Basic E-Bike Safety Training - 3 hour course
We will teach you how to enjoy a downhill run in a safe and controlled manner in a few hours.
What you will learn in this course:
- E-bike setup / information about removing batteries and other parts
- Tips on brake, seat and pedal position settings
- Basic position uphill & downhill
- Support levels / gear selection
- Correct braking (braking exercises)
- Different surfaces in the terrain
- Slow, technical riding
- Balance training
- Cornering techniques
- Uphill riding technique
- Overcoming obstacles
MTB skills - 2 hour lessons, day courses and more
Build your confidence and gain more safety on the trails through various mountain bike technique exercises. All day courses are available on set dates for different levels, ebikers welcome. Afternoon courses are run every Tuesday, free as part of the tourist office's guest card programme. Evening courses are also available on set dates lasting 2 hours focused on specific mountain bike techniques.
Bring your own equipment. Bikes can also be hired in advance.
See website for full details.
Enduro Downhill - Private lessons
Bike Academy instructors not only know the region perfectly but also have technical skills up to “World Cup” level . They can therefore fully cater for your beginner to expert level classes requests, daily from late May to early October.
For better progress, a minimum of 2 (Downhill) and 3 consecutive hours (enduro) is strongly advised.
The time and meeting place will be set according to your wishes. Lessons are available by the hour, half day or at a daily rate for adults and kids from the age of 8. See website for full details.
Biker1 - All inc. beginner DH course - half day
Get an introduction to downhill mountain biking. The routes are easy and the slopes gentle. Suitable for the occasional mountain biker and kids from the age of 10.
The package includes :
- Mountain Bike (semi-rigid suitable for downhill) or Fat Bike (XXL tyres)
- Knee protectors
Beginner, Advanced & Freeride - 3 hour lessons
Choose from the Beginner Basic course, Advanced Basic or Free Ride Basic course.
The Beginner Basic covers essential mountain bike techniques such as body position, braking, cornering (e.g. gravel turns) etc. Advanced Basic course covers more challenging techniques (bunny hops & wheelies) and handling small jumps, drops, rocky steps, switchbacks etc. The Free Ride Basic course is for experienced downhill bikers looking to improve their technique.
Morning and afternoon courses available. See website for full details.