Ride On! Weekend Camp - June 25th and 26th

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Ride On! Weekend Camp - June 25th and 26th

425.00

Take your riding to the next level by building a strong foundation of MTB skills at the private Geronimo Mountain Bike Park in El Jebel, CO. Learn how to create the best riding experience, build confidence, and ride safely while maximizing fun! For more information review additional info and the rideology portion of the site. Ride On!

 

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Day 1

VISION: CONCEPT INTRODUCTION

Vision is the most important aspect of mountain biking that goes very overlooked. Good vision will make the difference between success and failure. 

  • Two types of vision
  1. Map making 
  2. Goal setting
  • Understanding pro-active vs reactive 
  • Balance and brain function

 BODY POSITION: CONCEPT INTRODUCTION

No matter the activity, athletic body position is paramount for progression.

  • Athletic stance
  • MTB specific position 
  • Flexion and extension 
  • Climbing vs descending 
  • Relaxed vs tensed riding
  • Peddle pressure

CLIMBING: 

  • Traction control and power output 
  • Terrain analyzation 
  • Momentum 
  • Standing vs sitting 

DESCENDING:

  • Natural suspension
  • grip
  • Seat position
  • Body/bike separation
  • Squeezing seat vs seat separation 
  • Dynamic movements
  • fore/aft body weight distribution 

MIDDAY INTERMISSION: Q/A SESSION

  • Bike Setup 
  • Extra review and understanding 

BRAKING: WHERE, WHY AND HOW

Braking is misunderstood and comprehending where to, why to and how to will greatly enhance your riding experience. 

  • Placement
  • Modulation
  • Front vs rear  
  • braking points
  • brake to manipulate 

DAILY REVIEW AND WRAP UP: DEMO AND Q/A

  • Available to answer, clarify and demonstrate within group and individual
  • Optional after camp ride 

Day 2

REVIEW DAY 1 MATERIAL

CORNERING: CONCEPT INTRODUCTION

Cornering ties together the whole ride top to bottom or bottom to top.

  • Leaning vs turning 
  • counter pressure
  • Bike/body separation
  • Incorporate hips
  • Foot/peddle pressure
  • Shoulder placement

TERRAIN AND BIKE MANIPULATION: CONCEPT INTRODUCTION

  Smoothing out the trail creating an efficient and fun ride.

  • Front wheel lifts
  • Rear wheel lifts
  • Drops
  • High vs Low speed
  • Dynamic body movement
  • Seated vs standing
  • Weight shifts
  • Balance at slow speeds
  • Start/stops

MIDDAY INTERMISSION: Q/A

CAMP REVIEW AND AFTERNOON RIDE HIGHLIGHTING CONCEPTS WHILE ON TRAIL