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Beginner Mountain Bike Course - Get Started

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Skills Grade

A - No experience of mountain biking or limited experience,

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Fitness Grade

1 - Basic fitness from exercise once or twice per week.

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10:00 - 16:00

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Age Limits

Minimum age 14. Any under 18’s needs to be accompanied by an adult who is also on the course

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Suitable Bike

Hardtail mountain bike
Full suspension MTB
Electric mountain bike

Have you just started your Mountain Bike journey and are looking to learn the core skills needed to travel safely around your local MTB trails? Our beginners Get Started mountain bike course, is aimed at riders that are comfortable on a bike, but are new to the experiences of off-road riding.
This 1 day course teaches you the right skills in the right way, so you can eliminate the trial and error approach that most take when learning how to mountain bike.

" This skills course is undoubtedly the best way to upgrade your riding and is hands-down better than any bike upgrade at this stage in your development. "


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Course Content

Basic bike setup - Correct saddle height and optimum handlebar setup

Effective braking - Losing speed, safely and in control

Efficient climbing - Using techniques to conquer the ups

Descending body positions - Maintaining balance when the bike points downward

Weight Shifts - the eEfective movements to keep the bike stable at all speeds

Vision - When and where to look

Cornering - Maintaining grip and speed in the bends

How to use gears - Maximising your legs capabilities, through correct gear choice

MTB Coaching

Course group size 5 - 8

Intensive one-day courses with small groups guaranteed

Qualified instructor

Achieve real results with our progressive coaching approach

Get Started Course Dates


Brougham Hall - The Lake District

Course Dates - 2022

Brougham Hall Location on Google Maps

29 October - Saturday

Cannock Chase - The Midlands

Course Dates - 2022

Cannock Chase Location on Google Maps

22 October - Saturday

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Get Started

£ 100.00
Course date 

Hardtail Bike rental 

Full suspension bike rental 

Helmet rental 

Get Started Hire bikes

Hire Bikes

Includes - Kit bag with pump, inner tube and multi-tool

Hardtail bike rental

Hardtail Mountain Bike Rental

Trek Marlin 7 (Or similar)


Full suspension rental

Full Suspension Mountain Bike Rental

Trek Fuel EX7 (Or similar)


Helmet rental: £5

Gift Voucher

Mountain bike skills course gift vouchers are the perfect way to give your mountain biking friend, partner, husband or wife a flexible and fun present.

Gift Voucher

Private Tuition (any level)

Private coaching can have a huge impact on your biking in a very short space of time. We offer this service throughout the year to small groups and individuals who want to really focus in on their biking skills.

Private Skills Training

Our instructors are the most highly qualified, experienced and widely respected you’ll find, and their focussed attention will bring impressive results in a very short space of time.