Mountain bike technique – Level Red

Enjoy mountain biking to the fullest with good technique!

Second level of our mountain bike technique tree where we open the door to learn how to bunny hop, drop from higher altitudes and get even more speed out of the corners!

MOUNTAIN BIKE TECHNIQUE, LEVEL RED, ONE DAY

Technique courses are essential for all mountain bikers who want to develop their skills, whether you want to ride on trails or downhill!

  • Price: 1 695 kr incl. lunch, smaller breakfasts and coffee breaks.
  • Dates: May 5, June 1.
  • Time: 10.00 – 15.30 hours
  • One-day course: bring your own bike and helmet or rent from us.

You have completed our blue level mountain bike technique course, or have similar prior knowledge. You should be able to do a front wheel lift, rear wheel lift, roll drop < 50 cm and be able to trackstand reasonably well.

  • We learn the technique for conducting a Bunny hop.
  • Move the rear wheel sideways to handle tight turns
  • Roll and drip down drops/edges of 50-100 cm.
  • We negotiate curves in the forest.
  • For adults of all ages or for young people accompanied by an adult.
  • Division into smaller groups according to previous experience.
  • We recommend you to use knee pads, available in our shop on site or to rent when booking.
  • Rent a mountain bike during the course, this year’s model and in top condition.
  • Location of the course: Meeting point is Mountainbikeskolan / Källtorp, Ältavägen 105 in Nacka. We have a certain number of parking spaces that are free for course participants. Bus 401 stops just outside the farm.
  • Schedule: Your course runs between 10:00 and 15:30. If you arrive a little earlier, about 20 minutes, there is breakfast, coffee and sandwiches, and you have time to arrange your rental bike.

    The course starts at 10.00 with a meeting and a review of the day’s schedule. After the meeting, we cycle out into the forest to practice the technical elements of the course. Back for lunch at 12.15 when we eat vegetarian and locally produced food from Kafé Källtorp. At 13.00, we’ll cycle out into the woods and apply our new skills in different places in the deep forests of Hellas! We are back at the mountain bike school at 15.00 to summarize the day over a coffee.
  • Make new cycling friends: During the course you will get to know other students. We arrange for everyone who wants to sign up to a ‘buddy list’. There are usually groups on Facebook or WhatsApp so that you can stay in touch with your group and meet up for mountain biking even after the course.
  • What to bring to the course: Bike helmet (included if you rent a bike from us). T-shirt, sweater or windbreaker, short or long trousers. Gym, street or walking shoes. Water bottle for bike, alt. backpack with a water bottle. Gloves can be useful.

    We have everything we need to fix punctures and other potential problems on your bike during the course.

    Other: Use the type of pedals you are used to using. We also recommend that you bring a sports drink and 2-4 bars/energy gels to get you through the day in terms of energy.

    Dropper post, it is important at this level to have a dropper post on your bike. If you don’t have one, we recommend that you rent a bike during the course.
  • 10% in the shop for course participants: The mountain bike school has a shop with cycling equipment such as helmets, arm and knee protectors, gloves, tubes, tires, pumps, etc. You as a course participant have a 10% discount on everything in the shop during the course day. The mountain bike school is a Trek dealer and has a wide range of rental bikes of all Trek mountain bike models.

    The Mountain Bike School started in 2014 and has been running mountain biking courses ever since. The Mountain Bike School has a garden café and a farm with its own crops, berries, fruit, vegetables and herbs. The Mountain Bike School organizes cycling events and dinners for companies and groups who enjoy good food and great cycling.

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If you have any questions, you are more than welcome to contact us:

Phone: +46(8) 586 24143
E-mail: info@mountainbikeskolan.se