PLAN FOR THE ADULTS WEEKEND MOUNTAIN BIKE CLINIC TRAINING PROGRAM
Hi all My name is Graeme Adams (Grizzly) and I have put this Mountain Bike Clinic together for the purpose of fundraising for some of the juniors that are travelling to Bright VIC in March for the Mountain Bike National Championships .I am a Credited mountain bike coach and coach the juniors for the South West Mountain Bike Club Junior Development Program as well as the juniors on the state team .You will be receiving expert advice from myself and my son Cadel to hopefully turn you into better riders and to enjoy the sport of mountain biking .
All Interested riders are to email me through the South West mountain Bike Clubs trails committee
,au to register with their phone numbers, age ,sex and an emergency contact phone number as well as what date they would prefer .
ITEMS TO TEACH .
1. Bike set up for maximum off road performance (brakes and gear leavers , suspension , handle bars and seat height, tyre pressure ) Maintenance (cleaning ,and what not to do )
2. Things to remember are pedal positioning (3 & 9 o clock positioning for going over logs , rock gardens , pumping through a high and low section , balancing and steadying the bike technique while approaching an obstacle )
( 12 & 6 o clock positioning for cornering )
3. Breaking techniques (front and rear brakes )
4. Gear selection and using your eyes for line selection and strait lining
5.Teaching to use your shoulders , arms elbows wrist and hands as suspension . As well as the legs knees and ankles
6. Teach and demonstrate the meaning of lowering the centre of gravity.
7.Using your body weight positioning from side to side for finding: Your balance point and how to stay balance this is to help steady the bike going through obstacles and approaching obstacles .
: going through corners
8.Using your body weight up and down and back and forward (pumping like a spring ) to help you : In hoping over logs .
: Pushing your way through rock gardens or slippery climbs.
:Going over jumps .
9.Using your body weight over the back of the bike : For descending down steep hills .
: For going down steep obstacles .
: Braking on the bike
10. Using your body weight over the front : For steep climbing .
: for hoping over the logs and getting your back wheel over .
NOTE THAT ALL RIDERS MUST BE A MTBA MEMBER,HAVE A HELMET , SAFE WORKING BIKE INCLUDING BRAKES ,GEARS ,PLUGS IN THE HANDLE BARS , SPARE TUBE , PUMP AND WATER .It is also recommended that the riders have a pair of long or short finger gloves and glasses.
Dates Available Are 31st January. Limited to 9 participants only
21st February .Limited to 9 participants only
Saturday :Park your car at whippy point back beach opposite the Bunbury Recreational ground (Bunbury Runners Club) We will be retuning back to the car park after the session for a BBQ You are to bring your own meat and a salad to share .Wants you are at the car park you are to hop on your bike and make your way down to Fitzroys Cycles by 3pm
3:00 pm Introduction , Bike maintenance and cleaning session
4:15 pm Bike check and set up
5:00 pm Ride our way back to whippy Point
5:15 pm intense two hour must need to know skills session
7:15 pm BYO BBQ then Home
Sunday : Pile Rd Mountain Bike Trails top car park of Lenard Rd
3:00 pm . Revision from the Saturday’s session.
3:20 pm . Two hour Mountain Bike session at a slow steady pace with plenty of stops as we put our newly learnt skills to test .We will be making regular stops at different sections on the trail to help guide you through the obstacles.
5:30 pm .Question time and Home