Basic BIKE for the MTB’r

Basic BIKE for the MTB’r

March 3, 2018 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Ballantyne District Park
9405 Bryant Farms Rd
Charlotte, NC 28277


Ready to stretch those legs, prep for the upcoming riding season? Thinking about getting the little one involved with Charlotte Youth Cycling League spring series or better yet the North Carolina Interscholastic Cycling League season? Regardless if you race or not, come out for the fun, gain the basics, knowledge & confidence in this life long adventure that is mountain biking!

This will be session 2 for our traveling mini-skill clinics around the region, perfect for getting them acclimated to basic trail riding.

Some of the topics covered will consist of:
Improved & Proper MTB set up
– Pre & Post Ride Basic Maintenance Checks
– Helmet Safety
– Trail Safety & Stewardship
– Cornering
– Conquering the “ROOT” &/or “DROP”
– When, How, Where to brake properly
– How to “CHARGE” the hills that we all love!

Class sizes are limited to 10, so register now to save your spot. Instructors are Professional Mountain Bike Instructor Association – PMBIA certified, Law Enforcement Bicycle Association certified & hold various levels in coaching licenses with National Interscholastic Cycling AssociationBackcountry Lifeline First Aid-CPR/AED as well as years of involvement in the local and regional mountain bike community be it riding or racing!

***Currently, the class will be for AGES 7-15 , however, location & case by case scenario we can work with you.
***Fresh Fruit & Hydration will be provided, as well as your custom “T” upon completion of the class.


How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Feel free to email us at

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

Currently ages are limited to 7-15 for both Boys & Girls

What can I bring into the event?

You will need a functioning mountain bike, no suspension or gears per say, but recommended. You MUST wear a helmet at all times and gloves/protective gear if you feel comfortable wearing them. Regardless of temp’s, a water bottle or hydration pack is suggested too.

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