Have you ever felt a slight tinge of envy at those adventurers who Mountain Bike on actual trails? Always felt you would love to experience the wind in your hair (helmet permitting, of course) as you fly over dirt trails whilst mountain biking in the bush? Want to find out for yourself exactly what makes Mountain Biking such a popular sport? Then sign up quick, as the Learn to Mountain Bike sessions sound like a fabulous opportunity to swap some screen time for some green time.
Qualified instructors will teach safety in off-road environments
The Learn to Mountain Bike sessions will initially teach participants how to safely ride in an open field and off-road environment with qualified instructors. These sessions will naturally build confidence in riders plus lessen the risk of injuries, all the while nurturing the absolute pleasure of being outdoors, enjoying a healthy, family-friendly, extremely popular activity. The Learn to Mountain Bike sessions are open to teenagers and adults.
Please note that riders may pre-organise mountain bike hire as part of the Learn to Mountain Bike session - see additional costs below.
What to bring:
Suitable riding clothing, helmet, a mountain bike in good working order (or pre-arrange a hire bike), drinking water and a snack for morning tea.
🚲 When: Sunday 4 August 2019 Time: 7.30am to 12.00noon Where: Caloundra Fire Station, 18 Industrial Avenue, Caloundra West - meet at the rear of the Fire Station Costs: No bike required $10 | With bike hire included $25 Please register online here
🚲 When: Sunday 3 November 2019 Time: 7.30am to 12.00noon Where: Caloundra Fire Station, 18 Industrial Avenue, Caloundra West - meet at the rear of the Fire Station Costs: No bike required $10 | With bike hire included $25 Please register online here
Whether you're a beginner wanting to learn proper techniques of mountain biking or an 'old-hand' just looking for a refresher, the Learn to Mountain Bike sessions sure sound like a fun way to spend a Sunday morning - it's an activity that the whole family can enjoy together, seeing nature from a different perspective. Once mountain bike riders have the confidence to venture off on their own over weekends, there are bike trails to be found at Maddock Park on Ewen Maddock Dam as well as the Tunnel Track in the Dularcha National Park.