Summer Mountain Biking

For young athletes and their families who want to keep seeing each other on a regular basis, all the while enjoying Gatineau Park and challenging themselves in a new way:  Mountain biking!

Registration HERE.  

Starts May 8th and ends July 7th

May – Tuesday and Thursday 6:30 – 8:00

June, July – Tuesday 6:30 – 8:00 and Saturday 10:00- 12:00

Targeting children between the ages of 9 -13

Cost:  $150.00 (includes, club insurance, and end of season BBQ at Mt. Ste Marie)

 Activities

  • Proper positioning, seat height and basic maintenance
  • Gear and brake use
  • Bike etiquette, rules of the road and trails
  • Navigation and map use
  • Riding technical trails
  • Introduction to racing

Equipment List

In addition to nutrition and hydration each person should carry a helmet, bike gloves, spare tube, patch kit, levers, and a pump.

Additional Information

How to choose a mountain bike:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8KGRRPixGZE or https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K882pvG395w or speak with our sponsor at Full Cycle http://fullcycle.ca/.  15% discount on parts and accessories.

How to choose a helmet:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=81Bt45lnIwQ

 

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