Posts about MTB Coaching or Bikeability training
I had a lovely day out coaching at Coed y Brenin on Sunday with Hamish from Australia. The aim of the ride was ostensibly to improve Hamish’s cornering skills and help him learn to bunny hop, and we worked on the underlying techniques whilst we rode the Minotaur blue trail and the many firetracks that […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Yesterday was a good day. During the daylight hours I rode with Mark and Stu from Bala Watersports, around some of the trails at Coed y Brenin that they were less familiar with. At various points during the ride we’d all stop and I’d break their bikes. Trailside Maintenance was the reason for such vandalism: […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Fancy a go at night riding on some of the best trails in the UK? Wheelism is offering guided rides over the Christmas period (and the rest of winter) at Coed y Brenin, starting at 6pm till 8:30pm. (Mondays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays) We’ll cover route choice, the best and worst of lights, how to […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
I spent the day and night yesterday up at Nant Bwlch yr Haearn above Betws y Coed with Jonathan from 1MTB1 being assessed for the Night Riding Module add-on to the Mountain Bike Leader qualification. It was a fun and involving day, spent sharing knowledge with a few other lads (also being trained and assessed) […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
I had a good one-to-one coaching session this week at Coed y Brenin with Teresa, who wanted to improve her technical climbing skills and learn to conquer drop-offs. We first looked at movement around the bike, shifting bodyweight to aid balance, and focussed on some basic skills including the manual, powered front wheel lift, and […]Continue Reading... No Comments.