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Beginner’s Level 2 Mountain Bike Lesson - Ascending & Descending

Saturday, October 22: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Bring your bikes, helmets, snacks, and water and join our BICP certified mountain bike instructor, Ranger Rick, to learn the fundamentals of mountain biking!

Saturday, Oct 22
Program: Beginner’s Level 2 Mountain Bike Lesson
Time: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Location: Limekiln Trailhead
Details: Have you attended our Level 1 beginner’s course and are ready to add more fundamental skills? If so, join our BICP certified mountain bike instructor, Ranger Rick, at the Limekiln trail to learn the basics of climbing and descending. In the Beginner’s Level 2 course, you’ll learn:
 Seated climbing
 Standing climbing
 Crouched climbing
 How to restart on a climb
 Braking and dismounting safely on a climb
 Descending in control
 Braking and dismounting effectively on a descent
You will learn the skills on gentle trail grades to give you a safe introduction to climbing and descending on the dirt. After each skill has been thoroughly explained and demonstrated by the instructors, you be given plenty of practice time with the instructors helping you improve with each repetition. After lesson is over, head out onto our trails to practice and hone your new skills!

NOTE: This program is intended for novice riders and recommended for ages 14 and up. For the safety of the group and flow of the lesson, no riders under the age of 14 will be permitted. Helmets are mandatory and bring plenty of water. Attendance of the Beginner’s Level 1 lesson is not mandatory, but highly recommended if you do not already possess those basic skills. This program is weather and trail conditions permitting and you will be notified in the case of any changes or cancellations.

Free event, park pass required. Space is Limited to 6 slots. Registration Required through CPW Connect:

Audience: Teens,Adults Only


Limekiln Trailhead

410 JL Ranch Heights, Colorado Springs, CO

Cheyenne Mountain

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Registration required

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Call the ​Visitor Center with questions, 719-576-2016​​

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