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Event Name: Junior MTB Skills Course
Event Location: Old Pine Forest Howard Springs
Event Date(s): 21/10/2018 - 4/11/2018
Online registration for club member opens on:   1/10/2018 at 6:00 AM (NT time)
Online registration for public opens on:   1/10/2018 at 6:00 AM (NT time)
Online registration closes on:   20/10/2018 at 11:59 PM (NT time)

Event Contact Details

Event Organiser: Darwin Off-Road Cyclists
Contact Name: Jo Fox
Contact Phone Number: 0439889442
Contact Email: gj.fox@bigpond.com
Event Website: www.dorc.com.au

Instructions

Junior MTB Fun- D - Mentals Course

Program and Information

The Junior MTB Fun-D-Mentals Course is aimed at junior riders aged 10-17 years. This course will provide the skills to enable participants to ride safer, faster and smoother. The course is perfect for both beginner riders and those who want to improve or refine their skills.

Age Range - 10 – 17 years

Duration - 3 Weeks

Day - Sunday

Time - 8am – 10.30am

Cost - Free of Charge (Participants must be members of MTBA, Mountain Biking Australia and DORC, Darwin Off Road Cyclists)

Places - 8 participants, A minimum of five participants is required for the course to go ahead.

Dates - Sun 21st Oct, Sun 28th Oct, Sun 4th Nov.

This is a progressive course and skills are built upon each week. Therefore, it is important that participants are able to attend all 3 sessions.

Requirements for the course are:

Mountain bike in good working order

Helmet, full fingered gloves, enclosed shoes and flat pedals (no clips)

Eye Protection

Spare tube/puncture repair kit

Any queries please contact

Jo Fox

0439 889 442 or

Geoff Fox

0427 611 702

Email: gj.fox@bigpond.com

WEEK 1 – Sunday 21st Oct.

Location - Old Pine Forest Howard Springs

Skills

Bike Maintenance

Bike Check and Setup

Ready and Attack positions

Track Scanning

Track Stands and Balance

Games and Activities

Ride

WEEK 2 – Sunday 28th Oct.

Location – Old Pine Forest Howard Springs

Skills

Review of previous weeks skills

Braking and Cornering

Games and Activities

Ride and skills session

WEEK 3 – Sunday 4th Nov.

Location – New Pine Forest Howard Springs

Skills

Review of previous weeks skills

Wheels Lifts

Obstacles

Games and Activities

Ride and skills sessions


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