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Learn to Mountain Bike

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Gain instruction and confidence to venture out on dirt trails


Oh my gosh, how awesome is this! Healthy Sunshine Coast, in conjunction with Adventure Sunshine Coast and CORCA (Caloundra Off Road Cycling Association Inc) are offering a series of Learn to Mountain Bike sessions.

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.

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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.

During the morning session, riders will rotate through various work stations to:

Learn about the key points of mountain biking
Watch these skills demonstrated
Practice these skills

Learn to Mountain Bike, Healthy Sunshine Coast, Adventure Sunshine Coast, CORCA, Caloundra Off Road Cycling Association Inc, wind in your hair, biking in the bush, popular sport, qualified instructors, build confidence, lessen risk of injuries, outdoors, healthy, family-friendly activity, teenagers, adults, key points of Mountain Biking, practice learned skills, supervised ride Sugarbag Road Trails, beginners or accomplished, Sunday mornings, Maddock Park on Ewen Maddock Dam, Tunnel Track, Dularcha National Park
Time to put your new skills into action!


Then the time will have arrived for riders to put their new skills into action with a supervised ride through the Sugar Bag Road Mountain Bike Trails.

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

Learn to Mountain Bike, Healthy Sunshine Coast, Adventure Sunshine Coast, CORCA, Caloundra Off Road Cycling Association Inc, wind in your hair, biking in the bush, popular sport, qualified instructors, build confidence, lessen risk of injuries, outdoors, healthy, family-friendly activity, teenagers, adults, key points of Mountain Biking, practice learned skills, supervised ride Sugarbag Road Trails, beginners or accomplished, Sunday mornings, Maddock Park on Ewen Maddock Dam, Tunnel Track, Dularcha National Park
Enjoy nature from a different perspective


🚲 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.

Learn to Mountain Bike, Healthy Sunshine Coast, Adventure Sunshine Coast, CORCA, Caloundra Off Road Cycling Association Inc, wind in your hair, biking in the bush, popular sport, qualified instructors, build confidence, lessen risk of injuries, outdoors, healthy, family-friendly activity, teenagers, adults, key points of Mountain Biking, practice learned skills, supervised ride Sugarbag Road Trails, beginners or accomplished, Sunday mornings, Maddock Park on Ewen Maddock Dam, Tunnel Track, Dularcha National Park
Fun and healthy outdoor adventures await!


Where do I sign up?

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Why? To find out for yourself exactly what makes mountain biking such a popular sport
When: Sunday 4 August and Sunday 3 November | 7.30am to 12.00noon
Where: Caloundra Fire Station, 18 Industrial Avenue, Caloundra West QLD
Cost: $10 no bike required | $25 with bike hire included
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