Sweet Riders Mountain Bike Courses Sept 2021

We are so thrilled to have Karey & her crew from Sweet Riders back again all the way from Blairmore, Alberta to put these courses on for us! 

Kids Courses:

Wednesday July 7- Friday July 9th (3 days) @ Willmore Bike Skills Park 

Tiny Tots (ages 4-5): 9-9:45 am

If they are still on training wheels then an adult needs to be present to assist during the lesson. The lessons are for 45 mins and will mostly focus on balance. We prefer to have them comfortable on two wheels. We will practice on the beginner side of the Willmore Bike Park. Please bring lots of water and some snacks for fuel.  Helmets are required and gloves fully recommended. Bikes must be in good condition, tires pumped, brakes working and chain shifting and lubricated.

Cost: $40

Jr. Jumpers (ages 6-8): 10-11 am

They should be comfortable on two wheels and keen to work on all skills and trails with an emphasis on jumping.  The lessons are for 1-hour meeting at Willmore Bike Park. Please bring lots of water and some snacks for fuel.  Helmets are required and gloves fully recommended. Bikes must be in good condition, tires pumped, brakes fully functional, chain shifting and lubricated.

Cost: $50

Sweet Shredders (ages 9-10): 12-2 pm

We will work on all skills and progressions, trail riding, bike skills park and more. Come play with bikes! The lessons are for 2 hours meeting at Willmore Bike Park. Please bring lots of water and some snacks for fuel.  Helmets are required and gloves fully recommended. Bikes should be fully operational, tires pumped, brakes working, and chain shifting and lubricated.

Cost: $80

Youth Rippers (ages 11+): 2-4 pm

We will work on all skills and progressions, trail riding, bike skills park and more. The lessons are for 2 hours meeting at Willmore Bike Park. Please bring lots of water and some snacks for fuel.  Helmets are required and gloves fully recommended.  Bikes should be fully functional, tires pumped, working brakes and a chain that shifts and is lubricated.

Cost: $80

Adult Courses:

Beginner- Saturday July 10th from 9 am to 3 pm with a 1 hr lunch break

This day camp will focus on learning the basic skills needed for a proper foundation.

We will focus on skills such as neutral position, ready position, bike body separation, straight-line riding, climbing, descending, braking, shifting, basic front wheel lifts, basic rear wheel lifts, rolling lunges up to the wood and more,  if time permits.  In the afternoon we will go for an instructional ride on the trails decided by the coach of the session.

Meeting place: Willmore Bike Skills Park. You should bring protective gear like knee pads, elbow pads if you have them. Flat pedals are highly recommended for skill work. Have ample water, lunch, and snacks for fuel during the course.

Cost: $150 

Intermediate- Sunday July 11th from 9 am to 3 pm with a 1 hr lunch break

This day camp will continue to build on the skills developed in the beginner camp Let’s continue to build on that foundation we established and move on to more intermediate-advanced skills.

We will focus on skills such as a review of the fundamentals more rolling lunges, manuals, some jumping, some drops and high-speed cornering, climbing and descending and in the afternoon instructional rides on the trails decided by the coach for that session.

Meeting place: Willmore Bike Skills Park. You should bring protective gear like knee pads, elbow pads if you have them. Flat pedals are highly recommended for skill work. Have ample water, lunch, and snacks for fuel during the course.

Cost: $150 

NOTE: All Sessions are weather dependent if heavy rain or other unforeseen weather conditions, the course will be cancelled and rescheduled or refunded if necessary.

Please attend with a Mountain Bike, no BMX bikes. 

Register HERE

 

This waiver form must be filled out prior to the course. Please fill it out and email it to krystas@edson.ca or hand it in at Repsol Place (when it opens). Sweet Riders Waiver

Big thanks to Lakeview Inn & Suites Edson West for giving us a hotel discount for Sweet Riders! Check them out at: https://www.lakeviewhotels.com/edson-west/