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Cancelled/Postponed: Intro to Mountain Biking: Fundamentals Class
April 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Based on the Mayor’s recent order and the CDC’s recommendations to cancel all public events and social gatherings greater than 10 people for the next 8 weeks, we are canceling programs scheduled through May 11. We apologize for the inconvenience, but with the current health crisis, we are making these hard decisions with the safety of our community in mind.
If you have additional questions about the cancellations, please call or email Outdoor Chattanooga.
Learn more about the city’s response plans and preparations. → https://connect.chattanooga.gov/covid/
Thank you for your understanding as we work through this public health challenge together.
Mountain biking is a fun way to exercise and connect with nature. If you’re curious about leaving the asphalt behind and gearing up for the trails, this Intro to Mountain Biking Fundamentals course is designed for you! Learn the fundamentals of mountain biking from our experienced instructors through skills demonstration and practice in a controlled setting. Our instructors teach in a format that’s structured to your pace and individual learning style.
The course will cover the following, in a fun and relaxed atmosphere:
- Safety check and bike fit
- Body positions and bike handling for off-road terrain
- Shifting, pedal positions, and braking
- Maneuvering techniques and drills
- Climbing and descending
- Singletrack riding techniques
You don’t have to have prior mountain biking experience to participate, but you must be able to ride a bike confidently and we highly recommend taking the Fundamentals Class before going on a Guided Trail Ride. See the schedule below. Don’t have a mountain bike? No problem. We have mountain bikes for use at no additional charge so you can decide if this sport is for you before making a big investment. Appropriate for ages 10+. Cost: $10 per person. Mountain bikes, helmets, and instruction provided. Online Reservations required in advance. Fundamentals Courses meet at Greenway Farms Park, Trail Ride locations vary. Complete course details are given with paid registration.
2020 Intro to Mountain Biking Courses:
Fundamentals: April 15 | 6-8 PM
Fundamentals: April 29 | 6-8 PM
Guided Trail Ride: May 3 | 9 AM – 12 PM
Fundamentals: May 14 | 6-8 PM
Guided Trail Ride: May 15 | 3-6 PM
Fundamentals: June 12 | 6-8 PM
Guide Trail Ride: June 13 | 9 AM – 12 PM
Fundamentals: Sept 18 | 6-8 PM
Guided Trail Ride: Sept 19 | 3-6 PM
Take your riding even further with our Intro to Mountain Biking Fundamentals Classes and Guided Trail Rides. Online Reservations required in advance. Email Outdoor Chattanooga or call (423) 643-6888 to learn more.