Mtb Skills Course


Whether you are tempted by the sport of Mountain Biking, have recently started and found yourself hooked or are an experienced biker we have a course that will help you develop your skills. It is often said that the best way to upgrade your MTBing is not by spending your hard earned money on the latest bit of kit but invest in yourself as a rider and develop your skills; this will allow you to travel further, faster and more efficiently.
Our skills courses are linked to the Cycling Ireland Mountain Bike Leaders Award (MBLA) scheme so if you are considering starting the journey into MTB leading then these skills courses would be a good starter! We use the latest video software to allow us to highlight where small changes can be made to body position which allow you to maximize your gains on the trail.
All our Coaches are qualified MTB Coaches and/or Trail Cycle leaders or Mountain Bike leaders. They all have years of experience and are Garda vetted.
Click on the link to find out more detail for each course. If you have any questions please feel free to email us.. Contact Us


Adult Skills Courses: €60 per person / per day (includes booklet)

Courses & Dates 2016
Level 1 - Mountain Bike Skills Course - 6th Feburary 2016

Level 2 - Mountain Bike Skills Course - 9th April 2016


LEVEL 1 (*) Suitable for beginner riders. This level is aimed at people who are new to biking and would have a little experience. Suits riders who are looking to gain the important GearingUpmountain bike core skills to help avoid trail objects such as roots, rocks etc. If you need to improve your confidence on a bike, how to check and set up your bike, learn vital core skills, this is the level for you.

LEVEL 2(**) Suitable for bikers of intermediate level. This level is aimed at those with some experience on a mountain bike and who have confidence on a variety of terrain and trails.
You may be the type of biker who has completed the level 1 course or a biker looking to tackle natural terrain or more specialist techniques, this will be skill level required for blue/green graded trails

LEVEL 3 (***) Suitable for intermediate to advanced riders.This level is aimed at the biker who can handle a bike in a variety of terrain and have had some big days in the saddle, normally biking a few years, this session involves technical climbing and descending on loose terrain and step ups/step downs, and suitable skills for the big mountain day out.

Bike Maintenance ... This course will allow all who complete it, to repair their bike on a weekly servicing and fine tuning and more important make them aware of the most common problems with mechanics in a natural environment whilst biking. Click here for more info...

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Co. Limerick


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