Mountain Biking for Newbies

Castlecomer Discovery Park in conjunction with KRSP are now offering mountain bike courses for beginners/novices!

A qualified and experienced mountain bike leader will take you through the basics of mountain biking.

What you will learn:

✓ How to set-up your bike including saddle position, handlebar set-up, tyre pressure and how to avoid punctures.

✓ How to use brake and corner and navigate trails.

✓ Seated and standing up pedalling technique and how to use your gears effectively on various types of terrain.

✓ Minor trailside repairs including taking wheels off, quick releases and puncture repair.

✓ Basic body position to maximize balance, safety and stability.

✓ Rolling drops and how to deal with steep sections of trail.


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