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