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This Course is 4 x 2 hour sessions for women (only) intermediate mountain bike riders with already a good fitness base (able to ride for 30-60 minutes currently) whom are looking to increase their technical riding skills and confidance whilst having fun on a mountain bike meeting like minded other women riders. The Course will be held at both Underwood Park and Daisy Hill Forest.
What skills does the course cover ?
The course starts with breaking down the technical elemnts of riding being, attack position, braking, cornering, inclinde and obstacle crossing all whilst on a flat grassy surface. We then begin to look at these things on a trail with differnet surfaces followed by adding additional more advanced skills such as berms, reading lines, pumping , log overs and rock gardens which are just a progression of the earlier skills learnt. By session 3 and 4 we will be on the trails (pending the progression of the group) applying the skills in a real trail enviorment with an aim to continue to progress the skill and confidence of the participants each session.
Who are the Coaches?
The Coaches for this course will be the two Marks, well known for their SheRides and other womens specialist coaching. We invite you read the reviews on our Facebook page by our previous participants.https://www.facebook.com/SheRidesMtbBrisbane/reviews
When are the sessions?
The Session dates are Sunday 5/2, 12/2, 19/2 and 26/2.
The time for each session is 3-5pm.
Event numbers are limited so we encourage you to sign up early.
What is an intermediate 1 and 2 rider?
We offer both Intermediate 1 and 2 courses. For the purpose of this course, an intermediate 1 rider is one that can ride continuouly for 30- 60 minutes (from a fitness perspective) however, lacks the skills and technical knowledge to understand the how it should be done.
An intermediate 2 course will be held later in the year however we find intermediate 2 riders are best to have progressed from level 1 to have a firm understanding of the basic skills that sit behind the more advance level 2 techniques.
Is there an age limit to enter the course?
Yes, you must be a minimum of 18 years of age to attend.
What do I bring to the event?
You will need a trail worthy Mountain Bike, an Australian Standard complianced helmet, spare tube and tools for changing a tube on the trails. We would also reccomend gloves, sunglasses or eye dust protection, comfortable clothing, a drink bottle or camelbak (filled before you arrive), applying sunscreen before the session and a snack for on the trails to top up energy levels if required (like a muslie bar)
Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?
Message us through out Facebook site on:
or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
No, we will have a list of all registered and paid participants on the day.
What is your refund policy?
Sorry, no refunds or transfers are available for this event.
Date and Time
Daisy Hill Forest and Underwood Park
771 Underwood Road, Priestdale (bottom carpark before the BMX track)