Rancho Penasquitos – Fundamentals I & II
Starts April 22, 2023 – $158
Your rider will learn the entirety of bike fundamentals including: bike safety and how to conduct an ABC bike check, importance of a properly fit helmet and a helmet check, about bike components and equipment, the three mountain bike essentials, what neutral and ready position are and how and when to use them, proper bike body positioning and separation, shifting gears, how to brake effectively, what steering and cornering are and the situations where using which is appropriate, how to safely get on and off the bike while on a hill, ratcheting, how to ride switchbacks, wheel lifts and more…!
Skills are taught in a playful environment using our obstacles and playing games while on the bike!
This clinic is suitable for riders aged 7+ that are comfortable riding their bikes off-road.
DATES: Saturdays – April 22nd and April 29th
EVENT TIME: 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
LOCATION: Penasquitos Creek Park- 11939 Camino del Sur, San Diego, CA 92129
Please come ready with a geared mountain bike that has a wheel size of 20″ or greater and is recently serviced and functional. Don’t forget to double check the chain, brakes and tire air pressure. Wear a properly fitted helmet (snug is important), closed toe sneakers and athletic clothing that is safe to ride in and weather appropriate. Well fed and hydrated riders tend to have the most fun! Please bring a bike mounted water bottle or hydration pack and a light snack.
Adults are invited to participate in our clinics and learn alongside your young rider. The same skill, equipment and bike requirements stated above apply for parents and you must also book yourself a ticket.
Please review our waivers upon checkout and let us know if you have any questions.
* Scholarships are available for families that would like to participate at a reduced rate, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.*
We look forward to seeing you soon!