Who is it for?
Suited for rider that have completed AirTime
The Tech course will show you how to handle the trickiest of trails and sketchiest of switchbacks with full confidence. You don’t always have to battle your way through technical sections; with good knowledge and solid techniques you can find flow and learn to relax on even the steepest of trails. This is an essential course for those travelling abroad or simply wanting to take their riding to the next level.
What will I need?
A good quality and well maintained mountain bike is essential for riding technical terrain safely. Full suspension modern Trail or 'Enduro' is perfect for this course.
If unsure give us a call or rent one from 'Flottsbro Bike Rental Centre'
A helmet to be wore at all time when on a bike is mandatory and we also recommend keen pads and gloves as well as elbow pads and a back plate if you have one.
What will you do?
Riding rough trails smoothly – How to generate and maintain speed, utilise effective braking and good line choice for riding faster.
Control on very steep sections – Simplifying steep and daunting sections of trail with great body position and brake control to effectively manage your speed and grip
Technical features – Using core skills and adapting existing techniques to ride very technical root and rock sections smoothly whilst maintaining your balance and sacred flow.
Steep cornering – Maintaining grip and speed on natural turns and steep switchback corners. Advanced braking techniques mastered to flow smoother in the steepest of corners.
Steep drop progression – When the ground steepens and speed increases small drops can become big news. We’ll look at the safe technique for dropping from height on to very steep landings in full control.
Progression session – Instructor led progression session with feedback and coaching on various parts of the trail. Building up to full runs, making sure everything has sunk in to find flow throughout.