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Program Description:
Join this exciting new program that is geared towards learning to mountain bike and showing participants how to have the most fun on the trails while staying safe. This class is for beginners new to the sport that are looking to take things to the next level without the guesswork and hardships of trial and error. This program will cover bike set up and safety, riding positions, braking, shifting (if applicable), cornering, balance, front wheel lifts, and basic trail safety.

Equipment:
A fully functioning bike that is intended for trail use with trail tires, fully functioning brakes (no coaster style breaks) and flat pedals. Participants should come equipped with sneakers and an appropriately sized bicycle helmet. If you need assistance procuring the necessary equipment, please reach out to Recreation Supervisor Amry Shelby at amryshelby@bristolct.gov.

About the Instructor:
This program is lead by one of the founding members of Bike Bristol, Mike Seery. Mike was an integral part of the construction of a small inner city tail system, including the Rockwell Park Pump Pakr. Mike is an active member of his local NEMBA chapter and helped with signage for the Nassagehon trail network in Burlington, CT. Mike has become adept as a bike mechanic and enjoys learning about new products and bike designs.

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Intro to Mountain Biking 
8 - 17 N/A 06/15/2022 - 07/20/2022
05:30 PM - 06:30 PM

Rockwell Park - Stone House/ Summer House
$40.00 Res, $40.00 Non-Res
 
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Intro to Mountain Biking 
8 - 17 N/A 08/31/2022 - 10/05/2022
05:30 PM - 06:30 PM

Rockwell Park - Stone House/ Summer House
$40.00 Res, $40.00 Non-Res
* Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *

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