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Women’s Beginner Clinics at The Lumberyard

January 21, 2018 at 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until January 28, 2018


Let’s ride! This women’s class is for riders of all fitness levels wanting to learn how to ride at The Lumberyard Bike Park, gain confidence and build basic MTB trail skills.

Join Wenzel Coach Elaine Bothe for this beginner Sunday evening series and learn proper body position on the bike, cornering skills, braking techniques, visual skills, line choice, pumping, jumping and much more.

Riding indoors is a great way to build confidence and gain skills that transfer to the trails. The Lumberyard Bike Park has a variety of courses and features to suit everyone. This class will help you sort it all out!

These classes are limited to 10 riders each, so sign up early. Regardless of your riding goals, Elaine’s approach to teaching is step by step, guaranteed to help you improve your confidence and skills.

Each class will build on the previous session. We will make use of just some of the fun and unique features of The Lumberyard Bike Park. We’ll review each skill during each session, so while it would be ideal to attend the series in sequence, you may sign up for any class.

The park will be open to other riders during our sessions. Bring your friends and kids!

We’ll cover:

How the park works, etiquette and safety considerations
Walking park tour for first timers
Basic body position and finding your balance on the bike
Visual skills
Weighting and footwork drills
Cornering skills on flat ground and in the half pipe!
Pumping and intro to jumping
Intro to drops and wheel lifts
Q&A about gear, fitness, trail riding, nutrition and more!


Sunday, January 7
Sunday, January 14
Sunday, January 21
Sunday, January 28
Buy the whole series or one class at a time!

6:00 pm: First-timers to The Lumberyard meet for orientation, everyone else meet at 7, ready to ride! Second timers or anyone wanting a quick review of the basics are welcome to tag along the first timers session, but priority attention will be given to the true first-timers.

7:00 pm: Lesson starts

$75 per class. Park admission and bike rental included!

$275 ($25 discount) for all four classes.



The Lumberyard
2700 NE 82nd Ave
Portland, OR 97220 United States
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