Rise and Ride
Mountain Bike Skills Clinics

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Rise and Ride
Mountain Bike Skills Clinics

Rise and Ride mountain bike program for beginner and intermediate riders. 

All MTB coaches are certified coaches through the PMBIA (Professional Mountain Bike Instructor Association) or the NCCP (National Coaching Certification Program) along with being accomplished mountain bikers.

All are certified in Standard First Aid or higher such as Wilderness First -Aid.

For all questions and inquiries regarding our mountain bike clinics, please contact riseandridemtb@gmail.com

Course Descriptions

GET OFF ROAD 

This clinic is for anyone who has never been truly off-road on their mountain bike. You can ride a bike with confidence but, want to feel more comfortable off-road. 

Skills covered in this course:

  • proper mountain bike body position

  • how to appropriate use your gearing and brakes

  • cornering

  • how to climb and descend small hills

  • appropriate trail selection

  • other basic trail riding skills

MOUNTAIN ADVENTURES:

This clinic is for anyone who has completed the "Get Off-Road" clinic or can comfortably perform the skills from that clinic. You can ride green and some easier blue trails with confidence but, want to feel more comfortable on blue trails.

Skills covered in this course:

  • climbing

  • obstacles

  • cornering and switchbacks

  • riding steeper terrain 

  • appropriate trail selection

  • other valuable trail riding skills

INTERMEDIATE RIDING:

This clinic is for anyone who has completed the "Mountain Adventures" clinic or can comfortably perform the skills from that clinic. You can ride most blue trails but, want to increase your skills to take it to the next level.

Skills covered in this course:

  • riding steeper technical terrain

  • technical climbing

  • corners and switchbacks at speed 

  • roll downs

  • appropriate trail selection

  • other valuable trail riding skills

If you are unsure of what level to register in, please contact riseandridemtb@gmail.com and we are happy to help!

Private Lessons

1 hour lessons
$100 total for 1 - 3 riders
$125 total for 4 - 6 riders
Please contact riseandridemtb@gmail.com to book.

Rise and Ride Mountain Bike Mandatory Gear List

*most gear is available at Tri It Multisport (1703 10th Ave SW), or on their website at tri-it.ca

MOUNTAIN BIKE:

  • mountain Bike (no fat bikes or other bikes please) in working order. Please have a tune up PRIOR to the start of the first session. 

  • bike helmet – fits properly and is no more than 5 years old

  • cycling shorts and bike jersey

  • a light Jacket

  • full fingered bike gloves 

  • tire levers

  • spare tube - even if your bike is set up with tubeless tires, it is a good idea to carry a tube as a backup.

  • Bike Pump or CO2 Inflator

  • bike-specific multi-tool

  • a chain and a quicklink/masterlink

  • backpack to carry everything in with a hydration bladder

  • snacks and hydration - snacks are not only delicious, but they are essential to keep you riding at full speed all the way back to the parking lot

  • full charged cell phone 

Rise and Ride Mountain Bike Apparel and Accessories

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Rise and Ride
Mountain Bike Coaches

Richelle Love
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Cici McConnell
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All mountain bike coaches are certified PMBIA coaches through the Professional Mountain Bike Instructor Program or National Coaching Certification Program. 

All coaches are certified in Standard First Aid or higher such as Wilderness First -Aid.

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