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South West Mountain Bike Club

Schedule for Adults Bike Clinics

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Junior News - Jan 2015

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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  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ,au  to register with their phone numbers, age ,sex and an emergency contact phone number as well as what date they would prefer  .




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

Fitzroys Cycles:

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

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


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Hi all.
PARENTS YOU DO NOT HAVE TO BE A MTBA MEMBER TO ATTEND THIS WEEKENDS CAMP .Parents some thing that I thought of last night and I have over looked is that when you register your self for this weekends camp the system may not let you enter as it is asking you for a MTBA licence .It is only the child that I will be coaching that needs to be licenced race or social . You parents and other family members are merely there to look after your own child and to give me a hand , as well as that to have a great sociable time at this unique fantastic part of the world .So if you have been trying to enter and have become frustrated with the system and have made up an excuse on why you have not been able to make this weekend then please change your decision and just return an email to me , give me a ring or leave a message  as I do fully under stand your situation and so I do not want you to be embarrassed .All I do want to see is every one not missing out on what is a fantastic weekend away .You will need to pay for the accommodation and so since you may not be able to do that on line can you please bring the money on the weekend or drop it off at the shop for me please .The shopping for the food will be done on Thursday night or Friday so you have all day today and tomorrow to let me know if you and your family members are coming.
From Graeme Adams
Junior Coach and Coordinator for the South West Mountain Bike Club
97218600 W
97250914 H

0439063817 M 


Last Updated on Thursday, 08 January 2015 17:49

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Please find attached a copy of the link to the online registration page for the Pemberton Junior Development Camp to be held in January. 

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