Clinique du mardi soir!
- Who is it for? An intermediate rider, with solid fundamentals in positioning and mobility, that wishes to introduce themselves to getting comfortable in the air
- Location : CMB Énergie Trois-Rivières
- Meeting point : En face de la billetterie. Votre entraîneur se nomme Felix Maltais. Tous les entraîneurs portent le jersey noir Bikeskills Coach
- Time : from 6pm to 7:30 pm.
- Please be 15 minutes early so we can meet and greet you, with a bike check.
- We plan riding the following trails: Les pistes à sauts du secteur CMB
Introduction to air! Getting confortable and stable on jumps and drops
Description : Jumps and drops are without a doubt the most enjoyable techniques to master. Whether it’s a natural obstacle on a trail or a jump or drop on a flow trail, the technique is the same. This allows for a more playful and dynamic style to express yourself on the trail.
Lesson format : In this intermediate/advanced clinic, we will learn and practice (when possible) in a bike park. We learn passive and active pressure in a safe environment and then learn the basics of a jump and a break. As you progress, more advanced obstacles will follow.
Concepts : You will have the opportunity to break down the maneuvers leading to a bunnyhop. You will then be able to apply these maneuvers in jumps and drops. After successfully rolling modules, you will gradually be able to take air. This is where the fun starts !
Coach: Your coach will be certified level II pmbia.org air or trail module and first aid 20h or 40h in remote area.
Arrival of participants – Brief adjustment of bikes – Distribution of protective equipment
Beginning of the clinic – Learning technical skills
Technical skills practice and guided ride
What to bring?
- Adapted clothing for the level of the lesson, adapted to the weather
- Flat soled shoes (Vans for lack of a better example), or ideally, mountain bike shoes
- Flat pedals with metal studs or MTB clip pedals, if already confortable getting in and out.
- Protections au genoux – fournis pour l’évènement
- Gants longs – fournis pour l’évènement
- Hydration and nutrition
Please read through this document (French only, for now): Comment se Préparer
- Minimum of 4 participants per clinic.
- A confirmation email will be sent with 48 hours notice.
- Trail passes not included. Please be mindful of the type of trail pass needed for the activity.
- Bikes are not included. Contact us to validate the rental options.
- No refunds, except for major exceptions, at the discretion of Bikeskills.
- Bikeskills clinics and events are not cancelled in the event of rain.
- An event may be rescheduled at the discretion of Bikeskills with 48 hours notice.
- An event will be rescheduled if the trails are closed due to weather.
- Bikeskills is not responsible for the shutdown or closure of a lift or gondola. An alternative will be offered to the client, which may require pedaling to get to a plateau or trail.
To protect yourself from minor scrapes and injuries, Bikeskills recommends that you ALWAYS wear knee protection. Gloves, goggles and elbow protection are also recommended, but not mandatory. Of course, a helmet is always essential, ideally a mountain bike specific helmet. A full-face helmet for advanced and/or lift courses is also recommended, but not mandatory.
As the class will be held outdoors and we do not have access to indoor facilities, it is recommended that you check the weather forecast and dress accordingly. It is recommended that each member of the group bring snacks and water to ensure they have enough energy to enjoy the class.
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