youth Connection $25 instant refund on this event with gift card.
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INTRODUCTION TO MOUNTAIN BIKING $60 Description: Experience the thrill of mountain biking with our enthusiastic, knowledgeable instructors! We’ll start by addressing proper bike fit and making any necessary adjustments to your bike. Next we’ll demonstrate riding techniques, including body and pedal position, shifting, braking, climbing, descending, and navigating minor obstacles on the trail. We’ll also go over important communication skills and mountain biking trail etiquette with the aim of keeping multi-use trails open and safe for everyone. And finally, we’ll practice all these new skills on a great trail ride! Don’t have a bike? We’ll provide mountain bikes for students at no additional charge. Recommended for those 14 and older; those under 18 must be accompanied by parent or responsible adult. No rider will be left behind! Intended Audience New mountain bike riders or anyone 14 yrs. (participants under 18 must have parental permission and attend with registered adult) or older looking to improve their mountain biking technique with the assistance of our helpful and patient instructors. Program Outcomes: • Learn how to mount and dismount a mountain bike both in stationary and moving environments • Learn the proper techniques of shifting, braking, hill climbing/descending, and clearing minor obstacles • Learn proper Trail etiquette (LNT) and risk management • Find local areas where you can begin to build your skills as a mountain biker. Prerequisites: Ability to comply with the Essential Eligibility Criteria Duration: 6 hours Equipment: • Required • Day pack • Lunch & snacks • Water bottle • Optional • Cycling shorts / pants • Energy snacks • Personal bike • Personal camera • Rain gear • Provided • Cycling helmet • First aid kit • Mountain Bike
March 05, 2023
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Apex Youth Connection45 Granite Street Biddeford, ME 04005