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Intermediate / Advanced Clinics

Looking to tackle technical terrain?  Ready to add confidence to your riding?  Want to exit a corner with speed?

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Want to improve your technical riding skills, descend a little faster and generally feel more confident on your bike?  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!  This clinic will also help you boost your speed on flat corners, bermed corners and flowing singletrack; all achieved with less pedaling and better use of the trails natural features.  It’s all about the flow!

The Intermediate/Advanced clinic builds upon the 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.

While we don’t require it, we highly recommend you take our Fundamentals clinic before signing up for our Intermediate/Advanced clinic.  The Fundamentals clinics will not only teach you the core, “must-have” skills required to be a more advanced rider, but give our instructors an opportunity to assess your riding.  We’ll point out any bad habits and recommend homework to best prepare you to take your riding to the next level.

Here’s What We’ll Cover

Some of the skills taught and practiced in the Intermediate/Advanced clinic may include:

  • Negotiating trail obstacles (i.e. rock gardens, roots, logs)
  • Steep transitions
  • Drops
  • High speed cornering (flat, cambered, bermed corners)
  • Technical climbing
  • Technical descending
  • Advanced braking
  • Reading the trail
  • Introduction to energy management & flow
  • Pumping for speed & air
  • Switchbacks
  • Mind skills

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The Schedule*

  • 8:45-9:00 Meet your instructor  | Arrival at course venue + equipment check
  • 9:00-9:15 Let’s get started | Introductions
  • 9:15-9:45 Accelerated review of Fundamentals | With intermediate+advanced progressions
  • 9:45-12:00 Morning skills session | High-speed cornering, Switchbacks, drops, rock dodge, technical climbing & descending
  • 12:00-1:00  Lunch break | BYO
  • 1:00-3:45pm Trail ride + skills application | Put those skills to work!
  • 3:45-4:00 Review, questions & next steps | #Ridelikeaninja

*Clinic schedule and skills covered may vary according to location and terrain.

Upcoming Intermediate / Advanced Clinics

may

01may8:45 am4:00 pmEvent OverIntermediate / Advanced Skills (SC220501I)Santa Cruz, California

01may8:45 am4:00 pmSold Out! Join Wait List Join Wait ListIntermediate / Advanced Skills (HA220501I)Harrisonburg, Virginia

01may8:45 am4:00 pmEvent OverIntermediate / Advanced Skills (KC220501I)Kansas City, Kansas

01may8:45 am4:00 pmEvent OverIntermediate / Advanced Skills (CI220501I)Chicago, Illinois

01may8:45 am4:00 pmEvent OverIntermediate / Advanced Skills (FG220515I)Flagstaff, Arizona

01may8:45 am4:00 pmEvent OverIntermediate / Advanced Skills (BP220501I)New London, Connecticut

01may8:45 am4:00 pmEvent OverIntermediate / Advanced Skills (KN220501I)Knoxville, Tennessee

01may8:45 am4:00 pmEvent OverIntermediate / Advanced Skills (BO220501I)Boise, Idaho

15may8:45 am4:00 pmEvent OverIntermediate / Advanced Skills (NA220515I)Nashville, Tennessee

15may8:45 am4:00 pmEvent OverIntermediate / Advanced Skills (SA220515I)San Antonio, Texas

15may8:45 am4:00 pmEvent OverIntermediate / Advanced Skills (BE220515I)Bend, Oregon

15may8:45 am4:00 pmEvent OverIntermediate / Advanced Skills (FR220515I)Fruita, Colorado

15may8:45 am4:00 pmEvent OverIntermediate / Advanced Skills (AA220515I)Ann Arbor, Michigan

15may8:45 am4:00 pmSold Out! Join Wait List Join Wait ListIntermediate / Advanced Skills (BS220515I)Boston, Massachusetts

15may8:45 am4:00 pmEvent OverIntermediate / Advanced Skills (RV220515I)Riverside, California

15may8:45 am4:00 pmEvent OverIntermediate / Advanced Skills (AT220515I)Atlanta, Georgia

22may8:45 am4:00 pmEvent OverIntermediate / Advanced Skills (SL220522I)Salt Lake City, Utah

22may8:45 am4:00 pmEvent OverIntermediate / Advanced Skills (SF220522I)San Francisco, California (Fairfield)

22may8:45 am4:00 pmSold Out! Join Wait List Join Wait ListIntermediate / Advanced Skills (DE220522I)Denver, Colorado

22may8:45 am4:00 pmEvent OverIntermediate / Advanced Skills (KY220522I)Burlington, Kentucky (Cincinnati)

22may8:45 am4:00 pmSold Out! Join Wait List Join Wait ListIntermediate / Advanced Skills (CH220522I)Chapel Hill, North Carolina

22may8:45 am4:00 pmSold Out! Join Wait List Join Wait ListIntermediate / Advanced Skills (DC220515I)Alexandria, Virginia

22may8:45 am4:00 pmEvent OverIntermediate / Advanced Skills (GU220522I)Gunnison, Colorado

22may8:45 am4:00 pmSold Out! Join Wait List Join Wait ListIntermediate / Advanced Skills (AL220522I)Albuquerque, New Mexico

22may8:45 am4:00 pmSold Out! Join Wait List Join Wait ListIntermediate / Advanced Skills (KT220522I)East Burke, Vermont (Kingdom Trails)

june

05jun8:45 am4:00 pmIntermediate / Advanced Skills (PR220605I)Portland, Oregon

05jun8:45 am4:00 pmIntermediate / Advanced Skills (PO220605I)Portland, Maine

05jun8:45 am4:00 pmIntermediate / Advanced Skills (GR220605I)Grand Rapids, Michigan

05jun8:45 am4:00 pmIntermediate / Advanced Skills (NY220605I)Yorktown, New York

05jun8:45 am4:00 pmIntermediate / Advanced Skills (BR220605I)Brevard, North Carolina

05jun8:45 am4:00 pmSold Out! Join Wait List Join Wait ListIntermediate / Advanced Skills (KF220605I)Klamath Falls, Oregon

05jun8:45 am4:00 pmIntermediate / Advanced Skills (LM220605I)San Diego (Laguna Mountain), California

05jun8:45 am4:00 pmSold Out! Join Wait List Join Wait ListIntermediate / Advanced Skills (NE220605I)Newark, Delaware

12jun8:45 am4:00 pmIntermediate / Advanced Skills (FG220612I)Flagstaff, Arizona

12jun8:45 am4:00 pmSold Out! Join Wait List Join Wait ListIntermediate / Advanced Skills (CS220612I)Colorado Springs, Colorado

12jun8:45 am4:00 pmSold Out! Join Wait List Join Wait ListIntermediate / Advanced Skills (NB220612I)Colebrook, Connecticut

12jun8:45 am4:00 pmIntermediate / Advanced Skills (HA220612I)Harrisonburg, Virginia

12jun8:45 am4:00 pmSold Out! Join Wait List Join Wait ListIntermediate / Advanced Skills (MA220612I)Madison, Wisconsin

12jun8:45 am4:00 pmIntermediate / Advanced Skills (WE220612I)Wenatchee, Washington

19jun8:45 am4:00 pmSold Out! Join Wait List Join Wait ListIntermediate / Advanced Skills (AA220619I)Ann Arbor, Michigan

19jun8:45 am4:00 pmIntermediate / Advanced Skills (SK220619I)Spokane, Washington

19jun8:45 am4:00 pmIntermediate / Advanced Skills (PC220612I)Park City, Utah (Heber City)

26jun8:45 am4:00 pmSold Out! Join Wait List Join Wait ListIntermediate / Advanced Skills (CN220626I)Concord, New Hampshire

26jun8:45 am4:00 pmSold Out! Join Wait List Join Wait ListIntermediate / Advanced Skills (AR220626I)Bentonville, Arkansas

26jun8:45 am4:00 pmSold Out! Join Wait List Join Wait ListIntermediate / Advanced Skills (BK220626I)Breckenridge, Colorado

26jun8:45 am4:00 pmIntermediate / Advanced Skills (CI220626I)Chicago, Illinois

26jun8:45 am4:00 pmSold Out! Join Wait List Join Wait ListIntermediate / Advanced Skills (HR220626I)Hood River, Oregon

26jun8:45 am4:00 pmIntermediate / Advanced Skills (SN220501I)Santa Fe, New Mexico

26jun8:45 am4:00 pmIntermediate / Advanced Skills (SC220626I)Santa Cruz, California

july

10jul8:45 am4:00 pmIntermediate / Advanced Skills (QU220710I)Queensbury, New York

10jul8:45 am4:00 pmSold Out! Join Wait List Join Wait ListIntermediate / Advanced Skills (RA220710I)Raystown // Huntingdon, Pennsylvania

10jul8:45 am4:00 pmSold Out! Join Wait List Join Wait ListIntermediate / Advanced Skills (DU220710I)Duluth, Minnesota

10jul8:45 am4:00 pmIntermediate / Advanced Skills (KN220710I)Knoxville, Tennessee

10jul8:45 am4:00 pmIntermediate / Advanced Skills (PR220710I)Portland, Oregon

10jul8:45 am4:00 pmSold Out! Join Wait List Join Wait ListIntermediate / Advanced Skills (DE220710I)Denver, Colorado

17jul8:45 am4:00 pmIntermediate / Advanced Skills (MC220717I)McCall, Idaho

17jul8:45 am4:00 pmIntermediate / Advanced Skills (CB220717I)Coos Bay, Oregon

17jul8:45 am4:00 pmIntermediate / Advanced Skills (BC220717I)Brown County, Indiana

24jul8:45 am4:00 pmIntermediate / Advanced Skills (BR220724I)Brevard, North Carolina

24jul8:45 am4:00 pmIntermediate / Advanced Skills (GT220724I)Alta, Wyoming (Grand Targhee)

24jul8:45 am4:00 pmIntermediate / Advanced Skills (CV220724I)Carrabassett Valley, Maine

24jul8:45 am4:00 pmIntermediate / Advanced Skills (BE220724I)Bend, Oregon

31jul8:45 am4:00 pmIntermediate / Advanced Skills (BS220731I)Boston, Massachusetts

august

07aug8:45 am4:00 pmIntermediate / Advanced Skills (PR220807I)Portland, Oregon

07aug8:45 am4:00 pmSold Out! Join Wait List Join Wait ListIntermediate / Advanced Skills (HF220807I)Hartford, Connecticut

07aug8:45 am4:00 pmIntermediate / Advanced Skills (CS220807I)Colorado Springs, Colorado

07aug8:45 am4:00 pmIntermediate / Advanced Skills (IS220807I)Ishpeming, Michigan

14aug8:45 am4:00 pmIntermediate / Advanced Skills (SC220814I)Santa Cruz, California

14aug8:45 am4:00 pmIntermediate / Advanced Skills (NO220814I)Chattanooga, Tennessee

14aug8:45 am4:00 pmIntermediate / Advanced Skills (AA220814I)Ann Arbor, Michigan

21aug8:45 am4:00 pmIntermediate / Advanced Skills (SD220821I)San Diego, California

21aug8:45 am4:00 pmSold Out! Join Wait List Join Wait ListIntermediate / Advanced Skills (MA220821I)Madison, Wisconsin

21aug8:45 am4:00 pmIntermediate / Advanced Skills (CN220821I)Concord, New Hampshire

21aug8:45 am4:00 pmIntermediate / Advanced Skills (FG220821I)Flagstaff, Arizona

28aug8:45 am4:00 pmIntermediate / Advanced Skills (NY220828I)Yorktown, New York

28aug8:45 am4:00 pmIntermediate / Advanced Skills (HA220828I)Harrisonburg, Virginia

september

11sep8:45 am4:00 pmIntermediate / Advanced Skills (SF220911I)San Francisco, California (Fairfield)

11sep8:45 am4:00 pmIntermediate / Advanced Skills (AL220911I)Albuquerque, New Mexico

11sep8:45 am4:00 pmIntermediate / Advanced Skills (HO220911I)Houston, Texas

11sep8:45 am4:00 pmIntermediate / Advanced Skills (CH220911I)Chapel Hill, North Carolina

11sep8:45 am4:00 pmIntermediate / Advanced Skills (PO220911I)Portland, Maine

11sep8:45 am4:00 pmIntermediate / Advanced Skills (CI220911I)Chicago, Illinois

11sep8:45 am4:00 pmIntermediate / Advanced Skills (PC220911I)Park City, Utah (Heber City)

18sep8:45 am4:00 pmIntermediate / Advanced Skills (NB220918I)Colebrook, Connecticut

18sep8:45 am4:00 pmIntermediate / Advanced Skills (FL220918I)Ocala, Florida (Santos)

18sep8:45 am4:00 pmIntermediate / Advanced Skills (DA220918I)Dallas, Texas (McKinney)

18sep8:45 am4:00 pmIntermediate / Advanced Skills (RA220918I)Raystown // Huntingdon, Pennsylvania

18sep8:45 am4:00 pmIntermediate / Advanced Skills (HR220918I)Hood River, Oregon

18sep8:45 am4:00 pmIntermediate / Advanced Skills (SE220918I)Sedona, Arizona

25sep8:45 am4:00 pmIntermediate / Advanced Skills (SL220925I)Salt Lake City, Utah

25sep8:45 am4:00 pmIntermediate / Advanced Skills (NE220925I)Newark, Delaware

25sep8:45 am4:00 pmIntermediate / Advanced Skills (DE220925I)Denver, Colorado

25sep8:45 am4:00 pmIntermediate / Advanced Skills (AA220918I)Ann Arbor, Michigan

25sep8:45 am4:00 pmIntermediate / Advanced Skills (BE220925I)Bend, Oregon

25sep8:45 am4:00 pmIntermediate / Advanced Skills (KT220925I)East Burke, Vermont (Kingdom Trails)

25sep8:45 am4:00 pmIntermediate / Advanced Skills (BC220925I)Brown County, Indiana

25sep8:45 am4:00 pmIntermediate / Advanced Skills (RV220925I)Riverside, California

25sep8:45 am4:00 pmIntermediate / Advanced Skills (AT220925I)Atlanta, Georgia

october

02oct8:45 am4:00 pmIntermediate / Advanced Skills (SC221002I)Santa Cruz, California

02oct8:45 am4:00 pmIntermediate / Advanced Skills (GJ221002I)Grand Junction, Colorado

02oct8:45 am4:00 pmIntermediate / Advanced Skills (SA221002I)San Antonio, Texas

02oct8:45 am4:00 pmIntermediate / Advanced Skills (SK221002I)Spokane, Washington