october, 2018

21oct8:45 am4:15 pmEvent OverIntermediate / Advanced Skills (PH102018I)Phoenix, Arizona

Event Details

Ready to take your riding up a level?

Looking for an improvement in your technical riding, a little more speed and a boost in your riding confidence?  You’ve come to the right place!  Leave this clinic ready to tackle rougher terrain and corners with greater speed and control, negotiate bigger trail obstacles and drops with commitment.  You will also gain a boost in speed on flowing singletrack, switchbacks, berms; all achieved with less pedaling and better use of the trails natural features.  It’s all about the flow!

The Int/Adv clinic builds upon your fundamentals and gives you a full toolbox of mountain bike skills that you can apply to any terrain, in any location, and in any conditions; be it a gnarly backcountry trail or your local race course.  This full-day clinic also looks closely at the key elements to finding your flow and builds upon your existing foundation to improve your trail speed and energy management.

Here’s What We’ll Cover

The skills taught and practiced on the Intermediate/Advanced clinic include:

  • Effective braking
  • Reading the trail
  • Introduction to energy management & flow
  • Mind skills
  • Steep transitions
  • Mastering the manual
  • Dropping roots, rocks and steps
  • Cornering with speed & confidence
  • Negotiating trail obstacles (i.e. rock gardens, roots, logs)
  • Linking trail sections for flow
  • Attacking flat, cambered and burmed corners
  • Switchbacks
  • Learning to pump for speed & air

The Schedule

Please note, clinics may vary according to location and terrain.

  • 08:45-09:00 Meet your instructor  | arrival at course venue + equipment check
  • 9:00-9:15 Let’s get started | introductions
  • 9:15-9:30 Warm-up ride | head to skills area
  • 9:30-10:30 Accelerated review of Fundamentals | w/ int+advanced progressions
  • 10:30-12:00 Skills Progressions | learn, learn, learn
  • 12:15-1:30 Lunch Break | BYO
  • 1:30-4:00 Take it to the trail |  apply what you’ve learned
  • 4:00-4:15 Review, questions & next steps | #ridelikeaninja



(Sunday) 8:45 am - 4:15 pm

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