Black Sessions

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Looking to learn the most technical skills? Want to ride the most challenging trails on our island? Then this session could be just what you’re looking for! Using technical practices and challenges we’ll allow your child to establish their decision making and risk management strategies whilst in a relaxed outdoor environment. As a group, we’ll ride the MTB trails, rehearse riding scenarios so that they are prepared to be the next generation of mountain bike riders! And develop a lifelong love of riding outdoors getting covered in mud! EXPERIENCED RIDERS ONLY – Not sure? Contact us and we’ll recommend the best session for your child.

SCHOOL HOLIDAYS

*Please note: These sessions are not available on Saturday’s or Sunday’s.

SUMMER HOLIDAY SESSIONS: LOCATIONS TBC
FRIDAY 30th July 01:00pm-04:00pm South Barrule

FRIDAY 6th August 01:00pm-04:00pm Cringle (Meet at bottom car park)
FRIDAY 13th August 01:00pm-04:00pm Arrassey (Meet at top car park)
FRIDAY 20th August 01:00pm-04:00pm Axenfel (Meet at top car park)
FRIDAY 27th August 01:30pm-04:30pm Ballaugh** (Meet at bottom Glen car park)
FRIDAY 3rd September 01:00pm-04:00pm Cringle (Meet at bottom car park).

*Please note: These sessions are not available on Saturday’s or Sunday’s. You can book a 1-2-1 session for your child during a weekend here.

** Note later start time!

Description

Black MTB Session – Looking to learn the most technical skills? Want to ride the most challenging trails on our island? Then this session could be just what your looking for! Using technical practices and challenges we’ll allow your child to establish their decision making and risk management strategies whilst in an relaxed outdoor environment. As a group, we’ll ride the mtb trails, rehearse riding  scenarios so that they are prepared to be the next generation of mountain bike riders! And hopefully a lifelong love of riding outdoors getting covered in mud! Black – Advanced session’s are aimed at riders who ideally:

  • Can ride narrow single track trails containing roots, rock gardens with a mix of gradients.
  • Can ride almost any trail feature including rutted trails and steep and technical climbs and descents.
  • Prepared to ride in almost any weather conditions. for a prolonged period of time. 
  • Understand how to brake and carry momentum in difficult conditions. 

Working towards:

  • Negotiating the most advanced trail features such as drop off’s and jumps that are not rollable. 
  • Riding almost anywhere and anything!

*Please note only cancel sessions under extreme weather conditions. Check our Facebook page for updates if you are unsure prior to the session.

FAQs
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Is this session for my child? All riders must attend a ‘Red’ grade session within the previous 6 months prior to booking onto a ‘Black’ grade session.
What do I need to wear for this session? Wearing a FULL FACE helmet during the session is strongly recommended. If you require hire of a helmet for this session please get in touch with us! Body armour such as knee pads are recommended. Long sleeve jersey, full finger gloves and pants recommended. Please ensure your child’s bike is in full working order (two working brakes essential) and they dress appropriately for the weather and riding conditions.
What do I need to bring to the session? Please bring anything you usually take with you on an MTB ride (multi-tool, inner tube, pump, food, water etc.) ensure your bike is in full working order. Failure to do so may mean you can’t take part in the session.
How can I contact the organiser with any questions? Send us an email at pedaltoprogression@hotmail.com TERMS & CONDITIONS apply.

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