Offered at the MTB & BBQ Fest
Beginner Mountain Bike Clinic
Our first session will be targeted towards beginners who want to learn the basics of mountain biking. Instructor, Neal Burton, will touch upon various aspects of riding to build your confidence. Instruction will include proper braking, shifting and body positioning. Participants will primarily ride the dirt/paved roads around the reservoir and he will show them some connection trails. Neal will also go over how to fix a flat while out on the trail. Then everyone will head over to the shop for lunch. Duration: 2 hours Starts promptly at 10 am; West Hartford Reservoir, the back side of the lot Limited to 5 participants Participants must be 16 years of age or older. Need gear or a bike tune-up? Stop by and see us the week before!
Intermediate & Advanced Mountain Bike Clinic
Our afternoon session will be for intermediate to advanced riders. Instructor and professional rider/racer, Neal Burton, will go over proper body positioning, trail scanning, and cornering. Duration: 2 hours Starts promptly at 1pm; Central Wheel, 62 Farmington Ave, Farmington Limited to 5 participants Participants must be 16 years of age or older.